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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.

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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A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has found that global warming is a more pressing problem than previously thought – while nations across the planet are working to keep warming down to no more than 2°C, we all need to be working to a 1.5°C limit.

And the worst news is that we only have 12 years to make a serious dent in our global carbon emissions, else we seriously risk Earth warming up by 3°C, which would be catastrophic.

So, we all need to do our bit to help reduce carbon emissions, and remote working is a great place to start.

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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

If you’ve ever been abroad on business, you’ll no doubt have found yourself in the tiptoeing through the minefield that is leaving a tip – it’s bad enough if you’re just on holiday with family or friends, but when there’s business clients involved, you have the extra pressure of showing your overseas peers how in tune you are with their customs.

So, if you’re going away on business any time soon, here’s how to leave a tip overseas.

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El Salvador is a tiny country that borders Guatemala and Honduras and is the only Central American nation that doesn’t have an Atlantic coastline.

It’s Pacific Ocean beaches and mountainous landscape, however,  make it ideal for extreme sports enthusiasts but not necessarily for business, and so information on on UK trade with El Salvador is relatively limited to say the least – the US is far and away El Salvador’s largest trading partner.

As far as exports go, offshore assembly products, coffee, sugar, shrimp, textiles and chemicals are the biggest hitters, while raw materials, consumer and capital goods, fuel, food, petroleum and electricity are the order of the day as far as imports go.

So if you’re thinking of doing business in El Salvador you’ll need a cost and time effective conference call provider – so here’s how to set up a call in a few simple steps…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos