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Dec 16th 2009, 3:01 pm
Replies: 1,078
Views: 860,081
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Job in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

I think your winning turn of phrase has successfully alienated everyone. Your future in finance is assured......
Forum: Middle East
Dec 10th 2009, 7:43 am
Replies: 14
Views: 7,701
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Buying shares on Dubai Stock market

Thats my point, in the west we have accountants who effectively do what the client tells them. In the Middle East most businesses are family owned and the accountants....do what the business tell...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 9th 2009, 2:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 7,701
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Buying shares on Dubai Stock market

Hmmm there were at lot of accountants at Lehmans....Enron....need I go on?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 9th 2009, 11:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Job offer in Riyadh

Yes its pretty standard stuff, the only point that you need to clarify is that they are paying for all the travel costs, ocassionally you will be told "oh just present the receipts and we'll pay you...
Aug 12th 2009, 9:39 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,564
Posted By Topper Headon

Management Consultancy Jeddah and Riyadh

Hi

urgent requirements for senior Management Consultants from Senior Consultant to Manager and Senior Managers. Of particulat interest is consultants in the IT Strategy, IT Governance and IT Risk...
Jun 3rd 2009, 12:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Need advice ASAP on Big 4 Job Offer!

Add back the tax on the UAE salary and it works out more or less the same. Big 4 will pay pretty much the same where ever you go.
May 22nd 2009, 12:50 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Topper Headon

Third Party Agencies for contractors in Dubai

Hi

can anyone advise on 3rd party agencies who will set up business visas for contractors working in Dubai on short ( say 2-6 months ) assignments. I have some European contacst but they are...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 5:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: The Marina

who's judging? I was quoting, anyway I thought we were all being funny......
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 5:32 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: The Marina

hmmmmm a wiser man than me said "the superior man when resting in safety does not forget the danger that may come"
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 5:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: The Marina

Little bored in the Gulf are we?
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 3:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: The Marina

He lives and works in the UK and is thinking he may sell it I suggested renting as I thought he might get a good rental for it. That and he has a life.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 11:40 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: The Marina

Many thanks
Forum: Middle East
Dec 8th 2008, 11:21 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By Topper Headon

The Marina

Drinking in Colchester in a cold Saturday night i bumped into a friend with an empty 2 bed apartment at the marina, very nice apparently but empty. He is blissfully unaware of the rental he could be...
Forum: Job Offers
Dec 5th 2008, 10:42 am
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By Topper Headon

Qatar Oracle Developer banking applications

If anyone fancies a rather fine 2 year engagement in Doha.....3 years Oracle development experience please, ideally in a banking environment and if you have been developing Datawarehouses all the...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 2nd 2008, 5:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Banking/finance folks from Saudi...

Agreed and believe me if you are negotiating with HR and and they have to go back to the business saying they have cocked it up then they won't be at home to MR HappY!
Forum: Middle East
Dec 2nd 2008, 5:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Banking/finance folks from Saudi...

Well all the banks will have different grades as a rule of thumb that I apply if its paying over $100K and accommodation is separate from that figure I would expect some element of school fees...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 2nd 2008, 5:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Banking/finance folks from Saudi...

Depends the level you are going in at and what you will be doing, its certainly not unusual for schooling to be added to the package. Can you expand a little on the role?
Forum: Middle East
Nov 27th 2008, 10:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Topper Headon

Egypt

I'm not sure i should post this here but couldn't see anything in Africa about the country. Can anyone point me in the right direction for work visas for Egypt? initially need someone on the ground...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 26th 2008, 5:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Banking/finance folks from Saudi...

I can tell you now the Saudi banking industry would fall apart without the non-natives involvement. What are you trying to find out? What is it you do? US bankers have done well in Saudi same as the...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2008, 1:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Plane ticket to Riyadh does it have to be a return

two year visa, not sure when I'll be coming back at this stage other than for a holiday
Forum: Middle East
Nov 20th 2008, 1:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Topper Headon

Plane ticket to Riyadh does it have to be a return

Just waiting for visa to come through, when I buy the ticket does it have to be a return will the Saudi immigration get twitchy at Riyadh if I just have a single?
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2008, 2:03 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Fastest UK visa processer

No thats not the case.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2008, 1:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Topper Headon

Fastest UK visa processer

Hi

any thoughts as the best agency to use for getting the UK side of the visa process done? The Saudi side are ahead of the plan for the iqama need a switched on UK operation, any suggestions...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 12th 2008, 5:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Topper Headon

Re: Saudi Arabia iqama question

Thank you kindly, and nice smile by the way
Forum: Middle East
Nov 12th 2008, 5:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Topper Headon

Saudi Arabia iqama question

If I do not have any qualifications outside of A Levels will I be able to get a work permit/iqama? Is a degree essential? I work in IT have some 20 years experience and the issue has just come up in...
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