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It seems hard to believe now, but up until a few years ago UK employees only had the right to request flexible working if there were a registered carer, had children under the age of 17, or children under the age of 18 with a registered disability.

But all that changed on June 30, 2014 when the UK’s Flexible Working Regulations were amended to allow anyone the right to request flexible working, so long as they have been with their employer for at least six months.

And now, seven years on, things could be about to change again as the government is proposing a legislation change to give employees the right to request flexible working from the moment they start a job.

Flexible working

The UK is Kenya’s second most important export destination. It exports 56% of the UK’s black tea market and 27% of its fresh produce, and also provides coffee and other horticultural products.

If you’re looking to tap into this burgeoning business relationship you’ll need a convenient and cost-effective way to keep in touch with colleagues and clients out in Africa.

Which is where an international conference call comes into its own…

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Handshakes are taken very seriously in the business world – too hard, and you’re a go-getting alpha-type who would sell their own granny to get to the top; too weak and you’re a simpering subservient, simply asking to be crushed, probably by someone whose handshake is way too hard.

But forget all that anyway, because the pandemic has all but killed off the handshake, leading to a confused system of fist bumps, elbow taps, and meek waves.

So, before we get into how to give a professional handshake (it will be back), let’s take a look at some alternatives…

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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.

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.

It’s recently become the first country to adopt Bitcoin as a legal currency, so bear that in mind if you’re trading there.

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

The Japanese economy is massive – the third largest in the world and bigger than both the UK and Germany combined.

But while there’s a large market to tap into, flying out to talk turkey in Tokyo will cost a packet – so doing business by conference call instead? It’s cost-effective, convenient and requires nothing more than a landline or mobile phone.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos