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Foreign ownership move is a ‘momentous change for the UAE’, say experts as featured on Arabian Business – Nov 23, 2020

Analysts predict major boost to the UAE’s attractiveness to foreign investors following change to company ownership laws Greater levels of foreign investment into the UAE are expected after the country abolished a requirement for onshore companies to have a local shareholder. The UAE on Monday confirmed changes to its commercial company ownership laws in a […]

How to develop and empower the UAE’s growing AI economy? as featured on Gulf Business – Nov 15, 2020

AI is a crucial supporting tool, and can boost sales, identify fraud, enhance customer experience, automate processes, and assist with predictive analysis. One of the standout trends in recent months is the growing implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies as businesses strive to differentiate from their competitors. A 2019 report from the International Data Corporation […]

UAE businesses, analysts welcome US election results as featured on Gulf News – Nov 8, 2020

Dubai: Joe Biden is set to become the 46th president of the United States after a nail-biting wait for the US election results. With Biden securing 290 electoral votes ahead of the 270 seats required for the win much of the suspense and drama has ended and the world is ready to accept the Biden […]

Five management consultancy trends for 2021 as featured on ZAWYA MENA – Nov 2, 2020

Industries across the board have been battling to improve performance in 2020, with management consultants playing a crucial role. And just as their message for clients is about agility, the consultancy sector is going through a change period, adjusting to new priorities. Scott Cairns, MD of Creation Business Consultants, believes that consultants need to appreciate […]

UAE’s revised Bankruptcy Law extends valuable 12 months to struggling businesses as featured on Gulf News – Oct 22, 2020

Dubai: Winning an additional 12 months to pay off claims will be the biggest gain for troubled business from the UAE’s newly reworked Bankruptcy Law. What this does is introduce “flexibility” into the UAE’s still-developing bankruptcy regime. “Of particular note appears to be the suspension of the requirement for the debtor to file for bankruptcy […]

British firms seek ‘safe haven’ in the UAE over Brexit uncertainty as featured on Arabian Business – Oct 7, 2020

More UK businesses looking to set up in the UAE amid growing fears over post-Brexit scenario, says consultant. British businesses are seeking a safe haven in the UAE as the uncertainty over Brexit continues, according to Scott Cairns, managing director of Creation Business Consultants. Britain formally left the European Union in January but remains bound by […]

Mergers and acquisition activity in the UAE defies slowdown as featured on Arabian Business – Sep 6, 2020

Despite the pandemic-inspired market uncertainty in a range of sectors, it seems that many companies have taken the opportunity to grow. With all the financial uncertainty in recent months, predictions of a slowdown in M&A activity were no surprise. Still, we’ve actually seen a different story suggesting companies have seized opportunities to consolidate and grow. […]

Five Management Consultancy Trends for 2021 AS FEATURED ON Startup Terminal – Nov 04, 2020

Industries across the board have been battling to improve performance in 2020, with management consultants playing a crucial role. And just as their message for clients is about agility, the consultancy sector is going through a change period, adjusting to new priorities. Consultants need to appreciate clients’ current pain points and become more flexible with […]

HOW ARE SAUDI ARABIA’S MEGA PROJECTS FARING AMID VIRUS SLOWDOWN AS FEATURED ON GULF BUSINESS – Aug 30, 2020

Despite the headwinds caused by the pandemic, Saudi Arabia’s mega projects are moving along steadily. In 2019, all eyes were on Saudi Arabia’s mega-development plans, outlined alongside unprecedented reforms in its Vision 2030. Backed mainly by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), Saudi’s bid to become a beacon for ground-breaking leisure, tourism, and infrastructure projects in […]

COULD YOUR BUSINESS COPE IF YOU FALL SICK? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED IN A RISK REGISTER AS FEATURED ON ENTREPRENEUR – July 05, 2020

Corporate crisis planning has been a hot topic in recent months, mainly around how to survive the economic impact of COVID-19. But alongside adverse market conditions, you need to be prepared for a genuine possibility that’s often overlooked: what would happen to your business on an operational level if you, the owner, became incapacitated and […]

BUSINESSES HAVE OPTIONS TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH ESR LAW AS FEATURED ON GULF NEWS – July 10, 2020

Most companies in the UAE were required to file their ESR (Economic Substance Regulations) notification before June 30. Those who failed to do so are liable for fines of between Dh10,000 to Dh50,000. Providing false information can also result in fines, as well as the potential suspension or cancellation of business activities. In the run […]

HOW TO MAKE CONSTRUCTION CENTRAL TO THE REGION’S RECOVERY? AS FEATURED ON CONSTRUCTION WEEK ONLINE – Jun 28, 2020

Creation Business Consultants MD, Scott Cairns, advises what firms can do to push for market growth. Like many other sectors, construction is facing challenges in the Middle East. Project delivery delays, supply-chain issues, manpower limitations and fee restructuring have all contributed to a slowdown. However, this vital sector still has the power to lead the […]

HOW LIQUIDATION DOESN’T ALWAYS AUGUR FAILURE AS FEATURED ON GULF BUSINESS – MAY 19, 2020

In view of the current economic climate, business owners keen to consolidate and reduce overheads may look to liquidate. In formal terms, liquidation means “to bring a company to an end and distribute its assets to its claimants,” i.e. to close it down. With the current market conditions, many people expect to see a jump […]

MAKING GOOD WHEN THINGS ARE THIS BAD AS FEATURED ON GULF NEWS – May 12, 2020

A tweak in strategy may go some way towards winning in a bad economy. As the majority of businesses struggle with the economic chaos of COVID-19, others are thriving despite the challenging climate. Agile start-ups are meeting new demands and some industries are seeing revenue streams from unexpected angles. There are always businesses that do […]

CASH FLOW ISSUES MAY LEAD TO A ‘CLEARING’ OUT OF UAE SMES AS FEATURED ON ARABIAN BUSINESS – May 06, 2020

Many SMEs will be forced to consider outsourcing services and negotiate contracts with landlords. Cash flow issues may lead to a ‘clearing out’ of UAE SMEs as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to make themselves felt, according to experts. In an interview with Scott Cairns, the managing director of Dubai-based Creation Business Consultants, […]

SOME WAYS TO DO BUSINESS HAVE CHANGED FOREVER AS FEATURED ON GULF NEWS – May 03, 2020

Following COVID-19 outbreak and lockdowns, there have been various updates about the introduction of online working and businesses that didn’t already have a process in place had to adapt quickly. Companies are having to deal with countless changes in the way they do business. Some present challenges but others offer new opportunities to work smarter. […]

BALANCING SHORT-TERM SURVIVAL WITH LONG-TERM STABILITY AS FEATURED ON WAMDA – April 12, 2020

Scott Cairns is the managing director at Creation Business Consultants, a structuring and advisory services firm based in the UAE  An unexpected crisis can be a huge blow, especially if you haven’t planned for adverse market conditions. It’s natural to go into survival mode, doing what you can to stay afloat, but then it becomes about existing […]

CREATION CELEBRATES TWO AWARD WINS FOR COMPANY FORMATION AND RESTRUCTURING

– PRESS RELEASE – Creation Business Consultants has won two accolades at the UAE Business Awards 2020, presented by MEA Markets – Best Corporate Restructuring Company and Most Trusted Company Formation Firm. One of the region’s leading business service providers, Creation helps entrepreneurs, small to medium enterprises, and multinational corporations to enter, expand and restructure […]

CREATION CROWNED UAE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS OF THE YEAR

– PRESS RELEASE – Creation Business Consultants has won Management Consultants of the Year – UAE at the 2020 Corporate LiveWire Prestige Awards. The team was recognised for their personalised customer service, consistency of client reviews, and expert business support. One of the region’s leading business service providers, Creation helps entrepreneurs, small to medium enterprises, […]

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