Companies in the GCC region will have to formulate effective retirement plans if they are to remain competitive in the market place and retain expatriate talent, said an industry expert.
“The GCC region - particularly the UA
Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE are the most expensive cities in the Middle East for expatriates, as Jeddah, Saudi Arabia continues to be the least expensive city in the region, a report said.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been
Global human resources consultancy Mercer has appointed Saqr Ahmed Mohamed, the first Emirati national as its new principal for Talent Business in its Middle East office.
Around the world, Mercer help clients advance the health, w
Businesses and organisations in the Middle are failing to create professionals equipped with the necessary skills to head industry, according to a study by Mercer, a leading human resources management consultancy.
Companies in the
Women, who continue to be underrepresented at most levels in the workforce, are not progressing in their careers despite the past two decades of organizational efforts to achieve gender diversity and equality, a report said.
Dubai has been ranked as the 67th most expensive city to live, a report said, adding that it was one of several cities in the region that experienced a jump in their rankings, soaring 23 places from last year’s position at 90.
The UAE is comparable to many other countries in its retirement age for workers, according to a report that examines retirement ages and requirements from around the globe.
The Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines, an inter
Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments, has launched its flexible benefits offering, customised for the Middle East.
MyChoice by Mercer will enable employers to effectively manage b
Saudi Arabia has been ranked in the top third of countries for performance on a new global human capital listing.
The Human Capital Index (HCI), which was developed by global human resources consultancy organisation Mercer in coll
The cost of providing employee health benefits for companies in the Gulf is higher than for those located in the rest of the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, according to a recent report.
The Mercer Marsh Benefits rep