除夕不巧落在星期天 多数公司明天节前不“早放”

Zaobao (2012-01-19)

中小型企业商会会长曾宗敏表示,一些企业到了农历新年前几天是最忙碌的时候,农历新年前还有个周末,相信不少企业会趁这两天赶工,因此明天不提早收工是意料中事。

根据以往惯例,到了大年除夕,企业会在中午过后收工,让员工早点下班为年夜饭做准备。不过今年,除夕“不巧”落在多数人无需上班的星期日,而多数受访企业表示,不会在明天(20日),也就是农历新年前的最后一个工作日提早休息,不少员工因此少了半天有薪假期。

本报向10家不同领域的企业查询,明天是否会提早让员工休息,结果发现,有六家不会这么做,只有三家会,最后一家则表示会等到明天早上才决定。

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Security for SMEs

BUSINESSES MUST KEEP UP WITH THE AWARENESS AND RISK OF INTERNET SECURITY
The Internet has changed the world in which SMEs operate and grow their businesses. Infocomm Technology (ICT) and the Internet have become powerful platforms and an eco-system where SMEs can find solutions and opportunities to expend their business. However, the digital transformation brings along security threats and vulnerabilities that SMEs must be aware of.

Today, SMEs must understand that security threats are endless and they compromise business information and employees’ productivity. So are SMEs protecting themselves adequately? Do they know where to begin with in their ICT adoption exercise?

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餐饮业者聘请清洁工 费用涨到每人3000元

外劳政策收紧后,通过二手承包商聘请清洁工的餐饮业者每月花在每名清洁工身上的费用从原本的1800元左右,飙升到近3000元。

经营“日本村”和Sakura日本自助餐馆的Suki集团董事王世威透露,过去三四个月,提供清洁工人的二手承包商的外劳配额减少了,但不断扩充的餐 饮业对清洁工的需求不减,以致业者在聘请清洁工时,所需缴付的费用从每月的1800到2000元左右,上扬到2800至3000元之间。

在人手成本持续上涨的压力下,Suki集团三个月前着手开发中央洗碗中心;尽管这是一项上百万元的投资,但王世威相信,这将减少集团对人手的依赖,长远来说有助于控制集团的员工成本。 [Read more…]

Colubris WLAN Equipment to Power Municipal Wi-Fi in Kuala Lumpur

Colubris Wireless Network Supports Ambitious Wireless@KL Plan to Transform Kuala Lumpur into a Wireless City

Waltham, Mass. – August 18, 2008 – Colubris Networks, Inc., the leading global provider of intelligent wireless LANs for enterprises and service providers, today announced that Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s federal capital, has begun a phased deployment of Colubris WLAN equipment to enable wireless computing across the city’s commercial, residential and public areas. Wireless@KL joins similar municipal projects in Paris, Singapore and Luzern that have recently deployed public Wi-Fi networks based on Colubris gear. D-Synergy is the appointed wireless partner to roll out Colubris wireless LAN equipment for this project.

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