The Ampersand 09-12-22

The Ampersand 09-12-22

Friday 09 December 2022Wed 16 Feb
The Ampersand 09-12-22

The great debate episode: Bonds vs. Real Estate, England vs. France, JLT vs. HedKandi

In this week’s episode of Taking Care of Business, CEO; Lewis Allsopp and COO; Carl Allsopp sit down for the great debate on Bonds vs. Real Estate? They explore Dubai’s recent real estate transactions (can they climb any higher?) and discuss JLT's brand new rebranding (what do you think?) Our world-cup predictions are also in for this weekend’s England vs. France game - is it coming home? Tap in to find out!

News Shorts

UAE inflation to fall in 2023

The Ministry of Economy has announced that residents in the UAE can expect a drop in inflation rates in 2023. Rates currently stand at 5.6% and can be expected to drop to 5.5% - the lowest globally.

Read more here.

Source: Arabian Business

Looking for somewhere to send a letter to Santa?

Expo city has officially transformed into a winter wonderland! Decked out with a 52-foot Christmas tree, festive food stalls and its very own ‘letters to Santa' station! Running until January 8, it’s the perfect family fun spot to get you in the festive mood.

Looking for more free activities this holiday? Take a look here

Source: Time Out

UAE Visa: Residency passport stamps to be eliminated

The UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (ICA) has announced that residency passport stamps will be removed effectively from Monday 12th December. Making Emirates ID’s the primary form of residency.

Read more here

Source: Arabian Business

UAE Golden Visa: How can you apply for the Cultural Visa?

Calling all creatives! It might be your lucky day with newly released eligibility for the Golden Visa! Inventors, innovators, and exceptional talents in fields such as culture, art, sports and digital technology can now obtain the golden visa by receiving a recommendation or approval from a federal or local government entity.

Read more about it here

Source: Arabian Business

Company Updates

France vs. England: Is it coming home?


This weekend, England is about to play their most important game at the World Cup which dictates their future in the championship. Interested to know more about the fixtures and upcoming games? Stay tuned to our FIFA planner and find the fan zones in Dubai to enjoy the games!

Hosting family this Christmas? Don’t miss out on this five-bed holiday home in Jumeirah Park!

Kick back and relax this Christmas in this beautiful villa with incredible views of Dubai’s horizon. Host your friends and family in a lush landscaped garden and enjoy a fully equipped kitchen for those festive feasts!

Click here to book this listing!

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