ESS Information Session 19 May

Posted Posted in Business

The Government announced the launch of the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) earlier under the “Anti-epidemic Fund” to provide time-limited financial support to employers to retain their employees, hence maintaining the strength of Hong Kong. Applications for the first tranche of wage subsidy under the ESS can be made from May 25 to June 14, 2020.YYou […]

Quarantine exemption announced

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On 4 May the HKgov announced a mechanism for Hong Kong enterprises with manufacturing operations in the Mainland to apply for exemption from compulsory quarantine arrangement upon returning to Hong Kong. The Trade and Industry Department (TID) has started processing applications from today. Please check the press release for all the details and how to […]

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, […]

Member Liège Airport in NYT

Posted Posted in Back in Belgium, Chamber

Always nice to be alerted to our members showing up in the media. Here is an article by the New York Times featuring our BLCC member Liège Airport, it’s about the first cargo flight by the U.N. World Food Program leaving from Liège Airport providing vital medical supplies for developing nations especially vulnerable to the […]