With the rise of the Internet and telecoms technologies there has been an increase in the number of overseas commuters and workers.

Their business and customers may be in the UK but they are choosing to work from anywhere. Part of this has been driven by the high cost of housing in the UK, compared with say, the Costa del Sol; cheaper housing and better weather.

But t is not just housing costs that are fuelling this trend; a Brighton to London railway season ticket is now £4,452 – that can pay for quite a few air trips if booked well in advance.

So what technology does the global remote worker need to fulfil this different type of lifestyle and what does it cost? Dave Millett from independent telecoms brokerage Equinnox has some advice: