Month: November 2019

Brazil is a massive country, taking up the whole north eastern part of South America, and is easily the largest economy in Latin Amercia – Sao Paulo alone has a bigger economy than Argentina! And with a GDP of $2.3 trillion, it’s the world’s seventh largest economy.

Brazil and the UK have long historic trade and investment ties, and although overall imports into Brazil have fallen over by around 14% over the last couple of years, imports from the UK only dropped by around 5%, so it still offers a great business opportunity for UK businesses and services.

Even so, Brazil’s internal rail, road and flight networks aren’t the best in the world, which means it might be worth your while doing business via teleconference, even if you’ve made the 11-hour flight over there.

Here’s how to set up a conference call call in just a few easy steps, using either a landline or mobile phone…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Belgium has some strong trade links with the UK – dating back as far as the 1st century  – and around 8% of Belgium’s exports are to the UK, with around 5% of the country’s imports going in the other direction.

And although the country sits almost within touching distance of the South East of England, the stretch of water dividing the two countries means commuting between them isn’t the most straightforward of journeys.

So if you need to keep in touch with colleagues or clients in Belgium, why not try setting up a conference call? It’s cost-effective, convenient and requires nothing more than a landline or mobile phone.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

If you want to successfully work from home, you need to make sure you have the all the same equipment, apps, and logins you have in the office – there are few things more frustrating than spending half the day trying get things up and running, and constantly phoning IT to make sure you have the right logins.

So once you’ve got the work laptop sorted and the VPN, here are some essential work from home apps to make your work from home life even easier…

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Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are among the most common workplace injuries – the TUC (Trade Union Congress) has stated half-a-million UK workers have reported symptoms that add up to a collective loss of 5.4 million working days each year.

Added to that, six workers will leave their job every day due to chronic RSI.

It’s estimated this costs UK industry anywhere between £5 billion and £10 billion every year.

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Thousands of Apple devices have been under attack from hackers since 2016, and it was only uncovered when Google’s Project Zero Threat Analysis Group (TAG) discovered a small collection of…

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