Sunday 23 January 2022

Oman cuts workplace attendance to 50% for 2 weeks

Oman’s Supreme Committee has limited to 50% the number of employees who attend at the workplace in units of the government units and other public entities due the pandemic situation for a period of two weeks with effect from January 23. It has also suspended all conferences


KPMG ranked leader in Forrester’s Data Management Q4 list

KPMG, a leading global provider of audit, tax and advisory services, has been listed as a ‘leader’ by Forrester, a leading global market research company, in its latest report - The Forrester Wave: Data Management Service Providers, Q4 2021.   


‘Vital to develop inclusive policies’ that back vulnerable segments

A panel discussion noted that in assessing and ensuring a resilient labour market, it is important to develop inclusive policies that support vulnerable yet key segments such as women and youth.    The discussion on the salient points of Whiteshield Partner


Heriot-Watt University Dubai wins top sustainability rating

Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai campus at Dubai Knowledge Park has been awarded Gold status by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the most widely used green building rating system in the world.    Gold certification is


Financial literacy key to ‘protect young from money woes’

The teaching of financial literacy in schools and homes is crucial to safeguarding teenagers from the money worries plaguing their young adult elders, according to a British teacher-turned-FinTech entrepreneur.   Dubai resident Simon Wing says ‘the clock i


Salary, workplace among top job attributes in UAE

The three top drivers of employee attraction in the UAE are salary and compensation (64%), workplace environment (61%) and long-term job security (50%), said respondents to a new survey by job site and data analytics firm YouGov. The least important factors reportedly ar


Sabic opens new Life Gallery project in Riyadh

Sabic, a global diversified chemicals company based in Saudi Arabia, has announced the opening of its new Life Gallery project at King Salman Science Oasis in Riyadh to provide exceptional educational experience to visitors.    The Life Gallery project is p


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