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Doing Business in Dubai?

Dubai is a land of opportunity; it’s an international centre for business in diverse markets, growing sustainably. It’s also a cultural melting pot, filled with expats from around the world, and more activities and experiences than you can possibly imagine finding in one city. Are you doing business in Dubai? Thinking of moving to the Emirates? Or maybe you're considering opening up an office in the region? On 16th of December, Felice Hurst, our Dubai Director, will be in our London office offering information and advice on relocating to the UAE and opening up an office there. Felice will be giving a group talk on the evening of the 16th focusing on relocating and working in Dubai (and the Emirates more widely). Felice will shed light on her experiences and cover many topics, including:

  • What it’s like to work in Dubai
  • The realities of living and working there
  • The difficulties of the relocation
  • The benefits of the relocation

There will be a Q&A opportunity following the talk. Book your place for Relocating to Dubai Felice is also available for private appointments to discuss opening an office in Dubai, covering:

  • The practicalities of opening an office
  • The culture – How this impacts business operations
  • How to hire in Dubai

Please contact us (enquiries@hansonsearch.com) to book a meeting about opening an office or to make an enquiry. Felice Hurst, Managing Director – MENA With nearly 20 years of experience in recruitment and a decade of experience working in MENA, Felice relocated to Dubai to set up a Hanson Search office and explore the market. Working across the spectrum of high level vacancies, Felice has placed candidates in a variety of in-house and consultancy roles. As a result of Felice’s expertise, Hanson Search has flourished in the region as a well-respected, high level consultancy. Read about Hanson Search's International Expansion and Dubai Office

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As Founder and CEO, Alice established Hanson Search in 2002 and has since gained a reputation as one of the leading search professionals in senior appointments across communications, developing an incredible network globally.

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