DED: Important Rules Regarding Your Commercial Activity

DED: Important Rules Regarding Your Commercial Activity

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has warned retailers against breaking the regulations and is urging them to be aware of the rules and guidelines governing commercial activities in Dubai and consumer rights.

How to get a Property Visa?

How to get a Property Visa?

There are certain rules that are in place that allow some property owners in the UAE to obtain a residency visa.

Here are the facts:

  • Property value must be over 1 million dirhams. Property Valuation by a licensed evaluator will also suffice, if the value has increased since the issuance of the deed title.
New Labour fees & fines introduced

New Labour fees & fines introduced

Effective January 04th 2015, the Ministry of Labour has introduced new Labour Fees and Fines. Below is a brief of the new fees being introduced into the system;

  • Delay in renewing an employment contract for 60 days from the date of the employee’s entry into the country or the date of adjusting the employee’s legal status will invite a fine of 500 AED per month even if the delay is only for less than a month, according to the new resolution. At present the fine is 1,000 AED.
Amnesty Given by Ministry of Labour to Write Off Labour Fines

Amnesty Given by Ministry of Labour to Write Off Labour Fines

When you come to cancel a visa through Immigration, there is also a requirement to cancel the employees’ labour file at the Ministry of Labour. As most of the companies around the UAE are unaware of the full cancellation procedure, there have been of total of Dhs2.85 billion in fines that have been issued for not renewing or cancelling their employees’ electronic labour cards on time.

Business Compliance Matters

Business Compliance Matters

Companies incorporated in the UAE are mandated to fulfil the responsibility of maintaining compliance with various government agencies. The UAE's growth to one of the most dynamic business hubs in the world has made this country an immensely attractive commercial destination. To ensure that this growth and success continue, it is essential that each new business venture complies with a standard set of directives and regulations. Each jurisdiction has its own sets of rules and regulations that it implemented and regulated.

Board Resolutions and Their Importance

Is your corporation facing an important decision? If so, it is likely that a board resolution will be passed by the Board of Directors. A board resolution is an important document serving as a formal statement of the Board’s wishes.

The board resolution is usually found in the minutes book of the Company.

Board resolution may sometimes also be referred to as Director Resolution, or Company Board Resolution.

Search for Office Space

Search for Office Space

With our manpower solutions we are able to source employees easier throughout the labour force, filtering them through an intense interview and skill test procedure, and send only the cream of the crop to your company. You won't have to experience headaches after sifting through hundreds of resumes and ending up with people who only look capable on paper. With a skilled agency, you are sure to get only the employees that you really need to have.

TOURIST VISAS

TOURIST VISAS

Most travellers need to obtain a visa prior to entering the UAE. The UAE authorities have taken many steps to make this process as straightforward as possible. Citizens of 39 countries plus GCC nationals do not require visas prior to arrival at a UAE airport.

The type of visa that you require for entry into the UAE depends on several different factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its planned duration. For most nationalities the only way you can enter into the UAE is to obtain a tourist visa.

VISIT VISA

VISIT VISA

A Visit Visa issued through an authorized sponsor allows holders for one time entry within two months as of the date of issuance, and for a 30 or 90 day stay effective from the date of entry. A sponsor can be company or a UAE Residency Visa holder. The UAE Residency Visa holder must have a minimum salary of 4000 AED to be eligible to apply for a visit visa for a family member, relative or friend.

VISA ON ARRIVAL

VISA ON ARRIVAL

Citizens of one of the free visa on arrival countries can obtain a UAE Visit Visa (different from a Tourist Visa) on arrival at any border entry point to the UAE simply by presenting their passport at passport control.

Visa on arrival is issued if you are a national of one of the 39 countries in the list below. No prior arrangements need to be made and the visa stamp is free when arriving at Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi Airport, or other UAE based airports. You might have to pay AED 240-260 at UAE land borders.

Page 1 of 3