Thursday 30 March 2017

New online marketplace for creative professionals launched

The Middle East’s first online marketplace for creative business professionals,, was recently launched to connect businesses of all sizes with quality and talented professionals. Providing a wide range of benefits and advantages, the online platform caters to b


Boeing expands pilot training network

US planemaker Boeing has announced it has officially launched its global network of Boeing Training Providers to support its Pilot Development Programme. The flight schools – Avion Training, part of Avion Group in the Netherlands, International Airline Training Academy (Iat


Rosatom, Russian universities visit Egypt

Representatives of Rosatom, the atomic energy corporation in Russia, and Russian universities visited major universities of Egypt recently and discussed opportunities for cooperation and development of educational programmes. The visit aimed at developing cooperation between Russ


Bahrain’s business climate 'to woo more foreign investors'

Bahrain’s burgeoning business environment continues to create foreign investment opportunities, despite the knock-on effect of an uncertain globally economy, said Servcorp, a leading provider of serviced offices and business package solutions in the Middle East. The Bahrain


Growth prospects now prime reason for job change

Attractive growth prospects, not salary, is the prime reason for a job change for a majority of professionals in the Middle East, according to a recent study. About 60 per cent of the respondents in a Naukrigulf poll opted better growth opportunities as the topmost consideration


UAE unveils national strategy for children with disabilities

The UAE Cabinet has approved a national strategy to promote the rights of children with disabilities and maximise their well-being, and a strategy for motherhood and childhood. The move is part of the Strategic Plan for the Rights of Children with Disabilities 2017-2021, and the


University of Manchester expands presence in Dubai

The University of Manchester is strengthening its presence in Dubai by building on the success of its Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre in Dubai and renaming it The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, from today (March 26). Professor Colin Bailey, deput


Hyatt in UAE top 15 work places list for 4th year

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has made it to the Top 15 Great Places to Work (GPTW) in the UAE list for the fourth consecutive year, revealed Great Place to Work, a global research, training and consultancy firm that recognizes the best workplaces in over 50 countries worldwide. The r


SCA signs deal to narrow gender gap in UAE firms

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and UAE Gender Balance Council have signed a MoU to boost co-operation and intensify efforts to increase women's participation in companies listed on the country's financial markets in a bid to narrow the gender gap in the vital sector, as


Dubai Holding launches new youth council

Dubai Holding, an investment conglomerate with operations in 21 countries, has launched its dedicated youth council, which will help empower young people across the organisation while seeking to capture their unique talents and voices. Open to Dubai Holding staff aged 21 through

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