Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Hong Kong. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Hong Kong typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services help hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Hong Kong in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employers contribute a minimum of 5% of the employee’s gross salary towards social security.
Employees contribute a minimum of 5% of their gross salary towards social security.
The typical work week in Hong Kong consists of 45 hours per week.
It’s important to note that typical working hours can vary by industry in some countries. Contact our team for the most up-to-date information!
There are no specific laws for employers to pay overtime in Hong Kong, unless specified in the employment contract.
Employees in Hong Kong are entitled to between 7-14 working days of annual leave for every 12-month period of employment with the same employer. Annual leave is then increased by one day for every year of service up to nine years.
Hong Kong’s maternity leave regulations include 10 weeks paid leave provided the mother has done the following:
Paternity leave in Hong Kong includes 3 days’ leave that can be taken anytime between 4 weeks before the due date and 10 weeks after the due date, paid at 80% of their salary.
We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local benefits, as well as high-standard international benefits, anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
Termination in Hong Kong is subject to difficulties and regulation less than other countries. There are a range of reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employee, which depend on the specific circumstances. If you would like to know more specific details, please contact us.
Termination without cause is generally permitted in Hong Kong.
Severance is typically required in Hong Kong in cases of redundancy. However, other payments may be required in certain specific circumstances. Please contact us with any questions.
After the first month of employment the notice period for both employer and employee is 7 days.
Hong Kong law protects employees from illegal termination of employment for the following reasons:
The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Hong Kong are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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