Bitesize Business Breakfast Podcast

Bitesize Business Breakfast Podcast

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Protection against covid is more important than which vaccination you choose.
Jan 14, 2021 34 min

Protection against covid is more important than which vaccination you choose.

In this vaccine special we hear from prominent doctors in the UAE, leading the fight against COVID-19, who have told us why vaccinations are essential at the moment. We also discuss aviation and Sir Tim Clarke’s bullish comments about Emirates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Which sectors in the UAE are hiring and paying the big bucks in 2021?
Jan 13, 2021 30 min

Which sectors in the UAE are hiring and paying the big bucks in 2021?

We ask the regional boss of recruitment firm Michael Page about their latest research. Plus, we find out how sports teams are staying afloat during the pandemic. This is after US private equity firm Silver Lake announced plans to acquire a stake in New Zealand’s All Blacks - but what does this decision mean for the National team? And, President Donald Trump has been banned from yet another tech platform. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We're putting a business spin on vaccination - looking at what questions the rollout of two vaccines here in the UAE raises for employers and employees.
Jan 12, 2021 41 min

We're putting a business spin on vaccination - looking at what questions the rollout of two vaccines here in the UAE raises for employers and employees.

We hear from a lawyer about the legal implications, a recruitment specialist about how having a vaccine would look on CVs, and from one company that's already written it into job contracts. Plus, we talk the return of music royalties. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How do you feel about the recent rebound in Dubai's tourism sector?
Jan 11, 2021 34 min

How do you feel about the recent rebound in Dubai's tourism sector?

We have a special report on Dubai’s tourism revival - everything from elite sports training camps, to the Financial Times’ description of the emirate as “Party City”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
As more schools move to distance learning, has it impacted your business or ability to work?
Jan 10, 2021 46 min

As more schools move to distance learning, has it impacted your business or ability to work?

We speak to a couple of schools on what conversations they are having about online education. Plus, it's 10 days before Joe Biden's inauguration as the next President of the United States - but all eyes will be on Donald Trump from impeachment to pardoning - what can we see in the last few days of his Presidency? We spoke to Professor Adam Ramey of NYU Abu Dhabi about the US laws surrounding this transition of power. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Violence broke out in Washington DC overnight.
Jan 07, 2021 40 min

Violence broke out in Washington DC overnight.

We got the ground report from two Washington correspondents and also looked at the economic implication the riots have had on the US economy, stock markets, and gold prices. Plus, we look at what salaries might do - in so much as anyone can predict anything at the moment - in 2021. And as Dubai has announced a fifth economic stimulus package, we crunch the numbers with Emirates NBD Chief Economist Khatija Haque. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Why are the numbers of COVID-19 cases on the rise in the UAE?
Jan 06, 2021 32 min

Why are the numbers of COVID-19 cases on the rise in the UAE?

Surina Kelly from the ARN News Centre has the details from last night's press briefing where authorities explained the numbers. Plus, we continue to look at the England lockdown and its impact on the UK property market especially for investors from the UAE. And as the F1 season could start in Bahrain this year, Damien Reid explains why this change is being made this season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The UAE and India have set up a vaccine corridor.
Jan 05, 2021 30 min

The UAE and India have set up a vaccine corridor.

We hear from Ajay Awtaney of Live from a lounge on what this means for the relationship between the two nations. Plus, we hear from the record breaking British adventurer Adrian Hayes on the impact COVID 19 has had on our mental health. And, we look at vaccination efforts in the UAE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
England has gone back into lockdown but how does it impact the UAE economy?
Jan 05, 2021 34 min

England has gone back into lockdown but how does it impact the UAE economy?

While the information trickles in, the Business Breakfast reached out to a host of experts to understand how this will change our lives in the Emirates. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Have your children gone back to school or still doing distance learning?
Jan 04, 2021 37 min

Have your children gone back to school or still doing distance learning?

We hear from Brendon Fulton of Dubai British School about their decision to go back to physical classroom learning. Plus, Emirates has announced plans to introduce premium economy but we discuss why now. And, we speak to one half of the Sisters Grimm who have been awarded an MBE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.