Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.
Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in United Arab Emirates. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in United Arab Emirates typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in United Arab Emirates in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employer costs include Social Security (Pension). Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
There is currently no personal income tax in the United Arab Emirates.
Usually 48 hours/week for 6 day working week or 40 hours/week for 5 day working week depending on region/zone. Overtime is capped and compensated subject to exemptions for certain categories of employees.
Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.
Labour Law dictates 90 days of paid sick leave per year, paid by the employer. Payment amounts depend on length of sick leave. Other regulations may apply to Dubai International Financial Centre and Abu Dhabi Global Market.
Maternity: 60 days’ maternity leave where the female employee delivers after 6 or more months of pregnancy. The first 45 days are on full pay and the remaining 15 days on half pay. Regulations vary according to region/zone. Parental: both parents are entitled to 5 days paid leave.
Labour Law: - First year of employment: no fewer than 2 days' paid leave between 6th and 12th month of service. - After 1 year: 30 calendar days' paid leave. DIFC and ADGM: - 20 working days paid leave accrued pro rata for employees employed for at least 90 days. There are also other types of paid/unpaid leave.
An employee with at least one year continuous service is entitled to an end of service gratuity payment on termination of their employment. Severance pay is dependent on the length of continuous employment of the employee.
Termination in most cases is only permitted with cause and for valid reasons such as mutual agreement, resignation, expiration of a contract, breach of contract.
The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in United Arab Emirates are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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