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  • 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
  • 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
  • Social media minefield

    Social media minefield

    Brands that use social media can be either highly successful or just downright annoying, according to Ali Sinaei, head of online advertising at Here’s how to get it right.

    November 16, 2010 10:02
  • Business lessons

    Business lessons

    As the region strives toward a knowledge-based economy, education has become big business. But we’re going about it wrong; here’s a lesson for all businesses – even those outside education.

    November 15, 2010 5:28