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Employers do not recognise the importance of job security as a key retention driver for employees.
October 20, 2014 - 23:08 GMT
Organisations in the Middle East are facing greater challenges than employers elsewhere in the world with 70 per cent of the firms admitting difficulty in attracting and retaining critical skill.

November 9, 2011

DP World
12:24 GMT
(press release)

DP World announced that its facility at Qasim International Container Terminal, has expanded its capability to allow it to handle today’s modern, large vessels around the clock.

Hajj arrivals
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport handled the arrival of the first pilgrims ensuring a smooth and convenient process for all passengers.

During the event
06:10 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company is gearing up for welcoming the anticipated increase in passenger and cargo traffic arriving to Abu Dhabi for the Formula one season.

November 3, 2011

Engineer Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Exports
10:58 GMT
(press release)

UAE firms are expected to increase exports of local products and services to Saudi Arabia’s booming construction sector over the coming year.

Dubai DED Inspectors with BPG Member Representatives at the training session
08:16 GMT
(press release)

The Brand Owners Protection Group (BPG) has strengthened its relationship with the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) by conducting a training session with 10 inspectors from the department.

The Chelsea Pensioners in Bahrain in 2010
07:44 GMT
(press release)

The Bahrain British Business Forum today announced that it will be hosting three of Britain’s war heroes in the Kingdom over the Remembrance Day weekend.

Qatar Chamber for Commerce and Industry
05:59 GMT
(press release)

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Chairman of ICC Qatar and Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI), attended the Summit.

November 2, 2011

Dubai Trade
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO Port and Free Zones World, and Chairman, Dubai Trade, today (November 2) welcomed the World Bank’s benchmark “Doing Business Report 2012”.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Dubai Department of Economic Development
12:38 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development organized joint workshops centered on three key topics.

UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade
09:38 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Foreign Trade (MOFT) is currently holding the second round of the UAE’s World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Policy Review (TPR) Secretariat Preparatory Meetings with the country’s federal and local bodies.

During the event
08:07 GMT

Al Ain Municipality organized the 1st forum of performance management with the presence of managers and staff of strategic planning and performance management divisions.

November 1, 2011

Abdulraoof Abdul Aziz, Manager, Dealer Sales Operations at Emarat receiving the Certificate from Sheikh Mohamed Al
Qassimi, Deputy Chairman of the Economic Development
06:23 GMT

The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development honored Emarat service station "Shamil Ras Al Khaimah" with a Certificate of Appreciation as part of the "Best Petrol Station 2011 Award".

October 31, 2011

Mohammad Saleh Badri, ESMA’s Acting Director General
12:05 GMT

Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology will issue a regulation standardizing specifications of diesel in the UAE starting mid next year.

During the opening
11:28 GMT
(press release)

DP World has welcomed the opening of a key flyover across Al Houdh Interchange on the Emirates Road in Dubai.

Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO, Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer
10:42 GMT
(press release)

Jafza has seen a 12% increase in the number of companies in the Food and Beverage sector in 2010 taking the total number of F&B companies in the Free Zone to 250 at the end of the year.