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Trading on WTO rules is cited as one the main problems the UK will have to deal with if it leaves the EU without securing a deal – but what exactly are these rules? And would it be such a disaster?

Around the world Small business

Although there is ongoing unrest in Israel – the security situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories changes regularly but is always tense and unpredictable, while the foreign office advisies against travel to the borders with Palestine and Syria. Even so, trade with the UK has never been better, with annual growth of between 2% and 3% in 2015.

Bilateral trade between the two countries has now exceeded £3 billion in each of the last four years.

The top ten UK exports to Israel make up to 80% of all UK exports to Israel, and these include:

  • vehicles
  • pharmaceuticals
  • general machinery
  • chemicals and plastics

If you’re doing business, or thinking of doing business, in Israel then you’ll be all too aware of the hassle and expense of regularly travelling out there – and so you should consider keeping in touch with clients and colleague via conference call.

And here’s how to set up an international conference call for up to 100 participants, in just a few simple steps.

If you do have to travel out there, check out the gov.uk website for the latest foregin office advice on travelling to Israel.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

If you’re not doing business in Indonesia, it may be time you did – not only do its 240 million inhabitants make it the world’s fourth largest country, and the largest in south east Asia, it has a middle class larger than the entire populations of both Malaysia and Australia.

It’s currently the 16th largest economy in the world and is forecast to become the fifth largest in the next two decades.

In short, it’s a great opportunity.

If investing in Indonesia sounds like a viable business proposition you’ll need a cost-effective and reliable conference call provider.

And here’s how to set up an international conference call in just a few simple steps…

Around the world Guides & How-Tos

Following last week’s staggering situation where we had the Prime Minister urge Parliament to vote against her EU exit deal, so she could go back to the negotiating table in Brussels, the Brexit clock continues to count down towards no deal.

And now that Nissan has cited all this Brexit uncertainty as the reason behind its decision to pull a lucrative contract from its main UK plant in Sunderland, not to mention the other businesses who are moving from the UK or scaling back operations, it looks like it could be bad news for business.

Here’s how a conference call could help solve at least some of your potential Brexit-based business woes.

Around the world Conference calling Small business

India and the UK have strong cultural and trade links – but trade has deteriorated over recent years and the two countries are no longer strong trade partners, and many big businesses have been put off trading with the country following billion pound tax rows and unpaid fees.

Even so, India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and the UK has a lot to offer India as far as universities, infrastructure and engineering goes, so if you’re not already trading with India, it could be time to start thinking about it.

Sat over 4,000 miles to the east though and keeping in touch could be a problem – but not if you do so via teleconference, or conference call, and ConferenceCall.co.uk is one of the few operators offering low-cost dial-in numbers to India.

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

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos