The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 for Employment Agent License Holders

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The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, effective since February 9, 2018.   Any employment agent is not allowed to collect from a job seeker any fees or charges other than the prescribed commission, which is an amount not exceeding 10 per cent of the first month’s salary of the job seeker upon successful placement.Those who failed to do so may lead to prosecution …

Starting an Employment Agency in Hong Kong with a license

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Want to learn more about starting an employment agency in Hong Kong? You came to the right place! To begin with, what is an employment agency anyways? An employment agency is basically the messenger or the middleman between the employer and potential employee. The Hong Kong Employment Ordinance defines it as “an establishment or person who aims at obtaining employment …

Application Process of Employment Agency License

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Obtaining an employment agency license is not as hard as you may think. Rather it is simple and straightforward as long as you have the necessary documents and follow the application steps. There is a procedure for applying for an employment agency license. Don’t worry if you are not familiar with the process as we have it all listed out …

Designated Representative of a Hong Kong Company

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Other than identifying and keeping the Significant Controllers Register, the Hong Kong companies are also required to designated a representative for its company under the Companies Amendment Ordinance 2018.   According to the “Guideline on the Keeping of Significant Controllers Register“, Section 2.7 also pointed out a company must designate at lest one person as its representative to provide assistance relating to …

Obligation for Hong Kong Companies to Maintain Significant Controllers Register

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Any Hong Kong incorporated companies are required to maintain a Register of Significant Controllers by taking reasonable steps to identify its significant controllers. From 1 March 2018, all Hong Kong incorporated companies, except for those companies that are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, are required to maintain a Register of Significant Controllers (the ‘SCR’), which will be accessible to the …

Companies Ordinance 2018: Keeping of Significant Controllers Register

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Company (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, has been introduced since 1 March 2018. There are new requirements on the keeping of significant controllers registers by companies has come into operation. All registered Hong Kong Limited Companies are required to identify a person/ persons who has/ have significant control over the company and maintain a Significant Controllers Register, informing and updating your Company …