Tag: EPF

Freezing order does not apply to EPF, PPF, NPS balance

It is a common practice for banks to claim the assets of a person who has failed to repay a loan. Property, shares, mutual...

Automatic EPF transfer following job change will come into effect next...

Presently, subscribers of the retirement fund body, Employees’Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are required to file the transfer of employee provident fund (EPF) claims when...

EPF interest rate increased by 0.10 per cent

The interest rate on the employees’ provident fund has reportedly been raised to 8.65 per cent by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Earlier...

Your unclaimed provident funds can suddenly turn lucrative

EPF pensioners will be able to avail medical facilities from a network of more than 1,400 dispensaries and 150 hospitals under ESIC.

Catch up: Organisations can now enrol employees under EPF amnesty scheme

Companies which had not earlier enrolled their employees under the EPF scheme can now do so, against payment of a minimal damage fee of Re 1 per year of default.

Government allows premature withdrawal of PPF

The investor will have to provide a valid reason for the same which includes expenditure towards higher education or medical treatment.   

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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How to train managers to handle issues around appraisals

It is appraisal time and HR personnel everywhere are busy assessing employees’ performance levels. Organisations use various fundamental tools to handle their performance management...

5 ways to predict employee turnover

Losing talented employees in a business is equivalent to business loss. The cost of replacing people —both in terms of time and money —...

Work-life balance top priority for job seekers: Universum survey

As per Universum’s annual survey of more than 24000 students from across Indian universities, Google is the most attractive workplace. And surprisingly, work-life balance...

Fr P. Christie, S.J. appointed director, XLRI

Xavier School of Management (XLRI), one of the country’s premier business schools, has a new director. Fr. P. Christie, SJ, has stepped into the...

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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...