Month: February 2020

Cyprus is a well known and much loved summer holiday destination, and home to a UK military base, but it’s also a great place for UK businesses looking to set up overseas as it shares very close economic, trade, political and cultural relations – accounting, banking, business culture and legal systems are all very similar to the UK.

However, given that a direct flight from London takes the best part of five hours, it’s not a round trip you’d want to do in a day.

So if you’ve business interests out in Cyprus, it might be worth considering checking in via teleconference from time to time – in just a few simple steps you can be speaking with up to 100 other people, using nothing more than a landline or mobile phone.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Do you dismiss Valentine’s Day as a cynical way for florists and card companies to cash-in on people’s romantic/insecure/desperate side? Are you loathe to buy the love of your life even a single rose on February 14? If so, you won’t be happy to hear the tech industry is getting in on the act…

It seems the days of turning up with a hastily scrawled card and some garage forecourt flowers are well and truly gone and people have seriously raised their expectations as tech  now dominates the top five most wanted Valentine’s Day gifts.

And if you think the tech companies won’t exploit this in future, you really must be as green as you are apple looking.

Inspiration Technology

Croatia’s traditional trading partners are Italy, Germany and Austria, but there are plenty of opportunities for UK businesses – big companies like British Airways, GlaxoSmithKline,  WYG and Vodafone all operate in Croatia – so if you’re looking export to Croatia, or even set up there, it makes sense to keep in touch via an international conference call rather than try to fly out there.

Here’s how to in just a few simple steps…

Guides & How-Tos

If you run a large business or SME, it makes sense to take out a business energy deal as you can often negotiate cheaper gas and electricity rates than if you have a domestic energy deal at your business premises. But what if you work from home or run a micro business?

Guides & How-Tos Small business Work from home

As Storm Ciara batters the UK, flood waters have reason meaning thousands of UK homes and businesses will have been damaged by flood waters.

Storm Ciara threatens to be the worst of the century, the Met Office has said, with heavy rain and winds of almost 100mph hitting Britain.

Weather warnings have been issued across the country amid very strong gusts and flooding.

If you’ve not yet fallen foul of the flood waters though, there’s still time to take the necessary steps to minimize the risk of you being washed out of your home, office, or both if you’re one of the thousands of business owners who run their operation from home.

If you do work from home this can be a disaster to both your personal and professional life, so you need to take steps to minimise the risk – the better prepared you are, the less damage your property is likely to suffer.

Work from home