Wednesday, December 11, 2019

FTSE 350 Hits 30% Women on Boards

FTSE 350 Hits 30% Women on Boards for the First Time in 450 Years The FTSE 350 can now demonstrate a third of board positions...

HRDF Welcomes Government’s Efforts to Upskill Workforce

The Human Resources Development Fund has welcomed efforts by the Malaysian Government to up-skill the local labour workforce, as recently announced in Budget 2020....

SPH to cut over 70 jobs in its media group

SPH to cut over 70 jobs in its media group amid print decline and grim macroeconomic outlook Singapore Press Holdings will embark on a consolidation...

8 of 10 workers expect a bonus this year

More than 83% expects a bonus this year More than 83% are expecting to receive a bonus this year – a six-point increase from 2018....

Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs

Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs worldwide A ground-breaking study reveals that seven in 10 workers are self-employed or in small businesses, a finding...

MEF Urged Dewan Negara to Reject Labour Laws Amendments

THE Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has urged the Dewan Negara to reject the proposed amendments to labour laws as submitted by the Minister of...

Budget 2020: Minimum Wage Raised to RM1,200 for Urban Workers

The minimum wage will be raised to RM1,200 starting January 2020 but will be limited to workers in major cities in the country. Finance...

SOCSO coverage for self-employed to be expanded to cover small businesses

Minister of Human Resources M. Kulasegaran has urged the stakeholders to uphold the principles of social dialogue and tripartism in formulating labour policies going...

Malaysia to propose new chapter on forced labour

Malaysia to propose new chapter on forced labour under Employment Act Malaysia’s Human Resources Ministry will propose a new chapter on forced labour under the...

Japanese companies work together to nurture female managers

A growing number of companies in Japan are working together to nurture female employees who are seen as candidates for managerial positions. These companies...

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Vietnam to Adopt New Employment Code to Meet New Standards

After much debate and consultation, Vietnam has adopted a new employment code in November 2019, which will come into full effect in January 2020....

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Singapore Seventh Most Expensive in Asia for Expatriates

Singapore rises to seventh most expensive location in Asia for expatriates • Singapore is now the seventh most expensive location in Asia for expatriates to...

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AiHR: Digital Planning Conference 2019

When: 20 November 2019 Where: Sheraton Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam AiHR is a conference that focuses on ANTICIPATING, EMBRACING and CAPITALISING on HR technologies...

HR Summit & Expo