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DED Offers Temporary Business License Freeze, Installment Facility

Aimed to help businesses overcome obstacles and remain competitive The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has launched a package to make it further...

New UAE Stimulus Likely to Easy Pressure on Real Estate Sector

UAE stimulus efforts announced this week are needed as housing oversupply trend continues Real estate prices have been on the decline for the last three...

Why Are Indian Entrepreneurs Moving to Dubai?

The last edition of Dubai SME 100 ranking affirmed that maximum entrepreneurs in Dubai are from India. Not only the SME sector but Dubai...

DED ‘Business Map’ Records 1,848 New Trade Licenses in April

Overall 26,498 BRL transactions, including 12,670 related to license renewals 3,778 Auto Renewal transactions and 117 related to e-Trader licenses also recorded The Dubai...

Business Confidence in Dubai Continues to Rise, Survey

Plans are underway to increase investment and upgrade technology Recent Dubai Government initiatives to boost investment and cut costs will underpin further improvements...

March Sees a Surge in Business Licensing in Dubai

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai witnessed business registration and licensing activity maintaining an upward momentum during the month of March 2018,...

Middle East Faces Significant Challenges to International Business

67% believe administrative processes of other countries are a barrier to opportunities  75% feel limited by the opportunities within the region at least...

Most Companies Have Big Gaps Between AI Ambition and Execution

While Expectations for AI Run High, Few Companies Invest Much in Current Efforts; Majority of Executives Expect No Workforce Reduction in Foreseeable Future More than...

VAT in GCC: What does it mean for your business?

On 1 January 2018, value-added tax (VAT) will come into effect for the first time in United Arab Emirates. Naturally, small businesses are concerned...

Business Confidence in Dubai Improves in Q3 of 2017

Dubai Chamber survey shows improvement in Dubai business leaders’ expectations for access to financing, manpower quality 39% of respondents expect business conditions to improve...

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Ranked Most Expensive Cities for Expats in Middle...

Dubai rises to Top 20 of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates to live in Abu Dhabi (23rd) and Riyadh (52nd) also...

Top Risks for Global Businesses in 2017

Oliver Wyman identified the top three risks facing global businesses in 2017 as it launches its 6th annual Risk Journal. The risks are: The re-emergence of...

Big business should follow the lead of smaller competitors and innovate

Big businesses acknowledge the importance of innovation, but it’s entrepreneurs and smaller businesses that are now innovation leaders and are redesigning the way industries...

Pace of Business Reforms Speeds Up in the Middle East and...

The pace of business reforms in the Middle East and North Africa accelerated considerably in the past year, despite conflict and turmoil in the...

Five Good Books on Starting Business

If you have reached this page, you most probably have made up your mind about starting a business on your own. But that was...

Family Businesses & Succession Planning in GCC Countries

As the GCC economy slows down due to declining oil prices, an important question presents itself: Where is the GCC money going? Even though there...

Businesses in Dubai expect stability to prevail through second quarter of...

Businesses in Dubai expect the market to hold steady through the second quarter of 2016 after the first quarter saw strong performance across the...

Business licenses can be renewed via SMS in Dubai

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has launched a new service for owners of business licenses to have them renewed automatically through...