Past News September 2015

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Out and About

Wed, 16 September, 2015

EventpadEventpad invited BBG Membership Relations Officer, Linda Rudkin at their office in Dubai Media City this month. Eventpad is a UK founded company and opened their office in ...

UK Visas Made Easy

Mon, 14 September, 2015

The UK’s visa service has become fast and increasingly flexible in recent years, making last minute UK travel possible for both Emiratis and expats living in the UAE. The introduction of an electronic visa waiver (EVW) system in 2014 meant that for the first time, UAE nationals can travel visa-free to the UK, provided they register 48 hours ...

British Council to host 'UK Business &am...

Wed, 09 September, 2015

The British Council, the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, will be holding the UAE Business and Finance Study Tour in response to the increasing numbers of UAE students studying business and finance. Business and Finance are the most popular subjects for UAE students who choose...

UAE firms have the highest cross-border expan...

Wed, 09 September, 2015

According to Citi Commercial Bank’s annual mid-market survey of corporates, companies from the UAE are planning the most international expansion relative to all other countries globally over the next year. According to the survey of all companies planning global expansion, 10.4 per cent are from the UAE followed by 8.2 per cent each from T...

Investments in the UAE industrial sector amou...

Thu, 03 September, 2015

According to the Minister of Economy, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, the industrial sector is the second largest contributor to the UAE’s economy after oil and gas in 2014, representing about 14 per cent of the national output.  Al Mansouri added, the investment in industrial plans in the country is amounted to more than Dh127 billion ...

Dubai launches workshops to promote business ...

Thu, 03 September, 2015

Expo 2020 Dubai has launched a new initiative called BusinessConnect, which includes a series of workshops and meetings aimed at raising awareness about the business opportunities that the six-month long mega event will offer. Expo 2020 committee also said that it will use the workshops to promote its efforts to ensure that the procurement ...

MoF offers free registration

Wed, 02 September, 2015

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is offering free registration of SMEs owned by UAE nationals with the federal register of suppliers, to benefit from government tenders and contracts. The initiative is part of the National Agenda, established to help the country achieve its UAE Vision 2021, and aims to ensure that SMEs' contribution to non-oil ...

Mega freehold project set to reshape Sharjah ...

Wed, 02 September, 2015

A new multi-billion-dollar freehold waterfront city is taking shape in Sharjah that will house around 200,000 residents after its completion.  The Sharjah Waterfront City will spread across 36km of coastline, it will become the largest commercial, residential and tourism development in the city with total area of around 60 million sq. ft....