Monday, December 6, 2021

Housekeeping

Common Problems of Employers with Their Domestic Helpers

Having a domestic helper is great help in balancing real life time between chores, your work and your family, basically because you don’t have to worry much about chores. However, like all things, everything will always have a challenge...

Reasons Why Hong Kong People Hire Domestic Helpers

Foreign domestic workers are estimated to be at 50 million in numbers worldwide and of that number, Hong Kong employs an average of 350 000 at any given time. And unlike European and American states and countries, hiring domestic...

Understanding Insurance Coverage for Domestic Helpers

As an employer, hiring a foreign domestic helper means you are responsible for their health and well-being for the whole duration of their stay under your employment. As stipulated in Hong Kong's Employees' Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282), an employer must...

Live in or Live Out: Domestic Helper Accommodation

Domestic helpers have a lot to consider in their move to work abroad in foreign land, one of the most important would be their accommodations. In this case, Hong Kong domestic helpers up until 2003 has a choice of live...

Hiring Tips and Top Questions to Ask When Hiring Domestic Helpers

Living with someone is always a challenge. At times, we are faced with life decisions on who to live with in boarding-schools and flats. It’s actually good when we get to choose who to live with and there’s horror...

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Kitchen Odor

Good smell of food always summons us to sit and savor. Bacon fat, broiled fish and spicy curry all smell so benign when dinner is served – and could be hellish when the smell lingers on the next day,...

Top Reasons Why You Should Hire Filipina Domestic Helper

Finding a domestic helper isn't so difficult in Hong Kong. There is a complete guideline on the hiring process, thera are dozens of employment agencies who screen applicants and do the paperwork for you, and both employers and helpers...

10 Ways to Find Help for Hong Kong Domestic Helpers

There are over 320,000 foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. While in most cases they assist us in preparing the kitchen, cleaning the house or minding the children, they also need help. 1. In...

Spring Cleaning in Hong Kong: The Unwanted Molds

After a brief gloomy winter season, the temperatures rise and the gentle spring  wind is out.  Sounds great, right? Maybe to most of us especially those who need that shot of positivity to get the funk out of the cheerless weeks of...

30 Things to Check Before Renting or Buying Flats in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in the world. Homes that have little living space can fetch or sell for millions of dollars. Many factors are in play in property price: location, views,...
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