Benchmarking Employee Benefits in the UAE for 2022

benchmarking employee benefits in the UAE for 2022Asinta’s Partner in the Middle East, Nexus Insurance Brokers LLC, makes it easy for multinational employers to begin benchmarking employee benefits in the UAE for 2022 with their recently updated Asinta benchmark and market insight guide for the UAE. Inside the guide, you’ll learn more about the UAE’s benefits landscape, typical benefit plan design and costs, policy set-up as well as details about onboarding and communication. There are no significant changes to the 2022 edition of the guide.

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Sample content from the guide

While health insurance in the UAE is mandatory, you can purchase private insurance voluntarily elsewhere if you live in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. In Dubai and Abu Dhabi, employers must arrange health insurance coverage for their staff. Coverage typically includes basic GP treatment and hospital care.

Other mandatory benefits include:

  • Insurance covering disability and death
  • Insurance covering injuries incurred at work
  • Insurance for temporary disability due to illness or maternity
  • Other branches of insurance that fall within the scope of social security
  • Gratuity savings/Pension

About Nexus

With over thirty years of experience in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Nexus Group operations are located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Jordan to deliver professional and high-quality service to our clients across the Middle East. Nexus has over 300 qualified professional consultants and is actively supported by over 160 dedicated and skilled management and support staff.


To get even more information about benchmarking employee benefits in the UAE for 2022 see the UAE’s country page.