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Thu, 11 Mar, 2021

CSM Live

Thank you to CSM Live for providing our new signage for the British Business Group, as launched at the BBG Annual Golf Day

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Wed, 03 Mar, 2021

Member spotlight - Gulfood 2021 focus

The BBG asked Member TACCT Global to share their experience of last week's Gulfood as an exhibitor and from a business development perspective.

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Thu, 25 Feb, 2021

The BBG Annual Golf Day Attracts Hewlett Packard Enterprise as a Key Event Sponsor

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins Barclays and JacksonMSV as a key event sponsor for the 26th BBG Annual Golf Day on March 4th at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.

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Thu, 11 Feb, 2021

Brexit and the GCC – What Lies Ahead?

With Brexit Having Come Into Full Effect on January 1, How Will the UK?s Ties With the GCC Evolve?

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Thu, 04 Feb, 2021

UAE Seeks to Boost Foreign Direct Investment Through Changes to Companies Law

In November last year, the UAE Government issued Federal Decree No (26) of 2020 (Decree) amending several provisions of the UAE Commercial Companies Law No (2) of 2015 (Companies Law). These amendments, which are applicable to privately-owned companies, significantly alter the landscape of foreign direct investment in the UAE by repealing the FDI Law and eliminating the legal requirement for UAE participation in ?onshore? companies and foreign branches

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Tue, 02 Feb, 2021

Keeping the World’s Largest Single Site Solar Plant Construction on Schedule Using Drones

Noor Abu Dhabi, located in Sweihan, covers an area of 8km and features 3.2 million solar panels. As part of UAE's Energy Strategy 2050, Noor Abu Dhabi was the first significant pipeline of the project reducing Abu Dhabi's CO2 emissions by one million tones; the equivalent of taking 200,000 cars off the road. Ensuring this project goes smoothly was imperative; it would mark this major milestone as a resounding success.

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Thu, 21 Jan, 2021

Cheat Sheet – Pivoting the Pandemic

BBG Member and sponsor of the New Members? Breakfast last week, Hadef & Partners?, Head of Employment & Partner Rachel Hill has compiled a ?cheat sheet? for BBG Members to refer to that will help employers navigate the evolving guidelines around COVID and safe working environments. For more information and advice, please contact Rachel and her team directly.

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Sun, 17 Jan, 2021

BRITISH BUSINESS GROUP DUBAI AND NORTHERN EMIRATES ANNOUNCES AHR PRIVATE WEALTH AS NEW ANNUAL SPONSOR

The British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates (BBG) is delighted to announce that British-owned, Dubai-based AHR Private Wealth is now an Annual Sponsor, as of January 2021. Both entities are at an exciting stage of development and are partnering with mutual benefit and in the interest of British businesses and expats in the region.

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Thu, 14 Jan, 2021

What will your company “witness statement” for the environment look like in 2021?

David Attenborough had said that his latest film, Life on Our Planet, was his ?witness statement? for the environment. He urges us to "rediscover how to be sustainable? and that ?we need to move from being apart from Nature, to becoming a part of Nature, once again."

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Thu, 14 Jan, 2021

CBD client secure first private direct investment from Israel into the UAE

In September 2020 the United Arab Emirates and Israel signed the Abraham Accord, effectively normalizing ties between the two states. The accord is just the first step paving the way for regional harmony, collaboration and growth creating consequent business opportunities, and has resulted in justifiable optimism and excitement within the business communities in each country.

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