Month: <span>August 2017</span>

Hong Kong is the world’s eighth largest trading economy and an international financial centre for channeling goods and capital in and out of China.

If you’re looking at trading in the Far East, Hong Kong is the perfect place to start – here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Hong Kong…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Amazingly, it’s been seven years since Greece became the first eurozone country to be bailed out by the European Union (EU), European Central Bank (ECB) and International Money Fund (IMF).

It looks like the the nation’s economic fortunes could finally be on the up – Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greece’s credit rating to B-, up one notch from its CCC rating – but the crisis-battered country is still well below investment grade.

In spite of this ongoing economic uncertainty, or maybe because of it, Greece could offer a great investment opportunity – so if you’re thinking of exporting to Greece, here’s everything you need to know…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Dubai is the UK’s 12th largest export market and the largest in the Middle East with bilateral goods and services trade worth £10.6 billion.

And if you think it’s all about oil in Dubai, think again – the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has diversified its economy to the point where non-oil sectors now contribute more than two-thirds (70%) towards the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP).

More than 4,000 British companies, including BP, Shell, Rolls Royce, BAE Systems, Standard Chartered, HSBC and RBS, operate from the UAE, while 779 commercial agencies and 4,762 British brands have invested there.

If you’re thinking of joining them and doing business in, or exporting to Dubai or anywhere in the UAE, here’s all you need to know…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

There are around 120,000 UK residents in the UAE, meaning expats make up the majority of the population. And of the 13 million people visiting the UAE in 2013, 1 million were from the UK.

So there’s definitely business to be done in Dubai – and if you’re thinking of exporting you’ll need a reliable, easy to use and cost-effective international conference call provider.

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

Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

House prices in the UK have rocketed by an eye-watering 181% since the start of the millennium. Getting on the property ladder is now arguably tougher then ever, with prospective buyers now expected to stump up an average of £211,000 for their first home – almost three times than the amount needed back in 2000, when the average spend was £75,000.

Our expectations of what we look for in a property have also shifted in that time, and while things like off-road parking,  and a new kitchen or bathroom can all increase the value of a house, there’s another, less obvious factor that could push up the price of a property – a superfast broadband connection.

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