Some years ago, in one of my General Counsel roles, my client wanted to re-vamp its entire Human Resources system. What should this ideally cover? A policy document should start with a statement of its objectives, and the range and types of personnel which it applies to. The responsibilities of the human resources function itself should be set out in summary form, defining its role … Continue reading Corporate Human Resources policies: what should this cover?
In 2020, Qatari labour law was amended granting better rights to employees. In addition, a national minimum wage was introduced, taking effect in March 2021, and perhaps even more significantly, employees can now transfer from one employer to another in Qatar without the need to obtain his or her current employer’s consent. The revised Qatari labour law has amended the termination of employment requirements, such … Continue reading Changes to Qatari Labour Law