Category: HR

Annual leave and public holidays in the UAE – know them all

Annual leave is a highly popular topic. Employees are usually unaware of the privileges they’re entitled to when working a full-time job. Questions usually arise around the topics of paid leave, rights of employees, official holidays and more. Leave Entitlements Every employee is entitled to leave based on the...
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New Laws Approved to Improve Quality of Life in the UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his cabinet approved a national strategy aiming to improve the wellbeing of the UAE by 2031. The plan consists of 90 projects related to physical, psychological and digital health along with modifications to medical liability, product patents and designs to...
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The know how guide about VAT in the UAE

Although it’s been a year since VAT was introduced to the UAE, implementing VAT might still be a new concept to some of you out there. Here is everything you need to know about VAT in the UAE. With a standard value of 5 percent, VAT is a form...
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The new DIFC Employment Law – 2019

The revised version of the DIFC Employment Law, Law No.2 of 2019 (the “New DIFC Employment Law”) is due to come into force on 28 August 2019 and will completely replace and overhaul the existing employment law regime in operation in the DIFC, Law No.4 of 2005, as amended...
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Could the UAE Benefit From Lower Working Hours?

Have you noticed a pattern in your productivity through a working day? In more cases than not, the last one or two hours at work are almost always the hardest. We get in at 9am, work on daily tasks productively for about 5 hours (with a lunch break), and...
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