2ND ROUND OF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SCHEME APPLICCATION DETAILS ANNOUNCED

The Hong Kong Government has announced the application details for the 2nd payment instalment of Employment Support Scheme (ESS). Eligible employers may submit their applications for the 2nd tranche wage subsidies from 31st August to 13th September 2020. Submit New Application Employers who previously applied for the 1st tranche of the wage subsidies for wages …

HK Government Advises Work From Home due to the 3rd Wave Covid-19

The Hong Kong Government announced the toughest COVID-19 restriction on 27 July 2020. Since Hong Kong has an escalating coronavirus outbreak. The Centre of Health compelled employers to arrange for employees to work from home (WFH). In order to prevent further community outbreaks. Office Operation during the new norm During the pandemic, the sudden shift …

CENTRE O – PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Hong Kong hits by the third wave of new, untraceable local transmitted COVID-19 cases. In view of the situation of COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Centre O imposes the following measures as below: Precautionary Measures  Hired Special Cleaning Team to carry out deep cleaning and disinfection of whole Centre O premises. UV Light to sterilize and …

3rd ROUND ANTI-EPIDEMIC FUND : EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SCHEME

Ahead of the Executive Council meeting on August 18. Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the Government will launch the third round of Anti-epidemic Fund and the second Round Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to safeguard jobs in Hong Kong. 2nd Round Employment Support Scheme Subsequently, the new round of ESS starts application on 31st August and …

Are you entitled for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong?

What is Right of Abode? Right of Abode in Hong Kong entitles a person to live and work in the territory without any restrictions or conditions of stay. If you have an entrepreneur visa and you resided in Hong Kong for a continuous period of at least seven years. And you ordinarily resided in Hong Kong Then …

How to change the Name of a Hong Kong Limited Company?

Sometimes a Company Name just doesn’t work out: You thought the clever moniker you chose would truly represent your brand. However, customers didn’t make the connection. Or maybe you used your own name for your company. Now you want to change it to reflect a larger, more corporate brand.   Whom legal formalities should I inform? Whatever …

Change of Registered Office Address for Hong Kong Limited Companies

Changes are never far from our door. Especially we are living in a fast pace and high rent city – Hong Kong. Due to the change of business environment or your personal issue. Probably you have considered to relocate your business or to change of registered office address. What should you do when I need …

How Easy (or Hard) Is It to Swap From a Hong Kong Employment Visa to an Investment Visa

Hong Kong ranks as one of the most business-friendly city in the world.  There was no less than 120,000 Individual Private Limited Companies registered in 2019. One of the key contributing factors is its transparent and straight-forward immigration policy for Visa Applications. It designed to accommodate investor, business entrepreneurs and working professionals alike from foreign …

PROCEDURES OF HIRING A MAINLAND TALENTS TO WORK AND LIVE IN HONG KONG

Further to the previous blog about the Mainland Talents applying for visa to work and live in Hong Kong, this blog we will go through the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals (AMTP) application procedures. First, the AMTP is enable the employer to bring Mainland Chinese Talents to make a positive contribution to Hong …

How to Extend my Visitor Visa in Hong Kong during COVID-19

Generally speaking, visitors must depart Hong Kong before the expiry of their limit of stay. If there is a special/urgent need to stay longer, visitors may make an extension of stay application within 7 days before their limit of stay expires. Applications will be considered on its own merits.  How is the Visa Extension situation …