HR News & opinion articles

17 August 2015
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Non-oil industries growing steadily as UAE economy continues to diversify

Growth in other sectors expected to hit 3.3 per cent after widespread investment

Saudi Arabia reinstates bonuses and other perks for public sector workers

Policy of making money-saving cuts to employment benefits lasts less than a year

Bahrain to provide extra financial support for private organisations hiring nationals

Taqdeer initiative will reward employers who exceed their targets for Bahrainis

New law on sick leave in UAE aims to protect employers from excessive absences

A doctor’s sick note is required on the first day of work missed through illness

Saudi women to gain greater freedoms around employment

New royal decree issued by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud looks set to relax restrictions on women’s ability to work and study

How to manage a shift in power

Gerard Moss, senior VP, HR at Atlantis The Palm, says managers must not blur the lines of a professional relationship

Three-month maternity leave rule now in effect in Dubai government

The rule applies to new mothers working in the public sector – but some private sector companies are expected to follow suit

Q&A: Dr Wayne Brockbank: “This is the most intellectually challenging part of the world for HR”

The world-renowned academic on nationalisation, and the development of HR functions in the Middle East

Younger workers ‘have more relaxed views on unethical behaviour’

EY survey finds three quarters of Generation Y employees in MENA think wrongdoing is justified for business gains

Consumer goods sector achieves highest growth in UAE labour demand

Demand for consumer products is strong boosting the number of online jobs postings in the sector and those related to, according to Monster Employment Index