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UAE Eid holiday announced

Start planning your long weekends away...

September 25, 2014 6:21
 
UAE business conditions at 20-month high in March

UAE business conditions at 20-month high in March

A recent HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) better output and new orders increase while job creation is recorded as fastest in 15 months. Should we be hoping for some ripple effect?

April 5, 2011 12:03
 
Patience and the private sector

Patience and the private sector

A new study will underline the need for UAE nationals to embrace the private sector as an employer. Making that happen might be difficult, but it’sessential, says Sam Potter.

June 6, 2010 2:33
 
Vacation time

Vacation time

Bahrain has just approved a proposal to increase the annual leave for private sector employees by a week. Predictably, businessmen and employers are annoyed.

January 14, 2010 2:35
 
The rising illness

The rising illness

Bahrain, which is suffering from high rates of absenteeism at work, has now approved a new plan that allows civil servants in the country to take a week off to support ill family members.

October 20, 2009 2:16
 
Laboring under labor issues

Laboring under labor issues

The UAE Labor Minister has said that while the country has already taken measures to stabilize the labor market, more needs to be done.

April 7, 2009 1:11
 
You are not sacked

You are not sacked

The Dubai government has said that it will not sack any of its employees because of the financial crisis.

March 26, 2009 2:58
 
Where do the Emiratis want to work?

Where do the Emiratis want to work?

A report now says that emiratization has not succeeded in encouraging UAE nationals to join the workforce, even in the public sector.

March 25, 2009 10:54
 
Make room for Emiratis

Make room for Emiratis

The ministry of labor has submitted a proposal to employ more Emiratis. But why do Emiratis need encouragement to work?

December 17, 2008 10:57