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A guide to – Shared parental leave

SPL was introduced to enable families to make choices about who cares for the child during the first year of life, and to encourage fathers to take a more active role in bringing up their children.  It aimed to relieve the childcare burden on female employees.

Article by: Nicola Ihnatowicz | Published: 3 June 2019

What you need to know about divorcing your business partner

When setting up a business with your significant other, a divorce is one thing that you often do not anticipate, plan for or want to be a party to. Separating from your partner is a tough thing to do, particularly when kids are involved.

Article by: Karen Holden | Published: 10 February 2019

UAE – Mental health should be a priority for expatriate professionals

Today’s fast-paced and highly competitive work environment means the mental wellbeing of employees needs to be a key focus for businesses. The impact, in terms of developing and maintaining a healthy and productive workplace, can offer significant competitive advantages over the long-term. Mental ill health is still extremely common among employees, and it’s no different in the Middle East. While the UAE offers an exhilarating working and living environment, it can initially feel overwhelming for those who are often expected to hit the ground running, with little support with the myriad personal issues which are inherent with moving to a new country.

Article by: Tanya Dharamshi | Published: 4 July 2018

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How To Successfully Combine Career with Family Life Working In HR

No matter how skilled you may be as professional in your field, there is no denying that combining career with family life is crucial for everyone who wants to keep their sanity intact. It is completely possible to balance work and family life without suffering a nervous breakdown from the logistics.

Article by: Karl Magnusson | Published: 15 January 2018