Category: UAE Company Setup

Company formation Dubai

There has never been a better time for company formation in Dubai. That’s a statement that would probably have held true at any time in the past decade or so but right now the signs are particularly promising. According to the IMF, the UAE is expected to lead economic growth in the Arabian Gulf in 2017, increasing by 2.5%. If you’re thinking of setting up your company in the UAE, the good news is that it’s a relatively simple and speedy process with strong incentives, notably in the form of the country’s free zones. So how do you go about it?

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Setting up a company in Dubai Airport Freezone

Free zones are widely credited as playing a huge part in both the diversification of the UAE’s economy and the country’s rise to becoming one of the world’s leading business hubs. This week we look at Dubai Airport Freezone Authority. If you’re sold on the idea of setting up in a free zone but are still considering your options, here are six key benefits of Dubai Airport Freezone to help you decide whether it’s the right fit for your business.

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From startup to public company: Building a business in the UAE

Going public and building a thriving international business is the aim of entrepreneurs the world over. From London to Tokyo, Los Angeles to Hong Kong, New York to Dubai, behind every startup is the dream of making it big with a flotation. And why not think big? Like politics, business is the art of the possible. All the great international companies started small. Why not your idea, your company?

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Setting up a company in Fujairah Creative City Free Zone

Located, as the name suggests, in the emirate of Fujairah, on the east coast of the UAE, Fujairah Creative City Free Zone offers all of the usual free zone benefits, along with a host of its own unique advantages. So, if you’re sold on the idea of setting up shop in one of the region’s free zones and are considering your options, here are 10 reasons why Fujairah Creative City Free Zone could be the right fit.

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Benefits of setting up a company in Umm Al Quwain Free Zone

Free zones are tempting propositions for anyone starting a business in the UAE. But that’s not to say that every free zone is the same. Located in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain (in the north of the UAE), this free zone serves up the key benefits that you would expect – offering 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption within the free zone. But Umm Al Quwain also offers entrepreneurs a range of benefits that differ slightly from others in the region. So, if you’re sold on the idea of free zones and are considering your options, here are seven key benefits of Umm Al Quwain to help you decide whether it’s the right fit for your business. 

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What are the office requirements for my UAE company?

Office space. Not exactly a word pairing that gets the entrepreneur’s heart racing with excitement. For many in fact, it’s a term that brings about feelings of dread – particularly for entrepreneurs who are familiar with the potentially high costs that come with any new office. But whatever your feelings towards office hunting, it is a necessary part of setting up and running any business. While there is probably plenty of truth in the old adage – good offices aren’t cheap and cheap offices aren’t good – in actual fact the UAE, and Dubai in particular, compares well to other international business hubs. Let’s take a look.

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