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  • Kipp wants to be part-time

    Kipp wants to be part-time

    The introduction of a part-time work permit to the UAE is a much needed and welcome move, but there is still plenty to be desired of the new labor laws says Eva Fernandes.

    January 30, 2011 5:49
  • The Emirati-expat equation

    The Emirati-expat equation

    A well thought out strategy is needed to solve the current Emirati-minority status, says Eva Fernandes. And a dose of realism, too.

    January 26, 2011 4:59
  • Do you have workweek creep?

    Do you have workweek creep?

    Do you find yourself answering emails at home? Using your BlackBerry over the weekend? Taking work calls at dinner? Then you’ve got workweek creep.

    January 25, 2011 4:57
 
  • Stories of sex are big in the UAE

    Stories of sex are big in the UAE

    For a country supposedly protected from the sinful side of life, we sure like to read about it, thinks Samuel Potter.

    January 25, 2011 3:11
  • Is the oil revenue part of the GDP?

    Is the oil revenue part of the GDP?

    Revenue generated from oil export should not be considered when calculating Saudi’s GDP says former vice president of Saudi Aramco Othman Al-Khowaiter

    January 23, 2011 11:25
  • Amending UAE maternity laws

    Amending UAE maternity laws

    Sharjah’s amendments to the maternity leave law and introduction of paternity leave should serve as a role model for its less flexible neighbours, says Eva Fernandes.

    January 18, 2011 2:47
 
  • The quest for self (service)

    The quest for self (service)

    Kipp asked you if you would like to see petrol stations in the UAE become self-service. We were shocked at the results.

    January 16, 2011 2:58
  • Businesses in UAE must be responsible

    Businesses in UAE must be responsible

    Customer complaints in this country all too often fall on deaf ears, as a couple of recent cases demonstrate. Companies operating in the UAE need to shape up, thinks Samuel Potter.

    January 12, 2011 1:53
  • Emirati unemployment on the rise

    Emirati unemployment on the rise

    Do you think there should be quotas? Kipp asked, and you answered. Here are the results of our poll.

    January 12, 2011 1:28
 
  • A labour, but not of love

    A labour, but not of love

    The new labour laws highlight the UAE authority’s concern for Emiratization, but also its apathy towards many expatriates, says Eva Fernandes.

    January 11, 2011 3:02
 
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