China Briefing compares the minimum, average and white-collar average wage of first tier cities Shanghai, Shenzhen, Beijing and Guangzhou. Read more here
The State Council announced that residents of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau (‘THKM’) will no longer require work permits to work in mainland China. These changes cut administrative red tape for THKM jobseekers, and simplify the hiring process for employers.
A new business startup visa has been piloted across select districts in Shanghai. In this article, we explain how to obtain the new visa.
The latest issue of China Briefing Magazine, HR Management Tools for China, is out now and available for download from the Asia Briefing Publication Store.
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.