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Can non-compete clause be enforced if company is no longer existing?

I was forced to sign a 2-year non-compete clause when I left a free zone company a year back. I've read that 'technically' this won't have any merit in court as the clause wasn't existing in the labour contract that I signed. The company is now not existing. Would I be in trouble if I apply for a

Posted 18 April, 2018


Did anyone put their money in an asset management company in dubai? How were the results per year in average?

Let me know guys

Posted 18 April, 2018


Staff stealing from a company and confused on what to do. Suggestions please.

I am helping a family friend in a business where all of the staff are stealing , from accountants to basic branch managers , the owner is a sweet man with a very caring heart and has helped all of the staff in ways I can’t even explain , it’s an honor to work for this guy, however he has

Posted 18 April, 2018


Top Videographer/Video Campaign Company in UAE

Hi, My company is looking for the top Videographer/Video Campaign company in UAE to create a video showcasing their business. This is an urgent requirement. If anyone can provide info/lead to this, please reply or DM. Thank you.

Posted 18 April, 2018


It seems to be impossible for a small company to open a bank account here.

music school here. My partner and I have been running around in circles trying to get a bank account opened. We call up Emirates NBD, and they tell us that we need to go to the branch to open up an account. We get to the branch, and they say "Oh sorry we can't open an account here. We'll pass on yo

Posted 18 April, 2018


When would be the last working day a residency visa can be processed without a cert. of good conduct?

As I understand it, they will still accept 'processing' applications w/o the certificate before Feb. 4. One guy mentioned that they will start 'issuing' it on Feb.4 so the documents should be submitted a week or two before it.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Visa for Newborn

Hi Everyone, I have a query, related to visa for new born. I am aware of the requirement for the visa but i have slight issue related to Ejari. Currently the apartment we are residing in has my wife's name on Ejari. I had to do this as when we moved to new apartment my visa was on renewal and we wer

Posted 18 April, 2018


How to get visit visa for a 75 year old grandmother

Hi Guys, I want to bring my 75 year old grandmother on visit visa here. What are the options? Any idea of the approximate visa and medical insurance costs? Any recommendations for getting the visa/medical insurance arranged?

Posted 18 April, 2018


How to find out how much it costs if you have overstayed your visa?

Which department can you call to find out how much your overstay fine is, if you have overstayed your visa?

Posted 18 April, 2018


Employer not paying salary, nor cancelling visa. Please help!

Hello, I have been working in a company for the since may 1st. The last salary received was October. So pending is my Nov, Dec, Jan. When i confronted the employer and explained to him that i will go to MOL because i cant continue to live in Dubai without any money, He immediately send me terminat

Posted 18 April, 2018