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Jobs guide for expats living in or moving to Hong Kong

Jobs guide for expats living in or moving to Hong Kong

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Jobs guide for expats living in or moving to Hong Kong

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Most expats move to Hong Kong to work and save. We have all the info on recruitment agencies, labour laws and work permits. We also give you an insider's view on what it's like to work in Hong Kong. Find out more about business etiquette, different cultures and what they expect in the work place in terms of personal contact, greeting and scheduling appointments.

  • Gratuity

    Different types of termination payments may be made either under the terms of the employment contract or the Employment Ordinance. Here you can learn about what you and your employer should report as taxable income when your employment has been terminated.

  • Labour Law

    It is very important to know your rights as an employee which is why we have pulled up the most important bits from the Hong Kong labour law website. We also have a link to the full labour law document for your perusal. Just remember that keeping yourself informed is the most important.

  • Law for pregnant employees

    We have a great list of maternity leave information, the ins and outs of the terms of employment, what employers are and are not allowed to do, the terms and length of the maternity leave and so much more.

  • Applying for a work permit

    Unlike other countries Hong Kong does not have a limit of the number of skilled immigrants it can allow into the country and there are three types of skilled immigrants that can apply for a work permit in the country. You must possess the correct level of qualifications combined with relevant work experience and you may be eligible for a work visa.

  • Business Etiquette

    This guide is to help expats or people who travel to Hong Kong on business with the common courtesies showed during business dealings. Hong Kong is a multi cultural place and the most important point is business is to make money, however due to the strong Chinese ties it is good to know some traditional business etiquette that will help to propel your business dealings.

  • Golf

    A lot of very important business is done on the golf course and sealed with a beer afterwards at the club bar. We have a great list of golf courses where you can go for a game on the weekend or to schmooze some important clients during the week.

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