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Useful Resources Corner on COVID-19 (NEW)



1. COVID-19 Retrenchment at a Glance (HKIHRM & Mayer Brown)

2. Final Results of HR Pulse Check on HR Measures against Coronavirus Outbreak (HKIHRM)

 HKSAR Government:

1,Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health –Business and Workplace 


2. Frequently Asked Questions on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  


3. Government appeals to employers to make arrangements to reduce risk of spread of novel coronavirus in community

4. Health Advice on Prevention of Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent in Workplace


5. Protection under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance for employees contracting the Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent in the course of work

Legal Firms:

1.        Video: COVID-19 Hong Kong employer and employee concerns and considerations (Tanner De Witt)

2.          Coronavirus Resource Center (BakerMckenzie)

3.          Novel Coronavirus Outbreak related Articles (DLA Piper)

4.          COVID-19 Portal (Mayer Brown)

5. HKSAR: Legal implications of the new coronavirus – COVID-19 (Deacons)

6. Measures and precautions for businesses resuming operations in China following the COVID-19 outbreak (Deacons)

7.Novel coronavirus: How the construction industry can manage the impact of the outbreak on projects (Deacons)

8. Novel coronavirus: How the Government’s latest quarantine arrangements affect the workplace, and how employers should be managing this difficult situation (Deacons)

9. Hong Kong Covid-19 Coronavirus hub (Dentons)

10. Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Obligations and issues from an employment law perspective (King & Wood Mallesons)

11. Employer’s statutory and common law duties to ensure employees’ safety and health at work during the Novel Coronavirus epidemic (ONC Lawyers) 

12. Legal and Workplace Implications of Reported Cases of the Novel Coronavirus disease: CORVID-19 (Tanner De Witt) 

13. Does the epidemic constitute a 'force majeure' event in Hong Kong? If so, what are the consequences? (Withersworldwide)

14. Employment law around the COVID-19 outbreak in China (Withersworldwide)

15. Hotel owners and operators – how are you addressing the Novel Coronavirus outbreak? (Withersworldwide)

16. Weathering a storm: Options available to Hong Kong retailers (Withersworldwide)


1.      COVID-19 and pandemic planning: How companies should respond (Ernst & Young)


2.       How the coronavirus outbreak might affect your business contracts (SF Lawyers and KPMG)

3.       Succeeding in Uncertainty: Responding to COVID-19 (PWC)

4.       Weathering the economic impacts of Coronavirus: How can retailers/consumer goods companies turn crisis into opportunities? (PWC)

5.         COVID-19 Updates (WorldatWork)

6. Coronavirus impact and risk response guide (BDO)

7. Employee Engagement during the Coronavirus (Brunswick Group LLP)

8. CMHA HK Factsheet: Supporting employees to stay mentally healthy in unusual circumstances (City Mental Health Alliance HK)

9. HR Policies research report under the new Coronavirus Outbreak in China (Deloitte)

10. Practical workforce strategies that put your people first (Deloitte)

11. HR Compliance in China during the Coronavirus Outbreak: FAQs (Dezan Shira & Associates)

12. Engaging your employees in response to coronavirus (Ernst & Young)

13. Potential impact of coronavirus disease 2019 on China’s retail and distribution sector (Fung Business Intelligence)

14. Distributed Work Playbooks (Google)

15. Coronavirus: Protect your staff and your business (KPMG)

16. Leading successfully in turbulent times: A guide to robust business continuity planning (KPMG)

17. Managing Talent Risk Staying connected, engaged and productive while working remotely (KPMG)

18. Measures to relieve the impact of the novel Coronavirus (KPMG)

19. Employment issues in the Spotlight during turbulent times (SF Lawyers and KPMG)

20. Redundancy Laws in Hong Kong – What Employers Need to Know (Links International)


21. Revival Strategies: COVID-19 Recovery Planning For Brands (Sinclair)