Topic: work life balance

Results revealed for designMENA work/life balance survey

When comparing interior design and architecture industries in the region, it appears that those working in interior design are happier with their work-life balance. The results of the latest designMENA survey show that 36% of architects are satisfied with their work-life balance, far … More

Let’s talk about flex

Launched in the UK last year, the #flex campaign aims to encourage employers to offer a more flexible working environment. The founder of this movement is journalist Anna Whitehouse, aka Mother Pukka, who took the world of blogging and social media by storm. … More

Dubai cracks down on sick leave starting today

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will not allow predated sick leaves of three consecutive days or more. As Arabian Business reports, the new procedure is being implemented starting today at all public and private health facilities to achieve transparency. The move means sick … More

Cityscape: Makers District targets creatives from around the world, says developer

Creating the right environment for a work-life balance is the aim of developers Imkan. “Soulful Places. Enriched Lives” is the philosophy underpinning the company which is set to build a new creative hub for Abu Dhabi, called the Makers District. This aims to … More

Take designMENA’s work/life balance survey!

Are you leaving work on time today? DesignMENA is conducting a survey to determine the work/life balance of design and architecture professionals in the Middle East region based on their age, seniority, gender and family status. Click here to take part in the survey! The survey will … More