Tag: Perks

No more GST on employee perks

As per rules, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is applicable on any transactions between two related parties, even if the transaction is done...

Reduced perks for Facebook staff

Meta, parent company of Facebook, has reportedly conveyed to the employees that most free services will be done away with. For instance, laundry and...

Salaries restored, heavy rebates on ESOPs for staff of ixigo

The Indian artificial intelligence-driven travel app, ixigo, has given its ixigems, as its employees are called, reason to celebrate amidst the economic disruptions created...

Air India employees to forego benefits/salaries on leaving without serving notice...

An order from the executive director, engineering, warned Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) and aircraft maintenance engineers that if they leave the organisation...

Queen Elizabeth seeks social-media manager at Rs 26.6 lakh salary

A lucrative position is waiting for individuals who have experience in managing social media accounts for businesses and individuals. A vacancy for a digital...

How Flipkart’s employee initiatives make Big Billion Days a hit

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days may be just about lucrative deals and a shopping bonanza for customers, but for the employees at India’s popular e-commerce...

Digital credit as an employee benefit

Seeking a formal bank loan in India has been tedious and it always means large sums of money. For smaller needs, people simply borrow...

Fancy perks and benefits Apple employees enjoy

From paid time off and annual gym credit to beer bashes and product discounts, Apple has everything to entice new joinees.

Flipkart Employees will get financial aid to fulfill their personal dreams

The company believes that only happy employees can be more productive and in sync with company goals.

Perks under GST: Exemptions up to Rs 50K per year

The Ministry of Finance has clarified that gift has not been defined under GST law. However, in common parlance, a gift is made without consideration, is voluntary in nature and is made occasionally. It cannot be demanded as a matter of right by the employee.

Perks unheard: Yearly vacation stipend and four-day weeks during summer

Basecamp provides its employees a $5,000 annual vacation stipend along with shortened four-day, 32-hour weeks during summer.

Business travel, a sought after perk; preferred over high salary

A study reveals that in the past year, 67 per cent of Indian business travellers have extended their business trips, to a different city or country, beating the global average of only 49 per cent.

Google replaces ‘goodies’ with ‘gift of charity’ for employee perks

The company has apparently donated $30 million worth of Chromebooks, phones and associated tech support to schools on its employees’ behalf.

SAIL trims employee perks as part of cost-cutting

Employees asked to travel by railways instead of airways until there is an emergency.

Perks: A way to say you care

Designing a perk is an exercise. In the minds of employees, perks serve as a significant differentiator between companies.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Snapchat plans jobs cuts

Snapchat, the multimedia instant messaging app and service, is reportedly gearing up to reduce headcount. Its parent company, Snap reported losses of almost $10...

BVC Logistics allows teams to work anytime, anywhere, any day

BVC Logistics (BVCL), the Mumbai-based secure logistics firm, has rolled out a new policy allowing its teams to work from any location they wish,...

Go First’s ex-head HR, Manmohan S. Kalsy joins Inbrew Beverages as CHRO

Manmohan S Kalsy, who recently stepped down as the VP & head HR at Go First airlines has now joined as the CHRO at...

Is hard negotiation during an interview taken as a bad trait?

Today’s job market is very much a candidate’s market. With so many opportunities waiting to be grabbed, candidates are spoilt for choice, while employers...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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