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China’s new labour dispatch regulations

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • February 19 2014

New Provisional Regulations on Labour Dispatch were issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on 24 January 2014. Labour dispatch

Public consultation begins in Hong Kong on standard working hours

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 4 2014

On 28 January 2014, the Standard Working Hours Committee launched a public consultation exercise on working hours in Hong Kong. The introduction of

Hong Kong: the law relating to termination of employment contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 31 2014

Subject to certain exceptions, employers and employees in Hong Kong may terminate their employment relationship by providing the other with requisite

UKHong Kong: injunctions and trade secrets

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2014

The English High Court recently considered the test to be applied when deciding whether to grant an interim injunction against a former employee to

“You’re fired” lawful termination of employment contracts and employee rights in Hong Kong

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 15 2014

Given the absence in Hong Kong of an 'unfair dismissal' regime similar to that which exists, for example, in the UK and Australia, the termination of

Bring your own device to work what should employers know?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • September 9 2013

Bring your own device ("BYOD") is a practice that allows employees to use personal mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for

Asia: bring your own device (BYOD) arrangement benefits

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific
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  • September 6 2013

Bring your own device ("BYOD") is a practice that allows employees to use personal mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for

Hong Kong High Court considers reasonableness of restrictive covenant

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 26 2013

In Pure International (HK) Ltd v Lo Yan Chan Kenneth 2013 HKEC 1092 the Court of First Instance considered the validity of a six-month restriction

The Legislative Counsel proposes changes to employment law the result of which will make Hong Kong a little more “employee-friendly”

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • April 9 2013

Hong Kong has traditionally been known as a relatively "employer-friendly" regime. Unless the employee is a protected employee (e.g. Is pregnant or

Disability discrimination in the workplace

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • March 8 2013

In the recent District Court case of Kan Che Sing v Lucky Dragon Boat (Belvedere) Restaurant Limited, a restaurant owner was found to be guilty of