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United Arab Emirates Payroll Outsourcing Alert

United Arab Emirates - The Federal Decree Law no. 33 of 2021 concerning the regulation of labour relations (the “New UAE Labour Law”) will take effect on February 2, 2022. Fixed-Term Employment Contracts All employees must be employed on fixed-term employment...

Feb 17, 2022 4 min read

United Arab Emirates Payroll Outsourcing Alert

United Arab Emirates – New Labor Law Announced. A new labour law will, Federal Decree-Law No 33 of 2021 on the Regulation of Labour Relations, will be replacing Federal Law No. (8) of 1980, effective from 1 February 2022. New Employment Contracts With the new la...

Dec 1, 2021 3 min read

UAE Payroll Outsourcing Alert

United Arab Emirates – Immigration Exemptions Cancelled. Mercans, a leading UAE payroll outsourcing, PEO/GEO, employee leasing, recruitment and BPO services provider, has published UAE payroll outsourcing alert. Subscribe to Mercans’ UAE payroll outsourcing alerts...

Jul 13, 2020 3 min read

Restructuring of Employment Agreements in UAE

United Arab Emirates – The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) Enacts a Law Temporarily Allowing the Restructuring of Employment Agreements Effective from 26 March 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government issued Decree 279 of 2020 allowing...

Mar 31, 2020 2 min read

UAE Labor Law Updates

A new Localization strategy to boost a higher UAE nationals inclusion in the private sector The ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (“MOHRE”) has recently made a further new statement related to the expected changes to the existing UAE Employment Law, th...

Jul 11, 2018 2 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

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