WPS: What you need to know

The Wages Protection Scheme, or WPS, is a mandatory method for processing payroll in the UAE for ‘onshore’ companies (in Dubai, that is a business which holds a Department of Economic Development or DED trade licence), and also for certain freezones, such as the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA). Initially it was proposed as a […]

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Your Contracts and the DIFC courts

Make the jurisdiction for your contracts to be the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). DIFC courts have the power, in matters where they have jurisdiction, to make any orders it considers appropriate and they have jurisdiction over civil and commercial matters only (not criminal) The huge advantage, for SMEs, is their Small Claims Tribunal (SCT). […]

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