Steps to start your sports equipment business in Dubai, UAE
Sports are the stress-busters that strengthen us to live healthily. According to the statistics, more than one million people prefer athletic events in Dubai. It shows people's interest in sports activities. Moreover, the government has built various sports clubs and training facilities to promote sports.
Business setup in Dubai - Mainland, Freezone, or Offshore!
Confused! Where to start your business in Dubai? Mainland, Freezone, or Offshore. Which is the right choice? Contact NHBC business setup consultants!
Start your real estate business in Dubai with NHBC
What’s the real estate scenario in Dubai, UAE? Is it the right time to start your real estate business in Dubai? Consult NHBC business setup consultants!
Why businesses need external audit services in Dubai, UAE?
How do audit firms support your business in Dubai? Why should you choose the best auditing firm in Dubai? Find answers to all your questions on external audit
Top 10 profitable business ideas for 2023 in Dubai, UAE
Planning to start your business in Dubai! Find out the top 10 business ideas that drive more revenue in the UAE emirates. Consult NHBC for business setup!
Why should foreigners invest in the UAE?
UAE is renowned for its investor-friendly policies and easy business setup process. Consult NHBC business setup firm to launch your business in UAE.
Do you need a local sponsor for business setup in Dubai?
Depending on business needs, foreign investors should find a local sponsor to start their business in Dubai. Consult NHBC business setup firm for more details.
What are the merchant payment services in Dubai?
Understand the possibilities of accepting electronic payment to your business in Dubai. NHBC provides you the best merchant payment solution in Dubai, UAE
Top reasons you need an accountant and VAT expert in Dubai
Improve the overall business efficiency with the best accounting and VAT services in Dubai. Approach NHBC accounting firm for efficient accounting services
Getting A Canada Visa: Immigration Services You Can Count On
UAE is the source country for new Canada residents. Even if the number of UAE nationals who immigrate to Canada remain slow, people from other nationalities list UAE as a previous country of residence. Therefore, UAE residents have many options to immigrate to Canada.
5 ways to find a real estate service provider in Dubai, UAE
How to find the best real estate agency in Dubai? NHBC provides one of the best real estate services in Dubai. Pricing, legal formalities, valuation, etc
Get your UAE residence visa with NHBC, Dubai
A Residence visa allows you to reside long-term in UAE! Find out the benefits of a UAE residence visa, different types of residence visas, and more.
Start your cryptocurrency business in Dubai with NHBC
How to get a cryptocurrency license in Dubai? Steps to set up your cryptocurrency business in Dubai, NHBC company setup experts establish your business in UAE!
Aerospace Sector Poised to Receive a Fillip in UAE
The aerospace sector in the United Arab Emirates is all set to receive a major boost, with the Suppliers Complex of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub scheduled to be completed by September 2022.
UAE, Indonesia Sign Free Trade Agreement
The United Arab Emirates and Indonesia have signed a free trade agreement that aims to increase bilateral trade between the two countries to $10 billion by the end of 2030. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, and Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia, witnessed the signing at Abu Dhabi, under the UAE-Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia, with a population of more than 273 million.
UAE: Up to AED 5 billion in Loans To Be Approved in 5 Days
Emirates Development Bank, a leading bank that is fully owned by the Government of the United Arab Emirates, has announced that entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as startups can apply for financing to the tune of AED 5 billion.
SMEs to Lead Manufacturing in UAE
With the focus being on creating a knowledge-based economy for the future, Dubai has taken the lead when it comes to innovation. It is now exploring the possibility of establishing agile manufacturing hubs to increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector to AED 25 billion in the next two decades. Dubai aims to achieve this objective by improving industrial productivity by 30%.
UAE: Business-friendly Policies Attract More Investors
The United Arab Emirates has announced a slew of measures to make the country more attractive to global investors and business owners. Between January 2022 and May 2022, Dubai welcomed 6.17 international visitors, made possible by stringent implementation of COVID-19 measures that allowed business to go on as usual, despite the virus. Digitisation of businesses and remote working were other steps that acted as a catalyst for business continuity.
UAE Exports to Jordan to Receive Trade Financing
The Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX) has signed an agreement with the Capital Bank of Jordan that will allow a $20 million line of credit for exports from the United Arab Emirates. The move is believed to have a significant impact on the economies of both countries.
Why Set Up Your Offshore Company in UAE?
Traditionally, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands have been hot favourites for offshore company formation. So much that four out of every ten offshore companies are incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. It is not hard to see why – they offer a high degree of confidentiality as well as zero taxes on personal income. There is also no capital gains tax or corporate tax in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, making them very attractive destinations for offshore companies.
UAE, South Korea To Support Entrepreneurs, SMEs
The United Arab Emirates and South Korea have signed a joint agreement to support the growth of entrepreneurs as well as small and medium-sized establishments. The initiative, spearheaded by National Programme for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, which comes under the UAE Ministry of the Economy, inked the agreement with the Korea Knowledge Sharing Programme of the Korea Development Institute, a Government agency.
Emirates development bank to finance SMEs in Sharjah free zones
Emirates Development bank or EDB acts as a key financial engine of the UAE economy. In the recent economic diversification and industrial transformation agenda, they signed an MoU with the Sharjah Airport international free zone and Hamriyah free zone to provide financial support to start-ups and SMEs in these free zones.
Why branding is necessary for a business in Dubai?
Whatever you sell, branding is critical for your business. Through consistent branding, you can convince your clients and expose your business values. With growing digital media influence every day, customers are exposed to new businesses every single minute. In order to run ahead in this competitive market, go beyond traditional marketing and find more powerful ways to attract and retain people’s attention.
Register your Health food supplement company in Dubai
Dubai is a dynamic global trade center with continuous imports and exports. The UAE government has a well-maintained assessment system that guarantees customer satisfaction for the consumed products. Health supplements have gained a lot of importance in recent years. Therefore, the government remains strict in checking the quality of supplements and avoids the entry of fake products.
Steps to start your sports management company in Dubai, UAE
Dubai is known for its love for sports! More than 1 million people view sporting events every year in Dubai. This love for sports translates into huge business opportunities. It’s a fact that sports are a fast growing business environment worth over 50bn USD worldwide. With expert company setup professionals, it’s easy to join this thriving marketplace.
Best Free Zone for Opening an Advertising Agency in Dubai
Dubai is the most incredible business hub in the world. There are several start-ups or multinational companies flourishing every year. As the number of companies increase day by day, we need the right advertising to reach your target audience. Therefore, opening an advertising agency is a promising business opportunity in Dubai. Even if it’s a start-up or well-established firm, you need to recruit an advertising agency to popularize your products or services. Advertising firms in Dubai and Abu Dhabi virtually involve in online and offline marketing strategies with utmost innovation to grab the attention of visitors.
Abu Dhabi ADX to create more foreign investors with blue-chip index of 15 liquid stocks
Abu Dhabi securities exchange (ADX) and FTSE Russell developed a long-standing partnership where you can experience the world-class index expertise in the UAE exchange. Further, it sets the benchmarks for the growing capital market eco-system. This partnership has been a world-class suite that meets all the needs of both investors and retail in the local and global market.
Changes in UAE Labour Law: What You Need to Know
Following amendments to Labour Law which came into effect from 1st February 2022, there are now 12 different types of work permits in the United Arab Emirates.
Financial Crime: Hundreds of Cases Pursued in Crackdown
The Executive Office for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Finance has confirmed that hundreds of cases are being actively pursued by prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates. Releasing details of recent prosecutions and the deportations of suspects, the Executive Office for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Finance said that it had confiscated more than AED 2 billion (about $544.5 million), which includes AED 1.1 billion in money laundering offences, in 2021.
Ramadan: Reduced Working Hours in UAE
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced that working hours shall be curtailed by two hours each day during the holy month of Ramadan. This is in accordance with Article 15 (2) of the Cabinet Resolution No. 1 of 2022 on Employment Relations, which explicitly states that normal working hours are to be reduced by two hours during Ramadan.
Mashreq Bank Launches Program to Assist SMEs Access Working Capital
Mashreq Bank’s Supplier Finance initiative leverages the credit worthiness of large buyers to provide early payment to small suppliers, thus reducing the overall cost of financing the supply chain.
A Bounced Cheque Could Affect Your Credit Score
As of 2nd January 2022, issuing a cheque that bounces is no longer a criminal offence in the United Arab Emirates. However, it could still affect your credit score and impact your ability to secure lines of credit, according to the Al Etihad Credit Bureau. Marwan Ahmed Lutfi, the Chief Executive Officer of Al Etihad Credit Bureau clarified that several factors are involved in the computation of one's credit score, including payment of utility bills, credit card payments and bank loan installments.
Emirates Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank Sign Deal for SME Financing
The Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Development Bank has signed an agreement with Dubai Islamic Bank, the largest Sharia-compliant lender in the United Arab Emirates, to disburse AED 200 million (about $54.4 million) to small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. The focus will be on SMEs in priority sectors, as well as businesses and startups that are in need of funding assistance.
UAE Drops Face Mask Requirement, Back to Near Normal
As of 26th February 2022, people are no longer required to wear a face mask in public, according to an announcement made by the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority. The use of face masks when outdoors has been made optional. However, people are still required to wear a face mask in closed, indoor areas – this includes schools as well as shopping malls.
How will the newly introduced 9% Corporate Tax impact the UAE’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem?
On 31 January 2022, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will introduce a federal Corporate Tax (CT) on business profits that will be effective for financial years starting on or after 1 June 2023.
Corporate Tax in the UAE: All Your Questions Answered
From 1st June 2023, a Corporate Tax of 9% will be applicable on all profits above AED 375,000 in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai Airport Free Zone Offers Talent Pass for Freelancers
Freelancers who are active in the fields of media, art, culture, education, technology, and consulting can now avail of a Talent Pass from the Dubai Airport Free Zone. This is a business license with which one can legally work anywhere in the United Arab Emirates and be eligible for a residence visa.
Operate on the Mainland With a Free Zone Company
Earlier, a free zone company could not carry out any kind of commercial activity on the mainland. It was restricted to doing business only in the free zone it was incorporated in. If any free zone company wanted to engage in commercial activities on the mainland, it had to open a Branch on the mainland. For this, prior approval from the Department of Economic Development was necessary.
Wij helpen u graag bij het openen van uw zakelijke bankrekening in de VAE!
Wij hebben de expertise om uw zakelijke bankrekening te openen en wij helpen u graag bij dit proces, zodat u waardevolle tijd, geld en energie kunt besparen!
Update: Economic Substance Regulations in the UAE - Part 3
In order to ensure that you do not incur any penalties, contact us today for assistance with filing the notification and the Economic Substance Report.
Economic Substance Regulations in the UAE - Part 1
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was removed from the European Union (EU) blacklist by the Code of Conduct Group on Business Taxation on 10 October 2019, all thanks to the introduction of Economic Substance Regulations. These new regulations were introduced under the specific guidance issued by the UAE Ministry of Finance. The purpose of the Regulations is to ensure that UAE entities adhere to additional compliance and substance requirements for UAE businesses in certain sectors. The new regulations have led to enhanced confidence of international investors and financial institutions and the UAE still is an extremely attractive place to incorporate a new business.
Travel guidance for Dubai residents and tourists
COVID-19 flight and travel restrictions remain in place across many countries around the world. We are closely monitoring the situation as it evolves and we will provide frequent updates on this website.
Business etiquette in the UAE
Even though the UAE is a global business hub, new businesses should have some awareness of the Arab culture and the business etiquette that may be prevalent in the local business environment. In the Arab world, a large part of business is conducted on the basis of personal relationships and mutual trust.
Economic Substance Regulations in the UAE - Part 2
As per the recent Economic Substance Regulation, UAE onshore and free zone companies and other UAE business forms (referred to as “Licensees”) are required to notify to the Relevant Authorities as to whether they are conducting the relevant activity or not as per the regulation and required to file the necessary details as mentioned in the Notification form.
Navigating the impact of Coronavirus on your business
Join us in an informative and thought-provoking webinar on Monday 6 April at 3 PM Gulf Standard Time, to navigate the impact of the coronavirus on businesses and explore ways for a better chance of survival.
Does Corona Virus qualify as a Force Majeure Event?
Does Corona Virus qualify as a Force Majeure Event - UAE & KSA perspectives.
Het openen van een zakelijke bankrekening in de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten.
Wij hebben de expertise om uw zakelijke bankrekening te openen en wij helpen u graag bij dit proces, zodat u waardevolle tijd, geld en energie kunt besparen!
NHBC authorized reseller of International Free Zone Authority
New Horizons Business Consultants DMCC is an official authorized reseller of the International Free Zone Authority (IFZA), a new Free Zone based in the heart of Fujairah.
UAE – the right jurisdiction for your FinTech or Blockchain related business?
The UAE continues to strengthen its position as a hub for FinTech startups as the country is home to highest number of startups and investments into this sector, thanks to government support and initiatives taken by financial Free Zones in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Entrepreneurship and SMEs: future in the UAE
Since 2002, SMEs have been in the forefront to mobilise support for entrepreneurial ideas and initiatives from the government and the private sector in the UAE. Many entrepreneurs have benefited from start-up, advisory and development services which the UAE offers.
Oportunidades ilimitadas para hacer negocios en los EAU
New Horizons Business Consultants (NHBC Dubai) es una empresa especializada en la puesta en marcha de negocios en los Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU). Nos hemos percatado de la creciente tendencia por parte de empresas europeas y de América Latina interesadas por el marco fiscal favorable del país, de poder expandir sus negocios utilizando Dubai como centro.
Intraprendere un'attività negli Emirati Arabi Uniti
Forse hai contemplato un’opportunità di crescita aziendale o espansione in nuovi mercati. O forse stai cercando un modo migliore per ottimizzare la tua attività? Vorremmo darti maggiori informazioni sul fare affari a Dubai, negli Emirati Arabi Uniti, sulle Zone Libere e fornirti alcune informazioni, che potrebbero essere utili a te e alla tua azienda!
Ireland, Brexit and the UAE
In anticipation of Brexit, many Irish companies are looking for back-up solutions as the current situation is unprecedented and the future unknown. A setup in the UAE might be the ideal solution for you.
Zakendoen in de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten
Wellicht heeft u nagedacht over verschillende groeimogelijkheden voor uw bedrijf of uitbreiding naar nieuwe markten en regio’s. New Horizons Business Consultants helpt u met uw internationale ambities en informeert u graag over ondernemen in Dubai en de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten!
The impact of SMEs on the UAEs economy
You’ve had your "eureka moment" and have decided to setup your own company. What are the next steps? And how do you turn your ideas into your very own business? Perhaps you should look at the UAE as a business-friendly hub to setup your business, rather than Europe? What would make sense from a tax perspective? Where should I start?
UAE Cabinet approves long-term visa system
UAE Cabinet approves long-term visa system. The decision aims to maintain the position of the UAE as an optimal business environment. Long term visas will be granted to investors, entrepreneurs, specialists in the medical, scientific, research and technical fields and outstanding students.
EXPO 2020 Dubai UAE
The 35th universal World Expo will be held in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021. It is the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East. Under the motto ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, with this being expressed into three sub-themes: Mobility, Sustainability, and Opportunity, 170 countries will present their ideas, innovations and technologies.
Dubai – The World’s First Smart City
The Smart Dubai initiative is to make Dubai the happiest and smartest city on earth. Its initiative presents huge opportunities for European businesses.
Opening a corporate bank account in Dubai made possible!
At NHBC, we have excellent contacts at all major UAE local banks and we therefore know which documents are required and can push for your corporate account opening without any hassles.
An introduction to doing business in the United Arab Emirates
Perhaps you’ve been contemplating business growth opportunities or expansion into new markets. Or maybe you’re looking for a better way to optimize your business? We would like to give you more insight into doing business in the United Arab Emirates!