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The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector

The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector

Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:36 AM

If two of the UAE’s largest banks can see the benefits in merging, why are the smaller institutions so reluctant, asks Courtney Trenwith

Why Dubai businesses should use podcasts to build brands, support local culture

Why Dubai businesses should use podcasts to build brands, support local culture

Monday, 20 June 2016 10:23 AM

Hebah Fisher, co-founder of Dubai-based start-up Kerning Cultures, explains why local businesses should turn to podcasting to both support local culture and build their...

Saudi Arabia’s economic balancing act

Saudi Arabia’s economic balancing act

Saturday, 18 June 2016 3:31 PM

The kingdom needs to manage a fine line between delivering targets and not overrunning costs.

A cautionary tale from the Dubai property market

A cautionary tale from the Dubai property market

Friday, 17 June 2016 11:19 AM

While a recent episode involving an off-plan developer and unhappy investors has been resolved, it should serve as a lesson to potential buyers.

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Beware the dangers of occupational stress

Beware the dangers of occupational stress

Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:18 AM

Stress costs organisations billions of dollars a year. But being aware of stress, and introducing a few new activities to your workday, could change all that

Common pitfalls to avoid when growing your business

Common pitfalls to avoid when growing your business

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:42 AM

Taking your business to the next level may feel like trial and error. But by avoiding simple mistakes, you can supercharge your growth

Presenting with power

Presenting with power

Monday, 13 June 2016 1:58 PM

Saana Azzam, founder of Dubai-based MENA Speakers, shares tips for entrepreneurs to speak up

How to build an awesome company culture

How to build an awesome company culture

Monday, 13 June 2016 1:58 PM

Jon Richards, founder and CEO of compareit4me, believes that a company’s culture - the atmosphere in the office and the energy among the team members - has a major impact...

It's not too late for Kurdistan

It's not too late for Kurdistan

Friday, 10 June 2016 12:23 AM

The autonomous region of northern Iraq may have fallen from its lofty heights of 2013, but there is still plenty of potential, says Courtney Trenwith

How to be an effective leader in a crisis

How to be an effective leader in a crisis

Thursday, 9 June 2016 8:33 AM

During turbulent times, many leaders believe 'working harder' is the answer. Tom Young believes the opposite is true, that effective leaders must pause, reflect and look...

Is this third time lucky for Kuwait's struggling airport?

Is this third time lucky for Kuwait's struggling airport?

Saturday, 4 June 2016 2:29 AM

Delays in confirming a $4.34bn deal to revamp Kuwait International proves the country is still moving too slowly to develop its infrastructure, says Courtney Trenwith...

An entrepreneur's soul-searching

An entrepreneur's soul-searching

Thursday, 2 June 2016 10:34 AM
Creatives must embrace digital

Creatives must embrace digital

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 9:43 AM

With the right tools, old creative traditions can be preserved (along with the introduction of whole new possibilities)

The Brexit benefits for the GCC

The Brexit benefits for the GCC

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 8:51 AM

A possible UK split from the EU could see both strive for greater economic ties with the Gulf to offset their losses.

How to raise funding

How to raise funding

Monday, 30 May 2016 12:01 PM

Neveen El-Tahri, one of Egypt’s leading women entrepreneurs and a member of Young Presidents’ Organisation, outlines seven fundraising-related tips to help you secure...


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