Tag: Government

5 lakh jobs may be lost in Britain’s hospitality sector

The hospitality sector in Britain may lose about five lakh jobs if the government’s financial support ends. It is uncertain as to when the...

Workplace vaccination drive to include staff and dependents: Centre

The vaccination drives at private workplaces can cover the employees as well as their family members, according to a new directive from the Union...

Unemployment benefits in the US impediment to hiring?

The enhanced benefits that the US government is providing to the unemployed — an additional $300 a week — is actually making it difficult...

Goa government to lift curbs on hiring and infrastructure works

The Goa state government has issued an office memorandum for government departments to resume contractual recruitment and infrastructure works with effect from December 1....

GOI announces ABRY scheme to create jobs

The Government of India has announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY), to create more jobs. The scheme will offer employment generation incentives to...

‘Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry and Establishment’ issued by Centre

In a bid to ensure that Unlock 5 goes smooth and safety is ensured for everyone, the Centre has issued Safe Workplace Guidelines for...

DoPT issues new instructions for night duty allowance

The practice of giving night duty allowance to the employees of the Central government with a particular Grade Pay has been terminated. As per...

Kerala govt to turn resorts and houseboats into work-near-home facilities

The Kerala government is planning to set up work-near-home facilities for various organisations, especially information technology (IT) firms. The tenders for site acquisition are...

Statutory EPFO deductions reduced from 12% to 10%

In a move that will benefit about 43 million employees and about 6,50,000 organisations covered under the Employees’ Provident Fund Office (EPFO), the Centre...

Job vacancies announced by IOCL, RBI, PGIMER and others

Aspiring candidates worrying about their future have a reason to cheer up, as public and private organisations— such as the Indian Railways and the...

Few IT employees may be allowed to go to work

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government announced in an advisory on March 24, that IT/ITES sector employees, who are involved in...

Only 50% Central-govt employees to attend office

Only fifty per cent of Central-government employees will be allowed to attend office daily, while the rest have been ordered to work from home. As...

Air India employees may go on a strike from 8th Jan

Earlier this week, all the recognised employee unions of Air India met to discuss whether they will take the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal)...

550 women drivers for government and public-sector vehicles in Kerala

The State Government of Kerala has decided to appoint 550 women as drivers in various government and public-sector offices of the State. New laws...

Industrial workers to take home higher salaries, ESIC contribution lowered

With effect from 1 July, approx. four crore industrial and other workers earning up to Rs 21,000 every month, will enjoy raised take-home salaries....

IRS Association rests its protest after government intervention

The Association had demanded a solution to the manpower shortage at supervisory levels, and introduction of parity in pay.

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.   

Millennials are serious about their social responsibility

Nothing is ‘usual‘ about 2021, so it is not surprising that many leaders have started examining their own approaches to managing people, leadership, and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

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Extroverts, the real victims of remote working: how are they coping?

If humans are social animals, extroverts are the torchbearers. In any organisation, the extroverts are the ones who draw from the energy around them...

Rashmi Vikram appointed chief equity officer – APAC, at Dentsu International

Dentsu International has appointed Rashmi Vikram as its chief equity officer for APAC. Vikram moves from Microsoft, where she was group diversity & inclusivity...

Sanjeev Sukumaran is the new CHRO, Syngene International

Syngene International, the integrated research, development and manufacturing services company, has elevated Sanjeev Sukumaran to the position of chief human resource officer (CHRO). An alumnus...

Why people miss ‘commute time’ in WFH

A year ago, when people started working from home, there was a sigh of relief. People were happy that they wouldn’t have to travel...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...