BPA and Business Sectors Speak Out at Symposium on MPF Offset Mechanism

The BPA, in conjunction with 14 chambers, held a Symposium on MPF Offset Mechanism today (December 10). The symposium attracted more than 300 business and academia representatives who were invited to share their thoughts on the socio-economic impacts to Hong Kong should the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) offsetting mechanism be abolished.

BPA Third Anniversary Dinner

The Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) is three years old! Chief Executive Mr Leung Chun-ying and Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR Ms Yin Xiaojing officiated at a gala dinner organised on December 7, 2015 to celebrate the BPA’s birthday.

Speech – Combating acts of bid-rigging in repair works of private residential buildings (Andrew Leung)

President, I speak to supplement the content of speeches made by my colleagues of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong. Today in this Council, we have heard very clearly that bid-rigging is a very serious problem, and the community also thinks that the Government should do more to solve the problem.

Speech – Developing the economy and improving people’s livelihood (Andrew Leung)

It was pointed out by Mr Jeffrey LAM yesterday that the slogan of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA) was “drive forward Hong Kong’s economy through commercial and industrial development and help improve people’s livelihood through our professionalism”, whereas “developing the economy and improving people’s livelihood” is its belief.

BPA Proposes Online Travel Permit for E-Passport Holders in IVS Cities

Representatives from the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong (BPA), tourism, retail, catering and transport industries today (October 19) met with the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So Kam-leung to follow up on the proposal to enhance the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS) and to discuss market stimulation measures.

BPA Unites with Business and Professionals to Oppose the Abolition of MPF Offsetting Mechanism

Media reports have been abuzz with speculation that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is planning to announce in his upcoming Policy Address the abolition of the offsetting mechanism under the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF). Under this mechanism, employers can use their portion of MPF contributions to offset severance or long-service payments due to departing workers.