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How to Successfully Hire Employees in Jakarta

As an employer, before hiring any employees in Jakarta, it is important to know about employment regulations, such as the minimum wage, benefits, insurances. This article discusses the important points that you have to take into account prior to recruitment. Recruitment in Jakarta 1. Minimum Wage Under the latest DKI Jakarta regulation, the minimum wage …

Risks and Benefits of Business Process Outsourcing in Indonesia

Business process outsourcing (BPO) in Indonesia is a common practice that enterprises outsource specific non-primary business processes to an external BPO provider. These business functions include tech support, payroll, bookkeeping, accounting, taxes, and other human resource activities. These non-profit generating tasks deplete employee’s precious time and company’s resources that employers can otherwise spend on growing …

How to Prepare a Joint Venture Agreement in Indonesia

A joint venture in Indonesia means that two or more organizations join forces as a single commercial enterprise. In other words, two businesses combine their resources and expertise to gain a competitive edge to go after certain projects or achieve certain goals. Before they can merge, a joint venture agreement in Indonesia needs to be …

Is Employee Transfer within One Company Group Allowed in Indonesia?

Employee transfer may sometimes be needed for organisations to achieve their business objectives in Indonesia. An employee transfer is the relocation of employees from one company or department to another company or department. The transfer will cause a change in employment status, legal condition, and status of employment in Indonesia. This is especially common for …

3 Stages of Corporate Due Diligence in Indonesia

The purpose of conducting corporate due diligence in Indonesia is to give investors as much important information as to make informed and sound decisions. The benefits of due diligence in Indonesia are many folds: making the best decision for your investment, gaining trust from new business partners, and seizing any new business opportunities. 3 Stages …

Trademark Registration in Indonesia: Important Preparation

Trademark registration in Indonesia is important when you establish a business in the country. A trademark is not only applicable in Indonesia, but you can also apply it to anywhere in the world for your business venture. In Indonesia, a trademark can be a unique logo, symbol, illustration, character, phrase, or word that distinguishes a …

5 Worst Merger and Acquisition Mistakes in Indonesia to Avoid

It is a good time for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Indonesia as M&A has seen a positive growth trend over the years. In 2019, there were more than 90 deals closed. However, with the exciting record in the M&A landscape, it is still undeniable that merger and acquisition in Indonesia is a challenging process …

Why Choose Outsourcing in Indonesia and How to Perform Evaluation

Nowadays, outsourcing has become a trend in the world of business in Indonesia. Outsourcing has been accepted by organisations and companies as a way to redefine and re-energise business. Management third party, also known as an outsourcing provider, is an organisation that offers services to companies to help them boost business growth by letting them …

Acquiring Property in Bali: Through Rental or Leasehold?

Bali has served as a tourism hub in Indonesia for many years thanks to its excellent location, amazing landscapes, and a wide range of travel offerings. As a result, a substantial number of foreign investors see Bali as their top-choice destination to make investments in property due to the massive arrival of tourists. In 2019, …

Owning Land in Bali through a Special Purpose Agreement: Your Guide

In Indonesia, foreigners are prohibited to own a Hak Milk (freehold title) of land under the Indonesian Agrarian Law. Freehold lands only belong to Indonesian citizens. Foreigners are only entitled to Hak Pakai (leasehold title) of land, i.e. the right of use of land. Therefore, even a foreigner inherits a freehold land through a marriage …

Why Both an Accountant and a Lawyer are Needed when Buying or Selling a Business in Bali

People who become entrepreneurs know that there are many uncertainties in this exciting journey. They also understand that sometimes buying or selling a business is unavoidable in the process when things happen. Therefore, whatever your ability to handle unprecedented events, it is a good idea to consider a buy-sell strategy right from the start. When …