Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Agenda Podcasts

  • The Agenda - Vaccination 27.04.2017

    To vaccinate or not vaccinate? We debate this as WHO marks World Immunization Week 2017.

  • Live from The Dubai Eye Executive Golf Day 26.04.2017

    The team broadcast live from Jumeirah Golf Estate for the Dubai Eye Executive Golf Day.

  • The Agenda - Technology & Parents 25.04.2017

    A recent UK survey has found that many children find their parents' mobile phone use disrupts family time, leaving them feeling upset and ignored. So when it comes to technology and your kids, how much is too much? Do you find devices to be a useful parenting tool? And what guidelines do you have in place to maintain a healthy balance?

  • The Agenda - Paper Review 24.04.2017

    The Agenda team discusses the headlines from the weekend papers.

  • The Agenda - Driver's License Changes 20.04.2017

    Earlier this week the UAE Minister of Interior announced some changes to driving license renewals. Starting from July 1, new drivers, regardless of age, will only receive a two-year license, meanwhile expats who are used to a 10-year license validity will have to get used to renewing every 5 years. How do you feel about these new rules? Do you think they’ll lead to safer roads?

  • The Agenda - Working Hours 19.04.2017

    How strict is your company when it comes to working hours? Do you get paid for overtime? Listeners share their thoughts.

  • The Agenda - Kids & Content Control 18.04.2017

    Whose responsibility is it to control the content your child is exposed to online - social media platforms or parents? Is it becoming more and more difficult as a parent to continuously monitor appropriate content? Listeners share their thoughts.

  • The Agenda - Credit Scores 17.04.2017

    The Al Etihad Credit Bureau has created credit scores for individuals. The three number scores, between 300 and 900, will indicate to banks how likely a borrower is to default within the next 12 months. Data used for the credit score includes information from telecoms, banks and other financial institutions. But will this system help or hinder when it comes to bad debt?

  • The Agenda - Paper Review 16.04.2017

    The Agenda team discusses the headlines from the weekend papers.

  • The Agenda - Paternity Leave 13.04.2017

    We often discuss the challenges working mums face in the UAE, the importance of flexi-hours and what can be done to support women in the workplace! But what about father’s in the UAE? Is three day’s paternity leave enough?

  • The Agenda - Bad Publicity 12.04.2017

    Is there such a thing as bad publicity? Do you think the recent issues with we’ve seen with United Airlines, Cadbury’s, Pepsi and so on, have benefited or damaged the brand?

  • The Agenda - Housing Rents 11.04.2017

    Only 10% of tenants across Dubai have seen a drop in their residential rental rates. That’s according to a new report by, which surveyed over 300 people across a range of neighborhoods in the emirate. With all these reports showing a softening market, shouldn’t tenants be benefiting more? The team discusses.

  • The Agenda - Gender Stereotypes, Women in the Workplace and Tipping 10.04.2017

    The Agenda team debate gender stereotypes, women in the workplace and tipping. 

  • The Agenda - Paper Review 09.04.2017

    The Agenda team discusses the headlines from the weekend papers.

  • The Agenda - E-Commerce & Online Buying 06.04.2017

    We are talking about the changing face of retail on The Agenda today. Do you still shop in the mall? Or do you use shops as a showroom for purchases you then buy cheaper online? Join the conversation with Tom Urquhart.