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Who Is Required to Join an MPF Scheme?
Who Is Required to Join an MPF Scheme?
We believe that every employee in Hong Kong is familiar with the MPF. But new HRs should notice that employees with different employment types or i...
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How to Get Through the Tax Filing Season (IR56B) Easily?
How to Get Through the Tax Filing Season (IR56B) Easily?
As we all know, the tax filing season is the busiest, most headache and tiring time of the year for HRs. In addition to the monthly payroll, there ...
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Keeping a Record of Sickness Days Is a Must?
Keeping a Record of Sickness Days Is a Must?
Employees in different companies are entitled to a fixed number of days of paid sick leave, which is a type of sick leave. Sick leave under the Emp...
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Which Form Do I Need to Submit to IRD for Newly Hired Employees?
Which Form Do I Need to Submit to IRD for Newly Hired Employees?
If you hired an employee who may be subjected to salaries tax, as the employer, you must file a IR56E form (or by electronic means) within 3 months...
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Which Form to Submit to IRD When an Employee Leaves Hong Kong?
Which Form to Submit to IRD When an Employee Leaves Hong Kong?
If an employee leaves Hong Kong permanently or for a long time, the employer needs to: Know the employee's exact expected date of departure ...
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Which Form to Submit to IRD When an Employee Who Is About to Cease to Be Employed?
Which Form to Submit to IRD When an Employee Who Is About to Cease to Be Employed?
When an employee ceases to be employed, an employer has to file one copy of IR56F or via Electronic Filing of Employer’s Return one month before th...
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Grey Areas of Cash Pay Jobs
Grey Areas of Cash Pay Jobs
These days, I have talked with my friends and I found that many people would like to be freelancers or to choose (daily) cash pay jobs. They believ...
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What Kind of Talents Are in Shortage in Hong Kong?
What Kind of Talents Are in Shortage in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong, an international financial center tied for London, is in urgent need for financial talents; therefore, many companies turn to recruitmen...
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What Is MPF Contribution Holiday?
What Is MPF Contribution Holiday?
Most of staffs know types of MPF schemes and how to join an MPF scheme and I believed that many of you have already had a basic knowledge about it....
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Firing People is Harder Than Hiring People
Firing People is Harder Than Hiring People
“It’s hard to hire people, it’s harder to fire people.” For any company’s HR, dismissing an employee is tough. In recent years, there have been ma...
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[Laying off People], You May End up in a Lawsuit If You Don’t Pay Attention to These 5 Tips
[Laying off People], You May End up in a Lawsuit If You Don’t Pay Attention to These 5 Tips
It’s hard to hire, but it’s even harder to fire. For HR professionals, employment termination is way more complicated than staff recruitment if the...
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Ordinance 418|Do Part-time Employees Have Paid Leave?
Ordinance 418|Do Part-time Employees Have Paid Leave?
Recently, the Labour Department is reviewing the Ordinance 418 under the Employment Ordinance, and has put forward four proposals for consulting bo...
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