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Member Offers

Wed, 20 September, 2017

by BBG Dubai

Remember that all BBG member offers are on our website and can be viewed at any time by logging into your account. We have everything from hotels, travel, education, business services and more. Non-members will not be able to see these exclusive BBG offers. To enquire about membership contact hannah.littledale@bbgdxb.comTo submit a member offer con...

The University of Manchester inducts 70 new p...

Mon, 18 September, 2017

by Manchester Business School Worldwide

Businesswomen make up 20% of new student cohort; more than 10% hold Masters degrees; 27% are c-level executives 18 September 2017 (Dubai - United Arab Emirates): The University of Manchester Middle East Centre has inducted its latest cohort of 70 part-time MBA students in the region, with one of the highest rati...

Northern Ireland Trade Mission to UAE, includ...

Thu, 14 September, 2017

by Invest Northern Ireland

14 companies from Northern Ireland will visit UAE and Kuwait from 24th to 28th September as part of a trade mission (click here for more information). Six of the companies are world class innovators in waste management and will be attending the Middle East Waste Exhibition (click here for more information) at D...

VAT Update – Insight On the New UAE VAT Law

Thu, 07 September, 2017

by Davidson & Co

VAT Update – Insight On the New UAE VAT Law Welcome to the Dubai Insider! Your guide to the latest legal news and updatesOn 23 August 2017, Federal Law No. 8 of 2017 concerning Value Added Tax (the “UAE VAT Law”) was issued together with the launch of the official tax website for the Federal Tax Authority.With just four mo...

Immigration developments in the MENA Region

Wed, 06 September, 2017

by Fragomen FZ LLC

United Arab Emirates Foreign nationals in Abu Dhabi are now requested to provide tenancy agreements registered in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in order to support new and renewed residency permits for their dependents. Applicants with tenancy contracts from other Emirates will be turned away by the Immigration Authority.  *** The Minis...

Saudi Arabia to update its existing Nitaqat p...

Mon, 04 September, 2017

by PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Ministry of Labour and Social Development (MOLSD) has proposed amendments to the existing Nitaqat framework. The updates, which look to increase the threshold for obtaining a higher Nitaqat grade across most industries, are expected to be implemented from September 2017. The Nitaqat framework lays down the localisation requirements that entitie...

Members Events

Mon, 04 September, 2017

by BBG Dubai

MEMBER EVENTSFrom The Faculty - Planned Power for the World-Class Business OwnerWednesday, 20th September 09.30 to 12.30Boardroom, Office 2705, Marina Plaza, Dubai MarinaFree for BBG Members - Limited places available. Register early to avoid disappointment  Is your record broken?A common complaint we hear over and over at The Faculty is the f...