Month: December 2018

An EU member state, Greece offers a gateway to countries in south east Europe, the Middle East and around the Black Sea. And although recent financial troubles, notably the 2010 economic bailout, and the ongoing sovereign debt crisis continues to affect growth its economy, investing in Greece could be a high return, but high risk, strategy.

If you’re thinking of exporting to Greece, or you’ve business interest over there, it can take a lot of time and money jetting out there to oversee things, particularly across the islands.

So why not try keeping in touch via conference call instead?

Here’s how to do so in three simple steps using nothing more than a landline or mobile phone.

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If today is the day you put your out-of-office on, ready for a week or so of festive fun, rest and relaxation (and maybe a little overdoing it too), going back to work after New Year will be the last thing on your mind – but that first day back will be here before you know it.

And that first day back is always fraught with anxiety – there’s every chance you’ll struggle to get up and out on time, and will continue to struggle through the rest of the day as you try to find your way back into some sort of routine. So imagine how tough it must be to to get back into the swing of things after an even bigger break, such as maternity leave, a career break or a long illness?

Here’s how to get back to work…

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Germany is Europe’s largest economy, and the fourth strongest in the world, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of more than €3 trillion. And despite the ongoing uncertainty over Brexit, Germany remains the UK’s largest export market in Europe and second largest globally after the US. Its consistently strong economic performance offers long-term growth potential for UK businesses.

If you’re thinking of exporting to Germany, or you have colleagues or clients out there, instead of taking the time and money to fly across the continent, it makes more sense to stay in touch via teleconference, using your landline or mobile.

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There’s just one week to go until Christmas, that means seven shopping days left, including Christmas Eve – even fewer if you’re doing you plan to shop online, as you’ll have to factor in extra time to process and deliver your order.

If you’re shopping online, you’ll also have to factor in the added risk – although secure website and payment technology is always improving, hackers and fraudsters are always finding more devious ways to defraud people, and so online fraud is still a massive problem.

So, to help ensure you stay safe as you shop online this Christmas, Sainsbury’s Bank has produced this informative infographic…

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Tonight is the night – the penultimate Friday before Christmas. A night when office workers the nation over get lubricated enough to make the most inappropriate of passes at co-workers, or finally pluck up the courage to have that pay-rise showdown with the boss – a quick word to the wise, neither will end well at the best of times, even less-so in a drink-fuelled atmosphere of the office party.

So, if you think you’re in danger of committing any such vocational faux-pas, here’s how to stop the office Christmas party from ruining your life.

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