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Gulf News Living in the UAE Editor, Huda Tabrez, joins Tell Me Why podcast host Maria Botros to discuss the advantages of working as a freelancer in the UAE and best practices to get the most out of the experience.

  • The first step for freelancers wishing to work in the UAE is to get a permit
  • Freelancers can get permits from freezones or mainland companies
  • Residents can have a full-time job but also do part-time jobs for an extra source of income without breaking the law
  • Freelancers should get all agreements in writing to secure rights