If you are setting up business in Hong Kong for the first time, there are many issues that you have to face. We will review your business activities in Hong Kong and advise you of the most appropriate company and tax structure for you. It may be a limited company, branch, partnership, sole proprietorship or representative office. We can also assist you on the following issues:

Visas- your expatriate staff may require visas for working in Hong Kong. We can assist you in completing and submitting the application. Please refer to the Immigration Department website for details.
( http://www.info.gov.hk./immd )

Employment- we can advise you on staff salary levels and benefits, place recruitment advertisements, interview candidates and prepare employment contracts. Companies are required by law to arrange Mandatory Provident Funds for there staff. We work closely with an international insurance company and can assist you in making arrangements in this regard.

Housing- we can advise you on locations and rent levels for your staff. You may find the following websites informative:

Hong Kong Street Map

http://www.centamap.com

Midland Realty

http://www.midland,com.hk

Centaline Realty

http://www.centalist.com

 

Banking- we work closely with a few international banks and can make introductions for your banking needs.

Legal matters- if you need solicitor firms to prepare tenancy or other agreements, we can refer you to those firms that we have worked closely with over the years. There are international, medium-sized and smaller firms that can meet your requirements.

If you want to get to know more about Hong Kong, please refer to the following websites:

The Basic Law

http://www.info.gov.hk/basic-law

The Government of SAR

http://www.info.gov.hk/govcht

The Trade Development Council

http://www.tdctrade.com

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