Dubai launches remote working programme for overseas professionals

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Expatriate employees can now work remotely from Dubai for companies in their home country. According to the announcement, made via Dubai Media Office on Thursday, applicants taking part in the programme will also benefit from the emirate’s zero income tax for individuals. With technology supporting remote working more and more, and its benefits frequently touted, business owners need to look at both the benefits and the pitfalls to ensure that flexible working works for all parties, writes Stephanie Russell The move provides remote workers – and their families - the opportunity to re-locate, on an annual basis, to Dubai. Sami Al Qamzi, director general of Dubai Economy, said: “The virtual working programme further strengthens Dubai’s status as a global business hub and demonstrates its progressive thinking and sustained competitiveness in today’s rapidly changing global landscape.” VIDEO The more...