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Mayer Brown
The government introduced the implementation details for the first tranche of the wage subsidy for June, July and August 2020 under Employment Support Scheme (ESS) on 18 May 2020.
Gall
The wage subsidies will be provided for 6 months in two tranches. The first tranche of the subsidies is from June to August 2020 and the second tranche is from September to November 2020. The first tranche of the ESS...
Clyde & Co
Tuesday (5th May 2020) marked the 100th day since the first COVID-19 case in Hong Kong. Over the last few weeks, the number of locally transmitted infections has dropped significantly.
Mayer Brown
The first case of COVID-19 was reported in Hong Kong nearly five months ago, on 22 January 2020. No new local cases have been recorded for over two weeks and social distancing measures...
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong Government yesterday (18 May) provided additional information on the ESS and, particularly, on the penalties that the government will impose if an applicant breaches either of the undertakings required to be given.
Withers LLP
As the COVID-19 situation stabilises in parts of Asia, employers are planning to get employees to return to the workplace. As an employer, you need to consider how this can be done safely whilst meeting business needs.
Clyde & Co
The second round of anti-epidemic relief fund of HK137.5 billion received approval by the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong on 18 April 2020.
lus Laboris
On 18 April 2020, the Hong Kong Government approved funding for wage subsidies from its anti-epidemic fund. This article provides details.
Intertrust
Following the first relief package and anti-epidemic fund announced in February, on 8 April, the Hong Kong SAR Government unveiled a HK$137.5 billion (US$18,000 billion)...
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong government announced on 8 April 2020 a HK$137.5 billion package of relief measures to help businesses stay afloat, keep workers in employment and relieve financial...
Mayer Brown
On 8 April 2020, the Government announced a HK$137.5 billion package of relief measures in face of the COVID-19 epidemic, which is the second round of Anti-epidemic Fund measures. This includes an HK$80 billion...
Mayer Brown
On 8 April 2020, the Government announced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme ("ESS") to help employers retain employees and avoid redundancies. As discussed in Mayer Brown's Update...
Gall
Post-termination restrictions ("PTRs") are commonly found in employee's contracts to restrict the activities of a former employee following termination of his employment.
lus Laboris
The Hong Kong Government has released details of the Employment Protection Scheme designed to help individuals and businesses to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gall
In an effort to alleviate the financial difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Government has announced proposed relief measures which include a HK$ 80 billion Employment Support Scheme ("ESS").
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong Government announced on 8 April 2020 the second round of Anti-epidemic Fund measures which included an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme ("ESS") to help employers retain employees and avoid redundancies.
Mayer Brown
On 8 April 2020, the Government announced an HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme ("ESS") to help employers retain employees and avoid redundancies. As discussed in Mayer Brown's Update...
Mayer Brown
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong has released guidelines for employers on the collection and use of personal data arising from the pandemic. The guidelines include the following...
Cooley LLP
Hong Kong SAR Government has implemented stricter immigration control and public health measures to help enterprises and individuals during the epidemic.
Mayer Brown
If it is true that it is darkest before the dawn, then a number of countries worldwide are rightly turning their minds to the possibility of easing the current lockdown arrangements.
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