Adam Hugill and Jacqueline Cheng on bonuses: end of year payments, performance and discretionary – including case law and tips for employers.
HR Magazine spoke with Adam Hugill for advice on what HR should be aware of legally in terms of the new requirements for paid statutory maternity leave, and handling leave during WFH, quarantine and in times of limited businesses.
The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 increases the period of paid statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks
New arrangements have been put in place for Hong Kong non-permanent residents – who are currently outside Hong Kong – and whose visas have expired or will expire soon
All visitors to Hong Kong that do not have the right of abode will be subject to a condition of stay. Any contravention is a criminal offence, resulting in a fine and even imprisonment.
The Law Society supports and encourages a wide variety of pro bono legal services provided by lawyers to the public of Hong Kong
Steps forward have been implemented on statutory maternity and paternity leave in Hong Kong
Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.
Chris Hooley and Adam Hugill discuss team moves from both perspectives, looking at fidelity and fiduciary duties, contractual obligations of employees, real-life examples.
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.