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India Inc likely to offer 7.7% average salary hike in 2021

23 Feb 2021  by   Money Control

The Salary Increase Survey by professional services firm Aon showed that 88 percent of surveyed companies reported that they intend to increase salaries in 2021 in India.

Changes in basic pay structure will ease pay programme administration

20 Feb 2021  by   The Economic Times

According to Nitin Sethi, CEO, India and South Asia - Performance, Rewards & Organisation Effectiveness, Aon, this is a part of the move to clean and simplify compensation structures.

Government to include 4-day work week

11 Feb 2021  by   Zee Business

Vishal Grover panel discussion over New job code: Government to include 4-day work week.

Will new wage code hit your take-home pay?

10 Feb 2021  by   The Economic Times

Big-ticket components under analysis include a retrospective increase in liabilities for benefit plans, such as gratuity and leave encashment, particularly for organisations where the employee base is long-tenured.

Union Budget 2021 to create job opportunities for white-collar workforce: Experts

03 Feb 2021  by   Money Control

While the Budget announcements are aimed at spurring job creation for blue-collar workers, human resource (HR) experts are of the opinion that the proposed schemes and outlays also carry ample potential of creating white-collar jobs.

How do you feel about career opportunities in your city right now? Has COVID-19 impacted different cities differently?

03 Feb 2021  by   LinkedIn News

LinkedIn’s latest #WorkforceConfidenceIndex finds that workers in urban Ahmedabad and Pune are among the most optimistic about their job, financial and career outlook. The survey, which covered eight centres, finds that Greater Chennai and Kolkata area were in the next slot, followed by Delhi, Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Bengaluru, while Greater Hyderabad area scored the lowest.

Early industry reactions to the Indian budget 2021

01 Feb 2021  by   India Tech Online

Professional organizations: Nasscom: “The plan to set up a world-class fintech hub and the allocation of INR 1,500 crore to provide financial incentives for digital payments are certainly positive steps towards realizing a cashless economy. The proposal to amend apprenticeship law to boost skilling is a welcome step to further enhance employability in the country. Start-ups and SMEs play a critical role in defining India’s growth story. While there have been steps taken such as incentivizing incorporation of one-person companies and the extension of claiming tax holidays and capital gains for one more year, this was a perfect opportunity to do something disruptive for the sector, like extending the available tax holiday of 3 years to all start-ups registers under DPIIT, which would impact over 40000 start-ups in the country.

Investment focus on infra, manufacturing to boost job creation: HR experts

01 Feb 2021  by   Business Standard

The schemes and outlays proposed by the govt in the Budget for core sectors like manufacturing and infra will benefit these segments especially with improved job creation opportunities: HR experts