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  • Boating will rebound

    Boating will rebound

    There are few economic barometers cooler than yacht sales. After a busy Dubai International Boat Show, Erwin Bamps, COO of Gulf Craft, writes that the industry is all set to make a comeback.

    March 9, 2011 12:11
  • Business View: Suspending a business license

    Business View: Suspending a business license

    Samer Qudah and Jounama Azzam from the Dubai office of Al Tamimi & Company take a look at the suspension of company licenses in the emirate; which companies do it, why, and how?

    February 27, 2011 1:52
  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    John Kemp, Reuters market analyst, believes that bubbling oil prices could herald the start of a second downturn. In this analysis he asks: Are we facing the dreaded double dip?

    February 24, 2011 2:52
 
  • Back in the game

    Back in the game

    The CEO of Adidas, Herbert Hainer, tells us how businesses can once again capture the public’s trust.

    February 20, 2011 4:07
  • Recruitment trends in Dubai

    Recruitment trends in Dubai

    There is a backlash against fair weather employees who arrive when the going is good and leave as soon as it gets rough, says Russell Adam, managing partner of CTPartners Middle East.

    January 24, 2011 2:51
  • Banking and social media: the conversation they don’t want

    Banking and social media: the conversation they don’t want

    Banks are completely failing to engage with customers via social media, says Neil Svensen at Rufus Leonard. But before they rush out to engage, they need to think long and hard about strategy.

    January 24, 2011 2:46
 
  • Islamic banking extends beyond the Middle East

    Islamic banking extends beyond the Middle East

    In 1975 there was only one; today there are more than 300 Islamic banks in over 75 countries according to Dr. Linda Eagle of the Edcomm Group Banker's Academy in New York.

    January 9, 2011 2:02
  • Business View: Consumers need financial know-how

    Business View: Consumers need financial know-how

    The financial crisis was a wake-up call for consumers in the Middle East, according to Lama Kabbani at Visa. She tells us how her company is working to help.

    December 13, 2010 2:44
  • Luring skilled workers back to Dubai

    Luring skilled workers back to Dubai

    Christo Daniels, Marketing Manager of Morgan McKinley UAE, says Dubai may well be back – but more work is needed if it’s to attract top talent again.

    November 29, 2010 5:02
 
  • Business view: Giancarlo Lanna, Chairman, SIMEST

    Business view: Giancarlo Lanna, Chairman, SIMEST

    Earlier this month, a delegation of Italian businessmen visited the UAE to strengthen economic ties. In this special piece, a key figure from the group tells us why the bond is so important.

    November 23, 2010 2:17
 
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