Employers and employees can be exempted from paying health insurance and retirement pension contributions for employees on childcare leave. Those affected include all employees who... Read More
The new UK family-friendly laws give employees greater support and protection, thanks to three ground-breaking Acts and one Bill that received Royal Assent – when... Read More
To mark Pension Awareness Week (11th to 15th September), Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing has launched its latest research findings, ‘SME Workplace Pensions and Benefits... Read More
In Australia, employers are required to pay a percentage of an employee’s earnings into superannuation to help save for retirement. This is referred to as... Read More
Gender pay gap disclosure in Japan is now a requirement for employers with the government’s Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the... Read More
Spain expands family leave benefits this year with the passage of the Royal Decree-Law 5/2023 on June 28, which modified articles of the Workers’ Statute and... Read More
The Netherlands passed a new pension law this year, and it came into effect on July 1, 2023, with employers having until January 1, 2028,... Read More
There are new rules for private sector employers in the UAE due to the new UAE Emiratization Law. To enhance Emirati employment in specific roles,... Read More
On June 27, 2023, a referendum against the newly passed Swiss pension reform was successful. Over 77,000 signatures were submitted, which means the Swiss population... Read More
The results from Alliant’s Technology Perks & Benefits Survey are now available. For companies in the internet technology, software, or data processing sector, Alliant’s findings... Read More
Brazil expands coverage for MS and Cancer treatment by making Ofatumumab and Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy covered on a compulsory basis beginning September 1, 2023. The... Read More
India’s data protection law (Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023) marks a significant stride in safeguarding the privacy and security of digital personal data, taking... Read More
The Bundestag passed Germany’s Long-Term Care Support and Relief Act (PUEG) on May 26, 2023. This means that significant changes in contribution collections for statutory... Read More
Effective May 1, 2023, Portugal’s labor code changed to align with the country’s Decent Work Agenda, place more value on young people in the labor... Read More
On July 1, 2023, the Netherlands’ reintegration reporting process requires employee participation. This reporting is for employees who recovered from a lengthy illness and are... Read More
The specialized Swiss pension consulting boutique Weibel Hess & Partner AG, together with SonntagsZeitung and FuW, has released the 18th edition of their Swiss pension... Read More
On May 7, 2023, South Africa’s Information Regulator published a notice requesting the heads of all private bodies (e.g., companies and retirement funds) submit a... Read More
Beginning July 1, 2023, Australia will expand unpaid parent leave benefits. The current entitlement of 18 weeks paid parental leave pay will be combined with... Read More
Singapore’s retirement fund in 2023 is undergoing changes in contribution and payout limits, among others, following the release of the country’s 2023 budget. The fund,... Read More
On Tuesday, May 30, 2023, the Senate adopted the new Netherlands pension law. The law comes into effect on July 1, 2023. The pension advisor... Read More