5 Point Agenda Every Startup Should Follow to Multiple Growth of their Customer Base

Headquartered in Bengaluru, this global IT product company develops innovative products in the area of workforce optimization and management with unparalleled experience and comprehensive technical capabilities. The fact that half the small businesses fail within first 5 years of their inception doesn’t come as a striking surprise these days. It is not an easy task to get the word out about your company and get the customer’s interest, especially in a growing economy like India. Growing the customer base is something every entrepreneur relentlessly works towards, every day. While acquiring a new customer is hard, it is only half the battle. Earning those customers’ trust and to multiply the customer base is what defines the momentum of growth for any company. Here is a 5 point agenda ...

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BlueTree launches background verification platform ~ Attest360!

BlueTree Consultancy, an IT products startup, that develops products in the area of workforce optimization and management, has launched Attest360, a SaaS (Softwarre- as-a –Service) based platform for enabling background verification. Attest360, which works like a marketplace of verification agencies, hopes to ensure effective processes, reliability, control and quicker results for the organisations. Background verification has become an integral part of hiring process across all industries. The type of screening required varies depending on major factors like industry, job role, and region, due to which it has been observed that effort and time taken to complete the verification has also been increasing proportionally. “With Attest360‘s Beta release, our partner agencies have complet ...

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After GST, focus is on labour reforms

The government is gearing up for bold labour reforms after putting the goods and services tax (GST) back on track. An inter-ministerial group on labour headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley is slated to meet on September 15 to reconsider the labour ministry’s proposal to introduce two legislations aimed at significantly enhancing ease of doing business in the country. “The inter-ministerial group will meet to consider afresh the Wage Code Bill and the Small Factory Bill,” a senior labour ministry official told ET on condition of anonymity. The high-level group had met in December last year to discuss the two legislations. Although everybody was on board regarding the content of the legislations, the group decided to put them on hold till the passage of GST Bill, the sin ...

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Security Guards To Get Minimum Monthly Salary Of Rs. 15,000

The government’s move to link some of its flagship programmes such as Skill India, Make in India and Start-up India will help more than 50 lakh security guards, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said. Speaking at a conclave of private security industry organised by Ficci here, he said the ministry will soon categorise security guards as ‘skilled’ workers and armed security guards and supervisors as ‘highly skilled’ workers, which will entitle them a minimum monthly wage of Rs 15,000 and Rs 25,000, respectively.The government is pursuing labour reforms vigorously, which is part of the larger goal to link key flagship programmes such as Skill India, Make in India and Start-up India, the minister said. “This will not only bring enhanced wages to over 50 la ...

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Employees State Insurance Raises Wage Threshold To Rs 21,000

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has raised the monthly wage threshold to Rs 21,000 from the current Rs 15,000, for coverage under its health insurance scheme. In a meeting held on Tuesday, ESIC’s board also decided to give an option to existing insured persons to continue membership even if their wage breaches the ceiling of Rs 21,000 per month. At present, all those insured under the ESIC scheme lose their membership of ESIC as well as that of the insurance cover if their wage overshoots the ceiling. “ESIC has raised the threshold wage limit from Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000,” Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya told PTI after the board meeting of ESIC here.The labour minister is the chairman of the ESIC board. Both the decisions will be implemented from ...

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