An Introduction to Developing Tight Control Mechanisms and the Different Methods of Hiring Staff in China

Shanghai, China | June 15, 2017

On behalf of IsCham, Dezan Shira & Associates is delighted to invite you to an up-coming Seminar in Shanghai: "An introduction to developing tight control mechanisms and the different methods of hiring staff in China", on June 15th, 4PM-6PM, at Naked Hub@Xikang Lu, 6F, #189 Changshou Road, Putuo district.

This professional seminar is co-organized by IsCham together with Dezan Shira & Associates and PTL Group, and in partnership with Naked Hub.

During the seminar, Mr. Arie Schreier, General Manager of PTL Group China, will talk about the things that can go wrong with your China operations if you do not have tight control mechanisms and the daily issues that can occur when the HQ fails to set the right control mechanisms. This can include choosing the wrong GM, not setting up clear work flows and monitoring systems, choosing the wrong partners, using unprofessional service providers and so on.

Mr. Adam Livermore, Partner at Dezan Shira & Associates, In the presentation, 'A Comparison Between Direct Hire, Dispatch, Outsourcing and Utilizing Independent Contractors in China’, Adam will introduce four ways of hiring staff in China including Direct Hire, Dispatch, Outsourcing and Utilizing Independent Contractors. The comparison will be made from the relationship between employee and employer, the tax burden under business tax logic and VAT logic of each option as well as the risks and benefits of each option for different types of legal entities.



16:00-16:30 Registration
16:30-17:00 Presentation of Dezan Shira&Associates
17:00-17:10 Tea Break
17:10-17:40 Presentation of PTL
17:40-18:00 Q&A



Sponsors - Free
Members – 50 RMB
Non-members - 150 RMB


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Dezan Shira & Associates is a pan-Asia, multi-disciplinary professional services firm providing legal, tax and operational advice to international corporate investors. With more than two decades of on-the-ground experience and a large team of lawyers, tax experts and auditors, in addition to researchers and business analysts, Dezan Shira & Associates have helped hundreds of foreign companies to establish and expand in China and beyond.

PTL Group, founded in 2000, focused on setting up and running professional operations like finance, HR, recruitment, marketing, warehousing, and logistics for the first decade. Continuous success and a growth in market demand for Chinese business expertise led to a quick expansion of PTL’s service range which now also includes industrial project management, business recovery and equity partnerships.


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