The right choice

Selecting the right person for the job is important. For if you make a mistake in hiring, the cost of replacing that employee is two and one-half times the person’s annual salary, say human resources experts.

Culture vultures

Building a truly magnificent culture makes an organisation a great place to work, says Suresh Raina.

Sharad Yadav defends Gadkari`s stand

Talking to reporters here, Yadav said, "Gadkari has already demanded probe into charges of corruption levelled against him. His stand will help bring out the truth.

Companies can`t acquire SC, ST land: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the land belonging to scheduled castes or tribes cannot be bought by non-dalits.

Naveen questions Centre on coal blocks to outside companies

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik questioned allocation of coal blocks to certain companies which do not have any stake in the state.

UP Lokayukta seeks details of Siddiqui companies

UP Lokayukta Justice NK Malhotra has sought details of the companies of Nasimuddin Siddiqui`s son Afzal Siddiqui.

BJP accuses Maya of hiding money in companies

BJP accused the BSP supremo and her kin of "hiding" money amassed through Noida land allotments in more than 100 companies.

MP HC asks CBI to probe chit fund companies

Madhya Pradesh High Court`s Gwalior
Bench on Tuesday directed the CBI to probe chit fund companies
which were allegedly misappropriating crores of rupees.

MPs should disclose `interests` in companies: CIC

Pecuniary interests of MPs in various companies should be made public as it
would help people keep "a better watch" on them, CIC said.

Cybercriminals targeting companies` trade secrets

Cybercriminals are now targeting the trade secrets of well-known global organisations.

US slaps sanctions on Libyan FM, 16 companies

The Obama administration has imposed sanctions on Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa as well as 16 state-owned companies in that country`s banking,
oil, aviation and investment sectors.

Govt notifies 35 accounting standards in line with IFRS

The government on Friday notified 35
accounting standards with a view to update Indian accounting
norms in line with the global audit practice IFRS.

Green companies give a boost to employee’s morale

Employees are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs if they are working for a green company.

Blair earns £710K from mysterious web of companies

Tony Blair has made at least GBP 20 million since leaving Downing Street.

US calls on companies to rebuild Pakistan after floods

The US ambassador to Pakistan
on Wednesday encouraged US companies to invest in reconstruction of
the country, saying it will have vast needs after its
worst-ever floods.

Exploiting whales, companies eye new products

Companies in Japan, Iceland and Norway are developing whale-based products ranging from drugs to cosmetics to animal feed.

Cos with high IPO grades have higher PE multiples: Crisil

Companies which get high grades
for their initial public offers have higher price-to-earnings
(PE) multiples, rating agency Crisil said on Tuesday.

Companies bullish on business outlook, cautious on hiring

Companies were bullish on business outlook but still cautions on hiring, a recent report by Teamlease, a leading staffing company, said.

Outsourcing cos face challenges from new entrants: PwC

After being market leaders for a long time, outsourcing firms in India and North America are now faced with increasing competition from new entrants amid rising demand for services globally, a survey says.

IRDA allows companies to offer life-cum-health insurance cover

Insurance regulator IRDA on Wednesday allowed insurance companies to offer `Health plus Life Combi Product, a policy that would provide life cover along with health insurance to subscribers.