UAE News - Emigrate UK Page 6

This is the category page for all UAE news here on emigrate.co.uk, where you can view all the UAE emigration news.

Saudi Arabia about to announce official tourist visa details

Saudi Arabia about to announce official tourist visa details
Saudi Arabia’s new tourist visa could be a blessing for expats contemplating a move to the emirate. Given the online coverage of the good, the bad and the decidedly ugly from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states, would-be expat professionals might well welcome a straightforward way to examine the region before committing to a relocation....

Choosing your perfect rental home in Dubai

Choosing your perfect rental home in Dubai
If you’ve landed your dream job in Dubai, the wrong decision as to where to live in the city might just result in motoring nightmares! Choosing your exact location in Dubai is essential for your stress levels, especially if you’re accompanied by your family and/or your pets. Tying together work hours, school hours and commuting times...

Expats in Saudi to bear brunt of inflation hikes

Expats in Saudi to bear brunt of inflation hikes
If you’re about to head for Saudi Arabia on reassignment, this report by a UK-based economics consultancy may give cause for concern. Analysts at Capital Economics have reported expats in Saudi Arabia will be hit hardest by rising inflation. Hikes in the cost of power and fuel as well as the recent introduction of VAT will affect expat...

Expats heading for UAE now need home country police check certificate

Expats heading for UAE now need home country police check certificate
Strict new security laws will now force expats taking up assignments in the UAE to produce a home country police report proving they have no criminal convictions. The UAE statement regarding the new law describes the required document as a ‘Good Conduct and Behaviour Certificate’, needing to be provided either by expats’ home...

Dubai frees Briton imprisoned for carrying legal cancer medication

Dubai frees Briton imprisoned for carrying legal cancer medication
Following an intervention by Detained in Dubai and local lawyers, a British man who’d been detained in jail for five weeks for carrying a six-month supply of a legal cancer medication has finally been released. Perry Coppins, the latest in a number of British citizens arrested and detained in the UAE for seemingly spurious reasons, was...

Qatar opens up full company ownership to expat investors

Qatar opens up full company ownership to expat investors
Qatar has now granted 100 per cent ownership of businesses to expats investing in the emirate. It’s now possible for expats wishing to invest in the country by starting up or introducing businesses to own 100 per cent of their companies. The new rule was announced by the government last Thursday as a move to boost non-oil revenues,...

Expat job seekers warned over UAE recruitment scams

Expat job seekers warned over UAE recruitment scams
Expat professionals looking for highly paid jobs in the UAE are being warned over recruitment scams. Fraudsters are targeting job-seeking expats in the UAE and beyond by posing as recruiters for major international corporations. The scam is aimed at a number of UAE companies, and begins with an official-looking job offer before a request...

UAE considers offering expat pensions

UAE considers offering expat pensions
If you’re heading for a hopefully long-term relocation in the UAE, you may be able to save for your retirement via a new expat pension scheme. A recently issued report has recommended the UAE government should consider offering a savings investment fund to expat workers in the emirate. The report describes the scheme as a replacement...

UAE expats and foreign nationals cornering the market in UK properties

UAE expats and foreign nationals cornering the market in UK properties
As sterling still falters, foreign nationals and expats in the UAE are continuing the rush to purchase British real estate, although London is now at the back of the queue due to its pricey properties. Figures from providers of expat mortgages show a year-on-year increase of 20 per cent in the numbers of UAE residents investing in British...

How much do expats in UAE need to save to ensure a comfortable retirement

How much do expats in UAE need to save to ensure a comfortable retirement
Given that most expats working in the UAE have chosen the job to ensure financial security, how much should be saved to make retirement all it should be? Relocating on assignment to the UAE is often seen as one way to ensure financial security in later life, but the trick is knowing exactly how much needs to be put by. Retirement isn’t a...