Employment

One in 20 Chinese workers could be replaced by robots in the next five years

Dec 20, South China Morning Post

China’s manufacturing workforce could be “potentially affected” by the use of robots, putting further strain on the job market on the world’s most populous country. The rise of automation had a disproportionate impact on workers with lower levels of education.  READ MORE

 

Work Visa (Z) for China – The Complete Guide

Dec 5, Sapore di Cina

The type Z visa is the only way to legally work in China. READ MORE

 

China’s New Measures for Non-Resident Taxpayers Claiming Treaty Benefits

Nov 12, China Briefing

Effective January 1, 2020, a higher threshold is placed on non-resident taxpayers to make an accurate self-assessment during the application process or potentially face increased legal liabilities. READ MORE

 

Minimum Wages in China 2019

Oct 15, China Briefing

Local governments in China are required to update their minimum wages at least every few years but have the flexibility to adjust wages according to local conditions. READ MORE

 

How to Develop an Effective Employee Retention Strategy in China

Oct 8, China Briefing

Attracting and retaining quality employees remains a priority issue for employers in China as the job market is becoming increasingly volatile. READ MORE

 

Social Insurance in China: Some Exemptions for Foreigners

Sept 24, 2019 China Briefing

China’s social security system consists of five different types of insurance, plus one mandatory housing fund. The five “insurances” are pension, medical, unemployment, work-related injury, and maternity insurances. Who is eligible for exemption? READ MORE

 

How to Hire a Foreign Intern in China

Aug 20, China Briefing

Foreigners need to enter China with a proper visa if they want to undertake an internship in the country. Otherwise, the internship will be regarded as illegal and the foreigner might be deported.  READ MORE

 

What You Need to Know about China’s New IIT Regime

Aug 12, China Briefing

Changes affect the take-home pay of every employee and payroll processing for every employer in China. While many of the reforms were announced in phases across last year, the new IIT rules are now clear. READ MORE

 

China leads Global Renewable Energy Employment

July 24, Statista

China had 4.1 million jobs in this sector last year, 39 percent of the global total. READ MORE

 

China leads Global Renewable Energy Employment

July 24, 2019 Statista

China had 4.1 million jobs in this sector last year, 39 percent of the global total. READ MORE

 

China relaxes immigration rules to attract and retain more highly skilled overseas talents

July 17, 2019 South China Morning Post

The rule changes, which will take effect from August, will also allow top talents from abroad to apply for long-term visas and make it easier for budding overseas entrepreneurs to start a business in China. READ MORE

 

Minimum Wages in China 2019

June 13, 2019 China Briefing

Minimum wages in China continue to grow. Through the first six months of 2019, four regions have increased their minimum wages: Beijing, Chongqing, Shaanxi, and Shanghai. READ MORE

 

China Individual Income Tax and Social Insurance Calculator

May 28, 2019 China Briefing

Individuals working in China – both Chinese and foreign – are required to pay individual income tax (IIT) on their earnings. READ MORE

 

Top 10 Chinese Cities for Job Opportunities

May 14, 2019 That’s Jobs

First-tier cities remain the nation’s largest job markets… job opportunities for foreigners in China are also on the rise. READ MORE

 

Hiring in China: Labor Costs, Job Preferences, Talent Market

April 15, 2019 China Briefing

Discussion about key aspects of China’s labor market in 2019 that will impact hiring sentiment and jobs growth in the country. Read More

 

The best 25 companies to work for in China per LinkedIn

April 4, 2019 CNBC

The “top companies” list is based on feedback from LinkedIn’s more than 40 million users in China. The study looks at four main pillars: interest in the company; engagement with employees; job demand; and employee retention. Read More

 

The Complete Guide for Moving to China for Work or Study

Apr 2, Sapore di Cina

a quick guide to everything you need to know to prepare before moving to China and how to take your first steps once you have arrived. READ MORE

 

3 Questions: China’s New Tax Law

Feb 8 2019 ChinaSource

To avoid becoming a tax resident for global income, one must leave China for at least 30 continuous days within a six-year… READ MORE

 

China’s IIT Law Updates: Six-Year Rule and Other Preferential Policies

Jan 15, 2019 China Briefing

China’s new Individual Income Tax (IIT) law came into effect on January 1, introducing new tax brackets and a slew of other changes to the country’s IIT system. READ MORE

 

Chinese Visa Application Guide

August 22 2018 Sapore di Cina

A complete guide – updated frequently – on how to get a visa for China. Read More

 

China Employer Rules and Regulations

Jan 6, 2019 China Law Blog

Employer rules and regulations are so important because China does not have employment at will and this means that without enforceable rules and regulations you as an employer generally cannot discipline or terminate your employees. READ MORE

 

China Coastal Regions Outperform Inland Areas as Best Labor Markets

Jan 2, 2019 Caixin News READ MORE

 

Top 5 Job-Hopping Trends in China

Apr 16, 2018 Ginkgo Search Partners

Today young professionals are looking for various perks, better salaries, and other advantages that make a new job more attractive. VIEW MORE

 

China’s IIT (Individual Income Tax) Reform: Seven Key Points

November 16, 2018 Dezan Shira & Associates

The changes are profound and will impact expats as well as Chinese nationals. The authorities are likely going to be ramping up their IIT scrutiny – especially for senior expatriate management or companies employing a number of expatriates. READ MORE

 

Minimum Wages in China 2018-19

Dec 12, 2018 China Briefing

Minimum wages in China continue to grow. In this article, we offer a guide to minimum wage levels across every region in mainland China. READ MORE

 

How to Transfer a Work Permit to a New Employer in China (What is a Work Permit)

June 12, 2018 China Briefing
For foreigners working in China, the work permit is a crucial document that must be attained prior to commencing work. The work permit is tied to your employer… READ MORE

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