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A&T GROUP INTERIORS HAS CERTIFIED TO ISO 9001:2015; ISO 14001:2015; OHSAS 18001:2007

A&T Group Interiors has certified to ISO 9001:2015; ISO 14001:2015; OHSAS 18001:2007. The certificate was handed to the Chief Operating Officer, Tareq Khalafawi.

ISO 9001 is the world’s most recognised quality management standard. It sets the standard not just for quality management systems in particular, but management systems in general. ISO 9001 outlines ways to achieve, as well as benchmark, consistent performance and service, by putting in place processes that allow you to improve the way companies operate at all levels.

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How to Achieve Financial Stability in Fit Out Companies?

Before discussing how to achieve financial stability in fit out companies, let’s find out why it is important for the design and fit out contractors to be financially independent. The contractors need to pre-order materials and furniture as well as hire experts and interior designers to carry out the job as it is important to have a healthy supplier chain. If the estimated budget is way above their yearly turnover, the customer would want to look for other options.

So, one thing that is important for fit out companies in UAE

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Challenges Contractors Face when Executing F&B Projects

Food & Beverage is a huge industry not only in the UAE but all over the world. Bars, cafes, restaurants, fast food outlets, steakhouses, coffee houses, bakeries, and the list goes on; the more eating out options being available to public, the more conscious they become of the atmosphere, the ambiance. Today people like to visit places that are family friendly and based on a particular theme. Moreover, they want to have only healthy food options, as mentioned in the KPMG 2016 Food & Beverage Report.

Some of the most noteworthy

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Building Budgets for F&B Projects, What Do You Need to Consider?

F&B, short for food and beverage, is usually of the largest departments in any business. Budgetary control is therefore dependent to a large extent on the results of this department. The managers are responsible to evaluate not only past performance but also current trends and any limiting factor that may affect their decision. Negative affect on sales is usually a result of current state of employment, political situation in a country, and condition of local industries, among other factors. In this article, we are going to explore the factors that

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Are You VAT Ready?

VAT is short for value-added tax and it is commonly implemented in the European Union and within the Gulf Cooperation Council or GCC. While many benefits of this system have been recognized, business owners find it a bit challenging for their future growth as it increases the cost of production throughout the manufacturing and till final delivery. Moreover, consumers are eventually charged more for the products because the increased costs are passed down to the final stage, i.e. retail. This system particularly poses some difficulties for SME’s (small and medium

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INDEX: The 2017 INDEX Design Series

INDEX: The 2017 INDEX Design Series will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre between May 22nd and 25th. Last year, the show attracted more than 34,000 designers, retailers and high net-worth individuals from over 100 countries.

INDEX specializes in bringing trade and consumer customers together with leading suppliers of interior products from across the globe, acting as the bridge between manufacturer and procurer for fit-out and furnishing projects across the UAE and GCC. It offers design professionals from across the Middle East, Africa and Asia the opportunity to be

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Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) Policy

The long-term  success of A&T Group Interiors  depends on our ability to continually improve our systems and services, while protecting our personnel and the environment. This policy is a commitment by the business to protect the interests of our customers, employees and stakeholders. By implementing the necessary processes and controls, the business will achieve its aim of causing ZERO HARM to personnel, facilities  and the environment.

Tareq Khalafawi, CEO at A&T Group Interiors, commented: “We are committed to the proactive integration of these QHSE objectives into our business management systems at all levels

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H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Visited L’ETO

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited our latest F&B fit out project, L’ETO Caffe, at the City Walk Dubai.

L’ETO Caffe is an established chain of high-class cafes and patisseries from London, which is a great addition to the growing number of casual eateries at the City Walk.

City Walk, the multi-million Dirham project, is a self-contained shopping and dining area that is more of a community rather than a mall. It’s more of a town center

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A&T Group Interiors Sponsored the Sixth Annual Caterer Middle East Conference in Dubai

Caterer Middle East sixth annual Food & Business conference was held on 7th March 2017 in Dubai, attracted more than 150 leaders of industry to this one-stop source for the latest trends, innovations and analysis needed to succeed in today’s ever growing F&B market.

The conference combined all areas across the F&B arena – the business of food, the kitchen and also bar and nightlife – and offered a high-level strategic debate on these areas and more in this one-day event. Reflecting the united nature of the F&B industry here in

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Caterer Middle East speaks to A&T Group Interiors CEO, Tareq Khalafawi

Caterer Middle East speaks to A&T Group Interiors CEO, Tareq Khalafawi, about the main challenges facing UAE Food & Beverage sector in 2017.
“The UAE continues to evolve as a tourism destination, attracting more visitors from across the world. The UAE as a whole – and Dubai in particular – has developed a reputation as a ‘go to’ market for owners, operators, chefs and brands. Competition remains very high, which requires everyone to be at the top of their game”.

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