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  1. MPF may win some fans but choice is still the answer

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that it must impose on all such small non-white-collar businesses. '... I would be delighted if the employees could take care of their own MPF arrangements and choose their own provider, but even ... sure it's also true that the employees of whom my correspondent speaks would never have arranged their own savings through a mutual fund and probably would not take care of their own MPF ...

  2. Pension boss wants to give employees choice

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The pensions regulator is considering seeking a law change to allow 2 million employees to choose the trustees of their funds, increasing the choice for workers and forcing ... 'If the employees have a choice, the 19 trustees will compete with each other for clients and such competition pressure would force them to cut their fee,' he said. If the 2 per cent fee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AGEING POPULATION

    Hong Kong faces same tough tax choices as Singapore, academic says

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Bloomberg Academic says shrinking labour force means either productivity or taxation must increase HK faces 'same tough tax choices as Singapore' Hong Kong faces ... arrangements, priority housing for couples with young children, and improving cash benefits for having children. Hong Kong Taxation Institute president Philip Hung said there were other options for Hong ...

  4. Employees could have more say on how MPF savings are managed

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Dennis Eng The government is moving ahead with plans to give employees more control over how their retirement savings are managed under the eight-year-old Mandatory Provident Fund scheme. The proposal was being drafted and Legislative Council approval for it would be sought as soon as possible, the government said. Employees could start switching ...

  5. Customers deserve to make their own choices

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and instead allow investors a choice. The bad news is that HSBC, a bank with such a long and distinguished history, came up with such a strange idea in the first place. It is never easy to ensure your ... was such a good service there was no way for the customers not to like it. This is somewhat like watching a period drama where a mother from the Ching dynasty persuades her daughter to accept an arranged ...

  6. Advisers call for more help in understanding scheme choice

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... and their employees need more help from MPF providers and authorities to understand the choices available and how they can make the most of out of them. 'MPF providers have been excellent in ensuring ... with more than one MPF provider and offer some choice to their employees. Mr Gollop said the simplicity of the MPF meant that aside from administration, employers needed to be concerned only ...

  7. Funds provide healthy returns

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is to look at your existing arrangements and see whether they offer sufficient choices.' Members also need to consider the Employee Choice Arrangement (ECA), which is expected to be launched ... and believe there is the likelihood of slow growth, with the emerging markets performing better. The MPF programme covers employees with a pension plan. Every month, employee and employer contribute ...

  8. Talk to your employer and cut your tax bill

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong for the Hong Kong branch or subsidiary is not difficult. It is easy enough to arrange for the contract to be signed outside Hong Kong. The employee could go to Macau for the day, play some ... Howard Bilton Although tax on salaries in Hong Kong is very low, there are a number of steps which an employee, with the help of a sympathetic employer, can take which will make ...

  9. Wider choices fuel public interest in savvy investment strategies

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... operating in the wealth management sector. Increasingly, consumers are being offered a wider choice of innovative investment products requiring financial planners and wealth investment professionals ... from. Hong Kong's regulatory framework concerning compliance and the launch of new investment products has undergone a seismic shift over the past few years, offering more choices ...

  10. Legislators warn of new minibond fiasco under MPF law change plan

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the job,' Au said. The government's proposal is aimed at preventing mis-selling when the long-awaited 'employee choice arrangement' comes into being. Under that system, the 2.5 million employees will be able to choose their own MPF providers to manage their share of pension contributions. Employees contribute 5 per cent of their salary, capped at HK$1,000 a month, ...




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