The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has issued a circular to all ministries and federal entities regarding flexible remote working for federal government employees on Fridays.
This is according to research conducted by Savills, which described Dubai as a well-established commercial centre for expatriates, and the list included Barbados, Barcelona and Dubrovnik, while there were no Asian cities listed except Dubai.
With aims to attract talents and expertise from all over the world, the UAE cabinet approved a new Remote Work Visas scheme to enable employees from all over the world to work remotely from the UAE. The one-year visa allows foreigners to enter the UAE under self-sponsorship and work in line with terms and conditions issued with the visa.
As some nations relax coronavirus restrictions, certain offices too are checking controls over anti-virus measures, allowing in-person attendance for instance. In late August , 30,000 masked attendees gathered in Las Vegas
I have been hearing a big pearl of wisdom about working smart, being creative, and being innovative. With the changing trends of employees and working styles, I ask myself — “Do the majority still not work from home”? It’s not a screenplay we saw a few years back when the world was faced with “COVID”.
The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources’ (FAHR) decision to activate the Remote Work System for all ministries, authorities, and federal institutions, effective Sunday, March 29, for a renewable period of two weeks, is timely.
In the age of the coronavirus, what would till now be considered abnormal is given the go-by. Working remotely has become the new normal. Everything, from office jobs to school, college or university work to conferences with company officials or simply connecting with friends and relatives
A balance of work and physical fitness is very important. There are a lot of work-related injuries that are still not properly addressed. These may be due to prolonged sitting, improper posture, poor health and fitness status.
The UAE Cabinet has directed all federal departments working in Sharjah, RAK and Fujairah, that their non-essential employees work remotely on Thursday and Friday.
According to the circular issued, all the existing exemptions granted to federal government employees, including permission to work from home, due to emergency conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be ended as of Sunday, May 16, 2021.