Month: June 2017

Although fewer than one million people live on the island, Cyrpus is one of the UK’s top 50 export markets – which is great news if you’re thinking of doing business in the eastern Mediterranean.

And while it’s suffered in recent years as a result of the economic crash, tough austerity measures are in place to restructure the economy and it’s making progress against all the main objectives set out by the country’s international lenders.

In fact, the new measures have opened up business opportunities across even more sectors of the economy.

Now could be a good time to start doing business in the eastern Mediterranean, so here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Cyprus.

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Is your home under attack from hackers?

If you run a number of wireless devices linked to the internet, such as computers, tablets, games consoles and smartphones, there’s every chance someone could hack your network and access your data – and you may be completely unaware until it’s too late.

And the danger could be even more acute if you work from home and access sensitive or confidential business files via the wireless network.

So it’s vital to keep security tight – here’s how to secure your home network…

Guides & How-Tos Technology Work from home

Updated Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Working from home is more popular than ever in the UK, but it’s not for everyone and massive companies such as Yahoo and HP have taken the decision to reduce or even cut out flexible working completely.

The trouble is, employees have come to expect flexible working, which means it can be a cause of conflict if a request is turned down, particularly in light of the change to UK legislation introduced in 2015.

So how exactly do you tell your employees they can’t work from home?

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Croatia declared independence in 1991, but didn’t regain the two-thirds of its territory that had been under the control of the Yugoslav National Army and Serb paramilitaries, until the end of the bloody civil war in 1995.

It became part of the European Union in 2013 – when it became the 28th member state – and although it does plan to enter the eurozone, it still currently uses the kuna as its national currency.

Croatia still presents a great upcoming opportunity for UK businesses though – UK goods exports to Croatia were about £189.85 million in 2014 – so if you’re looking to export to Croatia, here’s all you need to know…

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Remote working is on the rise – the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 13.7% of the UK workforce now undertake some working from home – but why is this?

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