Can you legally rescind a job offer?

Rescinding an accepted job offer could be an expensive exercise, with employers told to be sure before inviting their prospect to sign on the dotted line. Most employees in Singapore commence their employment with a probationary period of three to six months, after which they are made permanent. Employers are entitled to terminate the employment… Continue reading Can you legally rescind a job offer?

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HRDs face tough new foreign recruitment laws

Singapore firms will come up against stricter laws for foreign employee recruitment from 1 October 2015 according to the immigration attorneys at Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL). Ministry of Manpower (MOM) changes to the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) will affect the FCF’s advertising requirements with firms expected to “publish the salary range of the job… Continue reading HRDs face tough new foreign recruitment laws

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China Oil Giants Seek to Join Spree of Global Energy Deals

(Bloomberg) — PetroChina Co., the country’s biggest oil and gas producer, signaled it’s looking to join a wave of global energy deals as crude’s collapse makes it the right time to buy and sell assets. “Low crude prices are a good opportunity for acquisitions,” Wang Dongjin, the company’s president, said at a briefing on Thursday… Continue reading China Oil Giants Seek to Join Spree of Global Energy Deals

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