UK/EU - Watson Wyatt has launched the 2003 editions of its employee benefits and employment terms documents.
The reports – Benefits Report Western Europe and Employment Terms and Conditions Western Europe – offer readers up-to-date information on employee benefits in 17 countries.
The first includes the latest changes in tax legislation and EU practice for both mandatory and non-mandatory plans. The second provides information in the specific area of employment law and practice in all 15 EU countries plus Norway and Switzerland.
Both reports are available on CD-ROM, and use CompTrack software, which allows access to a range of other Watson Wyatt publications.
Each report costs e1400.
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