Tag: Perks

US Labour Department proposes to redefine the status of gig workers

The US Labour Department has proposed to redefine the status of gig workers or contract workers in the country. The move is expected to...

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.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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J&K approves HR policy for Anganwadi women workers, helpers

The administrative council of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the HR policy for Anganwadi women workers and helpers, who are employed with the Integrated...

100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

One’s loss is another’s gain – The positive side of layoffs

The tech sector has been gripped by a flurry of layoffs. The mood is far from upbeat as bad times are being predicted. With...

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