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Public and private sector workers will get equal days off in 2019 and 2020…

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More time for family and new experiences No more excuses not to take up that new hobby as now the UAE Cabinet has just granted the private sector equal official holidays. Having just approved and announced official holidays for the public sector for the years 2019-2020, the move has been welcomed by all. In previous years, public […]

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 […]

5 Smart Ways to Minimize Your Cost of Recruitment

A 2017 report on Compensation and Benefits showed that the top concern amongst the majority of UAE HR professionals is the spiraling cost of recruitment. Recruitment is obviously a necessary and inevitable part of running a business, yet is it possible to do it professionally while minimizing costs? The resounding answer is…yes. With a few […]