Insights

Should you be hiring contractors in the Risk, Compliance & Governance sector?

28 Aug 2019

The gig economy have been proliferating in Singapore for the past few years. Ministry of Manpower (MOM) reported figures that there were about 200,000 freelancers in 2016 and this figure has grown exponentially with increasing opportunities.

How is digitisation innovating banks’ front-end and back-end operations across APAC?

26 Aug 2019

Digitisation is driving the future of banking across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. This growing trend provides tremendous potential for banks to improve their efficiency, optimise processes, and increase customer convenience with innovative solutions.

2019 Salary Guide: Find out where you rank amongst your peers in Australia

19 Aug 2019

Our salary guide also provides an overview of key market trends in addition to the skills that would be the most sought after over 2019 through to 2020. Find out where you rank amongst your peers in Australia.

Fintech trends in APAC and the relevant skills that you need to know

19 Aug 2019

The EY Global Fintech Adoption Index 2019 has identified that 58% of digitally-active Australians are using fintech products and services – a 37% increase from 2017. In spite of this considerable increase, Australia still lags behind the global consumer adoption average of 64%.

To what extent can targeted cyber threats impact on individuals and businesses?

19 Aug 2019

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), cyber espionage ranks high as an area of concern – especially for large organisations that are state-owned. Key examples are Shamoon and Greenbug – two notorious cyber-attacks that hit Saudi Arabia, stealing organisations’ data, spying on their actions and sabotaging the firms’ reputation.

The new normal: thinking (and acting) outside the box

16 Aug 2019

Commercial Manager Charlie Cox discusses what employers and contractors can do to ensure an Outside IR35 determination.

Tags: IR35

Huxley: On target with its 2019 CSR commitments

15 Aug 2019

Over the past year, we have made our employees’ wellbeing a priority and made the decision to give back to the community. Through our corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, we partnered with the African Science Academy (ASA) in Ghana to enable girls to pursue an education and a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

How is the Middle East’s landscape for corporate governance evolving?

14 Aug 2019

Sustainability of regulatory policies in ME is heavily dependent on practising the spirit of corporate governance – beyond just mere compliance with the rules. This includes establishing a framework and being consistently accountable when managing risk.

Not every contract assignment should be determined as Inside IR35

24 Sep 2019

An important message to any end client who is considering making blanket IR35 determinations.

Tags: IR35

Is the disruption of DevOps the new “Gig” in Singapore?

23 Sep 2019

In the age of a highly diversified workforce and evolving technological landscape, the gig economy has no doubt integrated itself across various emerging economies including DevOps.

Different end clients with different approaches

18 Sep 2019

We are now less than seven months away from the implementation of IR35 Reform in the private sector and more end clients are starting to confirm how they will initially propose to handle the changes to the Off Payroll working rules.

Tags: IR35

What are the implications of UAE’s increasingly younger workforce?

10 Sep 2019

A younger workforce can impact the job market in various ways as it potentially influences the availability and market rates of many roles as well as the employability of older employees. Their influence in the gulf will be especially significant in the near future and is expected to reach 75% of the total number of employees in the gulf by 2025.

Tags: APAC MENA