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.
Understanding India’s minimum wage structure is a complicated matter, especially for foreign businesses. This article intends to serve as a brief explainer: addressing frequently asked queries on how India views the minimum wage, how it is fixed, and how it is implemented.
Given India’s constantly evolving tax and regulatory system, payroll processing can be a cumbersome and time consuming process for businesses. In this article, we briefly highlight the reasons why you should outsource your company’s payroll processing and the procedures to do the same.
Employment visas are an annual headache for foreign businesses and businesspeople in India. In this article, we provide a step-by-step guide to the current process of obtaining an employment visa in India.
Foreign companies with a firm grasp of HR procedures in their home country may find that their established practices have little bearing in India. In this article, we cover the legal compliance provisions and termination procedures in India.
Businesses in India have to contend with a multitude of employment laws and regulations. This issue of India Briefing Magazine informs readers about the most updated calculation of payroll and gratuity in India, social security laws, and the benefits of outsourcing payroll processing.
India’s social security system provides benefits to employees working in factories or establishments that meet minimum eligibility requirements. This article discusses five categories of social insurance in India, along with their coverage, contribution rates, and supporting laws.