(written by Robbie Greenfield)
Describing Chris as gregarious is one of the great understatements. A social butterfly who frequently needs to be physically dragged away from a function (usually by me), Chris loves people. And people love Chris. Regular Dubai Eye listeners will know him as a sports anorak. Combining his boundless curiosity with a photographic memory, no sporting statistic is safe from his roving eye, from non-league Swedish football to his beloved darts. This proud son of Scotland is a long-time resident of Dubai, and yet his accent hasn’t waned one iota. Luckily, I’m on hand to translate!
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Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.
A new survey from AON saying that firms aren't adjusting housing allowances to keep up with inflation - unless you're a new hire. We speak to Toby Simpson, CEO of Striver.app to find out if that's what they are seeing on the ground.
Andrew Brown, Regional Director in Europe, Middle East & Oceania at World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) shares how private and business travel currently fairing and how big of an issue is staffing at the moment.
Dubai International Airport saw passenger numbers rise by more than 15 per cent in Q1 on the quarter before - the second quarter in a row passengers have topped 10 million, CEO Paul Griffiths has told The Business Breakfast. Flight movements were also up almost 6 per cent.
Georgia catches up with Clare Turnbull, Principal at RGS Guildford Dubai to find out how the school hires its teachers.
Will you make more money by selling your car now? Damien is joined by Carswitch founder Imad Hammad on Motor Mania.