Expert Insights

How do you decide where to invest your savings to generate higher returns? How do you ensure you maintain liquidity on your holdings, and yet earn greater profits? Every individual has a different level of disposable income for investment, a customized risk appetite, and specific requirements on access to... Read More
If you’ve ever wondered how the value of your car impacts your insurance quote, here’s a simple explanation... Read More
To most of us, car insurance isn’t a topic we stop and think about. But if you’re going to be spending thousands of your hard-earned dirhams on buying car insurance year after year, it isn’t a topic you should be ignoring. Read More
Banks have already been facing competition from technology startups in the digital era. However, now they should be a bit worried as multinationals such as Amazon also has financial ambitions. Read More
World’s largest art museum located in Paris now has opened a new chapter in Abu Dhabi. It is now open to visitors from worldwide. Culture is the most beautiful thing that ever came out of human existence and museums are an appreciation of the same. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of, talks about how single mums can plan finances? Life throws experiences at you that you do not expect and yes, these are times where you realise how important it is to be financially independent no matter what situation you are in. Read More
In light of the recent hike of US bank interest rates, authorities and governments of the world have reacted accordingly thus affecting their interest rates as well. Experts have ever since discussed the possible effects on world economies in the case of a further hike in US interest rates.... Read More
Nothing comes close to the joy of a new born to the family and the happiness it spreads around in the air, not to forget a new born means additional finances which still requires planning and preparation. Read More
Health insurance is not just a basic need applicable on yourself, it extends to your family members and dependents as well. Being mandatory in the UAE, certain factors are to be considered while picking your health insurance. Read More
Do you have a good business idea? Find out which factors you need to take into consideration when visualizing your future brand. Read More
Trying to find a company to design your restaurant, office, showroom or hotel? Find out more about how you can choose the right contractor for your project Read More
Do you like the idea of working for yourself? While becoming a “freelancer” has been a growing trend in the UAE, many still don’t know where to start this process. Find out how you can do this legally. Read More
What happens if your company lost its star employee? Find out more about Key Person Insurance to make sure your business never has to face that situation. Read More
Are you a UAE resident keen on setting up your own business or are currently overseas and looking to open up an office here? Find out more about various ownership options to suit your needs. Read More
By the end of 2016, all businesses of every size within Dubai must have basic health care coverage for its employees. Find out the specifics of the law and how it will affect your business. Read More
Are you concerned about your debt levels? Find out how you can manage your money, budget and eventually get rid of your debts. Read More
Have you sourced the right health insurance plan for your business and your employees? Find out what employers will need to address now and beyond the DHA health insurance deadline. Read More
Thinking of setting up your own business in the UAE? Find out more about visas, documentation, travel options and office space. Read More
Find out more about goods in transit insurance and how it can protect you from financial loss if your property is lost, damaged, or destroyed while off premises and in transit. Read More
In our digital age, the demand for brand content is increasing. Here are some key global content trends aimed at creating a more personalized experience for your target market. Read More
Trying to achieve your saving goals? Check out budgeting tips to help you balance fun with sensible money management. Read More
Cultural differences between employees is often viewed in a challenging light. Find out what are the challenges with cultural integration and solutions to improving cultural diversity in the workplace. Read More
Successful communication remains at the core of every business. Find out some of the key elements of successful business writing. Read More
What are the benefits of using an HR software to help manage your employees? Tracking HR activities through a human resources information system can be effective tool for businesses. Check out reasons for investing in a Human Resource System. Read More
Looking for ways to improve the online presence of your business? Find out how you can help your business be more relevant, aware and successful. Read More
Blogging is a simple, yet strategic tool in a marketing plan and can be an important facet of the online identity of a company. Here are seven reasons why blogging works, for any business. Read More
As an SME owner do you want a website with an online presence? Find out how to get a website with an engaging user experience supported by great-looking design. Read More
Many SMEs struggle to access the finance capital they need to move their business forward. Find out if crowdfunding, a new finance model can help them achieve their growth ambitions. Read More
Office interiors can be an opportunity for businesses to highlight their personality and culture. Here are reasons why your business should consider redecorating. Read More
An alternative pathway is becoming more attractive to many students who feel that University is not for them. Read More
Are you going on a holiday where you need adventure or sport insurance? Find out if your travel policy will cover all activities and injuries. Read More
Are you a non tech-savvy entrepreneur? Whether you need to build a website or sell your products online, here are tips which can help you. Read More
SMEs constitute 90% of registered businesses in the UAE, but only account for 3% of bank finance. This has created fertile ground for Peer-to-Peer finance, a novel way of raising money. Read More
Want to increase the probability that the person you've hired is the right fit for your company? Watch out for these signs. Read More
Cloud computing has been a buzzword in technology for the last few years and has seen increased adoption recently by both enterprises and SMEs, particularly in Dubai. Read More
What is crowdfunding and is it a good fund raising option for your business? Read More
As a parent living in the UAE, what are the things you need to keep in mind for special needs education? Read More
Internships are a win-win scenario for both employers and students. Here are reasons how interns can add value to your business. Read More
Devote all your energy to hiring great people and axe low performers fast: SME boss Bashar Mardini celebrates International Bosses’ Day. Read More
Physical disadvantages for SMEs turn into advantages digitally, when they can be small and disruptive, says Mindshare's Boye Balogun. Read More
What does an American curriculum consist of, and how might American curriculum schools in Dubai differ from those in the United States? Read More
You're thinking of buying a car - and you found one. How do you pay - cash or loan? Reasons for and against car finance vs your savings. Read More
Car insurance is mandatory in the UAE and its cost is determined by the type of policy you choose - third party or fully comprehensive - as well as the number of years you have been driving… and the value of the car itself. Read More
School fees are on the rise; gaining access to the top institutions requires registering your child’s name on a waiting list years in advance and the government is now proposing to lengthen the academic year by 10 days. With parents increasingly flummoxed by the UAE school system, it’s interesting... Read More
There is nothing more nerve wracking for a parent than having your child called in for their first school assessment. So what should you expect from the big day? The team finds out. Read More
If you like to travel, signing up for a credit card that rewards your everyday spending with air miles is a wise move. Used correctly, you could receive one, two or even more free flights to a destination of your choice every year. Read More
With such an international population, the UAE offers a number of different curriculums. But how do parents choose the right one for their child? Almost every nationality of the world is represented in the UAE and as a result each family has a very different idea of how their... Read More
As summer holidays draw to a good (arguably hectic) close, parents are all over the place getting routines in order, organizing schedules and scrambling for last minute school accessories. Read More
Home maintenance can be an expensive business. But there are practical things you can do to your property to avoid calling the experts in and making sure your insurance companies pays up if repairs are to be done. Read More
Here are potentially 10 ways to help your career and your earnings take a step forward. Read More
It is rare these days that anyone stays with the same lender for the full mortgage term. Remortgaging is increasingly common. Read More