Effective April 1, Singapore requires employers to submit itemized pay slips and written key employment terms (KETs) to employees, in addition to keeping detailed employment records.
Directors of Hong Kong companies can be personally liable where there is evidence of "consent, connivance or neglect." In a recent case, the Court held that the director of Asia Television Limited operated in this fashion and it fined him $150,000.
Effective October 1, the UK’s national minimum wage has been increased to £6.70 for workers aged 21 and over.
A recent ruling on holiday pay has the potential to affect any employer that requires its workers to work overtime
HMRC is introducing a Real Time Information (RTI) system for reporting payroll information. This plan is intended to simplify the operation of PAYE and make it more accurate.
On December 14, the EU Parliament approved the long-debated Single Permit Directive which will allow third-country workers from outside the European Union to apply more easily to live and work in member states.