UAE Weekly Business News 01/08/22
Welcome to Gateway's 97th weekly roundup of business headlines in the UAE. This resource aims to help you quickly and conveniently keep in touch with business in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Simply scan through the headlines and choose to read those which are relevant to your business. Click the headlines below to go directly to the articles. The source is in purple.
UAE trade license, employment and visa-related news headlines
‘How much notice should I give if I resign during probation?’ (The National 31/07/2022)
CBUAE imposes financial sanctions on 6 banks operating in country (WAM 28/07/2022)
Abu Dhabi Business Centre adds 126 new activities under Tajer category to support SMEs (The National 28/07/2022)
UAE doubles down on penalties for late payment of wages (The National 27/07/2022)
Cybercriminals pose as postal services to target Middle East consumers (The National 26/07/2022)
Dubai grants provisional licence to Huobi crypto exchange (The National 25/07/2022)
Can UAE visa still be valid after six months outside the country? (The National 25/07/2022)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
UAE seeks stronger maritime collaboration with Egypt (The National 28/07/2022)
Bahrain joins UAE, Egypt and Jordan's industrial partnership for growth (The National 25/07/2022)
UAE economy-related headlines
Watermelon Market in push to help F&B industry save time and money (The National 01/08/2022)
Etihad Credit Insurance extends credit guarantees worth $1.3b in January-May (The National 01/08/2022)
School leavers are spending thousands of dollars for help with university applications (The National 01/08/2022)
Emirati neurosurgeon returns to carry out groundbreaking robotic spine surgery (The National 01/08/2022)
Passengers urged to register for smart gates at Dubai airport to avoid delays (The National 01/08/2022)
DEWA uses AI to improve efficiency of water network (WAM 31/07/2022)
Dubai Financial Services Authority appoints new Chief Executive (WAM 29/07/2022)
AED6.8b in weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 29/07/2022)
Ma'an incubator helps 12 start-ups to solve financial literacy and EdTech challenges (The National 29/07/2022)
Could starting a side hustle be your ticket to financial success? (The National 29/07/2022)
Abu Dhabi drive-through Covid-19 test centre to close (The National 29/07/2022)
Actis to acquire controlling stake in UAE's renewable energy developer Yellow Door Energy (The National 29/07/2022)
UAE trademark applications up 98% in first half of 2022 (The National 28/07/2022)
DP World signs deals to develop new agri-storage and processing units at Jebel Ali port (The National 28/07/2022)
CBUAE raises Base Rate at 75 basis points (WAM 27/07/2022)
ADX ranked first in Arab region in terms of market value increase (WAM 27/07/2022)
Top M&A advisers in the Middle East and Africa in H1 revealed (The National 27/07/2022)
Abu Dhabi to open nine charter schools in September (The National 27/07/2022)
Genetic sequencing at Dubai children's hospital aims to improve patient care (The National 27/07/2022)
Cheques cleared in first four months valued at AED389b (WAM 26/07/2022)
ADNOC Logistics and Services acquires Zakher Marine International (WAM 26/07/2022)
Hub71, Clara partner to digitise startups’ legal needs (WAM 26/07/2022)
DEWA increases production capacity of energy and water (WAM 26/07/2022)
Mariam Almheiri inaugurates upgraded National Air Quality Platform (WAM 26/07/2022)
EAD reflects on Mangrove restoration efforts undertaken in Abu Dhabi (WAM 26/07/2022)
'Uber of private jet bookings' starts Middle East operations (The National 26/07/2022)
Dubai forms higher committee for future technology and digital economy (The National 26/07/2022)
Dubai to expand electricity and water production capacity to meet growing demand (The National 26/07/2022)
Abu Dhabi approves Dh6.6bn plan to boost pensions of Emirati public school workers (The National 26/07/2022)
President Sheikh Mohamed meets Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid (The National 26/07/2022)
Abu Dhabi's Borouge 4 plant set for next phase of development (The National 25/07/2022)
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