#Employees

Saudi Arabia raises minimum wage for citizens by 33%

The higher minimum wage must be paid for a worker to be counted as part of a company’s quota of citizen employees

UAE’s Danube Group reimburses salary cuts made during Covid-19

Earlier this year, Danube Group distributed Dhs1m worth of food kits across the UAE

Dubai Economy fines 3 businesses for flouting Covid-19 measures

Inspections found that 748 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures

Saudi Arabia reforms labour law; grants foreign workers greater rights

New reforms will come into effect in March 2021

Amazon to let employees work from home through June 2021

The Seattle-based company had previously said workers could stay home until early 2021

Emails

How best to counter an overwhelming email culture to spur productivity

An excessive email culture is leading to a loss in productivity. Here’s how you can deal with it

Lessons learnt: How to prepare for a post-pandemic job market

The post-pandemic job market is going to be different, so one must adapt to the changes

Workplace dynamics: Steps regional employers must take to boost productivity in hybrid environments

Focusing on well-being and social connectivity will help employees recover faster from the Covid-19 crisis

Standard Chartered cutting more than 100 UAE jobs

The bank employs about 1,700 people in the UAE

Bold decisions: How Covid-19 hustled Careem back to the startup mindset

Gheed El Makkoui, general manager at Careem UAE discusses all things mobility with Gulf Business in times of the pandemic

How leaders should make their team feel during testing times

True leaders must understand the expectations of their employees and create a closer working relationship

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad extends reduced pay for employees till end of the year; caps cut at 10%

The salary cuts were initially announced in March

Dubai’s Emirates to restore full salaries of employees from October

The carrier first introduced salary cuts in March this year

UAE first Arab country to grant paternal leave to private sector employees

Private companies are mandated to give their male staff paid paternal leave for a period of five working days

How executive education can help navigate through a crisis

Executive education can help professionals and business leaders stay resilient and beat sudden disruptions

How should one remain connected to habits adopted during Covid-19-induced lockdown

Employees should retain some of the positive habits they’ve acquired during the lockdown by creating a chain reaction of connections

Restaurants, cafés, food outlets in Abu Dhabi to operate at 80% capacity

All employees must undergo laser-based DPI screening for the virus every two weeks

How should regional leaders manage change successfully?

Leaders have the responsibility of ensuring that employees are able to smoothly transition back to offices

Sheikh Hamdan

Sheikh Hamdan reveals best and worst Dubai government entities to work at

The average employee happiness at Dubai government entities was found to be 85 per cent

Five reasons for disliking your work and solutions to fixing it

While there may be several reasons for anxiety and dissatisfaction at the workplace, it is imperative to find sustainable solutions

How should regional companies protect their workforce amid Covid-19 recovery

Amid evolving challenges, businesses needs a clear and incisive guide on best practices to support and protect their workforce

Paving a path to build resilience within the FMCG industry

In compelling times, FMCG companies must elevate their approach to efficiently meet the needs of the communities they serve

Dubai builder ASGC group cuts 15% of its workforce

Almost 2,300 employees, including engineers and project managers, were dismissed this month

Saudi Binladin Construction group misses salary payments

Most of the affected employees are based at Binladin’s headquarters in Jeddah and work in its construction unit

Covid-19 impact: How to strike a perfect work-life balance

As many people work out of home, the lines between work and family time are blurring. Can people still maintain work-life balance?

L’Oréal Middle East launches programme to support UAE’s Covid-19 relief efforts

More than 84,000 essential and personal care products worth Dhs4m have been donated to NGOs and hospitals

Over 80% of UAE firms faced a cyber-attack in 2019: Are you protected?

With remote working, there is an added impetus on organisations to find and fix the weakest links when it comes to cyber security

Covid-19 impact on businesses and HR in the UAE

The pandemic has prompted businesses to realign their human resource strategies to safeguard the wellbeing of all key stakeholders