Hybrid work: It's time employment policies caught up

The shift towards flexible, remote, gig or freelance work raises questions on matters related to compensation, taxes and CPF contributions.

Income tax liability is one issue that needs to be addressed in the new hybrid work environment, says the writer. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Working from home has been the default since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Now, 50 per cent of employees who can work from home will be allowed to return to the office.

While this means face-to-face meetings and in-person conversations are finally possible, employers and employees will have more adjustments to make.

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