Forced or free: Thailand's rating in World labour freedom
Recent legislation affecting a number of Thailand's major export markets has obliged authorities to pay greater attention to issues that ought to have been addressed and resolved more than a centur...
26 Dec 2016 at 10:25
Forced or free?: Thailand’s rating in world labour freedom
Recent legislation affecting a number of Thailand’s major export markets has obliged authorities to pay greater attention to issues that ought to have been addressed and resolved more than a centur...
19 Dec 2016 at 10:54
Workplace Cooperatives: a sound way to save
Recently, we featured the pioneering work of iCare Benefits, a zero interest cost employee benefits program. This scheme now serves over 3.1 million workers in more than 1,300 factories in an incre...
13 Dec 2016 at 11:53
Women's leadership: mentoring Asia's rising stars
Women represent at least half of national populations around the world, yet they are poorly represented in leadership and management positions in most countries. With increasing emphasis on gender ...
6 Dec 2016 at 14:34
Remote location workers: issues, opportunities and risks
In recent surveys of manpower requirements, a third of business leaders have indicated that they envisage that more than half of their full-time staff may be based and working outside their corpora...
28 Nov 2016 at 10:05
A worker benefit programme that really cares
Many worker support programmes that are supposed to convey great benefits for employees often in fact do quite the opposite. No wonder, therefore, that schemes designed to offer a road to paradise ...
21 Nov 2016 at 10:04
Maintaining Office Security
Continuing our series on various aspects of preventive security for staff and visitors, we are pleased to present the following interview with Matthias Hoffrichter, Business Development Director, P...
7 Nov 2016 at 10:31
Maybe AEC should stand for Asean English Competence
English is not the most spoken primary language in the world; that would be Mandarin Chinese. But when you consider the number of countries where it is either an official language or one in regular...
1 Nov 2016 at 04:00
Forewarned is forearmed: staff safety training
In our series on security, safety and risk mitigation, we have highlighted various risk situations along with preventive measures. But despite every precaution, risks can always arise. We need, the...
31 Oct 2016 at 09:30
Creating a safe office environment
There is no such thing as a completely safe office environment. Unless an organisation has the need, and the resource allocation necessary, to make its offices into a secure fortress, as does the U...
17 Oct 2016 at 10:47