China has announced the extension of several preferential individual income tax policies for resident taxpayers to boost capital market liberalization and corporate innovation.
Chinese New Year 2023 will be the first time in three years many people can travel, but will the lifting of COVID restrictions really bring a rebound in travel and consumption?
Companies need to update their employee management protocols to cope with the new COVID-19 management rules.
We offer a guide to the minimum wage levels in Mainland China and discuss how labor costs are affected by changes to the minimum wage levels.
With China shifting from "zero-COVID" to "living with COVID", it's important for businesses to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 spreading within their workforce.
The latest China travel restrictions, including flights to China, Chinese visas, China entry requirements during Covid, and current China quarantine rules.
We list the respective maternity leave and payment rules in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing and Hong Kong.
Commercial corruption can be a serious crime. We discuss China’s legislation on commercial corruption and offer advice on preventing acts of fraud, embezzlement, and bribery in China-based businesses.
China amended its Women’s Protection Law on October 30, 2022, aiming to give women stronger protection against sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Hong Kong's new measures address current workforce shortages while simultaneously developing local talent, attracting foreign capital, and closing the skills gap.
Our third episode in this series focuses on when a fixed-term contract becomes a continuous/indefinite-term contract in the UK and China.
Beijing has announced a new private pension scheme to better serve the rapidly aging society, opening up new opportunities in the China pension market.
Zhengzhou may become the first Chinese megacity to declare a ‘zero threshold’ for hukou registration.
Our second episode highlights the key content that should be included in all employment contracts in China and the UK.
We discuss the legal basis for companies in China collecting staff personal information as well as best practices to ensure compliance.
Our latest video in the series focuses on contractual considerations while hiring in China and the UK.
According to various sources, certain China visa categories do not require foreign travelers to apply for a PU Letter. Read for more details.
As travel restrictions gradually loosen, we discuss some essential considerations when hiring foreign employees in mainland China.
China is allowing deferral of social insurance premium payments for certain businesses affected by the pandemic. We discuss the conditions.
We answer frequently asked questions on the payment of tax owed in China during the annual IIT settlement process for foreigners.
An Introduction to Doing Business in Hong Kong 2022, the latest publication from Dezan Shira & Associates, is out now.
We discuss smart recruitment strategies so enterprises can effectively navigate the shifts in work attitudes and job priorities.
This article offers an overview of childcare leave policy in China, summarizes its recent developments in China’s different regions, and explains how childcare leave will be implemented in practice.
We look at how enterprises in Shanghai can ready for work resumption by implementing specified measures and following protocol for epidemic control.
China eases travel requirements for for inbound overseas travelers by adjusting some of the pre-departure COVID-19 test policies.
As Gen Z workers appear to be at the center of the 'Great Resignation', we look at key workplace motivators that would make them successful hires.
In this article, we walk you through the official guidance in Shanghai on how to deal with some typical labor disputes during the pandemic and lockdown.
In this article, we explain China's permanent residence policies with a focus on the eligibility and application process in Guangdong province.