Relocation of Inland Revenue Department Offices

IRD offices is going to move to the Inland Revenue Centre in Kowloon. The arrangement is scheduled by phases from late 2022 to early 2023. However, 4 offices will remain in Wanchai Revenue Tower: What are the actual relocation dates of each Inland Revenue Department? The actual relocation dates of individual offices / sections will …

CHINA: 5+3 NEW QUARANTINE POLICY FOR TRAVELLERS

China’s National Health Commission (NHC) announced to reduce the mandatory quarantine period for foreign arrivals from 7 days to 5 days. And followed by 3 days of medical surveillance at home. So, we call it 5+3 quarantine policy. Inbound arrivals still need to undergo 6 nucleic acid test (NAT) and prohibit to go outside during …

LATEST ARRANGEMENT OF VACCINE PASS IN HONG KONG

What’s NEW with the VACCINE PASS? Starting from 30th September 2022, children aged between 5 to 11 have to comply with the specified vaccination requirements. Children need to show the valid vaccine pass when entering any applicable premises. That is: Having received 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine; or Within 3 months after receiving the 2nd …

HONG KONG NEW 0+3 QUARANTINE MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE POLICY UPDATED

Started from 26 September 2022, arrivals to Hong Kong NO longer needed to isolate in a designated quarantine in a hotel. Instead, inbound travellers can choose to undergo 3 days of medical surveillance at home or at a hotel. During the medical surveillance, they can leave home, but restricted to visit premises like eat-in in …

HONG KONG NEW 3+4 QUARANTINE POLICY UPDATED

Hong Kong Government announced to adjust quarantine policy on 8th August 2022. From 7 Days Compulsory Hotel Quarantine to 3+4 model. That is 3 days compulsory quarantine in the designated hotel plus 4 days medical surveillance at home. The model will be effective on 12th August, 2022. Vaccine Pass Codes Red Code Compulsory Hotel Quarantine …

WORK FORCE ADAPTING TO THE POST PANDEMIC?

Since the pandemic started in early 2020, our lives are upside downed and we have to adapt to the post pandemic. We used to work very hard to get a career achievement and goal. However, the pandemic brings unclear path to our lives. Employees became exhausted, self-efficacy decreased, and cynicism grew. Studies found out more …

HOW TO DO MARKET RESEARCH?

Reasons of Market Research? Market research is a good chance to find out who is your customers and the reasons behind of their decision. For example, value and the opinions towards your competitors. So, good research can help you ensure: Your product or service meets your target customers’ needs Your marketing connects with target customers …

HEADCOUNT REVISION ON 2022 EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SCHEME

Hong Kong Government launched the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) 2022 in March. And the application started on end of April. And the subsidy of disbursement is separated into 4 tranches: May, Jun, 30% of July and 70% of July. The subsidy amount is based on the headcount. Headcount Revision As the subsidized companies may have …

PREPARES TO FURTHER EASE COVID-RELATED RESTRICTIONS

Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on 3rd May, 2022 to further ease the Covid-Related restrictions. After considering the epidemic’s relative stability and the strong demands of people recently. The phase 2 social distancing measures will be in effect 2-week earlier. Covid-19 rules to ease on 5th May Beaches & Swimming pools to reopen. No need …