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Top 6 non-monetary benefits in the UAE

Incentive programs are a great way to reward employees and boost motivation at work. When employers think of the incentives that their employees would like, cash incentives, bonuses, and gift cards often come to mind. However, these days employees are often looking for more personalized incentives from their employers. While monetary rewards are still appreciated, …

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Why has the cost of health insurance in Dubai gone up?

Why has the cost of health insurance in Dubai gone up?

In 2018, the UAE Cabinet approved a new plan to allow expat retirees aged 55 or over to secure a five-year retirement visa, with the possibility of renewal. In order to do so, they must fulfill certain financial criteria. For instance, they should possess properties worth at least AED 2 million, or have at least …

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Dubai ambulance: What expats need to know

If you are living in Dubai as a recently arrived expatriate, or as one who has been here for years, there is plenty of important information that you should learn about the city in which you now reside. Learning about a new city is always a blast, from finding out where to get the best …

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How to renew your UAE residence permit online

Whether your UAE residence permit is about to expire or you’re preparing for the future, you’ll be happy to know that residence permit renewals can now be done from the comfort of your home. On December 17, 2020, the UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) announced the steps involved in renewing residence permits …

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Why has the cost of health insurance in Dubai gone up?

Why has the cost of health insurance in Dubai gone up?

In 2018, the UAE Cabinet approved a new plan to allow expat retirees aged 55 or over to secure a five-year retirement visa, with the possibility of renewal. In order to do so, they must fulfill certain financial criteria. For instance, they should possess properties worth at least AED 2 million, or have at least …

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Managing business travel during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a near halt of global business travel, whilst raising questions about its sustainability in the post-pandemic world. Although there’s no straightforward answer, it doesn’t stop us from theorizing in this Pacific Prime Dubai article. In addition to this, we’ll also give you the best practices for safe business traveling, …

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What is the cost of medical insurance for parents in the UAE?

While news of soaring insurance prices might not be new, there’s been a peculiar rise in the cost of UAE health insurance for dependent parents specifically. Our recently released Cost of International Health Insurance Report for 2019 again shows Dubai ranking among the highest locations in the world, but a recent article in the Gulf …

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UAE Tuberculosis: Information you need to breathe easy

There are many diseases that we know are serious, but we just don’t hear about much these days. Indeed, the incidence of many infectious diseases has been relegated largely to the annals of history thanks to modern medicine. Formerly deadly epidemics like polio have all but gone the way of the dodo, and while we …

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How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

In our blog post entitled UAE Tuberculosis: Information you need to breathe easy, we detailed key information on tuberculosis (TB) – one of the top ten killer diseases overall worldwide. As a reminder, TB is a disease caused by germs (bacteria) that are spread from person to person through the air. TB will typically affect …

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How to get free infant vaccinations as an expat in the UAE

The UAE’s National Immunization Program has played a significant role in the country’s world-class public health services. Since the program’s early introduction in 1980, the UAE has witnessed a substantial decline in the spread of infectious diseases. Diseases such as measles, mumps, and rubella have dropped dramatically, and the country has remained polio-free since 2004. …

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