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Your Money blog: A guide to the UAE’s end of service gratuity

Alice Haine   |  March 21, 2015

The end of service gratuity is always a hot topic of discussion. So, here, two UAE-based experts answer a series of questions on how the payment is calculated.

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Madrid, London and Paris — the three office markets to invest in now

  |  March 18, 2015

According to Savills, a potential £7-10 billion (Dh38bn - Dh54bn) will be invested into European real estate markets from the Middle East this year.

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How NRIs, British and Australian expats like to invest

Alice Haine   |  March 11, 2015

Friends Provident International has carried out customer research to better understand the attitudes, behaviours, hopes, needs and fears of the NRI, British and Australian expat groups in the UAE.

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Women divided on income equality in the Mena region

Alice Haine   |  March 8, 2015

Gender equality in the Mena workplace is improving but just do not ask women about their pay.

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Majority of UAE residents still not interested in home contents cover following Torch Tower blaze

Alice Haine   |  March 5, 2015

Incredibly, 34 per cent of those polled by Souqalmal.com survey say they do not know how to sign up for home contents cover.

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Confusing time for UAE residents and their money

Alice Haine   |  March 2, 2015

A new consumer confidence survey from Bayt.com reveals a mixed message about the relationship between UAE residents and their money.

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The lowdown on home contents insurance following the Torch tower blaze in Dubai

Alice Haine   |  March 2, 2015

With home contents cover starting from as little as Dh21 per month, Torch residents affected by the recent fire may now wish they had signed up for insurance.

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UAE’s subcontinent residents find life insurance a slog compared to cricket rules

Alice Haine   |  February 24, 2015

According to a new poll, UAE expats from the subcontinent find it easier to explain the no-ball rule than a basic life insurance plan.

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UAE expats’ retirement funding time bomb - work harder and for longer

  |  February 23, 2015

With 83 per cent of UAE residents saying the end of service gratuity is inadequate to fund their pensionable years, Chris Ferguson, director of Credence International, based in Dubai, looks at the solution.

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Digging for prizes in a sandstorm

Alice Haine   |  February 21, 2015

The UAE's love affair with prize draws took a new twist this weekend with residents digging for treasure in the midst of a sandstorm.

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