#Opinion

Millennials – the first generation in history with true financial freedom

As digital natives, this is a generation that expects answers instantly and in real-time: and that is the key to successful trading

Five best practices to aid hybrid retail strategies in the Middle East

Just as employers are having to contend with the inevitability of hybrid work, retailers must also prepare themselves for a hybrid-shopping future

The business ‘control tower’ – how to make the right moves in 2022

Businesses, with their control tower, will be better equipped to evaluate this new world

WebEngage shares its top marketing tech innovations for 2022

The metaverse is going to bring a big shift in the world of marketing, and those businesses who will adopt this change will scale new heights

How employers should adapt to the emerging threat of long Covid

It is key for employers to understand and address the challenges presented by long Covid in the workplace

Three learnings for businesses to carry into 2022

We must all continue to drive the social and governance agendas across our operational premises too in 2022

Dubai’s real estate market: What should investors look at in 2022?

The combination of supply finally increasing in Dubai and short-term rentals also growing will ensure the market does not see a major crash

Virtual health: An immediate solution or a distant dream?

Virtual heath offers access and convenience at home or on the go, from a computer or on a smartphone

The role of volunteerism in meeting national government agendas

The last two years have cast a critical eye on the importance of volunteerism. Volunteering…

How the pandemic has reinvented trade

The demand for more seamless and end-to-end logistics services has risen dramatically to deal with market volatility

Here’s why GCC investors should be looking at Uzbekistan

The country has embarked on an ambitious economic transformation strategy as it transitions to ‘New Uzbekistan’

Here’s why the UAE is geared to be a hub for large scale events post pandemic

People want to invest their time in experiences that will be more meaningful, more personalised and more memorable

Geoffrey Alphonso is CEO of Alef Education

How to educate students for jobs of the future

A fundamental shift in the tools of teaching are required to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow

Board management

How company boards should handle internal investigations

Every case is fact-specific. Make sure that your board, management and counsel disclose by plan, not by misadventure

Dubai property landlords must ‘adjust their mindset’ in a low-demand market

The reality is that Dubai’s residential market has now shifted in favour of tenants, says Danube’s Rizwan Sajan

Understanding the impact investment mindset

Investments in companies that prioritise social and environmental objectives perform as well financially as traditional investments

Click and mortar: The acceleration of technology in construction in the GCC

The future of the construction sector hinges on how swiftly players adapt to newer technologies

How has the pandemic impacted the MENA’s logistics sector?

It seems inevitable that supply chains will be different not only in the short term but well into the foreseeable future

Why regional firms must focus on culture

The secret to business success lies in building the right culture which in turn will build your brand

Clubhouse: Everything you need to know about the trending app

The new ‘Clubhouse’ app is a global platform where users can listen and converse in real-time

Women’s Voice: Looking beyond diversity and inclusion

Working mothers have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic

Women’s Voice: Why the region need to see greater women participation in engineering

Although the number of STEM graduates are high in the Arab countries, it doesn’t necessarily translate to representation in the workforce

Women’s Voice: Why diversity matters in the MENA region

Businesses in the region must provide women a level playing field and create opportunities for them to progress

Here’s how MENA organisations can tip the gender scale to accelerate progress

Businesses must focus on better hiring policies, promote equitable progress and provide leadership support

Women’s Voice: Discussing the Covid-19 impact on gender equality

Covid-19 has disproportionately impacted jobs held by women workers

Women’s Voice: How to encourage female leadership in an organisation

Women may not realise how poised for success they are in leadership roles

Saeeda Jaafar

Women’s Voice: Time to spearhead change across all sectors in the region

If organisations want their diversity and inclusion initiatives to be sustainable, they need to start with “the tone from the top”

Women’s Voice: My successful journey in a male-dominated industry

We have not yet reached gender parity – women today are still under-leveraged and undervalued in the workforce, says Invesco’s Zainab Kufaishi

Women’s Voice: How can we achieve gender equality in the financial space?

There is a lot of work that can be done by organisations to ensure more women are being considered for jobs and promotions

Celine Bremaud

How data and AI are transforming regional organisations in 2021

The people and organisations who adapted to the crisis the quickest did so with technology