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
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.
Steps forward have been implemented on statutory maternity and paternity leave in Hong Kong
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.
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.
In a region as culturally and legally diverse as APAC, managing a Reduction in Force (RIF) can be challenging.
Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.