Join our webinar “Gender and Equal Pay”

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 100% foreign ownership for mainland companies was announced. Paternity leave Federal Decree Law … Continue reading Join our webinar “Gender and Equal Pay”

How to conduct pre-employment checks

For many organisations, finding talented individuals can be challenging. After reviewing hundreds of CVs and conducting interviews, the recruiter is ready to send out the offer. Stop! Take some time out for the pre-employment checks. What are background checks? The hiring team may be impressed by the candidate’s performance during the recruitment process. This, however, … Continue reading How to conduct pre-employment checks

Review your HR processes to remain legally compliant

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

Retirement – are your employees saving enough?

The cost of living is rising, VAT will be introduced shortly, merit increases are expected to remain flat. Is it surprising that employees worry about their finances? Probably not, but you may be shocked that it’s taking 81 minutes away from them every working day! Can your organisation afford such a loss in productivity? We … Continue reading Retirement – are your employees saving enough?