Month: August 2018

A conference call is a telephone call in which a number of callers can talk to each other at the same time. Also known as a teleconference, this type of call can be made on a landline, mobile, or via an internet connection, and is usually held to enable a meeting to take place when it’s not possible to get all participants in the same room.

Conference calls are a useful resource for people who work at home or work remotely from another location, and calls can easily be made between participants in different countries.

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The school summer holidays are almost over, which means mornings can get back to some sort of slightly hectic normality – but there could be a new lesson on the kids’ curriculum this new term, as cyber security is to be taught in schools.

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The Chilean economy has doubled in size over the last decade and is not only South America’s fifth largest economy, it also has the continent’s highest level of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

The UK is the sixth largest foreign investor in Chile, with exports of goods and services worth over £1.5 billion in 2013.

And despite it having  a smaller population than five other South American countries, Chile is the UK’s second largest export destination for that continent.

It may be worth checking the lay of the land before you commit to any business ventures, and an international conference call is the perfect way to do this without having to rack up the air miles.

And here’s how to…

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It has recently been revealed that credit card and bank account fraud have risen by 40% in the past year, affecting around 5 million people in the UK.

It’s not just individuals that are suffering either – figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau show that impersonation fraud has lost UK businesses around £32 million in the last year, with one company alone conned out of a staggering £18.5 million! And, of the £32 million reported to be lost by businesses to CEO fraud, just £1 million has been recovered by the victims.

But what is impersonation fraud? And how can you protect yourself and your business against this type of fraud?

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It’s not unusual to hate your job, your boss, your colleagues, your commute – even if it’s just the odd moment of despair, we all go through times where we feel like flipping our desk and walking out. The important thing to remember is that you work to live, it’s a means to an end, it’s not the be all and end all – once that dynamic is flipped on its head, and you live to work, it’s time to re-evaluate things, else your work-life could be the death of you.

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