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BBG Operations Team supports Sheikh Khalifa&#...

Sun, 15 January, 2017

In line with Sheikh Khalifa’s recent announcement that 2017 is the ‘Year of Giving’ in the UAE, the BBG Operations Team visited Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, 11 January. The team members volunteered their time packing cookies baked by the centre's Vocational Training Unit. All funds raised thr...

Meet the BBG Membership Team

Sun, 15 January, 2017

We would like to congratulate our new Membership Relations Officer Hannah Littledale on her promotion to the role and Lindsay Aitken on her appointment as BBG’s Membership Administrator.Hannah has been working behind the scenes as the Membership Administrator with the BBG since July 2015 and is excited to begin working with our members in a ...

BBG and Milton Keynes Business Leaders Partne...

Tue, 03 January, 2017

Secretary of State Liam Fox praises city's historic UAE link-up THE SECRETARY of State for International Trade Liam Fox has applauded the forging of a trade link between a group of Milton Keynes business leaders and the foremost UK business interest group in the United Arab Emirates. Dr Philip Smith, ch...

What’s been happening in the education sect...

Mon, 02 January, 2017

Clair Hattle, our Women in Business Focus Chair, gives us a rundown of what’s been happening in the education sector in 2016, and what we can expect for 2017…Where did the year go? It's passed by so quickly! Hardly enough time to "learn something new each day".So, what's been happening in the world of education in 2016?In a nutshell, the ...

Brexit – what happens next?

Mon, 02 January, 2017

Curious what 2017 will bring, and how Brexit will impact the year? Our Director of Focus Chairs, Andrew Prince, has shared his insight - let us know what you think…Before reading the rest of this article, I’d like you to take a moment to close your eyes, take a couple of deep breaths, relax and visualise a large pond. The water is a little...

The Growth Of Digital Content In The Travel &...

Sat, 17 December, 2016

As the year draws to a close, we've been collecting updates from members on their industry. For today, check out the Travel & Tourism update for 2017 from Focus Chair, Karen Osman: When I first set up my company, Travel Ink, in 2011, the majority of our work was writing copy for brochures, coffee table books, and other printed materi...

Surviving 2017 and beyond in the energy secto...

Sat, 17 December, 2016

With 2016 drawing to a close, it is interesting to reflect on how the energy sector has fared over the year and what can be expected for 2017. Survival is the name of the game but if the right policies are adopted, then a degree of expansion is possible. It’s therefore useful to examine some of the available options. Business opportunities...

No plans to tax individuals, UAE finance mini...

Mon, 31 October, 2016

01-Nov-2016 09:20   DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has no plans to impose new taxes on individuals and the government is not studying the introduction of more fees for services, Younis al-Khouri, under-secretary at the finance ministry, told the Al Bayan newspaper.   Governments across the Gulf have been plan...

Dubai airport traffic outpacing forecast – ...

Mon, 31 October, 2016

Dubai Airports’ rapid traffic growth has elevated the need for more capacity at both of Dubai’s airports.In a presentation entitled ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ to British Business Group members on Wednesday, CEO Paul Griffiths said: “Our original projection for 2020 was 90 million and we’re going to achieve that by the end of next ...

RAK Investment Forum, December 2016

Mon, 31 October, 2016

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BBG Christmas Ball 2016 Sponsorhip Opportunit...

Mon, 31 October, 2016

Details of Sponsorship Opportunities Embassy Entrance- AED 2,500 * Use of 2 branded sail flags Security Check In- AED 2,500 * Use of 2 branded sail flags Walkway- AED-5,000 ...