Forthcoming Changes to Singapore Government Legislation
1. CPF Effective 1 Sept 2023, the monthly salary ceiling will increase to $6,300. On 1 Jan 2024, it will rise further to $6,800. By 1 Jan 2025, the ceiling will hit $7,400, and by 1 Jan 2026, it will reach $8,000. […]
Hong Kong Companies Ordinance Update
The Government have passed a new ordinance that seeks to restrict the information on Directors of Companies available for inspection by the General Public.
From the 1st of October right to work checks will change
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the government introduced digital ways for employers to check employee’s right to work in the UK because of the difficulties associated with manually checking documents. These arrangements ended on 30 September 2022.
Further to the Chancellor’s statement on Friday 23 September, some important changes impacting on payroll need to be noted by employers.
Hong Kong Legislative Council Updates to HR Policies – 5th July 2022
In our February newsletter we discussed a number of proposals that had been put before the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) for review. In their June sessions the following bills were passed.
Significant Changes to Fit Notes
There are some important changes being introduced to streamline the process for issuing and certifying fit notes which employers need to be aware of and consider.
Global Payroll Newsletter – April 2022
The April 2022 Blue Marble newsletter discusses solutions to global payroll challenges, changes to labor regulations in India, and expansion and technology challenges.
Digital Right to Work Checks from 6th April 2022 20/01/22
New legislation will be issued effective from 6 April 2022 with the introduction of a new scheme allowing employers to undertake Right to Work & DBS checks to use certified Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT) service providers and the team at Black Mountain will send out further updates once recieved – Source|: GOV.UK
Covid-19 Guidance Changes from 01.04.2022
Late afternoon on the 1 April, the Government updated its guidance on Covid-19 and how we are to live and work safely. Not only do these changes coincide with the end of the free LFT and PCR tests, Covid-19 is now to be classed the same as other “respiratory infections”.
Singapore HR Update – March 2022
COMPASS enables employers to select high-quality foreign professionals, while improving workforce diversity and building a strong Singaporean core. It is a transparent system that gives businesses greater clarity and certainty for manpower planning.