March 10, 2017

Gender-Balanced Economy Alters Business Strategies

The female economy is emerging as a potent force, with global female income expected to reach US$24 trillion by 2020; this is more than the revenue generated by the economies of either China or the United States. The rise of women to positions of executive leadership is compelling sellers to reexamine their business approaches. By 2025, women will change the workforce landscape with an average participation rate up to 40%,

Variation of Contractual Terms in Employment Contracts

This could range from removing and /or reducing benefits such as 13th month bonus, imposing longer hours of work / more working days in a week, medical benefits, temporary shut downs or changes to leave provisions to name a few. It is common for employers to incorporate a clause in a contract allowing for variation to happen at any time. The big question would be whether the clause itself is

In India, Colours Rule!, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, has revealed the significance of colours as India approaches the Holi Festival, and why many cities have their own colour code. “India’s annual Holi Festival is one of the country’s most universally celebrated festivals and an enormous drawcard for international visitors,” said Ashwin Jayasankar, General Manager of Wego India. Holi takes place during spring each year with

Go, Go Green Rangers! 6

S P Setia Foundation in partnership with Feed Our Loved Ones (FOLO) officially launched its first Green House under Green Ranger Programme at SK Felda Bukit Permai with a mission to expose students in microgreen planting. “Ultimately we envision greenhouse to be a platform to educate on the importance of our environment and how our nature is beneficial to us. This is the place where they are allowed to be