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Payroll Outsourcing Services in Abu dhabi

A payroll system simplifies and automates the process of compensating employees within a company. Timely and accurate payment of wages is critical for the smooth operation of any enterprise, necessitating an efficient and cost-effective payroll process. Beyond simply calculating employee wages, the payroll function encompasses managing various components such as leave, travel expenses, and accruals, thereby streamlining HR operations. Given the array of payroll outsourcing services available in Abu Dhabi, selecting the most suitable one for your business is crucial.

Many business owners and payroll administrators lack the time to stay updated on constantly changing regulations, tax rates, and government forms. Outsourcing payroll services provides access to a professional team with proven expertise in handling payroll matters.









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Payroll Outsourcing Methodology

  • Efficient Management of Multi-Country Payroll: Managing multi-currency payroll from a centralized location can be a daunting task. Outsourcing services help streamline and efficiently manage payroll operations from a single location.
  • Knowledge and Compliance with Local Regulations:  Managing variable pay components such as education and housing allowances, air ticket allowances, leave management, travel expenses, and accruals is a challenging aspect of HR responsibilities. Payroll outsourcing ensures that these accruals and variable pay elements are accurately managed and verified by payroll experts who understand local regulations.
  • Accurate Management of Variable Pay and Accruals: Our experienced staff and rigorous procedures ensure a reliable, accurate, and cost-effective alternative to in-house payroll teams.
  • Highest Level of Accuracy : We uphold complete confidentiality and transparency in our services. There are no hidden costs; you only pay for the services utilized. Importantly, all official data remains confidential and secure with us.
  • Cost Reduction: Finding suitable payroll resources for your business can be costly and challenging. Payroll outsourcing provides access to optimal resources at minimal cost.
  • Customized Payroll Applications: Every organization is unique, and off-the-shelf software solutions may not fully meet specific needs. Customizable payroll solutions offer scalability and optimal results without the limitations of ready-made software.
  • Comprehensive Payroll Reports : Generating statutory reports can be complex for in-house teams. Our payroll services include tailored reporting specific to each business’s requirements.
  • Employee Self-Service Portal (ESS) : An employee self-service portal streamlines payroll processes by reducing manual request and approval times. ESS allows employees to manage leave applications, review timesheets, inquire about loan programs, request overtime payment, view compensation history, and submit reimbursement requests.
  • Expert Team Support : Many business owners and payroll staff lack time to stay abreast of evolving regulations, tax rates, and government forms. Outsourcing payroll ensures access to a professional team with expertise in payroll management.
  • Enhanced Data Security:  Data security is critical for organizations globally. Outsourcing payroll enhances data security as service providers comply with IT security standards such as ISO 27001 and ISAE 3402 Type II. At HLB Abu Dhabi, we prioritize data security to protect organizational credibility.

HLB Abu Dhabi, a payroll outsourcing company, offers tailored strategies to resolve payroll complexities for your business. Our leadership team dedicates the necessary time to deliver refined consulting services that propel your business forward.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the UAE Wage Protection System (WPS)?

The UAE Wage Protection System (WPS) is an electronic salary transfer system that enables private sector institutions and organizations to pay their employees through approved banks, exchange bureaus, and financial institutions regulated by the UAE Central Bank. Its purpose is to ensure timely and full payment of wages. WPS applies to all mainland companies in the private sector and those registered under JAFZA.

What are the statutory pay components included in an employee’s salary? What are the common pay components typically payable to employees?

There are no universally defined statutory components. Fixed pay components may include Basic Salary, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, and other specified allowances. Variable pay components may include Overtime, Sales Commission, Bonuses, Incentives, Relocation Allowances, Mobile Allowances, etc.

How is UAE Gratuity accrued?

UAE Gratuity is accrued based on the last drawn basic salary and calculated as follows:

  • Twenty-one days’ pay for each year of the first five years of service.
  • Thirty days’ pay for each additional year thereafter.
Does the UAE have a minimum wage?

The UAE does not have a set minimum wage for employees. Some countries have agreements that set minimum salaries for their citizens working in the UAE, either through bilateral agreements or as a condition of visa clearance.

What are the statutory leaves in UAE?

Statutory leaves in the UAE include:

  • Annual Leave: 30 days
  • Sick Leave: 15 days (Full Pay), 30 days (Half Pay), 45 days (Unpaid)
  • Maternity Leave: 45 days (Full Pay), 15 days (Half Pay)
  • Study Leave: 10 days
  • Bereavement Leave: 3 to 5 days
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Parental Leave: 5 days
Is employee Medical Insurance mandatory in UAE?

Employers in the UAE are required to provide medical insurance coverage to employees during their employment period. Some companies extend this coverage to employees’ dependents, although this is not mandatory.

What is the salary payment currency in UAE?

Salaries in the UAE are typically paid in UAE Dirhams (AED). However, payment in another currency can be agreed upon between the employer and employee as stipulated in the employment contract.

Can a payroll system be integrated with an HR system?

Yes, a payroll system can be integrated with multiple HR systems. HLB Abu Dhabi’s services include uploading data for new hires, terminated employees, and payroll changes for clients across the GCC region.

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