Legal Vision Asia Pacific
Taiwan During the Pandemic: Employers’ Consideration
As part of our continuing WSG Asia Pacific vlog series on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employers and employees the Asia Pacific region, LCS & Partners provides insight on measures employers have implemented to protect employees and minimize redundancy in Taiwan. And, address procedures for remote and in-office work arrangements based on latest government and legislative changes.
WSG's Vlog series focuses on important topics in different regions, with member firms and expert leaders providing valuable insights and perspectives.
- The government has provided financing assistance to certain industries most directly affected by the pandemic and expanded employee subsidies for unemployment reduction in work hours.
- There are no new labor regulations that entitle employees to work from home and requests are thus handled at the employer’s discretion, line with the employer’s policies.
- Taiwan is not an at-will jurisdiction, and unilateral termination of employment is only permitted in very limited situations.
Compensation Structure in the Post-COVID Remote-Work Era
The pandemic generated a migration of employees from metro-based offices to smaller, more affordable communities where they could work from home.
Tax Implications of PEZA's 70-30 Work From Home Arrangement
On 2 August 2021, the Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) adopted Resolution No. 19-21, a temporary measure to support the recovery of registered business enterprises (RBE) during the covid-19 pandemic.
Challenging Times Ahead for UK Businesses and Their Directors
Running a business can be an extremely rewarding experience, but it is not without its challenges. While pandemic-related restrictions have eased, rising energy costs and inflationary pressures continue to cause concern for UK businesses.