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The school summer holidays are almost here, and if you thought working from home was tough while the kids were at school, wait until they’re off and need entertaining for weeks on end – the constant need for attention, coupled with the hot, sunny weather could make getting any work done all but impossible.

It always pays to plan in advance though, so here are six top tips to make sure the summer holidays aren’t a complete wash-out, at least as far as your work is concerned…

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Getting to France has never been easier – take your pick of road, rail, sea or air – but if you’ve colleagues, associates or clients out there, it’s not always practical to hop over the channel and meet face-to-face to discuss business matters. And current Covid-19 restrictions mean that travel is not permitted between the UK and France, so it’s the safe way to stay in touch.

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

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It’s been a 15 months since the world locked down. The impact on the UK economy was such that many people lost jobs, and those who never were more than thankful to be in work. But even if you feel grateful just to have a job, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider asking for a pay rise if you think you deserve one.

We all want fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work, but what if you think your employer simply isn’t paying you enough? Or if you’re a freelancer who feels you’re being fleeced by low rates? Here’s how to ask for a pay rise.

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Broadly speaking, the Nordic countries aren’t the biggest of the UK’s trade partners – and Finland is no exception. But, if you believe the Brexit bluster, anything is possible now we’ve left the EU.

If your business is operating out there, or you’re thinking of making the move, it makes sense to get a reliable and cost-effective conference call service sorted. Helsinki sits almost 1,500 miles and flights from London to Helsinki take around two-hours-and-forty-five-minutes – so you won’t want to be commuting to and from the Finnish capital on a regular basis. And current Covid-19 restrictions mean that travel is not permitted between the UK and Finland, so it’s the safe way to stay in touch.

And that’s where an international conference call comes in handy…

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