The Interim Measures published by the MHRSS have drawn the attention of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan employees and employers. It should be noted that all HMT residents working in China will be required to contribute to all categories of social insurance
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security Solicits Opinions from the Public for the Interim Measures for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents to Join the Social Insurance Scheme in Mainland China
International companies that have New Zealand based employees may now be able to enforce their choice of foreign law in employment agreements should an issue arise. The New Zealand Court of Appeal has found that the express specification of foreign law in an employment agreement should be the relevant law to apply before assessing whether any conflict of law exceptions apply.
Background Currently, there is a trend amongst corporations utilizing extended employment contractual notice period clauses as a strategy to retain key employees. Extended notice periods are gaining popularity in all parts of the globe including Switzerland, South Africa, India and Hong Kong. Where talent is limited and the market is competitive, specifically executives and industry […]
Recently, in order to attract more overseas talent to Shanghai, the Shanghai Housing Reserve Fund Management Committee published the Circular on Several Issues Regarding Foreign Personnel, Persons Acquiring Overseas Permanent (Long Term) Residence and Inhabitants from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, Participating in Housing Reserve Fund System While Working in Shanghai. According to the Circular, […]
A recent report by the World Bank ranked New Zealand as the easiest place in the world to set-up a small and medium-sized enterprise. The definition of “easy” is based on how many steps are required to establish the company, the costs of incorporating, capital contributions, and the amount of days involved before the enterprise […]