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Kuwait proposes pro-expat law for first time in almost a decade

Kuwait proposes pro-expat law for first time in almost a decade
Kuwaiti lawmakers break the mould by publishing new expat-friendly laws The emirate’s new legislation is expected to increase annual leave entitlement to 40 days and increase indemnity and monthly salaries by 15 per cent for around 1.7 million expatriates working in the private sector. Coordination between Kuwait’s foreign ministry...

Understanding Dubai through its peoples and their culture

Understanding Dubai through its peoples and their culture
For incoming expats who don’t just want to socialise with their own kind, understanding Dubai is all about its fascinating culture and peoples. Dubai, world-famous as a glittering city where fortunes are made, is one of seven emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates. The city is unusual in the region for staying true to its...

Dubai international schools reducing fees as expat applications decline

Dubai international schools reducing fees as expat applications decline
A major downside of expat family life in the UAE is the enormous expense of international private school education, but are providers now seeing the light? From annual swingeing increases to already extortionate fees, long waiting lists and even longer lists of extras to all the other expenses associated with private education in the UAE,...

Expat professionals biding their time before quitting Brexit Britain

Expat professionals biding their time before quitting Brexit Britain
Recruiters for Gulf State jobs are expecting a boom in expat professional applicants due to the fallout from Brexit. UAE-based consultancies haven’t seen an uptick in applications as yet, but they believe once the economic reality of Brexit becomes apparent the migration will begin. Analysts now believe some 80,000 jobs will be lost in...

Kuwait approves compulsory health insurance for visitors and expats

Kuwait approves compulsory health insurance for visitors and expats
Kuwait lawmakers have approved compulsory private health insurance for expats as well as visitors. During yesterday’s Kuwait National Assembly session, lawmakers almost unanimously approved a new law forcing foreigners arriving in the emirate as well as expats to carry health insurance policies. The new law also prevents visitor visas...

FAs in Dubai struggling against expat lack of trust and declining interest

FAs in Dubai struggling against expat lack of trust and declining interest
A recent survey has revealed Dubai financial advisers are losing clients due to reluctance to commit as well as a dearth of harsh regulations aimed at preventing financial scams. Published by the Insight Discovery consultancy, the expat survey took place across the UAE and asked consumers what changes their financial advisors needed to...

Saudization failing as expat professionals still occupying public sector positions

Saudization failing as expat professionals still occupying public sector positions
According to a recent study, 60,386 Saudi public sector jobs are being held by expat professionals. Saudi Arabia’s recently released analysis of expatriate uptake in public sector jobs seems to indicate Saudization is still failing at the professional level. Whilst the Kingdom isn’t as popular with career-oriented expats as in the...

How to get a mortgage as an expat professionals in the UAE

How to get a mortgage as an expat professionals in the UAE
For expats who’ve settled into their new UAE jobs and enjoy their lives, it’s possibly time to consider buying a property. Buying a home as an expatriate professional in a vastly different land is a big decision, although finding the perfect place to hang your hat is the easy part as there’s plenty of choice in the UAE. It has to be...

Saudi Arabia?s banned items list is well worth reading before you relocate

Saudi Arabia?s banned items list is well worth reading before you relocate
If you’re about to fly to Saudi Arabia to take on a new career challenge, unknowingly carrying a banned item in your luggage might bring on your worst nightmare. Saudi is simply not like any other place you may have visited or worked in before, with learning about rules which seem illogical at best and unbelievable at worst one task...

How to land a Gulf State dream job in spite of the competition

How to land a Gulf State dream job in spite of the competition
In spite of its many cultural issues which bother the average Westerner, the Middle East is still the place to go to develop expatriate careers. The three main reasons for considering a relocation overseas are a wish for new experiences, a chance to get to grips with an unfamiliar culture and the opportunity to achieve career goals. For...