Are you having challenges to hire and manage employees in Hong Kong?

Tap onto a wider talent pool in Hong Kong to fast track your business expansion. 

  This is a common struggle for many high growth companies due to the language barriers, cultural differences and the complex, ever-changing employment laws.  Look no further than our employer of record solution.

  We provide a comprehensive employment solution, so you can focus on your core business while we take care of the rest.

Why Choose Our Employer of Record Solution?

1. Compliance with local employment laws
2. Reduced hiring time and cost
3. Minimized legal and financial risks
4. Dedicated HR support and expertise
5. Seamless onboarding and payroll management
6. Access to a wider talent pool

How Our Employer of Record Solution Works?

Our process is simple and efficient. First, we hire the employee on your behalf and become their  official employer.

  Then, we manage all legal and administrative tasks, including payroll, taxes,  benefits, and compliance.

  Finally, we work closely with you to ensure a smooth and successful
onboarding process.

Why Choose Us as Your Employer of Record?

1. Price transparency
Our solution offers complete transparency in pricing, so you know exactly what you’re paying for and can manage your workforce costs more effectively.

2. Compliance
Our all-in-one compliance management system simplifies HR processes across jurisdictions, freeing up your time to focus on growing your business.

3. Advisory
With our platform, you have access to local compliance experts who can guide you through the complexities of managing a distributed workforce, ensuring that you stay compliant with local laws and regulations.

Get Started Today : Don’t let the complexities of employment laws in Hong Kong slow down your business growth.

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Hong Kong Country Overview

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, located on the east coast of the Pearl River Delta on the south coast of China. It has a population of over 7.5 million people and is known for its vibrant economy, diverse culture, and iconic skyline.

  Hong Kong has a free market economy with a high degree of autonomy, and it is one of the world’s leading financial centers. The city is home to a thriving business and trade sector, with major industries including finance, tourism, and retail.

Capital City



Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

Principal Language

Chinese, English and Cantonese


Hybrid political system

Employment Contracts

In Hong Kong, there are two main types of employment contracts: fixed-term contracts and open-ended contracts.

1. Fixed-term contracts have a predetermined start and end date and are typically used for temporary or seasonal employment. These contracts may be renewed if both the employer and employee agree to do so.

2. Open-ended contracts, also known as indefinite-term contracts, have no predetermined end date and can be terminated by either the employer or employee with appropriate notice. These contracts are typically used for permanent employment.

Working Hours

The standard working hours per week are 44 hours, with a maximum of 8 hours per day

Public Holidays

In accordance with the law, these are some of the national holidays in Hong Kong.

1. New Year’s Day: January 1st
2. Lunar New Year’s Day: January or February (dates vary each year)
3. The second day of Lunar New Year: January or February (dates vary each year)
4. The third day of Lunar New Year: January or February (dates vary each year)
5. Ching Ming Festival: April (dates vary each year)
6. Good Friday: March or April (dates vary each year)
7. Easter Monday: March or April (dates vary each year)
8. Labour Day: May 1st
9. Buddha’s Birthday: May (dates vary each year)
10. Tuen Ng Festival: June (dates vary each year)
11. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day: July 1st
12. The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival: September or October (dates vary each year)
13. National Day: October 1st
14. Chung Yeung Festival: October (dates vary each year)
15. Christmas Day: December 25th
16. Boxing Day: December 26th
17. The day following Christmas Day: December 27th
18. New Year’s Eve: December 31st

Employee Benefits

In Hong Kong, employees are entitled to a range of benefits under the country’s labor laws. These benefits are designed to protect the rights and well-being of workers and can include the following:
1.Minimum wage:
Employers in Hong Kong are required to pay their employees a minimum wage, which is determined by the government and reviewed and adjusted periodically.

2. Social security:
Employees in Hong Kong are entitled to social security coverage, which includes pension, medical, and unemployment insurance. Employers are required to contribute a certain percentage of the employee’s salary towards these insurance premiums.

3. Paid holidays:
Employees in Hong Kong are entitled to a certain number of paid holidays each year, including public holidays, annual leave, and special leave for certain circumstances such as marriage or bereavement.

4. Overtime pay:
Employees in Hong Kong are entitled to overtime pay if they work more than the standard working hours, which are typically 8 hours per day or 44 hours per week. The rate of overtime pay is generally higher than the regular hourly wage.

5. Health and safety:
Employers in Hong Kong are required to provide a safe and healthy working environment for their employees and to take appropriate measures to prevent accidents and injuries.

6. Maternity and paternity leave:

Female employees in Hong Kong are entitled to 10 weeks of maternity leave, and male employees are entitled to 3 days of paternity leave.

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