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No More of These 4 Time-Consuming HR Practices when You Start Outsourcing in Indonesia

There are many HR practices in a company’s HR department to manage recruitment and hiring, employee benefits, payroll, training, retention, performance evaluation, employee termination, employee issues and complaints, and so many others. However, not all in-house practices are practical and some of them are even downright outdated and could lead to legal implications. Therefore, a …

New Requirements for Ecommerce Businesses in Indonesia to Take Place in November 2020

The potential of ecommerce businesses in Indonesia is enormous. It is no wonder that foreign investors want to get involved in the ecommerce startup scene in Indonesia. But what are the motivators for such huge ecommerce growth in the country? The answers lie in its developing digital infrastructure, substantial population, supportive government, and growing digital, …

How to Ensure Hassle-Free Recruitment and Payroll Management in Indonesia: The Shortcuts

It is without doubt that to survive, grow and be successful, every business needs recruitment to hire the right employees and payroll management to pay the employees in Indonesia. However, not every business manages to handle recruitment and payroll management the right and hassle-free way. After having your company registered with full compliance in Indonesia, …

3 Key Considerations before Setting up a Business in Indonesia

Many global investors are still actively looking to invest in Indonesia in 2020. As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is also the 10th largest economy in the world based on its purchasing power parity. In 2019, Indonesia’s economic growth reached 5.2%. Furthermore, its annual headline inflation has remained at less than 3.9% (3.2% …

Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and Opportunities Offered

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, also known as IA-CEPA or Indonesia-Australia CEPA, has finally come into effect on July 5, 2020. The Indonesian government signed and ratified this agreement in February 2020. According to the Trade Ministry of Indonesia, IA-CEPA can help Indonesia come out of COVID-19 by maintaining the trade momentum and enhancing …

Why a PEO is Very Much Needed during COVID-19 Crisis in Indonesia

The COVID-19 crisis led to a very insecure and unpredictable business climate in Indonesia. A crisis can occur at any moment and sometimes can catch you off guard. Therefore, a reliable Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) in Indonesia is critical for moments like these. Benefits of Using a PEO in Indonesia All Year Long In general, …

Daily Challenges Faced by HR Staff in Indonesia & The Solution

The HR department is among the most important departments in a company to ensure seamless operations. Their responsibilities include hiring and recruitment, payroll management, employee retention, performance evaluation, workforce planning, employee training, and many others. However, it is sometimes hard for HR departments to achieve their HR objectives because of the daily challenges that HR …

What Agreements are Required for Running a Fintech Startup in Indonesia?

Fintech comes from the term ‘financial technology’. It refers to the innovation based on technologies aimed at surpassing traditional financial methods and challenging traditional financial institutions. It is an umbrella term that encompasses a great number of financial services that are transforming in this modern digital era. Some of the major services under fintech include …

How to Start a Wholesale Pharmacy Business in Indonesia

The pharmaceutical industry in Indonesia has grown significantly over the years with market value expected to reach US$9.9 billion by 2020 – with a compound annual growth rate of 10.2%. This amount is almost doubled as compared to the market value recorded in 2013 (US$5 billion). The boom of the Indonesia pharmaceutical industry has a …

How Recruitment Process Outsourcing Helps Attract Top Talent in Indonesia

There is a huge pool of talent available, but many companies in Indonesia still find it hard to get the right talent. One of the possible reasons is that a great number of organisations in Indonesia do not have the proper tools and resources to help them manage their talent recruiting and acquisition functions. When …