Tag: COVID-19

Are you an employer in Hong Kong? Apply for the ESS wage subsidy before the 14 June deadline

On 8 April the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced the Employment Support Scheme ("ESS") to help employers retain employees and avoid redundancies. ESS is a time-limited governmental wage subsidy qualifying companies in Hong Kong with a monthly cap of 9,000 HKD per employee. ESS payment is made in two tranches, the first…

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China business: 5 tips to help your foreign-invested company recover faster from COVID-19

As China moves through its COVID-19 economic recovery phrase, restrictive measures to prevent coronavirus clusters in the workplace are gradually being rescinded. Nonetheless, many companies continue to struggle to get back on their feet. At Horizons, we are successfully helping companies implement corporate solutions based on our four pillars COVID-19 crisis service strategy that helps…

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Horizons answers your current questions about China visas and residence permits relating to COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Horizons consultants have been advising foreign nationals who are working or residing in China regarding visa and residence permit issues. In particular, many questions have arisen associated with the automatic visa/residence permit extension effective from 27 February and the temporary entry ban of all foreign nationals effective from 28 March. One…

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