VAT on your Workspaces?

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Benjamin Franklin famously said “two things are certain, death and taxes”. That thought resonated well when the UAE and KSA recently implemented their tax system in the respective countries. Prior to that, both countries boasted of a tax-free living which drew a large crowd of professionals from areas where taxes had taken a large chunk of their income. The list is long for the forms of taxes, starting with income tax, property, consumption, tariff (trade), etc.  While the tax code in the UAE and Saudi Arabia ...

What’s the difference between a banquet hall, meeting room, and event space?

When you go looking for banquet halls, your venue provider might offer you an event space or a meeting space instead. If you don’t know the difference between a banquet hall, meeting room, and event space, you might not have a problem with that. But choosing the right venue for your event does make a difference in the success of your event.

What’s a banquet hall?

A banquet hall is a space offered mainly for weddings, birthdays, bridal showers and other personal events. They could be separate or part of a hotel or restaurant. Most banquet hall providers offer food and catering along with the hall. Most times, the provider ...

Someone explain to me what is a Coworking space

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Coworking space is a new workspace trend in most metropolitan cities including Dubai. They are growing both in number and popularity. Now you hear so many of your freelancing friends telling you great things about their coworking space, the environment, the “feel”, the people, and just about everything in there. And you might be wondering what is a coworking space? I will cover the basics and benefits of co-working spaces in Dubai and whether you should look for one ...

Should I go for the big serviced office providers or local ones?


According to The Emerging Market Serviced Office Review 2015, serviced office providers have grown by 10.25% within 12 months. This growth of serviced office providers has been observed worldwide including the Middle East and Europe. Serviced Office Providers complete a gap in commercial office rent providers. They offer fully furnished office spaces to new, small and expanding businesses. As these ...

What’s so special about serviced offices?

111027_bpp1_081Serviced offices are the Amazon of today’s business landscape. They have been changing the way business is executed. Serviced offices are innovative, brilliantly thought-off and offer great office space experience on a limited budget and on flexible payment terms. Serviced offices are fully furnished office spaces for businesses to test their feet in the UAE corporate world, especially if you’re establishing a new business or opening a ...

I want to book a meeting room fast, but where and how?

The meeting room is a convenient and professional space where brainstorming sessions happen, great ideas are churned and the perfect solutions are generated. These days a variety of options are available for ready-to-use meeting rooms that provide flexibility and state of the art infrastructure at affordable prices The perfect meeting room service should boast of services like a reception team to offer a warm welcome to your guests, free Wi-Fi for uninterrupted work, presentation tools for smooth flow of the meeting, administration services to offer support functions and refreshment services for a wholesome experience. This helps in creating an engaging and productive workspace for people.

7 main differences between a serviced office and regular office space

When you are on the lookout for new office space, it’s best to know all your options. Probably you are expanding or need to relocate after your lease expired. Either way, you’re in the market for a new office.

Today, businesses have a number of options when it comes to leasing an office space. Traditional office spaces are slowly being replaced by new, modified versions of themselves. There are serviced offices.