Cetegory: UAE Life & Economy1

15 Oct

The UAE follows the same Gregorian calendar most of the world does but there is influence by the Hijri, or Islamic, calendar.

08 Oct gitex tech week

GITEX, the largest IT and tech event in the region, has opened its doors to trade exhibitors. GITEX Technology Week is part…

04 Oct

Ahead of 2018’s introduction of 5% VAT on UAE goods and services, the country has implemented what has locally been monikered ‘Sin Tax’. As…

28 Aug

Autumn 2017 sees a busy schedule of major trade shows in the UAE. These offer excellent opportunities for UK companies to gauge the Middle…

11 Jun

  An Update from our Colleagues in Qatar On 4 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.…

15 May

  Whether you’re visiting the UAE for a meeting or this is your first Ramadan as a resident, The Holy Month offers a new experience.…

18 Jun

  IMF estimates show that oil revenues accounted for 50 to 90% of total GCC government revenues during 2012 – 15. To counter this dependence, GCC countries…

09 May

  Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is expected to start on 26th May this year. During Ramadan, able-bodied Muslims of a certain…

10 Apr

  Lulu’s Best of British Festival & Testimonial Lulu Hypermarket enjoys a unique position in the UAE’s food and drink market in that it actively promotes…

28 Mar

  In 2015 Dubai International Airport overtook Heathrow to become the busiest airport in the world. At the time, DXB was handling 75…