Employment Law

Webinar: The New UAE Labour Law and Human Resources

Webinar: The New UAE Labour Law and Human Resources

Michael Page discusses with Gateley Legal and OLAM Group UAE's New Labour Law - The Big Changes and How They Impact You. Date: 25 January 2022Time: 11 am – 12 noon UAE Join us to understand the implications of the new labour law which is expected to come into effect...

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Are You Prepared for the 2022 Labour Law Changes?

Are You Prepared for the 2022 Labour Law Changes?

Join our Breakfast Meeting “The New Labour Law and Human Resources” on Tuesday, 18 January   Wow! Many did not expect this start to 2022! We were lucky to experience a few days of rain, though it’s not sure if sun-seeking tourists shared our joy. The new working...

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Breakfast Meeting: The New UAE Labour Law and Human Resources

Breakfast Meeting: The New UAE Labour Law and Human Resources

NBC wants to invite you to the first Business Breakfast Meeting in 2022: Date: January 18thTime: 8.30am – 10am, 1 hour presentation and Q&AVenue: The Norwegian Seamen’s Center, DubaiTopic: The New UAE Labour Law and Human Resources –  Be prepared for significant...

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The New Work Week – A range of options

The New Work Week – A range of options

Just 2 weeks ago, the UAE government announced major changes: A 4 ½ work week from Monday to Friday. Starting on 1 January 2022, the move will support the country’s strategic focus and better align with global markets. It aims to increase productivity while improving...

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Substantial Changes in the New UAE Labour Law

Substantial Changes in the New UAE Labour Law

What a week last week was! Who would have thought that we could top the news with even more ground-breaking changes? Only in the UAE can you experience such rapid transformations. For today, let’s focus on Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021, the New UAE Labour Law,...

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Workplace Health, Safety and Well-Being

Workplace Health, Safety and Well-Being

Managing workplace health, safety and well-being is a more challenging endeavour now than ever before. A recent survey showed that UAE employees are among the most stressed in the world. Technology, which was already changing the workplace, seemed to advance forward...

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Ribbons are Great… Screenings are Better!

Ribbons are Great… Screenings are Better!

Studies show that the age of diagnosis for breast cancer patients is 10 years younger in the UAE than in the rest of the world. This means that breast cancer awareness isn’t just for your female employees over the age of 40. To offer your employees the support they...

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Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Are your employees silent whenever you invite them to contribute ideas? Ever wonder if there might be a hidden goldmine of talent if only they would stand up and speak? The problem could be the effects of unconscious bias in the workplace. Unconscious bias is the...

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What to do about gender pay gap post-pandemic

What to do about gender pay gap post-pandemic

We are proud of the UAE's lead amongst Arab countries in closing the gender pay gap. As with companies all over the world, pay gaps still exist. Unfortunately, the pandemic has exacerbated the problem. It may have pushed progress on closing the gap back by an extra 36...

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Simplify HR to empower your leaders

Simplify HR to empower your leaders

Economic recovery in the UAE is looking strong. A recent report showed that consumer confidence in Dubai is at an all-time high in the second quarter of 2021. Businesses in the area have risen to the challenge of transforming in a world of constant change. Yet many HR...

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How to lead difficult conversations

How to lead difficult conversations

The big wave of layoffs seems to be behind many of us. Still, difficult conversations are far from being over. An employee’s performance has dropped or there’s conflict amongst team members. While many leaders don’t want to hold these tough conversations, there’s no...

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Join our webinar “Gender and Equal Pay”

Join our webinar “Gender and Equal Pay”

2020 Legal changes and implications 2020 saw a number of legal changes in the UAE and the region. We saw the introduction and implementation of Economic Substance Reporting, creating a framework of regulation and disclosure. In November 2020, the decision to allow...

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