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What does WPS mean? The Wage Protection System (WPS) is an electronic salary transfer system that requires all companies to pay employee salaries via banks, UAE Exchange, or registered financial institutions. The system, developed by the...  more
Article by Deepa Rajesh on Dec 13th 2016
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According to the World Bank’s influential ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings for 2017, the UAE has been listed as one of the world’s most improved economies ranked in 26th place. The new ranking has placed the UAE ahead of countries ...  more
Article by Links Group on Nov 13th 2016
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On the 17th of October, a new regional liaison office for UN Women will open in Abu Dhabi as a hub for GCC countries. Although historically the UAE has been perceived as a difficult place for women to do business in, the current government ...  more
Article by Julie Irving on Sep 7th 2016
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The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has issued a new decree that will take effect from October 2016, to ensure employees’ wages are fully paid within a period not exceeding 10 days from the due date registered in the Wages P...  more
Article by Erin Haynes on Aug 8th 2016
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The Department of Naturalization and Residency (DNRD – Immigration Department) has recently announced changes to the ‘visa on arrival’ regulations for European passport holders. Holders of all European passports residing in the Eur...  more
Article by Links Group on Aug 3rd 2016
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On 6th April 2016, Links Group and the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates hosted an evening networking session at Jumeirah Emirates Towers to discuss the topic of ‘Mitigating Risk for your Business’. Led by our Fou...  more
Article by Links Group on Apr 13th 2016
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As of November 2012 it is a requirement that all contracting/engineering companies operating in Abu Dhabi are Classified in order to continue to maintain and operate their Trade Licences in the Emirate. Please see below for an invitation fr...  more
Article by Links Group on Sep 17th 2012
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  Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  It is home to the federal government and the country’s financial centre.  The wealthiest of the seven Emirates, Abu Dhabi offers an attractive, secure environment for ...  more
Article by Links Group on Aug 22nd 2012
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Major opportunities in the construction sector remain prevalent in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Iraq in 2012, according to Deloitte Middle East's newly-released annual report on the sector, entitled "GCC Powers of Construction: Five L...  more
Article by Links Group on May 27th 2012
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