ESS Information Session 19 May

The Government announced the launch of the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) earlier under the “Anti-epidemic Fund” to provide time-limited financial support to employers to retain their employees, hence maintaining the strength of Hong Kong. Applications for the first tranche of wage subsidy under the ESS can be made from May 25 to June 14, 2020.Y
You are invited to join a free Information Session on the detailed arrangements for the ESS application process on Tuesday 19 May 2.30pm onward. The application process on the online platform will be demonstrated at the Information Session.

Details of the Information Session are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm (including Q&A session)
Venue: Auditorium, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, HK
Language: English

(1) Scheme details

  • Eligibility
  • Obligations and undertaking of employers
  • Calculation of subsidy
  • Application process & timetable
  • Monitoring mechanism & penalty

(2) Online application demonstration
(3) Q&A session

If you are interested in joining the event, please register online via on or before 5:00 pm on Monday, May 18, 2020. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For inquiries, please email