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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 […]

One thing is clear: 2018 is the year of Artificial Intelligence

Artifical Intelligence

Consumer technology is taking off with ArtificiaI Intelligence Recently, I attended CES, the world’s largest annual trade fair for consumer technologies. With nearly 4,000 exhibitors present from around the world, current and emerging technologies and trends were on display. This enabled the 170,000 attendees to get a view of where we’ve been, where we are, and […]

Overseas recruitment – what does it really cost?

The UAE is the go to global destination for foreign workers; with recent reports stating some 90% of recruitment is from overseas. Overseas hires can be a great way for your company to reach the next level, however there are two sides to the story. There are numerous drawbacks to consider, so before turning to […]

The Importance of Internal Mobility

Why is internal mobility so important for your employees’ morale? Hiring the right person for the job is essential. Everyone knows this. And, while acquiring talent is always a tough job, keeping that talent is more challenging. Probably now more than ever before. High staff turnover rates are never a good thing. So, how can […]

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 […]