Category: Around the world

The UK has been the  fifth largest investor in Bulgaria over the last decade, and this has seen bilateral trade between the two countries treble.

There are a number of UK companies successfully operating in Bulgaria to take advantage of its position at the crossroads of Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, Russia and he former Soviet republics.

Although there are plenty of daily, direct flights between the two countries, there are times when you’ll just want to touch base with colleagues or clients without having to make the trip out there.

And the easiest, most cost-effective way of doing this is to set up a teleconference or conference call – all you need is a landline or mobile phone.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

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

Bahrain is one of the most important economic partners and bases for UK companies in the Gulf and the two nations have always had a very strong bilateral commercial relationship.

It can be notoriously difficult to do business in certain areas of the Middle East but Bahrain is relatively relaxed, having the freest economy in the area and the most liberalised in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

(Check out the GCC website here for a look at how the internet used to look – looks like something you’d get from an Alta Vista search).

Around 100 UK companies have set up base in Bahrain as the country is a major trading hub and financial centre in the region, with one of the most open economies and a liberal tax regime.

So if you’re in a position to join them do business in Bahrain, you’ll need a cost-effective, easy to use and reliable international conference call  provider – and that’s where ConferenceCall.co.uk comes in…

Around the world Guides & How-Tos

If you’ve business associates out in Australia, keeping in touch can be tricky – flying out for a one-hour meeting isn’t really an option and video conferencing can rely on both parties having the right equipment and a decent internet connection.

There is, however, a simple and inexpensive way to connect with the land down under that requires nothing more than an ordinary telephone – so here’s how to quickly and easily set up a conference call between UK and Australia.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos