Tag: Rules

SEZ norms amended, 50% staff may work from home

Following an amendment in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Rules, 2006, provision has been made to allow work from home option to up 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...

Centre eases family pension rules for kin of missing govt employees

As per a notification from the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT), pension rules have been eased out. Following relaxation of certain rules by...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

Driving innovation with a rule book

It is innovation that is driving businesses today. For many, it is a survival tactic. Organisations seek people who can innovate, are creative, and...

New COVID guidelines for central govt staff

With the number of positive cases of COVID-19 increasing amongst various officials of government ministries and departments, the Centre has issued a new set...

EPFO relaxes rules, will accept scanned copy of employee sign for...

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been doing its bit to help out its subscribers during the lockdown. It has relaxed the rule...

AIFR requests similar entitlements for all Railway staff

As per the Seventh Central Pay Commission, all railway employees are to be given the leave travel concession or LTC. However, the condition is...

NO change in application of EPF and MP Act says Govt.

There were reports in the media that the Central Government has made changes under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF and MP)...

Indian Railways takes strict measures to identify absentees

Close monitoring and surprise checks to check the practice of absenteeism, proxies and unauthorised leaves.

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,”...

Is SoftBank laying off 30% of Vision Fund team?

The investment division of SoftBank, the Vision Fund, is reportedly being downsized. About 150 people from the 500-strong team may lose their jobs reported...

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Metro Cash & Carry’s Payal Nambiar joins Spinny as head-HR

Spinny, a full-stack used car marketplace, which recently turned unicorn, has appointed Payal Nambiar as its new head-HR, to spearhead the HR function. Talking...

Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...
Gratuity to be paid on termination of employment only after 5 years of service

Central govt. hikes DA by 4%

The Ministry of Finance has announced the most awaited hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government employees. On...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

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

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...