What's New

                                                              About Employment Support Scheme (ESS)


                                                              • To maintain employment during the epidemic by providing time-limited financial support to employers to retain their employees who will otherwise be made redundant.
                                                              • All employers who have been making Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) contributions or have set up Occupational Retirement Schemes (ORSO schemes) for their employees will be eligible for ESS, except those on the exclusion list.


                                                              Information Published by the Government

                                                              ESS official website: https://www.ess.gov.hk/en/

                                                              ESS Media Briefing about Application Procedure on 18 May 2020 (Chinese only)

                                                              ESS Frequently Asked Questions and List of organisations excluded from the ESS

                                                              First tranche of wage subsidy under the Employment Support Scheme to receive application from May 25 (with video)  


                                                              The Government's ESS Enquiry Channels
                                                              Website : www.ess.gov.hk
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                                                              Help Desks (The help desks may be closed during epidemic period. Please call the above hotline to check.)
                                                              • Rm 1701, A T Tower, 180 Electric Road, North Point, Hong Kong Island
                                                              • Room 2507, Prosperity Center, 25 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
                                                              • Room 1206, Chinachem Tsuen Wan Plaza, 455 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan