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[Estonia] Trade unions chief: forecast will clarify minimum wage safety

[Estonia] Trade unions chief: forecast will clarify minimum wage safety [Estonia] Trade unions chief: forecast will clarify minimum wage safety

01 Jun 2020
The head of the Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions says that although the minimum wage in Estonia is unlikely to fall in the coming months...
[Massachusetts] Economy gets $1.3 billion boost from Paycheck Protection Program

[Massachusetts] Economy gets $1.3 billion boost from Paycheck Protection Program [Massachusetts] Economy gets $1.3 billion boost from Paycheck Protection Program

01 Jun 2020
An unprecedented $1.3 billion has already been lent through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), by local banks. The PPP is facilitated by the U.S. Small...

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[US] Is it legal to have employee temperature checks at work?

[US] Is it legal to have employee temperature checks at work? [US] Is it legal to have employee temperature checks at work?

28 May 2020
Essential workers like medical professionals and supermarket staff are continuing to attend their workplaces on a daily basis. Businesses have...
[Argentina] State to pay half the wages of private-sector workers in June

[Argentina] State to pay half the wages of private-sector workers in June [Argentina] State to pay half the wages of private-sector workers in June

28 May 2020
On May 12 officials said employers receiving this aid will also be given the choice between lowering their social security...
[UK] Pregnant women and new mothers facing redundancy during pandemic

[UK] Pregnant women and new mothers facing redundancy during pandemic [UK] Pregnant women and new mothers facing redundancy during pandemic

28 May 2020
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that pregnant women and new mothers face losing their jobs during the...

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Covid-19 Update: Thailand

Covid-19 Update: Thailand Covid-19 Update: Thailand

28 May 2020
Latest updates from Indonesia due to Covid-19
Covid-19 Update: Malaysia

Covid-19 Update: Malaysia Covid-19 Update: Malaysia

28 May 2020
Latest updates in Malaysia due to Covid-19

Technology >

Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement

Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement Reaching every worker: How to evolve employee engagement

08 Apr 2019
Eighty per cent of the global workforce are ‘deskless’. No corporate email. No Office 365 account. Employees have customer type expectations.
What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future

What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future What the History of RPA Technology Says About its Future

28 Mar 2019
Great things have been predicted for the future of Robotic Process Automation, with experts claiming that such technology could have...
Making payroll simpler for SMEs

Making payroll simpler for SMEs Making payroll simpler for SMEs

19 Mar 2019
Sage Salary and Supplier Payments, powered by Modulr, will help SMEs save time and money processing payroll and invoice payments....

Regional focus >

[UK] Scottish Budget Delay

[UK] Scottish Budget Delay [UK] Scottish Budget Delay

18 Dec 2019
For anyone looking for a write-up of the draft Scottish budget, please have a read of this news piece.
[UK] The Conservative Party Manifesto

[UK] The Conservative Party Manifesto [UK] The Conservative Party Manifesto

17 Dec 2019
So now we know that there will be a majority Conservative Party government in Westminster.  So it is relevant to...
[UK] UK Budget Cancelled

[UK] UK Budget Cancelled [UK] UK Budget Cancelled

31 Oct 2019
On the 14th of October 2019, Chancellor Sajid Javid said that he would be holding the UK budget on the 6th of...

Professional development >

How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career

How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career How learning the art of persuasion can help you progress in your career

11 Feb 2019
In essence, it all boils down to the ethos, pathos & logos described by ancient Greek philosophers.
Five things to think about when creating a succession plan

Five things to think about when creating a succession plan Five things to think about when creating a succession plan

28 Jan 2019
Too few employers have any succession plan in place – and of those that do, most are incomplete.
How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce

How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce How to ensure health and wellness in a multi-generational workforce

17 Jan 2019
The secret, it seems, is finding an approach that works for everyone – no matter what their age.

GDPR >

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR Over 59,000 data breaches reported in Europe since GDPR

18 Feb 2019
Although few organisations have been subjected to fines so far, the number is expected to increase heavily this year.
Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR

Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR Corporate Christmas cards at risk under GDPR

18 Dec 2018
The European Union’s data protection regulations means that companies need permission to indulge in festive cheer.

Women in Payroll >

Women in Payroll: Michele Honomichl

Women in Payroll: Michele Honomichl Women in Payroll: Michele Honomichl

28 Apr 2020
On this podcast, you have the opportunity to share in Graham Wylie and Melanie Pizzey's discussion with Product Evangelist and Multi-Country...
Women in Payroll: Jenny Garrett

Women in Payroll: Jenny Garrett Women in Payroll: Jenny Garrett

28 Apr 2020
For this dialogue, Graham Wylie and Melanie Pizzey are joined by award-winning Career Coach and Leadership Trainer Jenny Garrett.  

Tax Corner >

[Expat corner] HMRC ‘special treatment’ for expats stranded in UK by coronavirus

[Expat corner] HMRC ‘special treatment’ for expats stranded in UK by coronavirus [Expat corner] HMRC ‘special treatment’ for expats stranded in UK by coronavirus

25 Mar 2020
HMRC said in a guidance note that it will treat as "exceptional circumstances" people quarantined or self-isolating in the UK,...
[Expat corner] Budget 2020: attracting talent to the UK

[Expat corner] Budget 2020: attracting talent to the UK [Expat corner] Budget 2020: attracting talent to the UK

10 Mar 2020
The UK has been through what feels like an interminable period of naval gazing. Now that the Brexit decision is...
[Tax Corner] Brexit latest for employers

[Tax Corner] Brexit latest for employers [Tax Corner] Brexit latest for employers

17 Feb 2020
The UK ceased to be a member of the European Union on January 31, 2020, and has entered a transitional...