Category: Labour

Horizons partners with top employment services and talent acquisition provider SGET

On August 29 in Shanghai, HORIZONS | CHINA (Horizons) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Global Expertise and Talents Co., Ltd (SGET). The agreement calls for SGET to provide Horizons with human resources services worldwide that allow Horizons to help clients fulfil their talent acquisition needs, further extending the firm’s value chain of comprehensive…

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Employment contracts in China: Be sure to get it right and not run afoul of authorities

Understanding and implementing written employment contracts are essential to business operations. Equally, a well-written employment contract helps companies avoid labour disputes or prolonged disputes. It’s been our experience at Horizons, that, contrary to popular belief, Labour Law and Labour Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China establishes strict provisions for employment contracts. Employers in…

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Keeping on top of employment visa regulations and applications procedures in China

Each year Horizons receives numerous inquiries related to China work visas. Whether employing a foreign national, applying for a work visa or simply visiting China, under the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Administration of Exit and Entry, foreigners seeking to enter China should obtain the correct visa type from the proper visa-issuing…

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Smoothing the path to cross-border business connectivity: Horizons’ Roberto Gilardino discusses the China Collaborative Group

During 2018, Horizons remains highly focused on the efforts of its newly formed China Collaborative Group (CCG). The multidisciplinary legal services collective is designed to provide Chinese clients with cohesive strategic solutions that facilitate cross-border investment under the Belt and Road Initiative and other global economic trade platforms. The Square talks with Roberto Gilardino, Horizons…

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