Month: March 2018

Business and politics are rife with jargon at the best of times, but Brexit has thrown up an entire lexicon of buzzwords and doublespeak – Brexit itself is a prime example, being a portmanteau combining Britain and Exit.

So, as the UK is set to leave the EU in exactly one year’s time, here is our Brexit jargon-buster.

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Slovenia is a small but emerging European market that is one of a group of 9 in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)  that have long term growth prospects. It will be getting European Union (EU) funding until 2022.

Its geographical position means it’s a gateway to south-eastern European markets – it has strong links historically with the nearby markets of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.

Around 20 British businesses – including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Unilever – currently operate in Slovenia, and if you’re thinking of joining those businesses, you’ll want a simple and cost-effective way to keep in touch with colleagues or clients over there – and a teleconference offers exactly that.

Here’s how to set one up needing nothing more than a mobile or landline telephone…

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Situated right in the middle of mainland Europe, Slovakia has enormous growth potential and can offer a great Central and European base for any business.

There are more than 100 UK owned companies operating in Slovakia, including include BAE Systems, GlaxoSmithKline, Provident Financial, Shell, and Tate and Lyle. And Tesco not only Slovakia’s top retailer, it is one of the country’s main employers.

If you want to join this growing list, here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Slovakia.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

There are now more than 4.2 million people in the UK who work from home – that’s the highest rate since records began. And even though theses records only began in 1998, to have 13 of the UK’s overall workforce doing their jobs remotely is still impressive.

Technology has played a massive part in the work-from-home boom, and so to make things easier as we enter 2016, here are the 10 tools you shouldn’t be without…

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Around 4.2 million of us currently enjoy the benefits of remote working – that’s 13.9% of the entire UK workforce, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

And while we regular readers will know we’re right behind remote working, it’s not always as easy as it should be, especially if you have to work from a coffee shop, or don’t quite have the right set up at home.

This infographic from Turnstone, designers of inspiring office furniture, highlights the problems faced by anyone working away from the office.

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