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Author Archives: Beneple

88% of cyber attacks are caused by employee negligence

Every business is at risk of a data security breach. It is typical to assume that external hackers are the most common cause of security breaches, but in fact the greatest threat to an organisation’s security is from inside threats. Insider threats involve a companies’ own employees and could be malicious or something as simple […]

UAE Public Holidays 2019

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Who doesn’t love a holiday? Every business should know which days are reserved as holidays for their employees. This can motivate employees to knuckle down and put in the extra effort before they are due time off. Download our free calendar by clicking on the link below to find out which days during 2019 will […]

Great news as new family-friendly UAE visa rules introduced

widow visa rules

We were extremely pleased to hear of the nation’s new visa rule that was introduced yesterday, which will benefit thousands of divorcees and widows during times of turmoil.

New UAE immigration requirement: Good conduct certificates

New expats, good conduct certificate, work permit

Good conduct & behaviour certificates now required for all expat work and residence applications From the 4th of February 2018, all expatriates seeking work and residence authorisation for the UAE will need to secure a Certificate of ‘Good conduct and Behaviour’ before their application is approved. As per the decision made by the UAE’s Council […]

Hire That Millenial… And Keep Them!

Are they just flakey? We think not. The quintessential Millennial has garnered a reputation for being elusive and hard to retain. Especially in the professional world, where they can at best be seen as frustrating to work with, and at worst just downright disloyal. That along with their perceived disrespect of ‘proper’ work place culture […]

Ex Evernote Group Director Heather Wilde Joins Beneple as CTO

Heather-Wilde

UAE Region Attracts Top International Tech Talent: Ex Evernote Group Director, Heather Wilde Beneple, the free cloud based HR technology platform for SME businesses, today announced the appointment of Heather Wilde, Ex Group Director of Evernote, the cross platform productivity app, to their team as Chief Technology Officer. With her wealth of business knowledge and […]

5 Simple Ways to Build Company Culture

Earlier this year, Forbes published an article outlining the top reasons why setting a company culture is so intrinsic to the overall success of your organization. And, while most business leaders will agree, often the shaping of the company culture is pushed to the bottom of the list. Recognizing the Herculean task of re-crafting or […]

Maternity leave: Striking the right balance – Searching for a Happy Medium for Both Employers and Employees

Very recently, Dubai ruler HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued a new decree which aims to increase government employees’ paid maternity leave entitlement from 60 days to 90 days. Additionally, on WAM, it was announced that this was seen as a positive move to bring more balance to the workplace and recognize gender balance […]

4 Questions to Ask to Help You Determine If It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your Medical Insurance Broker

Since mandatory health insurance was introduced in the UAE, your company’s relationship with your health insurance broker is more crucial than ever. You need to make sure that someone who has the company and its employee’s best interests at heart supports you. Ideally, the key purpose of a health insurance broker is to analyse your […]