Saudization is an important element of business to get right in Saudi Arabia writes Osman Qureshi, Director of Business Support Solutions at Proven SA
Previously Saudi Arabia relied heavily on expatriates to fill the workforce, however, with currently over half the Saudi population below the age of 35, the Saudi government are looking to increase the number of nationals in the workforce. The Saudization program aims to lower the current employment rate of 12% to 7%.
The salary requirements for highly skilled migrants and European Blue Card holders for 2018 are:
Q Apartments International (a member of the Q Apartments Group family of businesses) announced the acquisition of leading serviced apartments provider Skyline Worldwide, effective immediately. According to Colum Campion, Executive Director of Q Apartments Group and CEO of Q International, “in our efforts to expand our core business model and find better ways to serve the market, we decided to join forces with a like-minded company that shares our values and vision – we are pleased to have found these attributes in Skyline/Q”.