May 2016

Drive for workplace equality in the UAE an ongoing battle

Maysoun Ramadan knows that not every woman has been as lucky as her.

She works for a company committed to supporting women – and has made the most of every opportunity she has been given.

“I have got the chance to change countries, roles, responsibilities and have also been to a leadership position. That is only […]

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By |May 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Workers in UAE may soon get freedom to move between jobs

Dubai: Mobility of foreign workers from one employer to another in the UAE as well as movement between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries might become a reality soon, officials said on Wednesday.

Also, a proposal to set up a virtual market place that will include a database of names, nationalities and skills of workers to facilitate […]

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By |May 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Legal business structures in Dubai

The Department of Economic Development lays down acceptable legal structures for companies based in Dubai. The rules and regulations for each of these vary accordingly and the categorisation is based on the ownership of the firm. If you are a foreign national, you may want to go for a free zone license if you want […]

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By |May 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

UAE ministry: Signing job offers, obtaining visas abroad to be effective soon

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, together with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation have started taking necessary arrangements to enable workers to sign job offers back home through Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation service centres to issue entry work visas.

This came during a meeting attended by Saqr Ghobash Saaed […]

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By |May 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments