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These are exciting times for Dubai and the UAE. With the entire business world’s attention soon to turn to the Emirates with the delayed Expo 2020 kicking off in October (and continuing all the way through to the end of March next year) it’s never been a better time to be a UAE business owner
The concierge service provides a one-stop shop to help maritime businesses interact with government departments.
British rail companies are on track for a potential export boom thanks to the UK-Australia trade deal.
How you import from and export to Mexico.
As more economies around the world open up and companies bring employees back to the office, global expansion plans that may have been put on hold last year are now taking shape. It can be challenging to know where to start, but here are some key factors to consider when expanding your operations into new countries.
Holiday Hack: More Than Double Your Holiday Leave in 2018
Most employees in the UK are entitled to around 28 days of paid leave annually, but with some strategic planning you can more than double your leave in 2018!
According to Instant Offices here’s how:
By carefully planning your leave, around bank holidays and weekends, in the upcoming year you can maximise your time off without having to use all your official leave days.
Maximise Your Holiday Leave in 2018
December 2017 – January 2018
Take a 10-day holiday by booking 3 days off
(23 Dec – 1 Jan)
Take a 16-day holiday by booking 8 days off
(24 Mar – 08 Apr)
Take a 24-day holiday by booking 14 days off
(5 – 28 May)
Take a 9-day holiday by booking 4 days off
(25 Aug – 2 Sept)
Take a 16-day holiday by booking 7 days off
(24 Dec – 6 Jan)
Benefits of Mid-Year Breaks
Working Smarter, Not harder
When you’re overworked or overwhelmed it’s easy to fall into the habit of ‘always working’ rather than working smart. It’s vital to be able to switch off from work for a while, not only to relax your mind, but to reset your attention span and renew your focus.
Feeling inefficient, exhausted, anxious, disengaged, cynical and even excessively critical of yourself at work are all signs of burnout. Before reaching this extreme point in your career, it’s essential to take preventative measures, and one of the best ways to do this is by taking strategic andregular breaks.
Reset Your Work/Life Balance
Setting clear boundaries so that work stress doesn’t spill over into everyday life can be difficult, but it’s imperative to push the off button and take a step back to focus on the things that really matter – travel, spending time with loved ones, improving yourself, helping others and…lots of napping!
Increase Your Value at Work
Some companies place value in the ‘first to come in, last to leave’ style of working from their employees but, in truth, this culture only leads to burnout and reduced productivity over time. Rather than being the person who spends themost timeat work, focus on being the person who brings the most value to each task by being sharp, thoughtful and enthusiastic.