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Old Sep 18th 2007, 8:55 pm
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I have made a horrendous mistake moving to AUH I took a job here was promised a good salary, good apartment etc.....

Got here contract was changed I am meant to see out 6 months and I am now at 3 I want to go home now... This was a truly stupid mistake on my part I know this.

But I need to know the legal implications of leaving my company says if I left within 6 mons I would need to pay salary training and housing allowances back but I dont have the money.

If I left can they persue me through interpol will this stop me travelling internationally???

Please help I am desperate to leave.
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:02 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
I have made a horrendous mistake moving to AUH I took a job here was promised a good salary, good apartment etc.....

Got here contract was changed I am meant to see out 6 months and I am now at 3 I want to go home now... This was a truly stupid mistake on my part I know this.

But I need to know the legal implications of leaving my company says if I left within 6 mons I would need to pay salary training and housing allowances back but I dont have the money.

If I left can they persue me through interpol will this stop me travelling internationally???

Please help I am desperate to leave.
would think that as long as they dont have your passport then you should be ok! you would get a ban from working in UAE again though. I was in a similar position recently when my company increased my working week to 6 days and had to borrow some of the money from my parents. I was in a worse position as my employers had my passport and effectively held me hostage until I could pay.

Assuming you are from the UK dont forget that you will have to pay tax in the UK on your 3 months earnings here. Might be better to stick it out if you can until the end of the UK financial year!
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:12 pm
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Thank you so much for getting back to me so quickly I am from the UK I have my passport etc

So I wont be persued by interpol or anything I still obviously want to travel internationally but I wouldnt care if I couldnt come back to the UAE

Tax on 9000aed really ??? Hence why I want to leave

Can I cancel my visa in the uk?
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:17 pm
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Thank you so much for getting back to me so quickly I am from the UK I have my passport etc

So I wont be persued by interpol or anything I still obviously want to travel internationally but I wouldnt care if I couldnt come back to the UAE

Tax on 9000aed really ??? Hence why I want to leave

Can I cancel my visa in the uk?
just leave.. no-one will chase you..
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:19 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
Thank you so much for getting back to me so quickly I am from the UK I have my passport etc

So I wont be persued by interpol or anything I still obviously want to travel internationally but I wouldnt care if I couldnt come back to the UAE

Tax on 9000aed really ??? Hence why I want to leave

Can I cancel my visa in the uk?
What actually is the problem?

Not that it's any of my/our business but the occupants of The Bored are an intelligent helpful bunch who may be able to give you some good advice more specifically.........
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:19 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
Thank you so much for getting back to me so quickly I am from the UK I have my passport etc

So I wont be persued by interpol or anything I still obviously want to travel internationally but I wouldnt care if I couldnt come back to the UAE

Tax on 9000aed really ??? Hence why I want to leave

Can I cancel my visa in the uk?
I'm not sure but I think it becomes void once you have been outside the UAE for 6 months anyway. But you will be reported as an absconder and a debtor. Believe you would be arrested at the airport if you returned to the UAE.

If you do it dont give them any idea you are going. They can put a block on you leaving the country. You would be picked up by the plod at the airport when attempting to leave.

might be a good idea to have a word with a lawyer!
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:27 pm
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Well... I really dont want to bore you with the details but brief outline promised an amazing apartment pool, gym modern apartment.

I now have a apartment I share a bathroom with roaches and other insects. Oh and no pool I wouldnt mind if the apartment was ok.

Was promised a salary much more than 3000 aed a month havent seen that.

My working hours are awful I dont want to say who I work for in case they read this.

To name a few problems this is the tip of the iceberg...

But I have a flight booked to go home for a few days but was worried as my friend in Dubai thought they would persue me for the monies owed for training etc

I also have a credit card not much on it but I do plan on paying it off as I dont want a debt to come bite me on the arse too.... I would need to pay this off from the UK but I'm sure as long as the bank gets there money they'll be ok
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:35 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
Well... I really dont want to bore you with the details but brief outline promised an amazing apartment pool, gym modern apartment.

I now have a apartment I share a bathroom with roaches and other insects. Oh and no pool I wouldnt mind if the apartment was ok.

Was promised a salary much more than 3000 aed a month havent seen that.

My working hours are awful I dont want to say who I work for in case they read this.

To name a few problems this is the tip of the iceberg...

But I have a flight booked to go home for a few days but was worried as my friend in Dubai thought they would persue me for the monies owed for training etc

I also have a credit card not much on it but I do plan on paying it off as I dont want a debt to come bite me on the arse too.... I would need to pay this off from the UK but I'm sure as long as the bank gets there money they'll be ok
3000 a month? just leave.
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:38 pm
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Thanks BEEBEE I have tried to see it out but its awful I was promised so much more than that before I got here, Funnily enough as soon as my visa was approved they changed it.

***** I am so annoyed at myself I want to cry all the bloody time which isnt like me...

I need a good slapping.
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:39 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
Well... I really dont want to bore you with the details but brief outline promised an amazing apartment pool, gym modern apartment.

I now have a apartment I share a bathroom with roaches and other insects. Oh and no pool I wouldnt mind if the apartment was ok.

Was promised a salary much more than 3000 aed a month havent seen that.

My working hours are awful I dont want to say who I work for in case they read this.

To name a few problems this is the tip of the iceberg...

But I have a flight booked to go home for a few days but was worried as my friend in Dubai thought they would persue me for the monies owed for training etc

I also have a credit card not much on it but I do plan on paying it off as I dont want a debt to come bite me on the arse too.... I would need to pay this off from the UK but I'm sure as long as the bank gets there money they'll be ok
sounds like your are better off out of there! Im on crap money here but 3000AED is an insult.

just make sure u dont try to enter UAE again afterwards and you might want to leave without them knowing you arent coming back.

alternatively if you have a written contract and they have not abided by the terms go to the labour department and report it.
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:41 pm
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Originally Posted by marty&vonnie View Post
Thanks BEEBEE I have tried to see it out but its awful I was promised so much more than that before I got here, Funnily enough as soon as my visa was approved they changed it.

***** I am so annoyed at myself I want to cry all the bloody time which isnt like me...

I need a good slapping.
Don't cry.. you were done. Its a shame as Dubai is lovely, where is your apatment?
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:44 pm
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Don't cry.. you were done. Its a shame as Dubai is lovely, where is your apatment?
no more Voddy for you Beebs!
his/her apartment is in Abu Dhabi!
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Originally Posted by Inselaffen View Post
no more Voddy for you Beebs!
his/her apartment is in Abu Dhabi!
ok... i missed that bit... thought they were in Dubai.. SO SORRY OK
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 9:47 pm
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ok... i missed that bit... thought they were in Dubai.. SO SORRY OK
dont get your Bridget Jones knickers in a twist
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Old Sep 18th 2007, 10:20 pm
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dont get your Bridget Jones knickers in a twist
well for your info.. i chucked em....
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