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Old Jul 18th 2009, 11:44 am
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Hi all,

I'm going to be working full time Sun-Thurs, (+ occasional travel over weekends),but am interested in doing a bit of freelance work as well, - bit of personal shopping and styling work.

How does it work over there- would I need to register or anything like that or could I get away with just doing cash jobs, or do I have to declare earnings to anyone?

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Old Jul 18th 2009, 11:49 am
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Hi all,

I'm going to be working full time Sun-Thurs, (+ occasional travel over weekends),but am interested in doing a bit of freelance work as well, - bit of personal shopping and styling work.

How does it work over there- would I need to register or anything like that or could I get away with just doing cash jobs, or do I have to declare earnings to anyone?

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no need to declare it to anyone or register anywhere
I did plenty of private jobs when I was employed
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Old Jul 18th 2009, 11:54 am
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no need to declare it to anyone or register anywhere
I did plenty of private jobs when I was employed
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Old Jul 18th 2009, 12:26 pm
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
Hi all,

I'm going to be working full time Sun-Thurs, (+ occasional travel over weekends),but am interested in doing a bit of freelance work as well, - bit of personal shopping and styling work.

How does it work over there- would I need to register or anything like that or could I get away with just doing cash jobs, or do I have to declare earnings to anyone?

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from a legal stand point you are only supposed to work for the company that sponsors you. If your company ok with it, get them to issue u a letter of no objection.
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Old Jul 18th 2009, 12:35 pm
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Hi Grace,

Ok will do!

Thanks so much

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Ok will do!

Thanks so much

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from a legal stand point you are only supposed to work for the company that sponsors you. If your company ok with it, get them to issue u a letter of no objection.
Hmm. I tried the honest approach and went to my boss for a LONO... He told me that the request would be rejected by "the employer", but no-one would be bothered if I went ahead with my private consultancy stuff without permission. He was right.
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Hmm. I tried the honest approach and went to my boss for a LONO... He told me that the request would be rejected by "the employer", but no-one would be bothered if I went ahead with my private consultancy stuff without permission. He was right.
Well the risk is as always being caught or some nice person with a bit of green eye reporting you. Legally you are only supposed to work for the company that sponsors you.
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Well the risk is as always being caught or some nice person with a bit of green eye reporting you. Legally you are only supposed to work for the company that sponsors you.
Absolutely correct. But like risking drinking without a liquor license, it's one of those risks you can choose to take in the Alice in Blunderland world of the UAE..........
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Absolutely correct. But like risking drinking without a liquor license, it's one of those risks you can choose to take in the Alice in Blunderland world of the UAE..........
yep sure is, you just cant cry into ya beer when ya get caught for either one.
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