Tag - Business setup in UAE

August 2018

DAFZA Slashes Business Set-Up Cost By Up To 65%

DAFZA Slashes Business Set-Up Cost By Up To 65%

Starting a business in UAE? Dubai Air Port Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) can help you setup. Government of Dubai continues to devise policies for entrepreneurs that enhance efficiency, save time, reduce costs and improve ease of doing business. Therefore, in a recent announcement by Dubai Airport free Zone Authority, business setup cost has been reduced by up to 65% in DAFZA. The reduction in set-up costs was part of DAFZA’s goal to increase the free zone regional competitiveness and boost [...]

Why Dubai Has a Unique Place in the Middle East for Starting a Business

Why Dubai Has a Unique Place in the Middle East for Starting a Business

Over the last three decades, Dubai has become a business and leisure hotspot for people all over the world. There are tremendous business opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs and every other day we see a new business being setup. Many multinational companies already have their headquarters in Dubai. There is indoor skiing, crystalline water, lavish underwater hotel rooms, exotic supercars that line the streets of Dubai as well as home to largest building on earth; Dubai is a booming metropolis [...]

July 2018

Rules & regulations to choose a business name in UAE

Rules & regulations to choose a business name in UAE

Your company name is one of the most integral parts of your business as it defines what you do and sets the scene for every interaction you have with your customers. Your business name comes before you, so you must carefully consider its branding, marketing and web implications during your business setup in UAE. Lori Greiner, an American inventor and entrepreneur believes, “Business name should be catchy and memorable. It should help people understand what your business does. If your name [...]

Set up your business in UAE in just 15 minutes

Set up your business in UAE in just 15 minutes

Introduction Among the facilities that attracts investors towards new investment opportunities is fast processing of business formation. Time is money and that is why investors focus on getting their work done as quickly and efficiently as possible. The government in the UAE has paid attention towards this unannounced demand of the investors and has made the licensing process for business setup in UAE even easier than it was before. Providing documents and visiting relevant service centers was thought to be too [...]

JAFZA sign cooperation deals with GDRFA to simplify visa procedure

JAFZA sign cooperation deals with GDRFA to simplify visa procedure

Visa processes is one of those things that make people collect documents and take out time to complete. It’s these processes that the business world has to see every day when businessmen and investors are trying to cut a deal with people on the other side of the border or at a distance of a whole continent. The UAE government has realized that what is required is quick visa processing to further improve the business environment in the UAE. [...]

8 major changes announced to the UAE Visa rules

8 major changes announced to the UAE Visa rules

Introduction One point that made the UAE stand out when it comes to countries with great business prospects is that the authorities provided a safe environment, where not only the laws were being implemented to maintain a good law and order situation, entry into the UAE was also made easy through the establishment of international airports and travel services which were encouraged by UAE’s visa and entry policies. The authorities have a good understanding of how crucial these things can be [...]

June 2018

UAE’s changing foreign ownership laws could threaten free zones

UAE game changing investment law promises a new dawn for foreign investors and residents but is it beneficial for UAE free zones? Let’s explore this here. In a recent announcement by UAE Cabinet, they are drafting a law which will allow 100% ownership to foreign investors in some specific onshore business sectors and a 10-year residency visas will be made available for specialist workers in the fields such as technology and academia. This means that foreign investors can setup business [...]

UAE to allow 100% ownership to foreign investors

UAE to allow 100% ownership to foreign investors

Introduction While many of the businesses in free zones in Dubai might have been allowed to operate under full ownership of foreign investors, the ownership of 51% shares by a local sponsor is a necessary requirement for a business setup in UAE to operate within the boundaries of the emirates. The local sponsor requirement has to be fulfilled in order for foreigners to run their businesses in Dubai. They spend a good time finding a suitable local sponsor for their business [...]

Why do you need a business plan in the UAE before starting business

Why do you need a business plan in the UAE before starting business?

So you have a business idea and you want to transform it into a successful business venture in UAE? You need a sound business plan. Planning your business properly is the first and foremost thing to do while setting up business in UAE. Entrepreneurs should establish goals and objectives of their business; have clear understanding of them and also set the direction that the business needs to follow. Analyzing the risk before entering UAE market, marketing and financial planning as well [...]

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