Month: January 2019

As a business owner, you’ll no doubt always be looking out for ways in which you can cut your overheads.

Switching utility suppliers is a tried and trusted method, as is regularly shopping around for business insurance, telephone and broadband deals, along with offering employees the chance to work from home – an effective way to cut energy office consumption and cut out the daily commute. If you’re concerned about staff missing out on meetings, they can always keep in touch via conference call.

So far, so good – but there could be an unexpected price hike on the way, as it looks like Brexit could be about to push up your business energy bills.

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Hong Kong is, for many, the gateway to China and the Far East and a region with rich historical links to the UK having been under British control between 1841 and 1997.

It’s also the world’s eighth largest trading economy, has been ranked as the world’s freest economy for the last 20 years, and one of Asia’s leading financial and business centres.

It’s also about 6,000 miles away so not somewhere you can easily commute to!

So if you’ve business associates, clients or work colleagues in Hong Kong, why not conduct your business via conference call? It’s cost effective, requires nothing more than a landline or mobile and can be set up in a few simple steps.

Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

If you’ve been following the latest business news, you’ll no doubt have heard about Seaborne Freight – a small (some suggest non-existent) business that has just been awarded a multi-million pound freight contract, should the UK leave with the EU with no-deal.

So, who are Seaborne Freight, and what is all the fuss about?

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If you’re an investor, you’re no doubt frustrated by the fact your savings are consistently being hit by the double whammy of low interest rates and rising inflation – will things get any better in 2019?

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