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  1. Rip-off of workers' HK$350b MPF fund continues unabated

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... proposed- let the employee rather than the employer make the choice of fund manager and let him or her stay with that choice from one employer to another. Not only would this make more sense ... would be able to shop among fund managers for the best terms. Fees would fall. Employers, however, object that their long service payments may be at risk if employees make irresponsible choices ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    Tianhe Chemicals IPO follows boss' daughter to UBS

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:25pm by George Chen

    ... and the US bank stopped work on the offering. It would henceforth be handled by the Swiss bank she just joined as a Hong Kong-based junior-level employee in its investment banking section. Wei Qi ... after Joyce Wei was hired, said the sources, who declined to be named. Although Joyce Wei is now a full-time employee of UBS, she will not be involved in the upcoming Tianhe offering to avoid ...

  3. Working hours back in spotlight

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Given the choice between more pay and promotions or more paid leave, many Hong Kong workers would opt for the latter. That is the conclusion to be drawn from the latest survey ... the world. Consultant Towers Watson included 1,000 of them in an online survey of 20,000 employees. While most rated pay the most important factor when deciding if a job is attractive, Hongkongers ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    It's the end of the year and battle for talent begins again

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 01:27am by George Chen

    ... opportunities. Fair pay is the basic respect any fair employer can offer for its employee’s contribution Year-end "double salaries" are a local tradition with Chinese employers. Staff ... for talent, or in other words, for human resource managers (and other department heads) to defend their army of employees. This year, such efforts could be even harder, partly thanks to the decent ...

  5. Young workers more likely to ditch employers

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke Recently, younger workers aged 16-34 have been causing all kinds of good and bad conundrums in the workplace. According to human resources consultant Mercer, employees ... at the time, the percentage of 'yes' responses among employees aged 16-34 was notably higher in nine of the 17 global markets polled. Commenting on why young workers are more likely to leave, ...

  6. Tight-fisted ways come back to haunt employers

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... To keep their jobs, however, most had no choice but to accept less pay. Still, we have seen many good employers implement creative measures to avoid sacking staff: they asked employees to take ... their loyalty while riding out the bad times together. The employer-employee relationship doesn't always have to be confrontational. It can be an amiable, co-operative arrangement with benefits ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Pay trends point to greener pastures across the border

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:49am by George Chen

    ... shows salaries on the mainland are predicted to rise 8.5 per cent next year, compared with an estimated 4.5 per cent for employees in Hong Kong. This is in line with an estimate by the Hong Kong ... it means no pay rise for Hong Kong employees in real terms if you take the city's inflation growth into consideration. On the other hand, given the widely accepted view for a stronger yuan ...

  8. Family first

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... organisation Community Business. In addition, there is a near absence of family-friendly work arrangements. According to the Equal Opportunities Commission's 2006 study, only 10 per cent ... for flexible work arrangements such as paternity leave for fear of being branded lazy. So the road ahead is long. The commission advocates a number of measures. First, family considerations should ...

  9. New strategy for success

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Anthony Woo

    ... on to retain talent. Businesses were encouraged to take the different needs of their employees into account- a shift from the way companies traditionally did business in Asia. Changes included incorporating flexible working arrangements, reduced working hours, daycare programmes for employees with children, alternative leave options, attracting employees from diverse backgrounds, a system ...

  10. Show a little flexibility

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... only for important meetings. At the same time, companies would benefit from such flexible arrangements. 'Europe and the US are way ahead. Scandinavia leads with about 70 per cent of companies allowing flexible working arrangements,' says Martin Cerullo, global director, resourcing communications and innovation and managing director, professional services APAC, Alexander ...




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