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.
The Hong Kong government takes unprecedented measures to ensure some 1.5 million workers continue to be employed and rolls out an unprecedented HK$80 billion relief scheme
Adam Hugill joins panel of legal and Human Resources pros with Employment Law perspective on issues employers / employees are facing during COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam Hugill discusses guidance for employers / employees on the Employment Ordinance, hiring & managing employees, termination, protection of business assets.
When hit with critical illness it is important to be aware of the protections that might be afforded. In an employment context, it is also imperative that employers understand their responsibilities and that discrimination is avoided.
How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?