[Webinar] Employment Support Scheme

June 5, 2020, 11:00-12:00

Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: Free


The webinar link will be emailed to all successful registrants at 6:00PM on Thursday 4th June, 2020.

Companies across industries have suffered a lot as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Economic support during this difficult time is crucial to minimize the economic damage of companies. The Hong Kong Government has unveiled a number of relief packages to support the Hong Kong community. In particular, the Government has launched the HKD $80 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS) under the second round of the “Anti-epidemic Fund” to provide time-limited financial support to employers in order to retain their employees.

InvestHK will provide a briefing on the different relief packages that companies may apply for, with a special focus on the ESS scheme. Additionally, Weir & Associates and Mazars will provide specific advice on the application process for ESS. Join us on Friday 5th June to gain practical advice and answer any questions from business applying for the ESS. 


Dr. Jimmy Chiang
Associate Director-General
Invest Hong Kong

Dr Jimmy Chiang is the Associate Director-General of Invest Hong Kong, the government department responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. He joined Invest Hong Kong in August 2003 and was promoted to Head of Tourism and Hospitality in September 2010. He took up the ADG position in April 2015, in which he oversees the Department’s investment promotion strategies in the areas of Business and Professional Services, Consumer Products, Creative Industries, Financial Services, Tourism and Hospitality and Transport and Industrial. Prior to joining Invest Hong Kong, Dr Chiang worked with a Hong Kong-based multinational transportation company in a number of different managerial roles for five years.

Dr Chiang has a Doctorate in Hotel & Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also has a Master's degree in Business Administration from The University of British Columbia and a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from The University of Hong Kong.


Betty Tang
Director, Accounting and Outsourcing Services

Betty Tang is Director of Accounting and Outsourcing Services of Mazars Hong Kong. Prior to joining Mazars, she worked for a sizeable professional firm in Hong Kong. As an Australia and Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant, Betty has over 20 years of experience in business outsourcing services in Hong Kong and China. She has served multinational clients from various industries including trading, asset management, high technology etc. with solid knowledge on accounting and payroll related matters in Hong Kong and China. Betty leads the team in charge of the Employment Support Scheme support at Mazars.


Olivia Dong
Weir & Associates

Olivia Dong is a qualified Hong Kong solicitor. She was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She obtained a Bachelors's degree in Criminology and Psychology from Simon Fraser University followed by her Juris Doctor degree and P.C.LL from the City University of Hong Kong. At Weir & Associates, Olivia specializes in advising local and international clients on general corporate/commercial matters, inbound and outbound immigration and taxation matters between Hong Kong and Canada.

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Cancellation Policy: Payment is non-refundable unless the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong cancels the event. If you are unable to attend, cancellations must be received in writing 72 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged. Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

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