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In a series of phased changes to employment legislation starting September 2018 and running to January 2019, Saudi Arabia will prevent expats from being employed in 12 sectors. These are mainly retail-based roles, with an aim to boost employment opportunities for the Saudi population.Continue Reading...Saudi Arabia Blocks Expats From 12 Work Sectors
Currently the Holy month of Ramadan is forecast to fall between Tuesday 18th May and Thursday 14th June in 2018, although this is subject to change. One thing can be certain however – government departments in the Arab world and…Continue Reading...Preparing for delays around Ramadan 2018
In an about-turn from their notification earlier this year, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) has now issued a directive to all Embassies worldwide that from the 1st April they are postponing the requirement for Good Conduct Certificates to be provided when applying for a UAE Residence Visa.Continue Reading...UAE Suspends Good Conduct Certificate Requirement
On June 5th, a conglomerate of Gulf countries took unprecedented action against the State of Qatar, and ceased all diplomatic relations with the gas-rich country. This lead to the immediate removal of Qatari diplomats from a number of nations, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, as well as the complete shutdown of land and air borders between all the accusing states and Qatar. Citizens of Qatar were given fourteen days to leave, leading the government to respond in kind and block all relations with their indicters as well.Continue Reading...Tension Between Qatar and its Neighbours Shows No Sign of Easing
We are proud to announce that Vital Certificates has been named a finalist in the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards. Nominated within the Triumph Over Adversity category, the company demonstrated its ability to both triple in size to revenues of over £1m, and expand internationally when it opened its first overseas branch in Dubai last year, despite trading through a formal insolvency arrangement.Continue Reading...Vital Certificates Named As Finalist In Amazon Growing Business Awards
Woken up yet? It's been exactly one week since the Brexit votes were cast, and the nation still seems to be either in unperturbed shock or rampant celebration. David Cameron has resigned from his post, as have half the Labour Party, and a number of Conservative MP's have within the last two days announced their bid for the leadership, arguing over the best way to tear a divided nation from Europe.Continue Reading...Brexit – A Nation Divided