Tag: Labor Law

Operating From A Freezone Company? VAT Obligations & Opportunities

During the introduction of VAT, impacts on FreeZones were opaque and some confusion persisted across many companies. However, a year later and with precedent and clarifications, the implications are clearer and it may be time to reassess your company’s obligations for VAT. FreeZone companies enjoy a special position in...
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Annual leave entitlements

Understandably so, one of the most common questions brought up by employees is about their right to annual leaves. Here is everything you need to know according to the UAE labour law. Annual leave is a widely discussed topic when it comes to employee benefits. Studies have shown that...
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Unified holidays for the private and public sector

The UAE government has decided to grant the private sector the same number of holidays as the public sector. Here is all you need to know about the changes in your public holidays. If you are counting down the days to your next holiday, you are not alone. Taking...
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UAE Economic Substance Regulations – How Does This Impact Your Business?

On 30 April 2019, the UAE Cabinet issued the Cabinet of Ministers Resolution No.31 of 2019 (concerning economic substance regulations in the UAE, “the Regulations”), requiring all in-scope UAE “Relevant Entities” that carry on certain “Relevant Activities” to have demonstrable economic substance in the UAE from 30 April 2019....
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