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Most Private Sector Workers Need a WPS Salary: Here’s What Employers Need to Know

*Please note: While we aim to keep our articles up-to-date with the latest WPS regulations,…
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Financial Inclusion

Largest Remittance Countries: Where UAE Residents are Sending Their Money

Sending money back home is a key part of life for many UAE residents, which…
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Financial Inclusion

How This Personalised Mobile Banking UX Supports Financial Inclusion

True financial inclusion requires that people actually use the mobile banking apps they open. NOW…
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Financial Inclusion

How GCC Government Schemes for Financial Inclusion Are Spurring Fintech Future

Financial inclusion is crucial to reducing inequality and increasing economic growth. Consequently, GCC governments have…
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Financial Inclusion

How to Measure Financial Inclusion of your Workforce

Financial inclusion is a global concern. It feels very much like it should be the…
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Financial Inclusion

Banking the Unbanked: The Mission to Provide Equitable Bank Access

Unbanked migrants face various challenges in the GCC, including the stress and high cost of…
UAE Culture

What does it take to be Dubai’s most requested beautician?

In this new "day in the life" series we have interviewed low-income migrant workers around…
UAE Culture

A long way from home…

Meet Dennis. He works as a concierge but his purpose to his family is far…
UAE Culture

Missing 10 years of your child’s life; is it worth it?

Nasir emigrated to Dubai from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a scenic area of northern Pakistan which is…
UAE Culture

Working 7am-7pm, what a way to make a living

In the second blog post of the Real Life Stories series, we hear Third's story.…
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Financial Inclusion

Why is Digital Finance Important to Financial Inclusion?

Financial inclusion gives people access to services and support to better manage their money and…
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Financial Inclusion

Why is Financial Inclusion Important in the Developing World?

Most of us have likely had access to a bank account and education on financial…