Lead Articles

Draft amendments to the PRC Employment Contract Law

On 29th June, 2007, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (SCNPC) promulgated the Employment Contract Law (ECL).

Speak their language: how to communicate with China’s Generation Y

Talent management is a perpetual challenge for employers, and one which seems to become more challenging with each new generation that breaks through to the job market.

Find your purpose: how to lead in a changing world

In today’s changing world, CEOs are under more pressure to transform, adapt and align organisations to succeed or, increasingly, just to survive.

Talent attraction in the China market

The fight for talent in China is becoming more intense, and it is no longer about who can offer the biggest package.

Corporate dissolution: is prior consent required before terminating labour contracts?

In the face of China’s increasingly strong economic headwinds, some businesses are having to revise their strategies in order to ensure profitable growth.

Protecting the people: China’s Consumer Law

China’s consumer protection regime has come on leaps and bounds in recent years, and has evolved in tandem with its economic development.

China’s cross-border e-commerce industry

China has recently been rolling out a series of new policies to reform its management of cross-border e-commerce (CBEC).

Cross-border e-commerce in China

In contrast to many definitions, Cyril Drouin and Christine Wang of Saatchi & Saatchi say the term cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) applies to any brand selling in China with its origins in another country.

The switch to VAT: Ensuring compliance for new VAT payers

China’s value-added tax (VAT) pilot reform was implemented nationwide on 1st May, 2016.

Xi’s Master Five-Year Plan: adjusting to the ‘new normal’ for foreign investors

On the last day of the annual Lianghui (two sessions), China’s NPC delegates almost unanimously approved the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020).