Alert! LPA Updates Signifying a Fast Evolving Thai Workforce

Documented in our latest Onboard Legislation Summary are the changes in the Thai Labour Protection Act (LPA). Passed on December 13, 2018 was a laundry list of amendments. These changes to the LPA were made to enhance worker protection by improving working conditions and imposing sanctions on...

3 Easy Steps to Strategic HR Crisis Management

Hong Kong’s recent protests against the extradition bill has been catching a lot of attention. Protestors most recent efforts, disrupting airports, roads and rail networks brought Hong Kong to a standstill. These events have in turn caused a lot of disruption for businesses and employers...

Expanding into Vietnam? Here’s the Smart Way to Do It

With a 350%  GDP per capita growth since 1991, second only to China, Vietnam stands as a prime investment destination for many looking to expand into international markets. According to Trading Economics, foreign direct investment increased by 6.3% in 2018. 

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Top 5 Questions on Singapore Working Hours & Overtime Pay

Singapore is gradually amending laws to overcome the workaholic culture. Recently updating it’s labour laws, Singapore raised the salary cap for overtime pay for workers, adding 100,000 employees under this protection.

Top Ranked APAC Cities for Women at Work

As we’re closing  in on the year 2020, gender equality still remains to be a topic of discussion. While gender parity issues are still prevalent in the workplace, globally, we’re seeing improvements on the matter.

Top 5 Questions to Calculating Minimum Wage in Hong Kong

Hong Kong recently updated it’s labour laws, increasing the minimum wage to $37.5 per hour with effect from 1 May 2019. Here’s the top 5 questions regarding the basic principles to calculating minimum wage in Hong Kong. 

What Can Businesses Learn from Self-Doubt & Self-Efficacy

Do a simple search on Google for “self-doubt” and you’ll find plenty of resources teaching those who are inexplicably “plagued” by it how they can easily overcome self-doubt.  As a growing population of people that is more than willing to put their personal lives on blast, feelings of self-doubt...

4 Telltale Signs of a Good Leader

Micromanagement hurts your business. According to a workplace health survey by MHA , 74% of respondents felt micromanaged and hindered by trivial activities at work, which is detrimental to businesses looking to attract and retain talent. The survey also found that 70% of respondents were...

How to Pay Overtime in Vietnam: Everything You Need to Know

Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Vietnam have been on the rise in recent years, as greater numbers of foreign companies decide to establish businesses in the country.

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