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Expat women face rejection

Expatriate women in the UAE are breathing fire and we can't blame them! A recent law issued by the capital's Central Bank stipulates that women are not allowed to open or manage bank accounts for their own children.

July 15, 2012 4:21
 
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VAT . . . a Good Thing?

The tax-free environment in the GCC is set to change, VAT will help GCC economies experience diversified growth, says Mas Meghji

May 17, 2012 3:18
 
Cash under the mattress: a new chapter for regional banks

Cash under the mattress: a new chapter for regional banks

Everyone’s got a theory about where best to keep money. And even though banks used to be the go-to alternative, its future remains uncertain. That is, if they don’t change.

March 25, 2012 3:55
 
Trust funds for everyone?

Trust funds for everyone?

It may be too late for you to have a trust fund baby’s life but you can still make it happen for your kids, even if you’re not a gazillionaire.

March 21, 2012 4:37
 
A Game of Chicken: EIDA vs UAE

A Game of Chicken: EIDA vs UAE

The never ending saga of getting a Emirates ID has Kipp severely unfazed: bring on the fines, the penalties and the ultimatums…we’re ready.

September 15, 2011 3:08
 
EIDA The Perfectionist

EIDA The Perfectionist

EIDA announces new transfer options, because, y’know , they’ve just about perfected the art of issuing IDs.

April 25, 2011 4:00
 
UAE Labour update

UAE Labour update

Companies are hiring, but UAE execs find labour laws restrictive and problematic while UAE youth feel confused about future career prospects.

January 23, 2011 2:14
 
A labour, but not of love

A labour, but not of love

The new labour laws highlight the UAE authority’s concern for Emiratization, but also its apathy towards many expatriates, says Eva Fernandes.

January 11, 2011 3:02
 
Reason to leave

Reason to leave

More than half of Brit expats don’t want to go home, according to new research. And if they do, it’s most likely thanks to family pressures or ill health.

October 14, 2010 3:21
 
The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

Analysts are bullish on the UAE economy. But for many expatriates, the decision to stay or head home depends on complex cultural and personal issues, and not just financial concerns.

April 27, 2010 3:44