How to ease your employees’ financial worries

As the global economy suffers the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and organizations the world over are tightening budgets, your employees’ financial worries may seem like the least of your concerns. While it may be tempting to sweep this issue under the rug for now, the truth is that long-term financial security was already a …

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Maternity benefits for employees in Hong Kong: what can my business do?

Employees who get pregnant can sometimes be a surprise for a business (almost as much as it can potentially be for the employee). Despite the fact that Hong Kong’s birth rate is falling, from time to time you’re still going to have employees that bring you the news that they’re expecting. Often, maternity leave is …

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What are the most common types of employee benefits in Hong Kong?

Benefits are a standard part of most employee compensation packages these days. For businesses looking to attract and retain the best talent in their industry, offering things like leave allowances, flexible working arrangements, and fringe benefits are vital. Employee health benefits are one of the most common, and most important, perks for both employers and …

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How to adopt technology in the workplace

The Hong Kong government launched the ‘Distance Business Program’ amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to help businesses adopt technological solutions. The program has made one thing clear: the importance of technology to help businesses in the SAR stay operational during these difficult times. But all organizations can benefit from technology, not just those who have been …

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How to boost employee morale and motivation ahead of the holiday season

‘Tis the season to be less productive…Okay, not quite how the song goes, but nonetheless very true. Across offices in Hong Kong this time of year, employees tend to get distracted at work, as they begin to wind down and switch off ahead of the holiday season. Whether it’s the temperature dipping, the city lighting …

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