London Mayor Backs Opening of GulfTalent’s UK Office

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GulfTalent.com's London office will become a hub for Research and Development. Mayor Boris Johnson welcomed the link up between London and Dubai’s tech sectors.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson and GulfTalent.com Managing Director Yasser Hatami

I am delighted to welcome GulfTalent.com to London, a leading online recruitment specialist in the Middle East. International collaborations such as this one are vital to the continued growth of London's digital and hi tech sectors.

London Mayor Boris Johnson has met with GulfTalent.com, one of the Middle East’s leading technology companies on his trade mission to the Gulf region. He welcomed the opening of their London office that cements the links between London and Dubai’s thriving tech sectors.

GulfTalent.com is an online portal, which acts as a meeting point between employers and candidates and covers all sectors and job categories in the Middle East. The business has over three million professionals and 5,000 corporate clients and is a household name in the Middle East.

International firms such as GulfTalent.com are increasingly looking to London as the world’s capital for business, with unrivaled access to a talented workforce, capital markets and creative gateway to Europe where ideas and trends are born.

GulfTalent.com employs the world’s best digital specialists and chose London because of its access to a talented workforce and high quality service providers. The London team will be accelerating the development of the next generation of their online recruiting platform, and working on a host of cutting-edge features including a mobile platform. The London office is currently recruiting software engineers, analysts and other online specialists.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, said: “I am delighted to welcome GulfTalent.com to London, a leading online recruitment specialist in the Middle East. International collaborations such as this one are vital to the continued growth of London's digital and hi tech sectors. GulfTalent.com has joined thousands of hi tech enterprises in recognising London is the premier place to locate in Europe thanks to the wealth of skills, support and opportunities this city provides.”

Yasser Hatami, GulfTalent.com Managing Director, enthused: “We hope to be part of a new wave of Gulf technology companies coming to London to scale up operations and access new markets. Dubai and London have a lot in common and make for ideal expansion locations for companies from either city. We will be creating jobs in the UK and adding to the collaboration between London and Dubai’s flourishing technology sectors.”

GulfTalent.com has been supported by the Mayor’s promotional organisation London & Partners in setting up their London based operations which offers free and impartial advice to global businesses looking to establish office in the UK’s capital.

About GulfTalent.com

Founded in 2005, GulfTalent.com is the Middle East’s leading online recruitment company with its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company’s online portal is used by over three million professionals across all sectors. It is the primary route to sourcing local and expatriate staff for more than 5,000 large employers and recruitment agencies, spread across nine countries in the Middle East. http://www.gulftalent.com

Photos of London Mayor Boris Johnson with GulfTalent.com MD Today (High Resolution):
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