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HAPPY NEWS For EXPATS! NOW you can Legally work PART TIME in UAE while you’re working for another COMPANY!

HAPPY NEWS For EXPATS! NOW you can Legally work PART TIME in UAE while you’re working for another COMPANY!

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Due to Low salary and some financial issues many of us want to earn some extra cash, we are going to write few lines regarding “How to work part time in UAE legally”? There is often a misconception that nobody can work part time in UAE and you might be flouting law while doing so. Let us clear that the (MOHRE) Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation allows you to go for a part-time job by obtaining a part time work permit. What is part time work permit? Part time or Temporary work permit is a permit under which UAE Expats can work anywhere in UAE after completing their duties with existing employers. Who can apply for a part time work permit? A temporary work permit and a part-time work permit shall be issued to the following categories: 1: Employees (workers)
HAPPY NEWS: Here Is the List Of UAE Official Public Holidays 2018

HAPPY NEWS: Here Is the List Of UAE Official Public Holidays 2018

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UAE introduced the tax from January 1, 2018 VAT (Value added tax) has been implemented in the UAE as approved by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members in 2017, however a few Gulf countries are set to roll-out VAT in 2019. On January 1, 2018, UAE and Saudi Arabia introduced the first-ever VAT, a tax on goods and services that consumers must pay at the time of purchase - however other Gulf nations, including Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman delayed introducing the tax until 2019. The application of the selective tax on certain products will start by the middle of 2018 in Oman, according to a report by the national broadcaster. The products targeted for the so-called 'sin tax' are fizzy drinks cigarettes and energy drinks. The delay in collecting the VAT until 2019 is expected to prov...
HAPPY NEWS For GCC EXPATS! How much UAE salaries are forecast to rise in 2018

HAPPY NEWS For GCC EXPATS! How much UAE salaries are forecast to rise in 2018

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Latest wage study also looks at which industries get actual salary increases in 2017 Salaries at some companies in the UAE are still forecast to increase next year despite the current economic climate, according to the latest study. Global professional services firm Aon reported on Monday that employers in UAE are expected to grant an average wage increase of 4.3 per cent in 2018, the second-highest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The forecast is based on feedback gathered from 600 multi-national and local employers in the region — more than half of whom are based in the UAE. But it doesn’t necessarily mean increases will be granted across the board. Other recruitment specialists had earlier said that pay cuts and redundancies are still on the cards for some employer
UAE Filipinos, Sending Balikbayan Boxes is VAT-Free

UAE Filipinos, Sending Balikbayan Boxes is VAT-Free

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Sending parcels and cargoes locally or regionally however, will have 5 per cent vat Kabayans, please note: sending balikbayan or cargo boxes to the Philippines is still VAT-free but starting from January 2, the cost of cargo boxes, used to send parcels back home, will have 5 per cent value-added tax, a manager of a Filipino-owned courier company told Khaleej Times on Monday. “Starting from January 2, prices of balikbayan boxes will carry 5 per cent VAT,” Veronica Rey, LBC Express communications and marketing officer Middle East, told Khaleej Times. “This means a balikbayan box previously priced at Dh15 will become Dh15.75; Dh 20 box will become Dh 21 and our Dh25 jumbo box will become Dh26.25. Rey clarified that sending cargo to the Philippines and other countries (except GCC)
HAPPY INFO For UAE EXPATS! No More SALARY Deduction, Leave JOB Without NOTICE And BAN!

HAPPY INFO For UAE EXPATS! No More SALARY Deduction, Leave JOB Without NOTICE And BAN!

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Salary deduction by UAE Firms become the mostly discussed topic on our platform and we have been asked many times for the solution. Employees especially those who are earning from 1500 to 2500 AED per month are afraid and feeling fearful to speak up with their Employers. As per the research 70% of worker are worried about losing their jobs or facing ban. So, we have decided to write few lines to reduce the fear of employees by writing authentic and informative articles regarding “Salary Deduction in UAE”. Hope it will give some sort of confidence to all those who are facing salary deduction issues in United Arab Emirates. Salary Deduction by Employer is illegal: Please note that your employer (company) cannot deduct a portion of worker salary without a valid or solid reason.
Couple Get 1 year Jail for Relations out of Wedlock in UAE

Couple Get 1 year Jail for Relations out of Wedlock in UAE

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The man later shared a photo of him and the woman, with friends on Instagram and WhatsApp. An unmarried couple who posted intimate photos of themselves on social media have been jailed for a year, overturning an Appeal Court ruling which cancelled the jail term and only fined the defendants. The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi upheld an earlier ruling by a lower court that found the Arab man and woman guilty of having relations out of wedlock and violating online laws. Official court documents stated that the duo were prosecuted by authorities after investigations found that were alone in a private place, despite not being married or related to each other, an act that goes against the Sharia law. Officials said the man later shared a photo of him and the woman, with friends ...
VAT delayed until 2019 in these Gulf countries

VAT delayed until 2019 in these Gulf countries

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UAE introduced the tax from January 1, 2018 VAT (Value added tax) has been implemented in the UAE as approved by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members in 2017, however a few Gulf countries are set to roll-out VAT in 2019. On January 1, 2018, UAE and Saudi Arabia introduced the first-ever VAT, a tax on goods and services that consumers must pay at the time of purchase – however other Gulf nations, including Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman delayed introducing the tax until 2019. The application of the selective tax on certain products will start by the middle of 2018 in Oman, according to a report by the national broadcaster. The products targeted for the so-called ‘sin tax’ are fizzy drinks cigarettes and energy drinks. The delay in collecting the VAT until 2019 is expected to prov
Filipinos should Not Carry these things to U.A.E, Violators Face Strict Penalties

Filipinos should Not Carry these things to U.A.E, Violators Face Strict Penalties

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Filipinos should double check their luggage before boarding flights to the UAE to make sure that things banned by the gulf country is not in the baggage as a slight mistake would lead to imprisonment and deportation. The violators face strict penalties including imprisonment followed by deportation. Many Indians travelling to the UAE buy medicines from India because they are less expensive there. But they are usually unaware of the drugs that are banned in the UAE, and end up landing in jail after carrying these drugs into the country. Cooked and home-made food are also banned. The violators face strict penalties, including imprisonment followed by deportation. The Consul General of India in Dubai has published detailed guidelines on banned items on its website. All kinds of ...
HAPPY News For Filipino Domestic Workers HH Shaikh Khalifa Approved New Law

HAPPY News For Filipino Domestic Workers HH Shaikh Khalifa Approved New Law

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Law stipulates essential working conditions for domestic workers, including a regular weekly day off Abu Dhabi: A law stipulating working conditions for domestic workers, including a regular weekly day off, 30 days of paid annual leave and the right to retain personal documents, was approved by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, it was announced on Tuesday. The new law also provides for a daily rest of at least 12 hours — including at least eight consecutive hours. Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, said the law strikes a balanced domestic worker-employer relationship and regulates it in a way that protects rights of all parties involved. “The law, moreover, reflects the UAE’s commitment to supremacy of law and to
ALERT UAE Expats! Your Employer Is Violating UAE Law If Fails To Do This!

ALERT UAE Expats! Your Employer Is Violating UAE Law If Fails To Do This!

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Non-payment of salary by an employer is a violation of the labour laws in the UAE. Can quit job without notice if employer fails to pay I have been working in a Dubai company for the last four months. This is my first contract, but for three months I have not been paid. I now have an offer from a free zone company. Will I face a ban for not completing my first contract if I join that free zone company in Dubai and can prove that I have not been paid by my present employer? It is understood that you have been working at a company in Dubai for the last four months and you have not been paid your salary for the last three months. Further, it is assumed that at present, you are working for a non-free zone entity in Dubai and that your employment is subject to provisions of the Federal...