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The View From The Chair - The mighty collecti...

Thu, 25 January, 2018

Over the last few months since taking the Chair of the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates, it has struck me how much of an appetitive there is for collaboration in so many areas. We are not an island - we are are highly successful business-to-business forum seeking to maintain and deliver tangible benef...

The View From The Chair - The Persian version...

Thu, 18 January, 2018

January 2018 has kicked off to a flying start from a BBG event perspective with a variety of learning, social and awareness events already having taken place.   Only this week around 70 BBG Dubai & Northern Emirates members and their guests met for lunch at the Jumeirah Creekside H...

The View From The Chair - New Year - new star...

Mon, 08 January, 2018

Well, no actually. The resounding message from your committee this January is that we are continuing our trajectory of improvement and nailing down relevance of membership of the region's go-to business group, building on the back of the encouraging feedback and progress we made last year.   The #m...

The View from the Chair - It’s beginning to...

Tue, 12 December, 2017

As we inch ever closer to Christmas, I wanted to thank you all for your support again this year for our annual Great British Christmas Ball. Held last Thursday evening on the lawns of The British Embassy in Dubai, over 400 BBG Dubai & Northern Emirates guests came together to have a ball and start the festive celebra...

The View from the Chair - A Nation's Pri

Mon, 04 December, 2017

Isn’t it great to be part of this flourishing Nation? Only a few short years ago the demographic split in relation to people living or working here was either local Emirati, expatriate, itinerant worker or tourist. Our Emirati hosts are now making great efforts to stress that there are just two types - either Resident ...

Quarterly Survey of Business Leaders’ Outlo...

Mon, 04 December, 2017

Dubai Chamber invites you participate in their Quarterly Survey of Business Leaders’ Outlook, which refers to your business sentiments and outlook for the 1st Quarter of 2018.The outcome of such research will help pave the way for the Chamber to better address the concerns currently being faced by the local business community.Please click her...

Update from the British Centres for Business

Tue, 28 November, 2017

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What is the Big 5 and why should I attend?

Sun, 26 November, 2017

The Big 5 is the region’s largest building and construction show taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from the 26-29th November. It is attended by architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, procurement specialists and all that fit between so there is really something for everyone. There are 5 ...

Quarterly Survey of Business Leaders’ Outlo...

Sun, 26 November, 2017

Dubai Chamber invites you participate in their Quarterly Survey of Business Leaders’ Outlook, which refers to your business sentiments and outlook for the 1st Quarter of 2018.The outcome of such research will help pave the way for the Chamber to better address the concerns currently being faced by the local business community.Please click her...

The View from the Chair - Embracing the Entre...

Wed, 22 November, 2017

Entrepreneur noun 1  a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.   It's not a laughing matter...   Anyone who has considered or indeed executed an entrepreneurial venture will fully understand where I...

The View from the Chair - It’s that kind of...

Wed, 15 November, 2017

This week, people the world  over have been focusing on the act of kindness. World Kindness Day has been celebrated on 13th November globally since 1998 in an attempt to bring people together and highlight good deeds, positivity and kindness in communities, cities and countrie...

The View from the Chair - ‘Every contact le...

Wed, 08 November, 2017

I first learned about this principle, in the physical sense, while working in the MetPolice in the early 1980’s as a young detective. In short, physical evidence collected from a crime scene - such as fingerprints - were the trace required to complete the case.   Of course, in life and business i...