Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone recently conducted free Covid-19 testing for the staff and employees of companies and factories functioning in the Free Zone. The testing, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), were carried out in the labourer accommodation facilities and factories.  “Businesses need to be prepared to create safe…(Continue Reading)

Clearly, virtual markets are rocking global sales these days and many of you might be in the process of transitioning your physical business into the online space. Even for new entrants into e-commerce, there’s never been a better time to start.  Global market trends demonstrate that the lines between physical and digital businesses are blurring…(Continue Reading)

Whether you are an ambitious startup or an established company looking to upscale, there comes a time when all businesses could do with a helping hand and a cash injection. In most cases, businesses will look to outside financing in the form of a debt or investment to boost their working capital. Last year some…(Continue Reading)

In April 2019, the UAE government introduced its Economic Substance Rules. These new laws ensure that companies registered in the country, both onshore and free zone-based, that carry out relevant activities are appropriately active – and investing – in the country. The rules were introduced further to international scrutiny concerning non-domiciled directors using the UAE’s…(Continue Reading)

How much do you and your family spend online during a typical year? Or to put it another way: have you ever thought about taking advantage of this incredible demand and considered an e-commerce license in the UAE? Because embracing e-commerce has the potential to transform your business into a global money-spinner, especially in our…(Continue Reading)

Doing business in the UAE is easy. It ranks 16th globally in the World Bank’s current Ease of Doing Business rankings, which places the country in the top 10% in the world. With low costs, an attractive tax situation and minimal time investment required, the process of setting up in the UAE is easy as…(Continue Reading)

Choosing where to base your business is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs have to make. You need access to a growing market, great trade connections, and an environment that is supportive of new companies. In the UAE, a growing number of new businesses are being founded by entrepreneurs from the CIS region (Commonwealth…(Continue Reading)

UAE free zones offer a lot. Fast, affordable setup. Quick and easy visas. 0% corporate and personal tax. The list goes on. But why not look to find the perfect UAE free zone for your new business? You can still enjoy a strategic location with great road and air links while saving on labour costs…(Continue Reading)

Foreign business people the world over are attracted to the UAE as a destination. Chinese nationals are no exception. Setting up and running your company is easier in the UAE and locating here unlocks new international markets that are harder to reach. Opening a business in the UAE is a sound strategic decision that ticks…(Continue Reading)