India now allows fixed-term employment in all its industries, offering hiring flexibility for firms and improved working conditions for employees.
Foreign firms in India often seek to enforce the non-compete clause in employment contracts against their employees, associates, vendors, or other business partners. Here we examine its legal validity.
After obtaining an Indian visa, expatriates need to register with the FRRO to be eligible to reside and work in India. From February 2018, this process has also become digitized.
Many foreign HR managers struggle with the holiday schedule in India. This article outlines the government’s official schedule, explains its rationale, and suggests best practices for managing public holidays at your business.
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 broadens the definition of a ‘disabled person’, and applies to both private and government establishments in India. Here, we briefly cover the major compliances required by the Act, which include having an Equal Opportunities Policy in place.
In the past ten years, India’s living and working environments have adapted to the increased influx of expatriates. Here we discuss key considerations that foreigners should note as they make the move to India.
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, and a complicated mixture of old and new traditions from the West and East. If you are planning to do business with or in India, it is important to try and understand its cultural intricacies.
India’s Payment of Wages Act recently increased its ambit as parliament revised the monthly wage ceiling from US$280 to US$375. This article discusses the development and its impact on employers in India; it also explains how wages are defined under the Act.