Government Guides

While the most stringent of Dubai's lockdown restrictions have been lifted, the Emirate's fight against the Coronavirus epidemic is far from over. Our team answers some of the biggest questions UAE residents have at the moment. Read More
As Dubai enters a 24-hour lockdown for two weeks, confusion and rumors are making it difficult for residents to figure out what's permitted and what's not. So, we've prepared a simple and comprehensive guide to get you all the facts... Read More
National Bonds offer a Shari’a compliant approach to financial products and services in the UAE. But are they as low-risk as they claim to be? We explore what this unique financial instrument has to offer. Read More
Lack of a permanent future in the UAE has been the reason for many a sleepless nights for expats nearing retirement. It may be time to put that worry behind you. Read on to find out how. Read More
Were you disappointed to lose affordable taxi-booking services - UberX & Careem Go? Fret not! From public transport to reliable taxis and luxury rides, there are plenty of options available to residents and tourists in the country. Read More
If you're looking to hire a maid or nanny in the UAE, the options and ways to go about it are countless. Tadbeer offers one such hassle-free way to hire reliable domestic help. Here's how it works... Read More
The UAE Central Bank revealed the top five issues faced by banking customers in its 2018 annual report. Souqalmal.com spells out the implications of these concerns on UAE bank customers. Read More
In an attempt to ensure better stability in the banking sector, stricter guidelines regarding issuance of cheque books have been handed out by the UAE Central Bank. We take a look at what these new regulations entail. Read More
Reviewing your credit report and credit score is now going to be easier than ever - You can now access these details through an app! Here's all you need to know about using the Credit Bureau's latest service. Read More
The newly launched VAT-refund scheme is great news for tourists planning to visit the UAE. If you too have friends or family visiting soon, here's all you need to know about how the tax refund system actually works. Read More
With VoIP calls banned in the UAE, are you still looking for budget-friendly alternatives to stay in touch with your loved ones back home? Look no further! We've gathered all the information you need about internet calling services in the UAE, right here. Read More
With just about three months left before VAT hits the UAE, have you assessed how the new tax regime will impact life as you know it in the UAE? Read More
Ever wondered how your credit score is calculated and how it affects you? Here are some of the top misconceptions and the truths behind your three-digit credit score. Read More