TVP Scam (Over the phone)

TVP trap

Hello everybody. You may read BizMagnet article “Common TVP fraud” and know some common tricks the fraudsters do. Recently there are more new tricks over the phone, one you are framed you may lose hundred of thousand HK dollars. Basic: Technology Voucher Programme TVP “Hi, let us get TVP money together!” First, the scammer will … Read more

HSBC VisionGo writer

HSBC VisionGo

BizMagnet funding consultant is happy to become a writer of HSBC VisionGo. Our consultant will regularly post article to share latest information and analysis about government funding. BizMagnet articles are totally open and free. “HSBC VisionGo” is a business community platform operated by HSBC HK. At VisionGo, Entrepreneurs can seek business information and opportunity. General … Read more

Know more about Competition Ordinance for funding

Competition Ordinance

The Competition Commission has lodged a case recently against ATAL and Shun Hing. It accused ATAL and Shun Hing of price-fixing, market sharing and big-rigging in air conditioning projects, in contrary to the Competition Ordinance. The case is noticeable as ATAL was established by Otto Poon, the husband of Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng and the … Read more

Common TVP fraud

TVP trap

BizMagnet consultant wrote about TVP fraud in 2020, around the third wave of epidemic. Nowadays, Hong Kong business environment changed completely, and many businesses closed due to social distance measures. Even the HKSAR Government launched number of supporting scheme, such as D-Biz, enhanced 100% Special Guarantee Loan scheme and extended Export Marketing Fund etc, local … Read more

Detail quotation is essential

Prepare quotation for BUD application

In a recent survey, the Consumer Council found that many home renovation suppliers provide very vague quotation leading dispute or even incomplete works. Among the 11 renovation companies, only 2 can provide a detail quotation while the remaining 9 provided quotation vague or even without content. It is very hard to compare among the competitors … Read more

Webinar: ReTAAS intro

Webinar

The Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme for Manpower Demand Management (ReTAAS) is a government fund that helps retailers to use manpower management technology and enhance productivity. All non-listed retailers are eligible to apply for the ReTAAS. ReTAAS sponsors 50% of the project cost with cumulative maximum $50,000. (Maximum number of application is two) The followings … Read more

Webinar: Competition Ordinance

Information technology industry is full of competition, for example, compete for Technology Voucher Programme project. Therefore the Competition Commission organizes a webinar about the Competition Ordinance for the IT sector. It will introduce the content of the Ordinance, Do’s and Don’ts under the Ordinance and some competition cases etc. IT suppliers should understand the Ordinance … Read more

TVP consultant: think carefully for application

TVP trap

Recently BizMagnet TVP consultant received a case that a SME incited by a TVP supplier to use the TVP agent service. It was again a conspiracy of bid rigging. As the deal is under the table, the SME now has a tiger by the tail. The TVP IT supplier demands additional charge, while the SME … Read more

Know more: TVP consultant fee

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As of BizMagnet TVP consultant experience in the industry, the very question of a client is not “am I qualified to apply for the TVP?” but “how do you charge?”. It is reasonable to see if it is cost effective. In general, there are TWO charging methods for TVP consultation services: proportional and fixed fee. … Read more

TVP consultant trend prediction 2021

2021

Very soon it is Q4 of 2020, and both 2019 and 2020 are unusual years. BizMagnet TVP consultant consolidates information and attempts to predict the trend of TVP (Technology Voucher Programme) in 2021. No matter you applied for government fund such as TVP and BUD Fund before, it is time for you to prepare next … Read more