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Forum: Middle East
Sep 10th 2013, 7:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Mullet

Re: Financial Advice

Meow, PM sent. Case closed.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 10th 2013, 7:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Mullet

Financial Advice

Right, I've been living in Dubai for about 3.5 years and in that time have concentrated on growing my career and family. Now I find that I have some cash in the bank, an almost forgotten pension, and...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2012, 9:14 am
Replies: 865
Views: 63,550
Posted By Mullet

Re: Lack of Clothes - again

It's unfortunate to see this thread heading into anti-religion territory, especially when some of the posts have made really interesting reading.

The dress code is obviously a subject that is very...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15th 2012, 7:14 pm
Replies: 865
Views: 63,550
Posted By Mullet

Re: Lack of Clothes - again

This whole dress code / law is just a silly sideshow - there are a lot of other issues in this country which extend beyond the activities of western expats and which are maybe more damaging /...
Jun 22nd 2011, 10:59 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Only a matter of time until the Evil Empire swallows them all!
Jun 22nd 2011, 10:41 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Of course, but talented people are always in demand. The best job offers will come from clients and contacts, not from recruitment consultants.:D
Jun 22nd 2011, 9:42 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Cynical Scot,

I would presume we are talking Davis Langdon, AECOM, Tischmans, Hanscombs etc.
Jun 22nd 2011, 9:40 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Scamp,

Maybe ridiculous, depends on why you're moving. For me a move to another company is only worthwhile if it progresses career and salary, so if I'm a SQS earning 40k I would only move to...
Jun 22nd 2011, 4:36 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Don't believe it, roles should be based on a mixture of ability and experience, I was an SQS at 27.
If you are changing a job it's generally only worthwhile if the move involves a promotion and a...
Jun 21st 2011, 7:42 am
Replies: 38
Views: 13,053
Posted By Mullet

Re: Mechancial & Electrical Quantity Surveyor (MEP QS)

Pezz,

The merger this company has undergone has led to them having a very high amount of QS staff in the Middle East as the parent group now brings the various QS firms they have into one business...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 16th 2010, 1:27 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By Mullet

Re: Metro Station opening update?

Looking out of the window I can see a train actually in the Dubai Health Care City station, which wasn't there two weeks ago. The stations will be completed but the contractors won't commission them...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 2nd 2010, 4:51 pm
Forum: Middle East
Jul 15th 2010, 10:21 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,883
Posted By Mullet

Re: Financial Cost of Leaving the UAE - Lesson Learnt!

They're probably worried about the cost............
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 16th 2010, 8:45 am
Replies: 81
Views: 5,056
Posted By Mullet

Re: Top 5 Films ever

It was, and I watched it yet again.......still able to laugh all the way through it even though I've seen it 20 + times.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 16th 2010, 8:18 am
Replies: 81
Views: 5,056
Posted By Mullet

Re: Top 5 Films ever

Oooops (hangs head in shame)..........

I didn't like LA Confidential, but that's because having read and really enjoyed the book I felt let down by the film which dropped most of the gritty plot...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 15th 2010, 6:09 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,056
Posted By Mullet

Re: Top 5 Films ever

English Language Top 5:

China Town - the ultimate in stylish cinema
The Hill - Original Brit grit and Sean Connery before he got boring
Last of the Mohicans - great soundtrack, amazing scenery,...
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2010, 12:02 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 12,717
Posted By Mullet

Re: Dubai or Singapore

So the important things in life are sex and the Daily Mail?
Forum: Middle East
May 19th 2010, 5:53 am
Replies: 23
Views: 12,717
Posted By Mullet

Re: Dubai or Singapore

Haha, I think just saying "woman" can be enough, unless of course your Arabic then you can say "women".
Forum: Middle East
May 18th 2010, 6:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 12,717
Posted By Mullet

Re: Dubai or Singapore

Maybe it was the use of the phrase "married to a Thai wife" that inspired the joke, don't take things too seriously............
Forum: Middle East
May 16th 2010, 8:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 12,717
Posted By Mullet

Re: Dubai or Singapore

Wow, I was in the exact same position, considering UAE against Singapore, and being married to a Thai. We went for the money and came to Dubai.

Singapore would be a great place to live, excellent...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 31st 2010, 4:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mullet

Re: Child Immunisations in Abu Dhabi

Cheers chap, I'll give them a call to day.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30th 2010, 12:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By Mullet

Child Immunisations in Abu Dhabi

Hi all,

Does anyone know a good hospital / clinic in Abu Dhabi that provide child immunisations? I'm based in Al Raha Gardens but haven't seen much in the way of doctors etc so recommendations...
Mar 4th 2010, 10:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Mullet

Re: UK Architect Seeking ME Job

Consider Libya? I'm in construction and my firm is recruiting heavily there. It looks set to be the next construction hot spot (along with Brazil - got to be the best location in the world for a...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 2nd 2010, 8:55 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By Mullet

Re: Moving to Abu Dhabi

Depends on your situation back in the UK, if you have a steady well paying job then maybe stick with it. If not then go for it. I'm on the same salary as you've been offered and am coping just fine. ...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 28th 2010, 6:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,858
Posted By Mullet

Re: Letter of No Objection

BEAUH - thanks for the reply, as it turns out I hadn't passed my wifes old passport (with her UK visa in it) to my PRO, when the immigration people saw this they waived the letter of objection.
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