Human resources

'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 46: Human Resources Mobility

What are the opportunities the EPA’s Human Resources Mobility provides to European...

10:30 - 11:30
Discover the new programme - Get Ready for Japan

Get an in-depth understanding on how to do business in JapanThe 2-week "Get Ready for...


The Japanese education system depends heavily on private funding and, while secondary schools are of a good standard, higher education is losing ground at an international level.

EPA & Human Resources Mobility

About Human Resources Mobility:

Factsheet: EPA & Contractual Service Suppliers

About the Factsheet Contractual Service Suppliers and Independent Professionals of the EU...

Factsheet: EPA & Independent Professionals

About the Factsheet Strong interest for companies posting their managers or specialists...

Factsheet: EPA & Intra-Corporate Transferees

About the Factsheet The EU-Japan EPA grants access to professionals beyond what is secured...

Factsheet: EPA & Investors and Business Visitors for Investment Purposes

About the Factsheet Access for business visitors for investment purposes (BVIP) is...

Factsheet: EPA & Short-term Business Visitors

About the Factsheet The EU-Japan EPA grants professionals from EU countries access to...

Get Ready For Japan (GRFJ)

The 2-week "Get Ready for Japan" scheme offers EU managers the unique opportunity to...

Human Resources

In order to succeed in Japan you must have a thorough knowledge of Japanese human resources procedures, especially regarding wages, working hours, resignation, and the management of labour-related disputes when starting a business and hiring staff.

Labour-related Insurance

When foreigners establish sole proprietorships and corporations in Japan, public insurance is required for their dependents, and employees.

Labour-Related Law

Labour-related laws in Japan are quite extensive and govern different aspects of every hiring step as well as leave, contracts forms, working hours etc.

Online Education

 Latest update: May 2022 

Presentation: Changes in Japanese Business Culture

This presentation provides an overview of recent trends and changes in Japan's business...

Report: Human Resources Finding the Right Executives

About the ReportThis report will guide European companies through the recruitment and...

Report: Human Resources in Japan Legal Aspects

About the ReportThis report covers the essential legal aspects of Human Resources in Japan...

Visa & Status of Residence

This section will provide you with all the necessary information about visas and residency in Japan. Information on the new points-based system which grants preferential treatment to highly-skilled professionals is also provided.

Webinar 15: Human Resources in Japan

What are the legal requirements you should comply with when addressing employment issues...

10:30 - 11:30
Webinar 23: Finding the Right Executives in Japan

What do you need to know about hiring in Japan?Imagine that you have to deal with a...

10:30 - 11:30