International Legal Services

 

Employment Services & Workforce Structuring

Employment of staff and all related questions are complex and challenging especially for an international business. Not only are local employment laws different in every jurisdiction, employment questions are heavily linked to historic and cultural traditions in the various regions.

Mühler McKay has broad experience and possesses cultural understanding in international employment questions regarding Asia and especially Hong Kong. Our goal is to navigate you through the complexity and especially the cultural and local pit falls of your international employment needs, to protect and secure your business position in the market and to guide you through the obstacles and opportunities arising in regard to your employees.

We offer the full range of related employment services and workforce structuring:

  • International Employment Agreements for your workforce

We can assist you with your international employment contracts and agreements.

  • General employment services

We provide support services and strategies and advise on redundancies, termination of employment, reorganisation, and data privacy issues.

  • Tax efficient employee plans, Employee Incentives and Employee Benefits

We can assist your business with advise in regard of incentive compensation in the form of equity-based packages, which can help your business grow and keep the workforce happy. There are plenty of options for businesses, like stock options, employee profit sharing plans, etc, which are hard to oversee. It is important to carefully consider which plan suits your needs best and how to implement it, so that no negative implications arise.

  • Insurance and Retirement Obligations

We can assist and consult you in regard to necessary insurances (for Hong Kong: Employee Compensation and Office Insurance) and other obligations (for Hong Kong: Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF))

  • Immigration / Visas

We can assist with obtaining necessary Hong Kong work visa for your employees and can advise your business on the entire matter.

  • Structuring or Restructuring of your workforce

We can provide advise on the structuring as well as the restructuring of your workforce.

  • Supporting services

Mühler McKay also provides supporting services for business operations such as assistance with incorporation services / company formation services, advising on tax efficient legal structures for (groups of) companies (corporations, for instance a Hong Kong Limited Company, partnerships, branches, representative offices), bookkeeping and accounting (according to Hong Kong principles) as well as audit arrangement, general corporate compliance like provision of company secretary services (in Hong Kong) as well as providing a registered address or virtual office in Hong Kong, obtaining obligatory registrations, permits and licenses, as well as employment advice, employment services, including Hong Kong work visa application and workforce structuring.

Mühler McKay always stays on top of relevant developments and changes of related matters to ensure that your business operation runs as smooth and secure as possible. Especially in an international and cross-border context your employees and their well-being are your key to success. Your employees will grow your business if they are take care of in a good manner, we can ensure that the employment matters of your business are in accordance with all regulations and requirements. We are familiar with local employment issues as well as cross-border matters.

Our approach is to advise on your needs in general so that you have the tailor made framework to achieve your business goals, therefore Mühler McKay always keeps your unique business and your unique situation in mind. From recruitment to retirement, from remuneration to equity based compensation plans, we offer integrated services to make the most out of your employees and to make the most out of your international business.

Employment matters should always be seen in conjunction with Immigration, Incorporation and Tax Service questions and topics. Our integrated approach ensures that all relevant questions will be addressed and taken care of.

We appreciate the opportunity to consult you in regard to our employment services and to assist you with your business.

Please contact us or visit us in Hong Kong for your first consultation for our employment services and workforce structuring.

Mühler McKay based in Hong Kong is a business advisory firm with worldwide reach and renders, among others, employment services and workforce structuring to a diversified international client base from various industries and sizes.