COVID-19 – Application Details for Hong Kong Employment Support Scheme

Following our previous newsletter, application details to the Employment Support Scheme (“ESS”) were announced by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong on 12 May 2020. Application period for the First Tranche of subsidy (covering June to August 2020) will last three weeks starting from 25 May 2020. The Government expects to release subsidies to employers before the end of June.

Download the attachment below to read more about the application. Further details of how to make the application through the online portal will be announced before 25 May 2020. We will release additional updates as soon as more information is available.

For advice on employment-related issues in light of COVID-19 and the relief measures as implemented, please contact our Accounting and Outsourcing Team.

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