Office workers are cutting their commute by an average of 2.5 days a week as part of an effort to lower their carbon footprint, shows new research from IWG, the flexible workspace solution experts. Just another reason why it’s good to work from home.
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The Chilean economy has doubled in size over the last decade and is not only South America’s fifth largest economy, it also has the continent’s highest level of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Chile is the UK’s third-biggest trading partner in Latin America, and its very pro-business outlook and strong drive for innovative solutions make it a great first stop for companies new to the region.
It may be worth checking the lay of the land before you commit to any business ventures, and an international conference call is the perfect way to do this without having to rack up the air miles.
And here’s how to…
The UK is Canada’s second biggest world trading partner – after the US – but quite where this relationship is headed after Brexit is uncertain. The European Union (EU) and Canada recently signed an that would benefit UK businesses and the economy by as much as £1.3 billion a year, but the UK won’t be benefiting from that should it leave the EU.
Even so, the latest estimates suggest that UK exports to Canada may increase by 29% (£2.3 billion) while Canadian exports to the UK could increase by 15%, so it’s not all bad.
And if you are doing business out there, or considering it, you’ll need a cost-effective and reliable conference call provider. Especially now that current Covid-19 restrictions mean that travel is not permitted between the UK and Canada.
Here’s how to conference call Canada in just a few simple steps…
As coronavirus restrictions are eased, so life begins to get back to something approaching normal. Although infection rates are still high, things look to be back to the way they were before the pandemic, if the lack of masks in supermarkets and on public transport are anything to go by.
And the easing of restrictions means we’re once again being called back to our offices and workplaces. Although many have adopted the hybrid working model, this still means there’ll be an element of commuting.
It also means that business travel is back on the table. Often cross-region, sometimes cross-country, and even cross-continent, business travel is usually paid for by the business. But should you get something back for the time this travelling takes, especially if takes considerably longer than your trips to and from the office?
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.
Since the start of the pandemic, working from home has become the norm for hundreds of thousands of employees across the UK. W
Figures from Statista, the market and consumer data specialists, highlight how 38% of workers aged between 30 and 49 are doing some work from home as of February 2022. Age appears to affect remote working opportunities, as just 23% of younger workers aged between 16 and 29 report that they are working from home. 21% said they are unable to do so.
When working from home, a conference call is the only way to stay in the loop where meetings are concerned. And although our service is easy to use, there are certain rules you need to abide by when on a teleconference.
To make sure you don’t make a show of yourself on a call with up to 100 other people listening in, make a not of our top 9 tips for proper conference call etiquette…
Hybrid working could save your business as much as £8,100 a year, according to new research from IWG, the world’s largest flexible workspace company.
Sound too good to be true? Read on to see if your business could save.
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. Remember, as things stand, remote communication is currently the only way to keep in touch with overseas customers and clients, as Covid-19 restrictions mean we can’t travel out of the UK.
Here’s how to set up a conference call call in just a few easy steps, using either a landline or mobile phone…
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.
Scammers have been targeting small business owners through a variety of invoice scams in 2022, according to a new study from Barclays.
In the first three months of 2022, invoice scams have made up more than half (55%) of all claims, with an average loss of £2,100. The amount that’s been stolen has gone up 13% year-on-year.