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The Death of the Eight Hour Workday?

The 8-hour workday was invented in the 19th Century to prevent labor exploitation during the Industrial Revolution. But has an 8-hour workday become an outdated concept in the modern digital age? Find out.

Managing Change in the Workplace

Managing change in the workplace can be complicated and requires a clear, strategic approach, and effective communication with employees. Read on to discover more.

The EU Directive for Gender Pay Gap Transparency: What Your Business Must Know

The EU’s Pay Transparency Directive will affect thousands of workers across the EU, enabling companies to reduce the gender pay gap and close it. Read more.

Gender Pay Gap Disclosure Law Introduced in Japan

Japan has introduced a gender pay gap disclosure law so larger corporations can report more accurately on gender balance in their workplace. Likewise, smaller organizations are also being asked to produce action plans for workplace equality. Find out everything you need to know here.

Strategizing a Global Return to Work

Return to work strategies offer practical solutions which help organizations anywhere in the world recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free Menstrual Products in the Workplace: Here’s What Canadian Employers Need to Know

Employers in federally regulated organisations could be required to supply menstrual products as part of OHS Regulations. Find out what this could mean for you.

Payroll Rules in the UAE, Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The economy of the UAE, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi is fuelled by many factors with oil and gas, financial services, real estate, international trade, aviation, and tourism among its chief industries. There is one key element which unites businesses from all these sectors – the requirement to pay staff in line with UAE payroll regulations. […]

Working Remotely Abroad for a US Company: Employer Requirements

Companies in the US, and indeed around the world, are experiencing more requests for remote working opportunities. But how do employers keep ahead of the curve and ensure staff happiness?

The Benefits of a Four Day Work Week

The four day work week has the potential to revolutionise the American workplace in the biggest change since the 1920s. Read our article to learn more.

Managing Employees on Leave of Absence

Leave for employees is often minimal and un-regulated. We cover the requirements for leave and how you can create a policy of leave.

8 Best Countries to be Self-Employed

Self-employment has been steadily growing in popularity all over the world in recent years, and it’s predicted only to become more prevalent. In 2019, financial services company Payoneer carried out research to produce the Global Gig Economy Index, in which they asked more than 300,000 freelancers about their success. They found that year-on-year, freelancers in […]

Building & Managing a Global Company Culture

Company culture has always been something that underpins successful business but integrating it into a global corporate company holds several challenges. Simply put, the concept is completely subjective. From country to country, even region to region, the perception of what a global company culture should look like differs. Therefore, building and managing it can be […]

Will Better Work Life Balance Be Created By New EU Directive?

The Work Life Balance Directive is set to introduce new rights under EU law. The directive covers parental leave and flexible working arrangements and rights for carers. As a result businesses with workers in European Union countries will need to plan for the changes. The Directive came into force on 1st August 2019. For parents […]

Ireland proposes the Shared Maternity Leave and Benefit Bill

Understanding and going above and beyond what is legally required for in-country compensation and benefits will give you the edge over other in-country employers when you place staff overseas. A couple of months ago, Fianna Fáil (The Republican Party in Ireland) proposed the Shared Maternity Leave and Benefit Bill. Currently, mothers are entitled to 26 […]

2018 presents the chance for a few too many sporting sickies

2018 is going to be a big year for international sporting events. In February, Korea is hosting PyeongChang 2018, more commonly known as the Winter Olympics. Then fast forward a few months to June and July and our attention will be on Russia and the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup. It’s an exciting year to […]