Monday , 15 October 2018

Tag Archives: Businesses

Know your numbers: Advisors welcome banks’ attempt to improve financial knowledge among business owners

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day The introduction of a new guide aimed at improving the financial literacy of business owners has been welcomed by advisors. The UAE Banks Federation (UBF) announced yesterday that the 64-page guide has been produced as part of its …

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Gateway Gulf concludes with focus on technology-led future growth

Manama, Bahrain: The final day of investment forum, Gateway Gulf, highlighted opportunities for foreign direct investment being driven by economic diversification across the GCC. At the forum, H.E. Eng. Ibrahim Al-Omar, Governor, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), spoke about the growing inward investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia and the region: “13 per cent of the world’s trade passes through …

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Al Habtoor founder open to IPO after 2020

The Group is the powerhouse behind real estate mega project, Al Habtoor City By Staff Writer, CPI Financial Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, founder of the Al Habtoor Group (The Group), believes 2018 will be a much better year for businesses in the UAE after a tough year in the previous 12 months. The Chairman conceded 2017 had been a challenging …

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du Launches Secure Web Hosting to Help Businesses Combat Cyberattacks

du’s secure web hosting solution is rated as one of the best and most effective in the region, protecting organisations against cyber security threats using a proactive multilayer approach. Today, there are over three billion global internet users – 40% of the world’s population – driving growth in digital service, support and sales interactions that require businesses to host their …

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Siemens and Strategy& joint study outlines roadmap for a digitalized future for GCC businesses

60% surveyed believe digitalization has potential to create new business models or lead to a more open culture of innovation Only 3% of organizations in the GCC believe they are at an advanced stage of their digital transformation The GCC is positioned to embrace the disruptive potential of digitalization Governments and consumers lead the digital uptake in the GCC Dubai, …

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Avaya Helps AMEA’s Midsize Businesses Raise the Bar for Customer Experience

Avaya IP Office Contact Center 10 delivers the simplicity and easy to use tools midsize companies in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa markets need to meet customer expectations and compete with larger enterprises. Avaya today announced a new version of the company’s contact center platform that enables midsize businesses to rise above the competition by offering a superior, omnichannel …

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Who will feel VAT’s biggest pinch in the UAE?

Value added tax is coming to the UAE. Is the country prepared for it? With the implementation of value added tax (VAT) in early 2018 in the UAE now a certainty, there is growing apprehension in the market – from businesses and consumers alike – about how the new regime will impact them. Details about the tax are yet to …

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54% of Businesses in UAE and Saudi Arabia Have Experienced Business Disruption because of Digital Technologies

Digital Crisis Looms: Business Leaders Fear Digital Start-ups Will Make Their Business Obsolete Within 3-5 Years News highlights: 85% of businesses consider digital start-ups a threat, either now or in the future 44% of businesses don’t know what their industry will look like in 3 years 59% have witnessed the entrance of new competitors as a result of digital technologies …

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Businesses across Middle East and South Asia can now reclaim Value Added Tax on service expenses incurred in the UK, Europe and Australia

Dubai, UAE – Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, and dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, have teamed up to launch a VAT Reclaim Service for Mastercard Platinum BusinessCard and World Mastercard for Business cardholders that allows businesses in the region to reclaim the Value Added Tax they have paid for more than …

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MENA businesses will have to re-invent their IT strategies to survive in a digital economy, say Equinix experts

Equinix introduces ‘Interconnection Oriented Architecture™’ at GITEX to help companies migrate to the Cloud. Dubai, UAE – Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, is showcasing solutions that can help MENA businesses digitally transform, at GITEX Technology Week, from 16th until the 20th of October. As we enter the Interconnected Era, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are facing new challenges. …

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