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Overview of major changes made by the Government on employment law in 2019.
Dismissal of a pregnant employee is almost always a highly sensitive matter. Not handling it properly may open employers to civil as well as criminal claims for unlawful dismissal. While an employer is not absolutely prohibited from terminating the employment of a pregnant employee, the employer must carefully observe the statutory requirements and be aware of the consequences of unlawful dismissal.
The Apology Ordinance (Cap 631) was passed on 13 July 2017 and will become effective on 1 December 2017. Download our exclusive whitepaper today and ensure you understand this important new piece of legislation.
There can be no doubt that technology has the potential to profoundly impact the entire legal industry over the coming years. Artificial intelligence, automation, block chain - change is coming, and the legal profession will not be immune.
The world of legal professionals is also rapidly evolving. The same connectivity, mobile devices and technologies that are changing the way we live are also changing the way lawyers work.
Managing a breach of security in the public sector
As the way we work continues to evolve from wireless connections, mobile computing and cloud computing to tablets and smart phones, the associated risk to personal data carried on these devices, also evolves. Understanding this ever-changing landscape of risk and putting effective safeguards in place is a process that is particularly pertinent in the public sector.
The 'Big Data' era calls for greater accountability of data users
Every day we use smart devices such as smart phones, tablets, octopus cards and IP cams which are connected to various networks. Some popular online platforms such as WhatsApp, Gmail, Facebook and Twitter seem to many as indispensable to modern living.
Belt and Road Initiative (Chinese version)