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UK opposition calls for country-by-country tax reporting
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country.
With president ailing, Algeria prepares for end of an era
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Three weeks after being rushed to hospital in Paris, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has disappeared from sight, leaving behind a country preparing for a successor who for the first time will come from a generation too young to have fought in Algeria's war of independence against France.
Tunisian police clash with Islamists over banned rally
TUNIS (Reuters) - Supporters of a hardline Islamist group clashed with Tunisian police in two cities on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally and the regional arm of al Qaeda urged it to stand firm against the authorities.
South Africa finds collusion, manipulation in Gupta scandal
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's justice minister on Sunday accused an Indian High Commission official and some South Africans of colluding to obtain permission for a plane chartered by a rich family close to President Jacob Zuma to use an air force base to land.
Germans blame euro zone crisis for Eurovision debacle
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans lamented their unexpectedly poor showing at the Eurovision Song Contest, blaming Chancellor Angela Merkel's tough stance in the euro zone crisis for their failure to win any points from 34 of the 39 countries voting.
EU says worried by Russia's human rights record
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union criticized Russia's human rights record on Sunday, saying it was increasingly concerned at a wave of restrictive legislation and prosecutions against activists.
The Internet has truly found its way into just about every facet of business today. So, it would come as no surprise that even the very area of Human Resources (HR) has been impacted by this virtual entity. The immediate impact of the Internet Revolution on Human Resources has been difficult to measure in terms of dollars and cents however; noticeable changes have been seen in how HR functions in businesses and organizations.
Whereas in the past companies had elaborate HR systems in place, it remained difficult to track things such as leave days owing to employees and monitoring the performance of employees. However the Internet has revolutionized the HR function in many organizations.