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.
Month: August 2018
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…
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?
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.
The UK is Canada’s second biggest world trading partner – after the US – and it’s a relationship that can only get stronger following a deal between the European Union (EU) and Canada that will benefit UK businesses and the economy by as much as £1.3billion a year.
Not only that, but latest estimates suggest that UK exports to Canada may increase by 29% (£2.3 billion) while Canadian exports to the UK could increase by 15%.
And if you are doing business out there, or considering it, you’ll need a cost-effective and reliable conference call provider – so here’s how to set up a conference call in just a few simple steps…