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 100% foreign ownership for mainland companies was announced. Paternity leave Federal Decree Law … Continue reading Join our webinar “Gender and Equal Pay”
On 25 September 2020, the new Law on Equal Wages and Salaries for Men and Women has come into operation. Whether you are in a large organisation or in an SME in the private sector, you will have to adhere to the new law and compensate equal work with equal pay.
Issuing a termination is never easy. After conducting performance reviews, it’s probably the most dreaded activity for any line manager. Is there anything that can be done to avoid them? What are the options to avoid a termination? Most terminations aren’t taken within minutes. The decision to terminate an employment agreement is rather a build … Continue reading Is a termination always necessary?
We are working in one of the world’s most multi-cultural regions. Individuals from all over the world are coming to work in the Middle East. They are bringing their skills, excitement and hope as well as their beliefs and value systems. Leading a team where languages, viewpoints and behaviours may differ so substantially can be … Continue reading The benefits of HR Policies
It’s too easy to forget about gaps in a process until it’s too late. Employment contract weren’t signed or are missing. Annual leave is not recorded. An employee left but their visa hasn’t been cancelled. Beneficiary for life insurance have been left blank or not updated. Don’t let your HR processes cause your organisation financial … Continue reading Review your HR processes to remain legally compliant
Over the years, we’ve worked with a large number of clients coming from all industries and ranging from the small start up to publicly listed organisations with over 100,000 employees. What do all of our clients have in common? It’s their desire to be more efficient and effective in their strategic and daily HR operations. … Continue reading Excel vs ERP – How to find the right tool for your organisation
The beginning of a year provides a great opportunity to conduct an HR audit. New laws and regulations often take effect on New Year’s Day. While companies may have some time to update their documentation, policies and procedures, you’ll need to be compliant with legislation or risk being fined. Your HR team can carry it … Continue reading Time to audit your HR function