December 2013 | Servcorp - Published in SME Advisor Magazine
Some of the key elements in an SME's expansion plans will involve opening new branch offices, accessing different markets and facilitating access to fresh commercial hubs. One of the key challenges, though, is that this expansion will so often necessitate taking on board an expensive raft of fixed costs – not to mention facing a daily round of infrastructure and set-up challenges.
One of the classic constraints of a traditional leased office is that it ties up your resources at the very time when you may need them most. It can become a dangerously high fixed cost that drains cashflow and sucks the life out of an otherwise promising venture.
HH SHEIKH NAHYAN BIN MUBARAK AL NAHYAN GRACES UOWD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
November 2013 | University of Wollongong Dubai
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) celebrated the 20th anniversary of its establishment in the UAE with two hundred guests, at a gala dinner held in the Majlis Al Salam Ballroom at Mina A' Salam, Madinat Jumeirah.
SERVCORP TO SPONSOR 'SME ADVISOR STARS OF BUSINESS SUMMIT AND AWARDS' 2013
November 2013 | Servcorp
Leading provider of serviced offices and business solutions, Servcorp, is proud to announce that it will be sponsoring this year's ‘Stars of Business Summit and Awards'. This annual event was created and launched by SME Advisor Middle East in the 4th quarter of 2010 to recognize and celebrate the successes and contributions of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to the Middle East economy.
November 2013 | Servcorp - Published in SME Advisor Magazine
Every aspect of your company's success depends on how well you respond to – and anticipate – customer needs. Using an office environment that gives you the right platform for customer liaison and is well-suited to client visits gives you a powerful competitive edge, regardless of your sector or specialization. The question is, how you can achieve the necessary results in a cost-effective and straightforward way?
Abu Dhabi is considered one of the safest and fastest growing markets in the world. Prospects for striving smaller companies with limited resources are promising in this emirate, which recently ranked as the world's 2nd best city for business according to a 2013 Ipsos Mori survey (Emirates Identity Authority, obtained October 2013).
SERVCORP OPENS NEW LOCATION IN EMAAR SQUARE'S BOULEVARD PLAZA
October 2013 | Servcorp
On September 22nd 2013, Servcorp, leading provider of serviced offices and business solutions, proudly announced the opening of a third location in Dubai at the prestigious Boulevard Plaza Tower 2. As a response to increased demand, Servcorp expanded their network of offices to make it easier for businesses to enter into new markets without the hassle of sourcing, setting up and paying exorbitant rent for office space in Dubai.
SERVCORP CO-SPONSORS THE MIDDLE EAST'S 4TH SME FORUM
October 2013 | Servcorp
The Middle East SME Forum is a shared information platform about industry trends and top business practices with a specific focus on Small and Medium Enterprises. 2013 will be the event's 4th year running and it is to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions centre from 1st – 2nd of October.
SERVCORP SPONSORS GULF BUSINESS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2013
September 2013 | Servcorp
Servcorp, international provider of serviced offices and business solution, proudly co-sponsored the 2013 ‘Gulf Business Industry Awards'. This event was created and inaugurated last year by Gulf Business— a corporate magazine for the region's top industry and government executives. Held in The Oberoi hotel on the 23rd of September 2013, GBI honored 9 economic sectors among which were technology, aviation, energy, real estate, education and tourism.
September 2013 | Servcorp - Published in SME Advisor Magazine
Every SME owner knows that time is money. Working with modern technology can multiply opportunity, dramatically enhance customer contact and supercharge business volume – and we struggle on without it at our peril. A good first step is to ensure that your working environment comes complete with the raft of integrated technology solutions you need: and here, Laudy Lahdo, General Manager at Servcorp for the Middle East, looks at the tremendous benefits to be accrued from a fully-equipped technology platform…
August 2013 | Servcorp – Published in SME Advisor Magazine
Whether aiming for small-scale success or multinational development, the central idea behind any business is to make an impact. Sometimes, this is simply thinking about how to optimise your existing daily operational practices in strategic new ways. The best way to make this happen is having an inspiring space in a location that fits your needs. Enter the innovative concept of a serviced Office, an ideal solution for small or growing businesses, multinational branch offices and those with constantly changing needs.
BE SERVCORP SAVVY THIS SUMMER AND NEVER MISS A CALL!
July 2013 | Servcorp
With summer season approaching, many of businesses are left with a skeleton staff. However, summer holidays should not affect how the business runs and how calls are handled. With Servcorp's novel communication system, your business follows you where you are when and how you need it to.
Every business location basically serves two main functions: it gives you a physical ‘place' in relation to the rest of the world – in your city, town or community – and provides a ‘workspace' for you, the people you work with and any equipment, plant or machinery you may use.
WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP FORUM (WIL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS)
June 2013 | Servcorp
The Women in Leadership (WIL) Forum is a dynamic annual event that celebrates the industry achievements, innovations and progress of womankind. This year, it was held from May 29th-30th in Dubai, UAE, under the patronage of H.E. Maryam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, the country's Minister of Social Affairs.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has unveiled a first-of-its-kind smart phone application for business registration and licensing in line with the Mobile Government (m-government) initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to provide 24/7...
A serviced office is a great way for a business to get established in prime corporate locations - without hefty start-up fees. It allows companies of all shapes and sizes to enjoy a fully operational office instantly and also provides the support and admin assistance you need to ensure it runs perfectly from the get-go.
Key economic sectors and activity in Dubai remained stable and growing in the first quarter of 2013, with the Department of Economic Development (DED) issuing 4,582 business licenses, four percent higher than the 4,414 licenses issued during the same period in 2012. The professional sector at 24% accounted for the major share of licenses in the Q1 2013 followed by the commercial and industrial sectors.
INTERVIEW WITH LAUDY LAHDO IN KHALEEJ TIMES NEWSPAPER: QUALITY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
April 2013 | Servcorp
1. How long has Servcorp been providing its services in the Middle East and the UAE?
We made our entry into the Middle East market in 1999 by opening a business centre in the Emirates Towers in Dubai. Servcorp was originally founded in Sydney in 1978 and has grown to 150 locations around the world.
THE PROPERTY MARKET IN THE UAE: A CONFIDENT AND STEADY RECOVERY
March 2013 | Servcorp
The UAE is a very attractive destination for investors in the region, and after having shown a sustained and improved growth throughout 2012, property sales in the UAE are expected to rise this year. This growth is likely to be sustainable in the near future, as more and more properties for sale in Dubai are expected to arrive to the market. In fact, the announcement of new undertaken projects in Dubai renewed the confidence in the property market.
The holiday season at Servcorp has its special splendor as the team and clients share the festive joy at the annual end of year party. This year, the Emirates Towers Servcorp team celebrated Christmas with a glamorous event which took place on the 11th of December 2012 on their 42nd floor.