Month: January 2020

‘There are more than 100 UK business operating out of Colombia, including giants like Virgin, BT, and Shell. The South American nation is ranked as the 34th easiest country to do business in by the World Bank, but ranks first in the Caribbean and Latin America.

The UK has the fifth largest export market in Latin America, and a new business can be set up there in as little as 11 days.

The trouble is, Bogota, the capital of Colombia, is over 5,000 miles away from the UK, which means commuting is out of the question if you’re doing business there. And so you’ll need a low-cost and value-for-money international conference call provider.

And a conference call can be set up in a few simple steps, here’s how…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

British businesses must get on with getting ready for Brexit, according to Sajid Javid, the UK chancellor.

The man in charge of the UK’s purse strings also warned that the Treasury won’t be lending any specific not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules as the sector had had three years to prepare for Britain’s transition.

Which is a bit of a U-turn from the government’s pre-election position, when the Conservative’s pledged to help businesses through the process.

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If you’ve ever wanted to work from home or needed flexible hours, the UK’s flexible working regulations mean your employer has to consider any request you put in and, if they turn it down, must give a valid reason for doing so.

To make flexible working work though, it has to be right for both the employer and the employee, and with so many variables involved, things can quickly get complicated.

If you’re an employer or an employee considering the options, it’s a good idea to break flexible working down into two components – ‘flexi-time’ and ‘telecommute’.

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This coming Monday (January 20, 2020) is the first Blue Monday of the new decade – said to be the most depressing day of the year as the perfect combination of bad weather, post-Christmas debt levels, failing New Year’s resolutions, low motivation and at least a week until payday all hit at once.

If you work from home  your outlook can be even gloomy as you’re stuck between the same four walls for the best part of every day, chasing invoices from work that you hoped would be paid before Christmas.

Here are some top tips to help you beat the Blue Monday blues.

Guides & How-Tos Work from home

If you do business in China, you’ll not want to endure a flight of at least 10-hours every time you want to go and talk business in Bejing – that’s where we can help. Here’s how to conference call China.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos