Links International provides the best in-country payroll outsourcing service in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau, Indonesia,
Focus human capital on things that matter. Deliver on high-value strategies. Start relying on a trusted Hong Kong payroll outsourcing provider who can help you save time and cost.
Outsourcing your payroll to a trusted payroll services provider can save you up to 60% in costs by removing investment and maintenance fees tied to HR software/ hardware and in-house payroll processing.
Take routine processes like payroll off your plate. Our accurate HR support and payroll execution in Hong Kong let’s you free up human capital to focus back on your business.
Our line of services, including payroll, PEO, visa application and more, is highly flexible, with multi-country coverage ensuring customer satisfaction. Have plans to expand your business in Asia? As an award-winning payroll outsourcing provider, our payroll services can adjust to your needs, be it in Hong Kong or other areas across APAC
We make sure your Hong Kong payroll is compliant with your employment policies. Clients can choose to integrate with third-party HR software and payroll systems, e.g. SAP, Workday, Oracle, time attendance services.
Rely on our payroll team to calculate and process your employees’ income. This includes:
Links Payroll calculates MPF contributions in Hong Kong for both employer and employee:
In the past, it was impossible to group payroll processing across multiple locations in Asia under one solution. Multi-country organisations commonly relied on different HR systems to process country-specific payroll regulations or had to rely on payroll outsourcing services with limited in-country support. Links is here to change that with our one-stop payroll outsourcing solution, making multi-country payroll an ease.
Links One approaches Asia payroll differently from other competitors in the sector. It consolidates payroll, benefits, and reporting needs into one place, making managing payroll in Asia easy and effective.
Links One is a cloud-based payroll solution that harnesses the power of multi-country payroll management. Links One centralises your payroll data from different locations into a single dashboard making it easy for reporting. It is backed up by Links Integration Hub, consolidating data from different locations and formatting data into a standardised form so clients can easily report, compare, and evaluate. So whether you’re in Hong Kong, Singapore or anywhere else, with Links One, you’ll be able to access key payroll information.
Links International was ranked ‘Star Performer’ in Multi-Country Payroll Solutions for back-to-back years by Everest Group. Furthermore, Links clinched the same recognition for Employer of Record Solutions in Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023.
Highlights from the Assessment:
“Links International stands out by adopting a technology-first approach and provides in-country support across multiple locations in the APAC region. Its commitment to ongoing improvements in its services, investment in integration, venturing into complementary areas such as Employer of Record (EOR) and Earned Wage Access (EWA), and strong Y-o-Y growth have positioned it as a Star Performer on Everest Group’s APAC Multi-country Payroll (MCP) Solutions PEAK Matrix® Assessment.”
– Priyanka Mitra, Vice President, Everest Group.
Want to focus on strategic functions that aid business growth? Learn how Links Payroll Outsourcing can help reduce HR costs with our stress-free payroll services.
We know information security is critical to your business. Our clients enjoy an extra level of reassurance with our ISO 27001 information security standard certified HR Outsourcing services in Hong Kong. For added security, our HR systems are also penetration tested under an SSAE16 compliant hosting structure.
Learn how to streamline your Hong Kong payroll operations with our HR Outsourcing and HR Payroll Services. Schedule a quick call with one of our HR specialists and learn what our services can do for you.
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Payroll outsourcing services is the outsourcing of your company’s core payroll operational functions such as payroll calculation, salary disbursements, leave, claims and time and attendance to a third-party payroll service provider.
Companies typically use this to free up their in-house resources and HR team from labour-intensive and mundane work to focus on more strategic and important aspects of HR activities such as talent sourcing or employee engagement.
This service is sometimes mistaken for PEO. The key difference is that payroll services do not cover local employer of record services. This means employees are housed under your company’s entity with the purpose of professional payroll services being to ensure your workforce’s salary and financial HR matters are executed accurately in a seamless and efficient manner.
Payroll outsourcing works by having a payroll service provider handle the administrative and compliance functions of paying employees.
Cut costs for in-house payroll Eliminate manual errors or fines for missing compliance deadlines Streamlined HR operations Service guarantee – Accurate MPF and average daily wage calculations Major time saver- Free up resources to drive business strategies.
The monthly cost starts at $90HKD per employee (subject to minimum charges). This cost will of course vary depending on a number of factors, including the number of headcounts, where they’re situated and the level of service you require.
How secure your outsourced payroll is is directly related to the payroll service provider you pick. Your payroll can be very secure as long as you partner with a reputable company. Certifications are a good indicator of their service hygiene and guarantee. A reputable payroll vendor will have ISO 27001, and SOC2 certificates.
Data privacy lays the foundation of our solution and data security is at the core of our product development. As such, Links payroll solution is hosted on Microsoft Azure, leveraging Microsoft’s best-in-class security standards and certifications (e.g. SOC 1, SOC 2 etc.). Our payroll system also has encryption at rest and in transit, VPN and SFTP secure transfer of information, ISO 27001 certification, Data Loss Prevention, Regular penetration testing and vulnerability scanning, GDPR and local privacy law compliance, IP whitelisting, CI/CD, continuous automated testing and use of Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. Feel free to contact one of our reps for more information.
Key things to consider when choosing the right payroll outsourcing and HR service provider:
A competent and experienced payroll outsourcing provider should be able to answer any questions for the above with ease and provide actual case studies of successful implementations.
A good RFP can greatly shorten the process. Make sure to consider your business needs and priorities as they will determine what your best payroll service looks like. For example, for many of our clients, an invaluable advantage we give them is the 100% in-country support within the Asia Pacific as it beats dealing with language complications and time zone differences. Contact us to learn more about our payroll services.
The Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF or 強積金), is a compulsory pension saving scheme in Hong Kong. MPF was established for companies to provide mandatory pensions to employees, including self-employed persons.
Employers are required to enrol both their full-time and part-time employees (except for exempted persons) aged 18 to 64 who have been employed for a continuous period of 60 days or more in an MPF scheme within the first 60 days (calendar days including holidays) of their employment.
MPF contribution calculation in Hong Kong is determined by the employee’s relevant income.
|Monthly Relevant Income
|Employer’s Mandatory Contribution
|Employee’s Mandatory Contribution
|Less than $7,100
|Relevant income x 5%
|No contribution is required
|$7,100 to $30,000
|Relevant income x 5%
|Relevant income x 5%
|More than $30,000
*Note – Relevant income includes all monetary payments including wages, salary, leave pay, fees, commissions, bonuses, gratuities, allowances, but excluding severance payments and/ or long service fees.
Have more questions about how to calculate your company’s MPF? Get in touch with one of our representatives to learn more.
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