October 2016

UAE Competition Law – Now Effective

Since the UAE Competition Law (Law) came into force in February 2013 it has not had much impact on day-to-day business dealings. This is because there were a number of gaps in the law which made it difficult to identify what business activities amounted to “anti-competitive behaviour” and which would therefore be restricted under law. […]

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By |October 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Giving mums more time with babies

All you need to know about maternity leave in the UAE

Dubai: Almost half (46 per cent) of the UAE’s female population is working, data published by the World Bank in 2014 shows. With more women looking to maintain a long-term career while raising a family, the topic of maternity leave has been in the news. […]

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By |October 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

UAE President issues new maternity, paternity leave rules for Abu Dhabi

Emirati working women will be entitled to three months paid leave

Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued a law on Human Resources in Abu Dhabi, appointing Emiratis in part-time jobs and giving annual bonus to outstanding government employees in the emirate.

Shaikh Khalifa issued the law in his capacity as the […]

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By |October 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Wage protection decree to be implemented on October 3

The decree, launched by Saqr Ghobash, the Minister for Human Resources and Emiratisation, ensures employees’ full payment of their salaries on time

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation will start implementing the newly launched wages protection decree on Monday, an official said on Sunday.

The decree, launched by Saqr Ghobash, the Minister for Human […]

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By |October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments