Over 1.3 million employees receive luncheon vouchers in Belgium. In an attempt modernize the benefit, the paper based vouchers have been fully replaced with an electronic pass.
Employee engagement. It’s a buzzword that conjures up a multitude of different things for employers all over the world. To some, employee engagement is something fluffy, even intangible — at best an HR “nice to have.” To others, employee engagement is fundamental to their business culture and working environment. But what really is employee engagement, and what are its benefits to global employers?
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Starbucks’ China expansion and its appealing new perks; how the Ebola outbreak was declared over and resurfaced the next day; and income inequality in China and the US.
The position on bonuses - in particular whether they are payable during an employee’s notice period prior to termination - is often a source of confusion. The position has been clarified by the Ontario Court in the case of Paquette v TeraGo Networks Inc.
China has replaced its one-child-per-family restriction (which has been in operation for about 30 years) with a two-child policy, which impacts current labor laws applying to maternity rights.
In April 2015, the UK introduced shared parental leave so that working parents could share leave and pay entitlements. Authorities have now announced that they intend for these entitlements to apply to working grandparents.
This week look at a Thai hotel chain’s aggressive and intriguing global strategy; 2015 as the year of mergers and acquisitions; and year-in-pictures slideshows worth scrolling through.
Radius helped Excelerate Energy simplify its global payroll operations and meet its employee benefits obligations to increase transparency and control and reduce administrative burdens and compliance risks.
Digital technology is transforming the way recruiters find candidates, and it’s happening at a time when the global talent pool itself is undergoing tremendous change. Employers who want to fill overseas posts have a lot to keep up with, and those who stay on top of current trends stand the best chance of finding skilled workers before their competitors do. Here are a few new developments worth following.
Public sector and private sector employers in Sweden are currently trialing a 6 hour work day designed to reduce stress and further a work life balance. Employees will still receive the same level remuneration.