74% of employees want more flexible remote work options : Survey

Posted on 2021-06-10T12:21:22+05:30 - companies

62% of the Indian workforce says their companies are asking too much of them at a time like this and 13% say their employer doesn’t care about their work-life balance. More than half (57%) of Indian employees feel overworked and 32% feel exhausted.

Building a resilient Boardroom: Do we have the CMTO?

Posted on 2021-06-09T15:45:01+05:30 - companies

Private equity investments hit record high of $62 billion; Saudi's PIF top investor

Posted on 2021-06-09T10:57:54+05:30 - companies

Excluding Jio Platforms and Reliance Retail deals, Blackstone and GIC were lead contributors at around $1.5 billion each.

Diversity and inclusion at workplaces: Myth versus reality

Posted on 2021-06-09T09:56:39+05:30 - companies

Most organizations in India continue to define diversity through the gender lens. However, we now see an increasing focus on other dimensions of workforce diversity including diversity of sexual orientation, PWDs and generational diversity.

Survey finds vaccination may not be ‘must’ to return to office

Posted on 2021-06-09T00:02:09+05:30 - companies

Only 33% of companies are taking vaccination as one of the requisites for resuming offices, according to the survey by professional services firm Aon shared exclusively with ET.

NCLT approves Vedanta Group’s resolution plan for Videocon

Posted on 2021-06-08T19:21:34+05:30 - companies

Vedanta's offer of a little over Rs 3,000 crore for 13 companies belonging to the Videocon Group was far below the expectations of lenders, however, slightly above the liquidation value.

CSR: Measuring and managing our impact on people and the planet

Posted on 2021-06-08T17:30:00+05:30 - companies

Giving a monetary value to the impact of CSR programs can help us choose the most beneficial schemes.

58% organisations say hiring numbers expected to increase in 2021: Mercer Mettl report

Posted on 2021-06-08T13:33:19+05:30 - companies

The October-December quarter is when many job offers are going to get rolled out, after companies start their hiring circles in the third quarter of the calendar year,” Siddhartha Gupta, CEO of Mercer Mettl told ET.

All you need to know about the latest fallout of Franklin Templeton's debt fund fiasco

Posted on 2021-06-08T12:42:12+05:30 - companies

Investors were left shocked beyond words by Franklin's sudden announcement in April 2020. The doomed schemes were: Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund, Franklin India Low Duration Fund, Franklin India Short Term Income Fund, Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund, Franklin India Dynamic Accrual Fund, and Franklin India Credit Risk Fund.

DHFL: Possible merger, delisting — what next? A look at fresh developments amid rising speculation

Posted on 2021-06-08T11:43:26+05:30 - companies

The resolution plan for DHFL was approved by the RBI in February, and by Competition Commission of India (CCI) in April. Piramal’s offer got about 94% votes of the creditors. Rival bidders Oaktree and Adani Capital obtained 45% and 18%, respectively.

HUL rolls out Mission HO2PE in Kolkata to make oxygen concentrators available free of cost to Covid patients

Posted on 2021-06-07T16:10:59+05:30 - companies

The Mission HO2PE team will connect with the patient and assist with the request. Once the request is validated, the concentrator will be delivered to the patient’s home. A trained volunteer will also visit to help the patients and caregivers and assist them in managing functions and operations of the oxygen concentrator.

Businesses struggling with rising cost of raw materials: PHDCCI survey

Posted on 2021-06-07T15:03:14+05:30 - companies

"The survey, which was conducted across 34 sectors, revealed that 73 per cent of respondents were struggling with rising cost of raw materials as restrictions in many parts of the country have impacted the pace of economic recovery with uncertain economic environment, disruptions in supply chains and contraction in demand,' it added.