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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Cyber insurance: Risks and trends for UAE companies

Cybersecurity attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated. As digitization initiatives continue to expand, exposure to cyber-attacks increases with it. Businesses must ensure that their data, operations, and systems are protected from these threats. Cybersecurity continues to evolve as well, and what worked a few years ago might no longer work today. In this Pacific …

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How to boost your employees’ digital wellbeing

As technology intertwines with our daily lives, it can distract us and affect our mental and physical wellbeing, which might lead to loss of productivity because of constant distraction. On an everyday basis, multiple devices and applications are fighting for our attention, and the feeling of being always “on” can be deteriorating to our wellbeing …

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6 small business insurance tips for 2020

With the first quarter of the year already behind us, now is a good time to re-evaluate your goals and choices – both professionally and personally. Any small business owner knows that many decisions must be made in order to become successful. One such decision is the kind of insurance that’s needed to protect their …

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How are small group health insurance premiums calculated?

Running a small business or a startup in Dubai can be a great opportunity for any entrepreneur. However, to operate legally in the Emirate, your business will need to provide health insurance benefits to employees. In this article by Pacific Prime Dubai, we’ll explore the employee benefits law in Dubai, show you how small group …

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How can UAE companies benefit from corporate wellness programs?

Businesses around the world are struggling with attracting and keeping talent, but the struggle doesn’t stop there, as Human Resources managers face a plethora of other challenges including keeping employees happy and healthy, while keeping the costs of achieving these goals within approved budgets. Additionally, companies in the UAE face yet another specific issue, namely …

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2020 HR trends

With technology evolving at a rapid pace, it’s important for companies to stay on top of the changes that go hand-in-hand with technological efficiency. These changes will also make the Human Resource (HR) department more valuable when it comes to business strategy, applying new processes, and developing plans for successful assimilation. Aside from adopting new …

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The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

We all know that having the most coveted employee benefits is essential to keep employee retention rates high, while also attracting new talent to your business. However, these employee benefits can be extremely costly, especially when many businesses are clueless as to which benefits are cost-effective, and which benefits are a straight-up waste of resources. …

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3 most attractive employee benefits for third culture kids

Third Culture Kids – Children growing up in a culture that is different from their parents’ for a significant part of their life. Abbreviated as TCKs, these global nomads are becoming a hot topic of discussion for employers and HR specialists alike.   They often identify with multiple cultures, making them a valuable asset for businesses …

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The UAE’s revised DIFC employment law

In a few weeks time, we are expecting the revised version of the DIFC (Dubai International Financial Center) Employment Law to go live on 28 August 2019. This revised version will completely replace and overhaul the existing employment law regime, which is currently active in the DIFC. If you are an expatriate already working in …

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