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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.

July 19, 2011

UAE delegation to Africa’s Big Seven Exhibition
08:25 GMT
(press release)

UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade in cooperation with the Dubai Export Development Corporation successfully led a delegation of over 30 governmental departments, free zones and private businesses.

July 18, 2011

Participants at DED's seminar
10:39 GMT
(press release)

The DED, in association with IPE, recently organised the first joint seminar to create awareness among enterprises and organisational leaders on the “Investing in People” standard of excellence.

UAE Minister of Economy, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri
09:45 GMT

The U.A.E. Ministry of Economy today reaffirmed its patronage of Standard & Poor's Annual Leaders Forum, which will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi on November 15th, 2011.

July 14, 2011

Mahmood Sharif Mahmood, Director of Foreign Trade Policies, speaking during the workshop
13:01 GMT
(press release)

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade and Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry have jointly organized a workshop which was attended by export-oriented private sector companies from the UAE.

ADSG & ADAC Representatives
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company has hosted a two-day workshop of the General Secretariat of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group to develop the ADSG’s value proposition and business model.

Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Economy, speaking during the meeting
06:45 GMT
(press release)

Car dealers in the UAE have approved the unified form for purchase contracts proposed by the Ministry of Economy to facilitate procedures and protect consumer rights.

July 13, 2011

Khalid Al Zayani, BBBF Chairman; Ahmed Al Shaikh, Tamkeen Vice President; Rupert Potter, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Bahrain, with BBBF Committee members at the meeting
13:59 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) was given a presentation by Tamkeen’s Vice President - Enterprise & Human Capital Development, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh.

July 12, 2011

Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East handing the award to Colm McLoughlin, Managing Director of Dubai Duty Free
09:01 GMT
(press release)

Superbrands today announced that Dubai Duty Free has once again won the coveted ‘Brand of the Year’ award at the seventh annual Superbrands Tribute Event.

July 11, 2011

Hosam Jumaa Mohammed, Manager of Corporate Business Design Section, presented a working paper on behalf of Customs Development Division
13:32 GMT

Dubai Customs participated in Knowledge and E-Govenment Management Conference to place in Dost Dubai Hotel.

Revenues for UAE logistics market are expected to reach US$9.4 billion in 2014
13:32 GMT
(press release)

The UAE’s acknowledged status as the commercial, trade and logistics engine of the Middle East looks set to strengthen in 2011.

Al Bateen Executive Airport
09:24 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that Al Bateen Executive Airport saw significant growth in business aviation in its half year results, with almost 40% growth in private jet movements.

During the workshop
07:39 GMT

The Strategic Planning & Performance Management Office organized a workshop on the Environment, Health and Safety Management System.

July 10, 2011

DP World Callao is the first facility on South American West Coast to attain the standard
14:28 GMT
(press release)

DP World Callao announced today July 10 that it has achieved the independently audited ISO 28000:2007 supply chain security management system certification.

Eman Gaad, Consultant at CDA with attendees
08:43 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority has launched the "Friendly Touch" campaign to raise awareness on various forms of physical, moral and sexual harassment faced by children with disabilities.

July 7, 2011

Members of GGGI, MoFA and Masdar
12:23 GMT
(press release)

The Global Green Growth Institute, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, inaugurated its Middle East and North Africa office in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City on July 7, 2011.