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”

5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

5 ways to celebrate your team online

Recognise your team’s achievements during your year end celebrations. These celebrations offer a great opportunity to reflect on the entire year and acknowledge the accomplishments. Throughout the year, your employees have contributed to the survival and growth of your organisation in a new setting. You all have tackled and overcome challenges that you probably didn’t … Continue reading 5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

Increase employee engagement with personalised total rewards

For decades, rewards programmes in the Middle East were relatively straightforward. Salary packages consisted of basic salary, housing allowance and transportation allowance. Many organisations provided an annual leave ticket and health insurance as benefits. Companies differentiated between employees on a single or family status, where, in the latter case, dependents were also covered. Despite this, … Continue reading Increase employee engagement with personalised total rewards

What HR trends can we expect in 2020?

A 2018 article compared HR managers to high school assistant principals who nothing more than paper pushers and pointing those who broke the rules. Although we still see this behaviour in some companies in this region, it’s time to prepare for 2020. Does your company understand what HR trends are laying ahead? Technological advances Millennials … Continue reading What HR trends can we expect in 2020?

What’s happening in compensation and benefits this year?

As every year, Informa hosted the 2-day-long Compensation and Benefits Forum in Dubai last week. For us, it was an opportunity to reconnect with former colleagues, meet new friends and share the latest compensation and benefits trends with you! The employer trends report Prior to the actual event, we supported Informa in creating their 2018 … Continue reading What’s happening in compensation and benefits this year?

Excel vs ERP – How to find the right tool for your organisation

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