Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s government has submitted a draft bill that is widely known as the “omnibus law.” It aims to increase competitiveness, create jobs and make it to easier to do business in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
As the pandemic recedes in many places, businesses are readying their workforce to return to the office. We discuss some of the primary measures your organisation should consider now to prepare.
In accordance with Theresa May’s Good Work Plan consultations in 2018, a number of new requirements went into effect this month for UK employers. This post addresses critical changes to written statements of employment.
Australia has made important salary-related changes to a number of modern awards. The new rules impose stricter wage-related reporting requirements on businesses with salaried employees. This post explains the change in more detail, including what you need to do to comply.
A new Netherlands regulation affecting EU employers that send temporary workers to the country goes into effect March 1. It aligns with the updated EU Posted Worker directive, and other member states must soon introduce similar laws.
Recent, long-anticipated changes to Canada’s Labour Code came as a result of increased global competition and rapid technological advancements that have altered the way businesses operate. Here's a summary of the most important changes.
Vistra’s Pete Doyle has helped companies expand into the UK for nearly three decades. In this interview, he talks about evolving corporate expansion strategies, the top risks of operating in the UK, why complying with VAT requirements has an outsized importance for multinationals, and more.
Dubai's new employment law is part of a significant expansion plan aimed at attracting and retaining talent in the UAE. The legislation introduces several highly anticipated provisions that benefit both employees and employers.
The UK’s off-payroll working rules, commonly referred to as IR35, tell employers how to classify contractors and other workers. They’re already complex, but changes effective next year will make them even more difficult to understand and follow. We tell you what you need to do to prepare.
Japanese workers put in some of the world’s longest shifts, which has had detrimental effects on their physical and mental well-being. A new bill aims to address the problem by tightening regulations on long hours and addressing workplace inequalities.
Last month, the European Court of Justice ruled that EU member states must require employers to systematically record the amount of time worked by each employee on a daily basis.
The #MeToo movement has taken off in India, galvanizing women to air sexual harassment complaints on social media and leading to the recent resignation of several prominent figures. Though the country has had an anti-sexual harassment law in place for years, many companies merely ignored or paid lip service to it. But in today’s environment, employers can no longer afford to turn a deaf ear.