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The coronavirus lockdown has revealed many things about they ways in which we work, while some have seamlessly adapted to the work from home life, others are struggling to cope without the day-to-day interactions of office-life.

And given that we all have to hold meetings remotely now, it’s also thrown up the following question – Why do some people find starting a conference call so difficult?

It should like any other meeting or telephone call, a quick introduction before launching into the main topics up for discussion, but instead we have stilted greetings, multiple introductions and excruciating silences.

So if you’ve ever wondered how to start a conference call, the following set of dos and don’ts will help you out…

Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Rishi Sunak, the UK chancellor, has announced a series of measures to kickstart the economy by getting people back to work and back into shops and restaurants.

Here’s what he put forward in today’s announcement.

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Although a growing number of workplaces are putting plans in place to get us back to the office, many of us will carry on working from home for the foreseeable future – and after months of working remotely, it’s inevitable that a summer slump is on the way to drain motivation and productivity.

The key to beating work from home fatigue is to face it head on. Here’s how…

Flexible working Guides & How-Tos Work from home

How are you coping with working from home? We currently live in a world devoid of the daily commute, where the working day isn’t necessarily bound by the nine-to-five, and office politics are a thing of the past, other than the odd faux pas on a video or conference call.

If you’ve ever dreamed of working from home, lockdown may have shown you that it’s not quite the carefree employment existence you’d imagined – the commute has been replaced with a lie-in, the working day stretches well into the evening, an the office politics are replaced by the distraction of daytime TV.

You see, not everyone can cut it when working from home, it can take a lot of drive and discipline that you just don’t need when working in an office.

So before you hand in that remote working request, work out whether you can actually cope with working from home…

Flexible working Work from home

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