VAT and your business in 2017

How can SMEs prepare for VAT implementation?

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A look at the semi-autonomous road ahead
As the big debate on driverless cars revs up, Florida-based Eric D. Ruben, Senior Counsel, Clyde & Co. shares his insights on the current scenario and assess the risks moving forward… When the US Transportation Secretary unveiled President Obama’s plan to provide a 10-year, US$4 billion investment in autonomous... Read more
Closing the gap: cash management and your business
Cash is the ultimate SME dream and we have offered advice on several different ways to liberate your business cash flow. In the following feature, however, we speak to Hariraj Subramanian, Executive Director and Head of Cash Product Management at National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and present to you... Read more
On the fast track: Hyperloop
Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, comments on one of the most ambitious and disruptive projects the industry has ever seen… Imagine if it only took a day for products to travel over land from China to Germany. It could soon be a... Read more
Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is the next revolution in industrialisation. The premise is to take all the individual processes and computing that factory machines perform in their siloed systems and import them into the cloud, meaning the workflow, upkeep, and management of each individual machine and series of machines can be done remotely.

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How 3D printing is reshaping manufacturing

As 3D printing technology is rapidly being adopted for use by a myriad of industries, how does it stand to impact mainstream manufacturing?

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The future of manufacturing

With manufacturing technology heading in dramatic new directions, keeping pace with it is more important than ever.

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Dubai Industrial Strategy – The path ahead

Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 is a key initiative catalysing the transition towards more sustainable economic growth. After its recent unveiling, we look ahead to the opportunities it presents.

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Manufacturing a great SME
Having built his business from scratch, Chris Ferguson of Credence International knows the pains and pleasures of starting a new company all too well. Recently, the company crossed the all-important two-year SME milestone and is showing no signs of slowing down. We reached out to the seasoned entrepreneur and... Read more
Inside SME Beyond Borders 2016

Building on last years success, SME Beyond Borders returned to the UAE for its finest gathering. The interactive conference was held in Dubai on Thursday 27 October 2016 at Atlantis, The Palm ? hosted by CPI Business, presented by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and co-curated by Etisalat. The landmark forum attracted over 1500 entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders from across the GCC and addressed a wide range of topics from SME funding, innovation, the role of social enterprises to gender equality in the workplace.

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