Past News August 2015

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UAE issues new law to encourage public, priva...

Thu, 20 August, 2015

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE's Vice President, Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, issued the legislation which also allows the government to implement its strategic projects effectively and efficiently. According to the news agency WAM, it also allows government bodies to harness financial, administrative, technical and tec...

UAE attracts highest percentage of profession...

Tue, 18 August, 2015

According to a study by LinkedIn, the UAE was the top destination globally for migrating professionals in 2014, gaining 1.89 per cent of the total workforce. India was the leading source market for migrating talent to the UAE, attracting 28 per cent of professionals last year. Other top source markets for professional talent were the United...

Out and About

Sun, 16 August, 2015

BBG Membership Relations Officer, Linda Rudkin visits Jalal Sanaurrahman, Royal Brunei Country Manager and Zuyina Khan, Royal Brunei Sales and Operati...

Memorial Service for Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE

Sun, 16 August, 2015

There will be a memorial service for Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE on Friday, 4th September at 11 am at Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7. The family will be delighted to welcome members of the BBG. For those who are unable to attend there will be a service in Dubai later in the year, details are yet to be finalised....

Taxes could be the next step in fiscal refor...

Tue, 04 August, 2015

According to analysts from consulting firm EY, the introduction of an efficient tax regime and some amount of spending retrenchment could be the next step in fiscal reforms across the Mena region. Experts from EY says to preserve economic and social stability and continue with development plans, Mena governments are considering tax measures to...

Private equity investments into MENA reach Dh...

Tue, 04 August, 2015

According to a report released by the non-profit MENA Private Equity Association, the value of private equity investments in the Middle East and North Africa region surged 118 per cent to reach Dhs 1.5bn in 2014, the highest level recorded since 2008.  According to the report the investment activity in the region grew significantly las...

UAE ranks first on women empowerment in Arab ...

Tue, 04 August, 2015

According to the Arab Women Foundation, the United Arab Emirates ranks number one in the Arab world on empowerment of Women for the year 2014. The Foundation expressed its appreciation to the UAE for pursuing polices of women empowerment. Women constitute 22 percent of the membership of the Federal National Council, which is the highest propor...