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Tech start-ups in Kuwait

Most of you have probably heard the great success story of Talabat, and how a group of Kuwaiti students in Egypt decided to get together and start one of the…

New employment law amendments

I know I have written about it previously, but I have been receiving a lot of questions about the new July 9 employment amendments. The new amendments were made in…

Absconding

Kuwait and the rest of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have received a lot of attention regarding employment issues, even though we have progressed immensely and are still doing…

Labor law 85 of 2017 amends law 6 of 2016

Yesterday, new amendments to one of Kuwait’s major laws were promulgated in the official gazette. Article 51 and 70 of Kuwait labor law 6 of 2016 were amended to provide…

Calculating termination indemnity or end of service benefits in Kuwait

Starting a new job and letting go of an old workspace can be difficult, emotionally and mentally. You might be excited about your new work but you also do not…

New laws – Home Businesses, Food trucks, Indemnity on Termination

Although I usually receive questions from non-Kuwaitis (I have stopped using the word ‘expat’), I received many questions from Kuwaitis this week regarding new laws. There are a few positive…

Work-related concerns

I write this to the beautiful souls in Kuwait that make our country a better place to live in. As I have mentioned in my columns and articles multiple times,…

Ramadan Hours

Ramadan Mubarak to all my readers, I wish them and their families a time of reflection, self-improvement, love, happiness and great food. It is a time where Muslims get together…

Kuwait’s Labor Law: The Probation Period

Around 70 percent of Kuwait’s population is not Kuwaiti and that is a number to be proud of. I repeatedly write about what a blessing the non-national community in Kuwait…

Doing business in Kuwait as a non-national

We are lucky in Kuwait to have such a diverse and talented community, and we are blessed to be able to learn from different cultures and societies. Like I have…

Kuwaiti courts

Kuwait’s court system was established significantly earlier than the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Kuwaiti rule of law was innovative for its time. As lawyers, we are…

Termination because of bankruptcy

The Kuwaiti economy, much like the case in the rest of the world, is currently going through a shift for many different reasons that I will not get into as…

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