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Stress is the main health concern for Middle East employers

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Middle East employers seek longer term savings by investing more in employee health The latest Towers Watson survey on Health Benefits reveals that employers are investing more in the health of their employees as many Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries have implemented new legislation and amendments to laws that deal with mandates for employee healthcare coverage. These changes are already ...

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Second MEA Microsoft Dynamics Summit highlights new trends for enhancing business competitiveness

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The summit introduced latest trends in Microsoft Dynamics to fuel greater speed and precision in organizational and business decision-making. The Microsoft Dynamics product line is designed to support business management and help companies transform data into insights. The second Microsoft Dynamics Summit in Dubai has concluded with Microsoft and customers providing insights on how Dynamics tools that will enable organizations ...

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Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Arab Investment Bank (AIB) Sign Shareholders Agreement to Collaborate in the Leasing Business in Egypt

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Enmaa Leasing have an authorized capital of 150 million Egyptian pounds The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (http://www.icd-idb.com), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), and the Arab Investment Bank (AIB) signed a Shareholders Agreement to establish “Enmaa Leasing Company” a Sharia-compliant leasing company in Egypt. Enmaa Leasing have an authorized ...

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Dell breaks new ground with the creation of META Business Region

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Dell strengthens its presence in the region • New scalable structure provides additional support to customers and partners • Driss Elougmani to lead the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) business Dubai – Dell today announced it has combined its business in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa to create one new business region: META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa), ...

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Australia brings its innovation to the MENA region

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Dubai – The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) will host a series of events to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exist between Australia and the MENA region from 12-19 April. Known as Australia Unlimited MENA 2015, the program will showcase Australian expertise and innovation though a series of events inUAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. For the third ...

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Mobily Ventures Invests in Dokkan Afkar

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Riyadh – Mobily Ventures, the venture capital arm of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) , announced an investment in Dokkan Afkar, the E-Commerce startup based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dokkan Afkar, or ‘shop of ideas’, was founded in June 2012 and commercially launched in June 2013. The E-Commerce store, www.dokkanafkar.com, offers a wide variety of unique products with a strong appeal for ...

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Xerox to Sell Information Technology Outsourcing Business to Atos for $1.05 Billion

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Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has announced an agreement to sell its Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) business to Atos for $1.05 billion prior to closing adjustments, with additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain assets at closing. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval and is expected to close in the first half of ...

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SAP Delivers New Business Applications for Internet of Things

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Solutions in Maintenance and Service, Logistics, and Manufacturing Support Middle East’s Networked Economy and Smart Cities SAP has announced three new SAP solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), supporting the Middle East’s fast-paced Networked Economy and growing Smart Cities. The new solutions include the SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service solution, SAP Connected Logistics software and the SAP Manufacturing Execution ...

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Morocco’s 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit Wraps up

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The 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2014) wrapped up Friday night in Marrakech, after three days of intense debate on how to encourage and promote innovation and entrepreneurship. Launched in 2009 by US President Barack Obama, the GES has become a rendezvous of young leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world. This international event brought together a record 6,800 participants, including ...

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Alba supports “Invest in Bahrain 2014″ Forum

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Alba ‘s sponsorship is a tangible demonstration of its support of Bahrain as a key investment destination. The Forum was held under the patronage of HRH the Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and was organised by the Ministry of Industry & Commerce , Kingdom of Bahrain. Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. ( Alba ), one of the pillars of ...

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