A compliant approach to Saudization

Saudization is an essential part of managing your business in Saudi Arabia and to remain compliant, it needs to be successfully implemented into your business. Our Saudization service is unique and tailored towards your company’s requirements. We offer companies a consultative approach to Saudization to achieve and maintain compliance under Saudi labor law.

In order to remain compliant in Saudization, it’s important to implement it into the recruitment process. We help our clients recruit, hire, train and retain top Saudi talent, whilst you focus on achieving your business objectives. Our experts ensure that your vacancies are filled with the best quality candidates who suit the company requirements, culture and bring long term value.

Sourcing and hiring top talent

Saudization in the long term

In order to remain compliant in the long term, it’s important to have a plan for Saudization. Compliance in Saudization provides incentives that are advantageous to doing business in Saudi, we ensure that you attain a level of Saudization that allows you access to these incentives. As your company grows, you will need to ensure that you remain in the compliant zones of the Nitaqat system. We help our clients create and implement a strategic plan to ensure that you remain compliant in the long term. We also provide ongoing evaluation to ensure that you never fall out of compliance.



Saudization: how to prepare and remain compliant in 2018

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has struggled with high unemployment rates of nationals due to heavy reliance on the foreign workforce and almost two thirds of the Saudi population below the age of 30. This has created an influx of graduates and juniors in a market unable to cater to Read More

Saudization ratio updates

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The Saudization ratios for companies operating in the Kingdom have been updated as of September 2017. Updates include, Saudization percentage in both company size and industry. Companies should update themselves with the new percentages in order to remain compliant.  The updated Saudization ratios can be found here. The below diagram Read More

Government supports companies’ Saudization growth

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The Saudi government have released a new program to support private sector businesses in increasing their Saudization levels. The program will pay private sector companies a monthly contribution, called HADAF, to those that are achieving growth in hiring Saudi employees. HADAF HADAF supports private sector companies by contributing an equal Read More

Proven Newsletter October

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With the end of the year fast approaching, companies are looking for ways to maximize their bottom line. We have seen an increasing number of companies in Saudi Arabia looking Read More

Parallel Nitaqat

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The Ministry of Labor (MOL) and the Human Resource Development Fund’s (HRDF) program, Parallel Nitaqat has been introduced in order to help entities who are facing a drop in Nitaqat rating due to the new Nitaqat ratios (implemented on 3rd September 2017). For companies that are struggling to find Saudi Read More

Saudi rejects 63% of work visa applications ahead of Nitaqat changes

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With the new Nitaqat changes to be implemented in September of this year, meaning stricter Saudization requirements for businesses, the Ministry of Labour has already began to take steps in preparation. In its annual report, the ministry said it approved 316,212 work visa applications last year out of 849,228 that Read More