Hong Kong has implemented no legislation to assure that adoptive parents are afforded the time off work, however there are some positive developments about increasing maternity/paternity leave.
During the pandemic employers & staff have had to adapt to create safe working environments. Here are brief insights into global employment rules on remote working.
Adam Hugill on different types of visas and immigration schemes in Hong Kong. Laura Hunt shares her experience successfully obtaining and renewing her visas.
Adam Hugill discusses Hong Kong’s employment laws related to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy and practical guidance for employers and employees.
The scheme established by the HK SAR Government during the COVID-19 pandemic to support employers opens applications from 31 August 2020 and covers the September-November period
Margaret Wo and Adam Hugill on sexual harassment, what’s considered inappropriate behaviour and protections afforded by Hong Kong’s Sex Discrimination Ordinance.
The UK Government further clarifies BN(O) citizens status in the UK as a first step to residence that can lead to full British nationality in the future
Recent discussions in the UK have suggested that some Hong Kong people might obtain further rights that could eventually lead to full British citizenship
Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020
Muddling through the new Employment Support Scheme launched by Hong Kong Government during the COVID-19 pandemic: enhancements and clarifications are expected to follow next week!