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UAE | Dubai Payroll Outsourcing Alert

UAE | Dubai WPS Compliance Alert Mercans' UAE & Dubai Payroll Outsourcing solutions guarantee compliance. UAE & Dubai payroll outsourcing leader Mercans has issued the following Wage Protection System (WPS) compliance-related alert to the companies operat...

Aug 20, 2018 5 min read

Major Changes in UAE Visa Rules

UAE New Visa Rule abolishes mandatory bank guarantee for labor recruitment As part of Mercans’ efforts to provide regular and efficient updates on the immigration rules and to keep all our Clients abreast of the UAE government changes in laws and policies, we'd l...

Jul 11, 2018 2 min read

What to keep in mind when applying for a job in the Middle East

Applying for a job is never easy, you have to very carefully advertise yourself. Just as your CV should be tailored to each specific job, so too should it be tailored to fit different regions and cultures around the world as you consider employment across internati...

Mar 29, 2016 3 min read

GCC Countries, including UAE, align policies for the quick introduction of a Value Adde...

The Gulf Cooperation Council countries are currently coordinating their tax policy with the aim to introduce a value-added tax (VAT) as soon as possible. According to Younis Haji Al Khoori, Undersecretary at the Emirates’ Ministry of Finance, the introduction wi...

Jan 19, 2016 2 min read

How to Avoid Embarrassment, Financial Damage, and Potential Legal Problems in Dubai

How to Avoid Embarrassment, Financial Damage, and Potential Legal Problems in Dubai You might have heard: A little less than a year ago, United Airlines accidentally sold thousands of First Class tickets from London to Newark - at $75 a pop. The airline later canc...

Jan 5, 2016 2 min read

Recruitment becomes easier in the UAE

Recruitment in UAE becomes easier - 6 months labor ban abolished. The recruitment of skilled employees from the UAE labor market becomes easier as employees are now allowed to change jobs without having to complete 2 years in their previous jobs. In accordance wit...

Dec 29, 2015 2 min read

On the way to an unbeatable job application

A CV is much more than an overview of your skills and education. It’s part of your effort to convince a prospective employer that they should hire you - and not someone else. Whoever has a look at it should know three things right away, namely who you are, what ...

Dec 21, 2015 5 min read

Payroll Outsourcing – Answer to Saudi Arabia WPS Rules

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor expands the WPS compliance requirements. Consider payroll outsourcing solutions in order to comply with the WPS requirements in Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Labor has announced that effective from November 1, 2015, all companies w...

Nov 23, 2015 2 min read

Payroll Outsourcing in the UAE – How to find the right provider?

10 things to consider when selecting your payroll outsourcing provider Payroll processing seems so easy in the UAE. Is it really possible to go wrong when picking a payroll provider for processing your payroll in Dubai or Abu Dhabi? Unfortunately, it is. There is ...

Nov 13, 2015 4 min read

Payroll Outsourcing in Saudi Arabia Best Way to Stay Compliant with Labor Law Changes

10 things you need to know about the latest changes in the Saudi Arabian Labor Law. The Ministry of Labor for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced 38 amendments to the Labor Law. These changes went into effect from October 18, 2015. The full text of the amendment...

Nov 7, 2015 3 min read

Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job in the Middle East

The salaries in the Middle East are often many times higher than in your home country. On top of that, there is no income tax in most of the countries in the Middle East. This means that your net earnings will be several times higher than what you would be earning at home...

Jul 25, 2015 5 min read

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labor introduces new regulations for telecommuter programs

The Ministry of Labor for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued a Ministerial Decree No. 792 dated December 14, 2014 and effective from February 20, 2015, which establishes procedural requirements for the companies that wish to employ telecommuters or teleworkers....

Jul 16, 2015 2 min read