PEO/Employer Of record in the United Arab Emirates

Hire staff in the United Arab Emirates while we manage all employment and HR operations. No local company needed! 

PEO/Employer of record in the United Arab Emirates - Hire Employees Compliantly

We are a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that provides Employer of Record services in the United Arab Emirates, also known as “employment solutions” or “PEO solutions”.

Many companies opt to outsource their employment to minimize costs and legal risk when expanding their business operations in the UAE.

We can help foreign companies navigate through employment laws and requirements, saving you time so you can focus on core business activities.

While all employment, HR, administrative and legal matters are outsourced to us, you are able to have a physical presence in the United Arab Emirateswithout the need to set-up a legal entity.

Entity Not Required

Foreign clients do not need to register a legal entity in the United Arab Emirates when using PEO services.

100% compliant

We strictly follow official compliance guidelines to ensure a safe legal environment for all clients.

Fast Market Entry

We will help you to hire and onboard employees within one week.

Complete PEO package for efficient and compliant employment

On-board staff in the United Arab Emirates without any risks

Employment and payroll regulations in the United Arab Emirates

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Annual Leaves

Employees are entitled to an annual leave of:

  • 2 days per month, if they have completed six months of service, but not one year
  • 30 days, if they have completed one year of service.

Public Holidays

  • Gregorian New Year: 1 January
  • Eid Al Fitr: From the last day of the Islamic month of Ramadan to 3 Shawwal* (4 days)
  • Arafah Day and Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice):  From 9 to 12 Dhu al Hijjah* (4 days)
  • Hijri New Year: 1 Muharram* in 2019 and on23 August in 2020
  • Prophet Mohammed’s birthday: 9 November in 2019 and on 29 October in 2020
  • Commemoration Day: 1 December (previously known as Martyr’s Day and observed on 30 November)
  • National Day: 2 and 3 December (2 days).

Probation Period

According to the UAE labor law, the maximum probation period for any employee should be three to six months.

Termination and Severance Pay

If the employee resigns of his or her own free will before completing one year, then they will not be entitled to any gratuity pay. The worker is entitled to a gratuity for the served fraction of a year, provided that he completes one year of continuous service. The end of service gratuity is calculated on basis of the last wage to which the employee was entitled, namely the basic salary.

Social security

UAE nationals working in government and private sectors are eligible for pensions and other retirement benefits after reaching the retirement age of 49 or after serving for 20 years minimum. GCC nationals employed in the UAE are entitled to a pension in accordance with the schemes established in their home countries. Expatriate workers are not entitled to a pension but are entitled to end-of-service benefits also known as gratuity or severance pay.

Individual Income Tax

The UAE does not levy income tax on individuals. However, it levies a corporate tax on oil companies and foreign banks. Excise tax is levied on specific goods that are typically harmful to human health or the environment. Value Added Tax is levied on a majority of goods and services.

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