Entries by Rachida

Guide to company formation in the UAE

Choosing where to locate your business is a crucial decision that is no longer based solely on where you pay the least tax. There are a whole parameters to consider: Juridiction Choose your jurisdiction carefully. There are many things to consider when choosing where to set up a company. First, reputation! This is a key […]

Set up your company in the Free-zone or in the Mainland?

We are often asked what the difference is between a Free-zone company and a Mainland company. This point, which seems quite simple, is often misunderstood, even though it is the basis of all projects to create a company in the Emirates. As is often the case in the UAE (and elsewhere!), the answer is in […]

Why choose the United Arab Emirates to set up your company?

The United Arab Emirates, an ideal destination for investors While some of you prefer to be employed, others have the ambition to start their own business and achieve their goals. So, if you are thinking of setting up your company abroad, choosing to set up in the UAE is the best choice you can make. […]

AED 50,000 if you don’t pay wages on time

Pay your employees on time One of the legal obligations of the employer is to pay wages within 10 days of the usual payment date. The United Arab Emirates invests a lot in the welfare of workers in order to keep them happy in the country. These last months, workers are among the top priorities […]

Jobs in the Emirates: work for several employers

We recently shared with you all the news concerning the labour law in the Emirates. We now turn our attention to one of the most important points of this law: the possibility of working for several employers. As of 2 February 2022, employees will be able to work for more than one employer in the […]


UAE to implement corporate tax from June 2023 Announced in February 2016, the UAE Ministry of Finance announced on 31 January 2022 that a Corporate Tax will be implemented from 1 June 2023. Who is affected by the new tax? All Mainland companies are affected by the new tax. Free zone companies are not affected […]

Do you know the rights of your domestic workers in Dubai?

In June 2017, the Federal National Council passed a new law for the protection of domestic workers. Under Federal Law No. 10 of 2017, 19 occupations are classified as domestic work. These labor categories are under the protection of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE). Who are the domestic workers in Dubai? According […]

New Labour Law in force in the United Arab Emirates

Federal Decree Law NR. 33/2021 The new Federal Decree Law nr. 33/2021, which replaces law nr. 8/1980, will enter into force on February 2, 2022. Important changes are foreseen in the regulation of labor relations in the private sector. The new law applies to all current contracts. Who does the new law apply to? Under […]

Prohibition to work with a tourist visa in Dubai

Don’t risk working on a tourist visa in the UAE Dubai attracts thousands of visitors every year, whether for vacation or for work. For many, working and living in Dubai means prestige and success. Unfortunately, many of them are blinded by attractive job offers without knowing that they could get into big trouble. It is […]