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It’s Friday 13th – a date that brings with it the fear of befalling some terrible bad luck and images of gruesome 80s horror films. We’re jumping on the slasher flick bandwagon this Friday 13th, with ways to help you slash your conference call costs.

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If your smartphone always travels with you, it probably knows more about you than most people. It knows where you’ve been, when you’ve been there, who you messaged, and what you’ve searched for online.

As if this wasn’t worrying enough, the data you’re constantly generating can be sold onto third parties who’ll then bombard you with adverts in your emails and on social media. Or that data could be used by cyber criminals to target you or other people.

Here are four tips to help you improve the privacy and security of your iPhone.

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Mental health problems are more common than you may think – figures from Mind, the mental health charity show that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year.

The effects of the coronavirus lockdown might even make this figure higher – being stuck between the same four walls can have a negative impact on mental health at the best of times, feelings that will be exacerbated by the pandemic ad talk of death and illness, not to mention insecurity over jobs and personal and business finance.

May 9 to 15 is Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign designed to help encourage people to talk about mental health and address and issues head on. This year’s campaign will focus on the problem of loneliness.

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Croatia’s traditional trading partners are Italy, Germany and Austria, but there are plenty of opportunities for UK businesses – big companies like British Airways, GlaxoSmithKline,  WYG and Vodafone all operate in Croatia.

If you’re looking export to Croatia, or even set up there, it makes sense to keep in touch via an international conference call rather than try to fly out there.

Here’s how to set up a conference call to Croatia in just a few simple steps.

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It looks like we’re headed for a heatwave next week, with temperatures in London set to hit 24°C – not ideal for life in an office. If you have to endure a suffocating commute, or your packed into a crowded office for the best part of the day, then you’ll be well within your rights to complain that it’s just too hot – especially if you’re forced to wear a suit for work.

So, as an employer, is it time you implemented a summer dress code, to lighten the mood and help keep things cool as the temperature rises? And should non-customer facing staff be able to wear what they like to work in, as they can when they work from home?

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Brexit has been full of unexpected surprises, none of which have been any good. One of those Brexit bombshells involved roaming charges. But what are roaming charges, why do we pay them, and how is Brexit involved? Read on to find out.

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It’s often said – not least within these pages – that working from home is a great way to take control of your work/life balance and can lead to greater productivity and better morale among workers.

However, new research has come to light that suggests home life could be more stressful than work life  – so could working from home actually be more stressful than life in the office?

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If you work from home, do you know whether your WiFi network is secure? If it isn’t, hackers could use it to access your device and steal sensitive data.

Here are five simple tips to secure the WiFi security in your home network.

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