The year of the cautious entrepreneur
Many industry pundits believe that 2016 could offer challenging market conditions – led by an increase in US interest rates likely to destabilise Asian economies and impose increased debt. Yet typically, SMEs are relatively well-placed to manoeuvre in difficult times, and history shows that a lacklustre market can sow... Read more
Fostering SMEs in MENA

Here’s a detailed outlook by the region’s top business leader Deepak C. Khanna, Country Manager & Chief Investment Officer, IFC – Middle East and North Africa

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Five steps to organic growth

Top financial expert Margarete Biallas of IFC takes a hardened look at the fundamentals of doing business

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Featured February 21, 2016

Vishesh Bhatia, CEO, Jumbo Group, talks about his company’s winning formula and explains why 2016 is the time to stop dwelling on the past and look ahead to fresh opportunities…

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Digital strategies for mid-sized firms

Mohammed Areff, Vice President, Avaya MEA & Turkey, presents sound advice for mid-sized businesses looking to spruce up their digital strategies…

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Dubai SME’s 2016 agenda

Essam Disi, Director – Strategy and Policy, on Dubai SME’s fresh initiatives to help SMEs in the New Year

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Corporate Governance for SMEs

Fazeela Gopalani, Head of Education, Middle East, ACCA, looks at what Corporate Governance can do for you…

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Doing Business in Oman

Doing Business in Oman

Featured February 11, 2016

Oman has become a preferred destination for businesses looking to expand their horizons and build their branch network. The country’s improving infrastructure, ease of doing business and environment of untapped opportunities have attracted a range of investors, business owners and entrepreneurs. In the following feature, we shed light on... Read more
Digital marketing trends 2016

SME Advisor presents a snapshot of the prominent trends influencing digital marketing in 2016…

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Planning your exit strategy

SME Advisor explains a selection of exit options…

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