Kate Middleton’s baby joy brings maternity leave into focus

Kate Middleton's baby joy brings maternity leave into focus

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced they are expecting their second child.

Officials from Kensington Palace confirmed the happy news and once born, the baby will be fourth in line to the throne. It comes only two months …

How can I take advantage of international conference calling?

How can I take advantage of international conference calling? (Thinkstock/iStock)

It’s likely that at some point in everyone’s life, they’ll be required to contact friends, family or colleagues while they are overseas.

However, this isn’t always ideal, as the costs of doing so can often be astronomical, despite recent efforts …

What are the benefits of conference calls for flexible workers?

What are the benefits of conference calls for flexible workers? (Image credit: Thinkstock/Fuse)

It's no secret that modern business is moving in a more flexible direction.

Research released by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) earlier this year to celebrate National Work from Home Day highlighted how an increasing number of us are opting …

Who invented the conference call?

Who invented the conference call? (Image credit: Thinkstock/iStock)

It's hard to believe that the conference call is nearly 60 years old.

The technology was used for the very first time in 1956 – 58 years ago – during a time that pre-dated the internet, England winning the World …

How conference calling can improve your productivity

How conference calling can improve your productivity (Image credit: Thinkstock/iStock)

In business, at whatever level, you're always on the lookout for ways to get a competitive advantage over your rivals.

As the working world becomes increasingly fast-paced, learning how to become as productive as possible certainly goes some way towards …

Commuting: How much is too much?

Commuting: How much is too much?

While we probably all think we've ended up drawing the short straw when it comes to making our way into the office every day, after listening to a recent Radio 4 broadcast, it's safe to say that there are definitely …