UAE Businesses Keep Squeeze on Profits as Inflation Bites
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
UAE Businesses Keep Squeeze on Profits as Inflation Bites

Businesses in the UAE’s non-oil sector continue to defy global trends by choosing to squeeze profits rather than hike prices, as energy costs climb at the fastest pace for 11 years, according to a new survey.

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BBG Members Share "New" UAE Working Week Insights
Fri, 24th Jun 2022
BBG Members Share "New" UAE Working Week Insights

In January 2022, on the afternoon of the first "working Friday" of the new UAE working week, we polled the membership to gauge the adoption rate of the Monday to Friday, 4.5 day working week. This week we polled again, and these are the res...

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John Martin St. Valery OBE – A look back on the last five years at the end of his Chairmanship
Thu, 9th Jun 2022
John Martin St. Valery OBE – A look back on the last five years at the end of his Chairmanship

At today's AGM, John Martin St. Valery OBE ends his tenure of Chairmanship for the British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates. Here John shares his thoughts on the last five years and thanks the members, sponsors, Board and Business...

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Contracting and Outsourcing in the UAE
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
Contracting and Outsourcing in the UAE

According to Chloe Deery, Business Manager at Hays: An organisation may decide to hire initially on a contract basis if they are unsure about hiring a permanent resource for a specific role. This enables them to evaluate if there is a perma...

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British Chambers Of Commerce Finalists
Fri, 27th May 2022
British Chambers Of Commerce Finalists

The British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates (BBG) came third in the world in the British Chambers of Commerce Business Awards 2021 in recognition of the support we give to British business in Dubai!!

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British Business Group membership rise reflects growing interest in the UAE
Fri, 27th May 2022
British Business Group membership rise reflects growing interest in the UAE

The growth of the networking association is linked to the UAE's handling of the pandemic, and a post-Brexit drive to expand beyond Europe. General Manager Katy Holmes shared her thoughts with Arab Gulf Business Insights (AGBI).

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Why Gulf Based Investors Are Buying UK Property
Fri, 20th May 2022
Why Gulf Based Investors Are Buying UK Property

There are many reasons why investors should be looking at the UK property market for their next purchase. But why are Gulf based investors particularly interested in spending their money in the United Kingdom?

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International Nurses Day With Kings College Hospital London
Fri, 13th May 2022
International Nurses Day With Kings College Hospital London

To our modern day Florence Nightingales, we thank you for the dedication, care, compassion, and comfort you dispense each and every day. Happy Nurses’ Day!

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Fiona Brenninkmeijer, Performance Coach and Integrated Sports Nutritionist at Optimal Fitness on the links between mental health, fitness and nutrition.
Fri, 13th May 2022
Fiona Brenninkmeijer, Performance Coach and Integrated Sports Nutritionist at Optimal Fitness on the links between mental health, fitness and nutrition.

Optimal Fitness has produced a short video for the BBG during Mental Health Awareness Week - reminding us that nutrition, movement and sleep are all important factors in "optimal" functioning and wellbeing!

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Making Your Clients and Customers Feel Special
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
Making Your Clients and Customers Feel Special

Newest member Tenzin Chokay (joined yesterday) founder of Bespoke Branding attended Dariush’s event this week and had also been on the full Gladiator Mastery Programme. In both trainings, Dariush shared that “67% of clients won’t retu...

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