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Employees don’t have to pay visa costs

There are no laws which prescribe that an employee should reimburse the employer towards the visa expenses. Pursuant to your queries, it may be advised that where an employee seeks to terminate his employment contract, the employer shall not be legally entitled to receive from the employee, any amount of money against the cost of […]

January 18, 2018

The Ministry has called for private companies to register and join the membership of Emiratization Partners Club

In a move to enhance the rate of Emiratization in private sector, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization has offered privileges and benefits to private establishments, including reduced charges on obtaining labour permits and waiver of bank deposits. The Ministry has called for private companies to register and join the membership of Emiratization Partners […]

November 21, 2017

Employee consent required to slash the Salary

​An employer cannot reduce the employee’s salary or change their designation without their written consent. The UAE labor department is more than happy to address to our queries. If the employer wants to reduce the salary and change the designation, they should enter into a fresh employment contract signed by both parties and it needs […]

October 25, 2017

Bored at work? Relax, you’re not alone!

Each one of us at some point feel bored at work and feel that we are just slogging through useless, mundane work where time seems to stand still. Isn’t it? But the good news is you are not alone! Recent studies reveal something shocking….read on! Dull and monotonous daily tasks are contributing to not one, […]

October 14, 2017

Time to upgrade GCC with newer digital plans

While everything is going mobile and digital, its time fresher digital plans are put in place for GCC countries so that they are at par with others regions.  A recent joint study by the Ideation Center at Strategy and LinkedIn found low percentage of digital jobs in the GCC workforce as compared to other regions. In order to increase […]

October 5, 2017

Top 5 benefits of being Self-Employed!

Being your own boss and working on your own terms definitely takes you on a high. So if you are thinking of being self-employed, below are some great benefits to it… People in many professions have an option that can grant them a better status, keep them in the country and provide money, as well. […]

October 4, 2017

Are Freelancers Happier Than Traditional Workers?

There is no denying the fact that the freelance industry is exploding and it is estimated that by 2020, 43% of the workforce will be freelancers by choice. But does that mean they are the happiest workers? Let’s find out! Lifetime employment at one company is largely a relic of the past. We have now […]

September 10, 2017

Things every freelancer should know!

If you are someone who loves to work on his own terms and conditions and don’t have enough resources for starting your own venture, most free minded people opt for freelancing. But getting long-term contracts time and again is a challenge faced by most in this competitive market. So here is what you should know […]

September 1, 2017