Tuesday 28 March 2017
 
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Growth prospects now prime reason for job change

Attractive growth prospects, not salary, is the prime reason for a job change for a majority of professionals in the Middle East, according to a recent study. About 60 per cent of the respondents in a Naukrigulf poll opted better growth opportunities as the topmost consideration

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UAE unveils national strategy for children with disabilities

The UAE Cabinet has approved a national strategy to promote the rights of children with disabilities and maximise their well-being, and a strategy for motherhood and childhood. The move is part of the Strategic Plan for the Rights of Children with Disabilities 2017-2021, and the

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University of Manchester expands presence in Dubai

The University of Manchester is strengthening its presence in Dubai by building on the success of its Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre in Dubai and renaming it The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, from today (March 26). Professor Colin Bailey, deput

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Hyatt in UAE top 15 work places list for 4th year

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has made it to the Top 15 Great Places to Work (GPTW) in the UAE list for the fourth consecutive year, revealed Great Place to Work, a global research, training and consultancy firm that recognizes the best workplaces in over 50 countries worldwide. The r

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SCA signs deal to narrow gender gap in UAE firms

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and UAE Gender Balance Council have signed a MoU to boost co-operation and intensify efforts to increase women's participation in companies listed on the country's financial markets in a bid to narrow the gender gap in the vital sector, as

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Dubai Holding launches new youth council

Dubai Holding, an investment conglomerate with operations in 21 countries, has launched its dedicated youth council, which will help empower young people across the organisation while seeking to capture their unique talents and voices. Open to Dubai Holding staff aged 21 through

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Aramco launches virtual reality training centre

Saudi Aramco has inaugurated a new 3-D Operator System Training Centre in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia with a unique form of training that provides real-world incident training in a safe and engaging environment. The system utilizes the latest Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) headsets an

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Sedco Holding acquires 50pc stake in Al Yusr schools

Sedco Holding Group has announced the acquisition of 50 percent stake in the Jeddah-based Al Yusr International Schools (YIS). Sedco Holding Group CEO Anees Ahmad Moumina and YIS CEO Zamil Al Otaibi signed the partnership agreement at the group’s headquarters.

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BTEA hosts gypsum design workshop

The Handicrafts Directorate at Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), in line with its ongoing handicrafts training workshops, has launched a specialised gypsum design workshop.   The workshop aims to establish a sustainable workforce in the handicrafts industry which p

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Fakhro Restaurants Company sponsors scholarship seat

Fakhro Restaurants Company, the sole franchisee of McDonald's in Bahrain, has signed an agreement with AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation (MKF) to sponsor one of the scholarship seats of Rayaat Programme for the academic year 2017-2018 to 2021 -2022. Fakhro Restaurants Company

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