Demand for site inspectors is expected to rise following the government's decision to make the inspection of buildings and windows mandatory from next year onwards, Ming Paoreports. Tsim Chai-nam, a site inspector, says his job involves finding out the underlying problems of a building and suggesting solutions. Site inspectors should be conscientious and meticulous, and should have a degree in either civil engineering or architecture.
Policies introduced to help graduates start businesses
The central government has issued new policies to help university graduates start their own businesses, Xinhua reports. According to the Ministry of Education, graduates who start their own businesses within two years after graduation will have the registration and other administrative fees waived in the first three years of their business. The government also encourages non-governmental organisations to set up programmes to help graduates start businesses.
70 firms to take part in Employee Volunteer Week
More than 70 companies will take part in Hong Kong's second Employee Volunteer Week. Organised by non-profit Community Business and starting on May 24, the campaign encourages staff to volunteer their time and skills for non-profit and community groups. Participating firms can organise volunteering activities for employees to join, or encourage them to do so on their own.