Hong Kong SAR Government to launch new round of subsidy under Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to keep jobs and business going amid the fifth wave of COVID-19 Omicron pandemic

25 April 2022

Joseph Hong, Director and Head of Payroll & HR Outsourcing Services |

The Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR Government has announced on 18 March 2022 about details of introducing a new round of Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to provide financial support to employers to retain their employees with wages subsidy during the three-month period from May to July 2022.

The latest announcement about details of 2022 ESS subsidy on 25 April 2022 are as follows:

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