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Hong Kong Public Holiday|2023 Leave Guide
Hong Kong Public Holiday|2023 Leave Guide
2023 is around the corner, and the Hong Kong government has announced the public holidays of Hong Kong for 2023. There are many opportunities for e...
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Top Common Payroll Mistakes & How To Avoid Them
Top Common Payroll Mistakes & How To Avoid Them
Payroll is changing each month, which includes allowances, commissions, MPF contributions, working days, leave days, OT/normal hours, etc. It is di...
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What Are Employment Records?
What Are Employment Records?
Employment records are record files kept by the company to keep track of the staff’s information. The Employment Ordinance, (Cap. 57) has stipula...
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Xero Payroll Integration | Setting Up Payroll in Xero Guide
Xero Payroll Integration | Setting Up Payroll in Xero Guide
In order to reduce cost, many SMEs are restricted to manual financial, personnel and administrative efforts. This leads to the high demand of SME d...
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The Pros & Cons of Hiring a Casual Worker
The Pros & Cons of Hiring a Casual Worker
The covid has brought huge challenges to the entire market, especially the retail and F&B industries. Hence, employing Casual Worker has beco...
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Sick Leave Certificate & Allowance Hong Kong
Sick Leave Certificate & Allowance Hong Kong
While some employers would grant leave to employees without a certificate, the “Employment Ordinance” clearly states that an employee must have a s...
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A Guide To Leave Management Approval Process
A Guide To Leave Management Approval Process
In large corporations, HR officers are often required to check every single leave / OT application file. This takes a great toll in their workloa...
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How Does HR Calculate Payroll for Casual Workers?
How Does HR Calculate Payroll for Casual Workers?
Due to the HK$5,000 Covid vouchers, consumption of the local market has rapidly increased. Employers need to hire a lot of hourly casual workers i...
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Payroll & HR System VS Excel
Payroll & HR System VS Excel
Excel is useful for recording employees’ P-files, clock-in/out data, rostering, leave application, payroll, etc. As l...
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Is Unpaid Leave Legal In Hong Kong – Covid 2023 Update
Is Unpaid Leave Legal In Hong Kong – Covid 2023 Update
A large proportion of the world’s economies have entered a recession as covid continues to devastate from 2023. Businesses are laying off staff, cu...
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Ultimate Guide: Common Leave Year & Calendar Year Basis
Ultimate Guide: Common Leave Year & Calendar Year Basis
What Is Common Leave Year & Calendar Year Basis Common Leave Year, also known as calendar year basis, is defined in Employment Ordinance as: A...
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【Labour Legislation】418, 713 and ADW Calculation
【Labour Legislation】418, 713 and ADW Calculation
Provisions under the Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2007 (“the E(A)O 2007”) became effective on 13th July, 2007, which is related to the employe...
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