Margaret Wo and Adam Hugill on sexual harassment, what’s considered inappropriate behaviour and protections afforded by Hong Kong’s Sex Discrimination Ordinance.
SARS and H1N1 in 2003 and 2009 respectively may have given businesses in Hong Kong some experience in managing the workplace during outbreaks of infectious disease, but the COVID-19 global…
The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?
Every organisation should base their D&I efforts on clear concepts in order to implement them internally and externally. The ultimate scope is to create equity.
HR advice | ESS advice | Mental well-being advice | OD advice
We speak with Adam Hugill, Partner, Hugill & Ip to get the lowdown on the Governments’ new HK$81 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS), which has been approved by the Legislative Council Finance Committee and is due to roll out any day now.
In past 12 months the social unrest immediately followed by COVID-19 has given rise to unique employment law issues that thrust HR to the very centre of businesses.
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!
Employers should always keep in mind data privacy risks: flexibility and clear response management procedures enable businesses to operate more smoothly, even when working remotely.