Monday 15 October 2018
 
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Five tips on business success for emerging millennials

With young and female entrepreneurship on the rise, it’s no surprise that digitally savvy millennials are excelling in the eCommerce space. Millennials are turning their side hustles into full-time endeavours using social media platforms and web integrations to acquire customers and build

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Back to basics: VAT Accounting 101

As part of the UAE Vision 2021, the introduction of taxation has brought diversity to the country’s economic revenue streams, and also encouraged greater transparency for businesses, says an industry expert. It has been ten months since the introduction of value-added taxes

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Bioenergy to lead renewables growth to 2023: IEA

Modern bioenergy will have the biggest growth in renewable resources between 2018 and 2023, building a robust renewable portfolio and ensuring a sustainable energy system, said the International Energy Agency in its latest market forecast. Renewables will continue their expansion

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Five D’s ‘poised to take renewables to next stage’

Just a few years ago, renewables were an interesting but evolving niche in the energy landscape. True, it was an area rich with potential. But it faced big issues around intermittency and unpredictability, was based on still-maturing technologies, and was dominated by visionary start-ups rather

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Declining costs, tech ‘driving green energy demand’

Price and performance parity, grid integration, and technology are allowing solar and wind power to compete with conventional sources on price, while matching their performance, said professional services firm Deloitte in a new report.  As technologies such as blockchain, ar

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GCC nationalisation policy ‘may raise labour costs’

GCC countries' labour market nationalisation policies aim to provide more jobs for a rapidly growing population, but they are also likely to raise labour costs and hamper diversification, said Moody’s in a new report. "The size of the challenge is greatest where na

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Demand for inflight wi-fi 'driving loyalty amongst passengers'

Inflight wi-fi is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among today’s airline passengers across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), according to the industry’s largest poll of passenger attitudes. The fourth annual global Inflight Conne

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What if oil goes to $100?

Brent is expected to peak at $95 per barrel (/bbl) by the end of Q2 2019, said the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), citing a forecast by Francisco Blanch and team and analysing the impact on  global growth of an even larger and more sustained oil spike.  The anal

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Top tips for protecting your Smart TV

The final stretch of 2018 approaches. For parents of young children, this means that lunch boxes and homework are back. It is also the season, for many of us, when trees start to change colour before the arrival of the cold season. It is also the time when entertainment companies try to entice

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Saudi crude shows record low carbon intensity: study

Among the countries producing more than 0.1 per cent of global oil production, Saudi Arabia ranks the lowest in carbon intensity (CI) of any major producer to extract, process, and transport its crude oil to the refinery gate, a study said. In one of the most comprehensive oil fi

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