More info on ESS (Employment Support Scheme)

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Today we received more information on the previously announced economic support initiative by the HKgov, called ESS (Employment Support Scheme). The new information provided now includes a starting date for applications: 25 May 2020. Generally speaking, with the exception of ineligible employers (mainly organisations whose employees’ salaries are not affected by the epidemic, for example, […]

HKgov booklet on Economic Relief Measures

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One of the newest initiatives of the HK Government is the expansion of the Epidemic Fund, established earlier in 2020. The expansion includes several subsidies geared towards employment and is quite elaborate. To give a complete overview of all the launched subsidies, the HKgov has produced an e-booklet highlighting the package of economic relief measures […]

SME Export Marketing Fund (EMF)

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Dear BLCC Business Community, The SME Export Marketing Fund (EMF) online e-Form service has been launched. The objective of this fund is to encourage small and medium enterprises to expand their markets outside Hong Kong by providing financial assistance to SME’s for participation in export promotion activities. Enterprises may submit applications through the service. Please […]