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Decoding New Codes!

Decoding New Codes!

Greetings of the day! The Burning Tale THE  GOVT NOTIFIED THE THREE LABOUR CODES AFTER SECURING THE NOD OF PRESIDENT ON 28 SEPTEMBER 2020 The three labour codes passed by Parliament recently had been long due for decades. The three bills relate to occupational safety, health and working conditions, industrial relations and social security. Along with the earlier enacted Wage …

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EPF Decoded!

EPF Decoded!

Greetings of the day! This edition will provide you with a brief analysis of the existing EPF rules and important points related to Employee Provident Fund, Employee Pension Scheme and EDLI. The Burning Tale 1. What is EPF? The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is a savings scheme introduced under the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous …

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Gratuity-Rewarding hard work and loyalty

Gratuity-Rewarding hard work and loyalty

Greetings of the day! This edition will provide you with a brief analysis of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The act provides for a scheme for the payment of gratuity to employees engaged in factories, mines, oilfields, plantations, ports, railway companies, shops or other establishments and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The …

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Dancing your way to freelancing!

Dancing your way to freelancing!

Greetings of the day! Desperate times call for desperate measures. Owing to the  need for supplemental income due to high unemployment, increasing cost of living, growing aspirations of students and changing mindsets of women engaged in homemaking, the gig economy is growing rapidly. This edition will provide you tips and tools that will help you …

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Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest

Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest

Greetings of the day! This edition will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Taxpayers Charter and Faceless Assessment announced by the Prime Minister on 13th August, 2020. The Burning Tale What is a charter? A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to …

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Opportunity of a lifetime?

Opportunity of a lifetime?

Greetings of the day! Got an offer that sounds too good to be true?  Beware! Scam ho sakta hai! Covid-19 has changed the way we live, celebrate, socialize and work. Most of us are working from home while others have lost jobs and are looking for opportunities. This is the perfect opportunity for criminals wanting to exploit …

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When HRs drop the ball! 🛑

When HRs drop the ball! 🛑

Greetings of the day! Big or small, all businesses with employees need to have a system in place for handling payroll activities such as paying employees, paying taxes, filing necessary returns and reports, etc. This edition will provide you with an insight into the most common payroll mistakes that HRs need to be aware of. The Burning …

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Employment Clauses that One Must Know

Employment Clauses that One Must Know

Greetings of the day! This edition will provide you with the important clauses of the employment contract that one should know and make use of while drafting an Employment Contract. The Burning Tale What is an employment contract? An agreement entered into between an employer and an employee at the time the employee is hired that outlines …

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Decoding the Code – The Code on Wages, 2019

Decoding the Code – The Code on Wages, 2019

Greetings of the day! The Code on Wages Act,  2019  is expected to be implemented in September 2020. Several laws related to wages and bonuses have been amended and included in the act. This edition will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Code on Wages Act,  2019. The Burning Tale Which laws does The Code …

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Easier said than done!

Easier said than done!

Greetings of the day!This edition will provide you with a brief analysis of the four labour codes introduced by the government in 2015 to bring about reforms and to ensure ease of business and safeguard the interests of the workers. Entering 2020, the government hoped that India would be able to implement all four codes however, it …

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Remote Work – A Dream Come True✨

Remote Work – A Dream Come True✨

Greetings of the day!This edition will provide you with a comprehensive analysis of the major changes being made to the workplace with the advent of Work from Home. It has paved the way for major labour law reforms in the IT Industry. These changes are being made silently by NASSCOM, which involves amending or abolishing a …

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📅 Save the date!- Important Deadlines

📅 Save the date!- Important Deadlines

Dear Readers, Greetings of the day! Timely payment of taxes and dues not only gets you immense benefits in terms of savings but also keeps you out of troubles like penalization, bad credit score due to non-compliance, etc. However, there have been too many changes in the due dates owing to the Covid-19 crisis. This …

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🛣 Going the extra mile – Unlock 1.0

🛣 Going the extra mile – Unlock 1.0

Greetings of the day!This edition will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the impact of Unlock 1.0 announced by MHA on 30 June 2020. It has almost been a week since the unlock was announced.  So, let’s dive in and discover the impact of the Unlock 1.0 on employers, employees and the Indian economy …

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‘PF Relief’- ✨All that Glitters is Not Gold✨

‘PF Relief’- ✨All that Glitters is Not Gold✨

Dear Reader Greetings of the day! This edition will provide you with an in-depth analysis of how the reduction in the EPF contribution rate announced on 18th May, 2020, will affect you as an employee/employer. “THE BURNING TALE” As a part of the economic relief package, the Finance Minister announced a reduction in contribution towards …

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🧾 The relief package with no relief!

🧾 The relief package with no relief!

“THE BURNING TALE” The Reality of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package The package includes RBI and Pre- Tranche measures It includes the liquidity of 8 lakh crores added by the measures of RBI in February, March and April and the 1.9 lakh crore Relief Package that was announced in March. So, the real amount of the …

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Labour Law Advisor Says Hello 😃

Labour Law Advisor Says Hello 😃

FUN FACTs Nearly 60% of all wage and salary workers (78.2 million professionals) are hourly employees. In 1996 The American National Payroll Association founded National Payroll Week to celebrate the partnership between America’s workers and companies – the weeklong event even has its own theme song. Employees tend to retain their training better when they …

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