The Labour Marketing Regulatory Authority (LMRA) yesterday said that the issuance of the electronic bills for the expats’ fees will be started in the beginning of next month. The authority has asked the business owners to update their electronic data in order to ensure that they receive their bills electronically. Continue reading
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced that it will, in accordance with the law and the Audit Bureau’s directives, begin cancellation of valid work permits issued to establishments that have not paid the monthly fees. Continue reading
A MOVE to increase the government’s share of revenues generated from fees levied on the private sector has become the first Royal decree to be blocked by both the Shura Council and parliament in Bahrain’s 11-year legislative history. Continue reading
The statements issued by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief on ‘work permit’ and deportation of expatriates’ homemakers, who are employed as teachers across the Kingdom, has, undoubtedly, landed many private schools in a state of perplexity. Majority of the school heads, in unison, said that they did not want to ‘avoid either paying the monthly levy of BD10 against each foreign employee or the application fee’ as stated by Ausamah Al Absi, and assured that they were willing to rectify legal irregularities, if there are any. Continue reading
The Cabinet yesterday decided to extend the freeze on the monthly Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) fee for an extra six months.
The freeze had started in April 2011 and was expected to end on December 31.
This brings the government’s moratorium to 27 months to further boost the national economy and support businessmen.
AUTHORITIES could finally decide on the Bahrainisation level needed in the gold and jewellery sector.
A study has been commissioned into the sector and results would be revealed next month, said a Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) spokesman. Continue reading
By Mandeep Singh
MANAMA: Bahrain’s businessmen have demanded authorities push back a freeze on fees for foreign workers to the end of the year.
They claim they are still recovering from financial downturns caused by last year’s unrest and the BD10 Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) fee would negatively affect businesses as some were still struggling to stay afloat. Continue reading
Posted on » Monday, March 26, 2012
MANAMA: A string of measures were yesterday launched to ease pressure on Bahrain’s trade sectors. The freeze on fees levied by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has been extended until June 31. The moratorium which took effect last April, was scheduled to end late this month. Continue reading
PM – 26/03/2012 Manama, March 26. (BNA) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks and gratitude from the Chairman of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Dr. Isam Abdulla Fakhro, marking the landmark string of measures approved by HRH Premier as he chaired here yesterday the Cabinet regular weekly meeting. Continue reading
06 : 23 PM – 25/03/2012 Manama, March 25 (BNA)—
The economic, trade and labour situation in Bahrain came under focus today during the cabinet regular weekly meeting which was chaired at Gudaibiya Palace by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Continue reading