Next week Friday 6th May Insurance and pension There are differences about life in UK and Hong Kong: an example is National Insurance and State Retirement Pension which do not exist in Hong Kong. AAT Licenced Accountant Azhar Ashraf, will attend our Centre to talk about National Insurance and Pension on Friday 6th May. He will explain National Insurance contributions [NICs] for employees and self-employed people as well as employers. He will also talk about the State Retirement Pension. Call 0121 685 8510 to book your place. 國民保險與退休金 英國的生活和香港有不一樣的地方，其中一項是香港沒有的國民保險和退休金制度，我們很高興在五月的第一個星期五 (5月6日) 邀請到會計師 Azhar Ashraf 𦲷臨本中心，為各位講解有關國民保險和退休制度等事宜，包括受聘或自僱人士的供款和類別 (Class 1, 2 及 4)，受聘或自僱人士的分別和國家退休金。有興趣了解的朋友，請致電本中心 0121-685-8510 報名，謝謝！
There is a workshop next Friday 29th of April at Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham. We have invited Warmer Homes West Midlands to talk about concerns and confusion over energy suppliers, and how to choose the most appropriate tariff for yourself.To join, please call the centre on 0121 685 8510 to register.
Join us at our Wellbeing forum this coming Tuesday 26th of April, at 11 am. It is a blended event, you can attend at our Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham or on Zoom. Terry Collier will start the forum with exercise. Followed by our guest speaker Jayne Salter-Scott, with the main topic Midlands Metropolitan virtual tour and have your say on day surgery.
Help us transform our Yuen Garden area into an amazing space by participating in our graffiti art project - "Walls are made for climbing"This is our latest collaboration with Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, and is funded by an Arts Council #Let'sCreateJubilee grant awarded by Heart of England Foundation. Booking details on the poster.
Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham will be holding its 36th Annual General Meeting on the 5th of April. Pre-booking is required, whether you attend in-person or on Zoom. Please call 0121 685 8510 to book your place. The Zoom link will be sent on 4th April. There is also raffle prizes to be won.
I. Key messages and update Cases on the rise The number of positive cases has started to rise. This is an inevitable part of increased mixing. Hospitalisations and deaths has not risen at the same rate, and 50% of people testing positive in hospital are there for other reasons. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60911771 The government set out its "Living with Covid" plan earlier this year. All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, but they are still advised to stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days Masks are no longer legally required in most public spaces - although they are still required in healthcare settings, such as GP…