China’s tax bureau will take over social insurance collection from the HR bureau in 2019. Employers should prepare for greater compliance scrutiny.
Statutory annual leave in China is generally based on an employee’s work experience/tenure. Here, we introduce China’s paid leave system, as well as the rules for carrying over untaken leave to the next year.
Social insurance exemption for foreigners can be a valuable asset to save on unnecessary costs in China. However, many companies are not aware of the benefits available to them, while those who do are often unsure as to how to go about applying.
The Shenzhen housing fund management center issued a notice on June 29, 2018, announcing a change to the maximum contribution base of the housing fund.
Multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) is a recent technology used to transmit data between two locations. In this article, we outline what MPLS networking entails and the value this networking technique offers for corporate users in China.
On June 29, Beijing’s Human Resources and Social Security Bureau announced that the city will increase its minimum wage, effective September 1, 2018.
Last week, the Guangdong provincial government announced that they will increase the province’s statutory minimum wages from July 1, 2018.
Work hour systems define specific work hours, rest periods, and overtime rates for employees. In China, there are three main legally defined work hour systems: the standard work hour system, the comprehensive work hour system, and the non-fixed (flexible) work hour system.