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      • DURABLE asks, is it time to implement ‘lean’ practices?

        DURABLE asks, is it time to implement ‘lean’ practices?

        Wednesday 15th Aug 2018
        As businesses we are always striving to make improvements where we can, whether it be to increase customer satisfaction, boost profits or increase staff efficiency. According to DURABLE UK, implementing ‘lean management’ into your working...Read More...
        Sports Direct acquires House of Fraser

        Sports Direct acquires House of Fraser

        Friday 10th Aug 2018
        Following today’s news (Friday 10th August) that Sports Direct has purchased House of Fraser for £90m, GlobalData is urging Mike Ashley, Sports Direct’s billionaire owner,to transform House of Fraser to make it a success. ...Read More...
        Businesses must embrace the digital workplace or risk being left behind

        Businesses must embrace the digital workplace or risk being left behind

        Friday 3rd Aug 2018
        Organisations that do not have right infrastructure in place to support flexible working will simply be outpaced by savvier competitors. This is according to M-Files, commenting on new research from Ingram Micro Cloud and Microsoft, wh...Read More...
        British workers investing in technology for pets whilst they’re at work

        British workers investing in technology for pets whilst they’re at work

        Wednesday 1st Aug 2018
        British pets are now being entertained and fed from home while their owners are at work using the latest smart technology according to new research.  The survey of 1,007 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology e-tailer, Laptop...Read More...
        How businesses can recoup £11bn from failing office equipment

        How businesses can recoup £11bn from failing office equipment

        Monday 30th Jul 2018
        In a recent report it was revealed that around £11 billion is lost by UK businesses each year due to failing office equipment. This figure was the result of a study of over 1,000 UK office workers and based on employment data fro...Read More...
        Poundworld’s failure to differentiate from other discounters led to high street demise

        Poundworld’s failure to differentiate from other discounters led to high street demise

        Wednesday 25th Jul 2018
        Poundworld, which is set to disappear from the UK high street by early August 2018, must look to its own failures, and in particular its failure to stand out from other discounters, to explain its demise. This is according to data and analytics compa...Read More...
        Millennials positive about future of print in the workplace

        Millennials positive about future of print in the workplace

        Wednesday 25th Jul 2018
        Millennials are less sceptical about print than other age groups and believe paper documents will continue to play a significant role in the future workplace, according to the latest market insight study from print industry analysts, Quocirca.  ...Read More...
        Eliminating the mobile risk of GDPR compliance

        Eliminating the mobile risk of GDPR compliance

        Wednesday 18th Jul 2018
        Whilst businesses have been doing everything they can to change and alter their policies in time for the GDPR deadline, there is one main area that is easily overlooked, the area of mobiles. It is important to remember that GDPR i...Read More...
        8 ways to optimise space in your office

        8 ways to optimise space in your office

        Monday 16th Jul 2018
        With commercial rents increasing, office space is shrinking and more business owners are faced with the problem of how to best optimise their smaller space. Here, Mark Brown, Director, Lismark Office Products Limited discusses how to c...Read More...
        Authentication essential for protecting data within print fleet

        Authentication essential for protecting data within print fleet

        Monday 16th Jul 2018
        The growing network of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices, combined with big data, has created a data explosion that is fuelling a drive towards data becoming the new currency. As more organisations recognise this, it’s important that t...Read More...
        How to boost employee’s productivity in an open plan office

        How to boost employee’s productivity in an open plan office

        Wednesday 11th Jul 2018
        According to a recent Harvard study, workers in open plan offices have 70 per cent less physical interactions with other colleagues, making teams less collaborative as the majority choose to email each other than bringing the conversation face to fac...Read More...
        Customers turning their backs on businesses with bad tech

        Customers turning their backs on businesses with bad tech

        Wednesday 4th Jul 2018
        New research among more than 2,000 UK adults, commissioned by Studio Graphene, has revealed just how important good online and mobile technologies are to business success.  The survey examined how discerning the public is when decidin...Read More...
        Fresh Relevance survey identifies how to gain repeat custom

        Fresh Relevance survey identifies how to gain repeat custom

        Monday 2nd Jul 2018
        In its 2018 Loyalty Forecast, Fresh Relevance, the real-time personalisation platform, identified the four pieces of the loyalty puzzle, breaking down the touchpoints that create repeat customers, including: Convenience, Expe...Read More...
        Engaging the best DDoS defence practices

        Engaging the best DDoS defence practices

        Friday 29th Jun 2018
        DDoS attacks are getting more sophisticated, more frequent and bigger than ever before. The systems that are most common in enterprises today cannot keep up with the constantly evolving DDoS threats because many use old technology. It is therefore im...Read More...
        NHS systems fall victim to over 55 days’ downtime

        NHS systems fall victim to over 55 days’ downtime

        Friday 29th Jun 2018
        NHS trusts across England have experienced over 1,300 hours’ worth of downtime over the last three years, according to new figures revealed by enterprise mobility and IT specialist, Intercity Technology. The company carried out a Fre...Read More...
        Average UK mobile worker spends 70% of time on other tasks

        Average UK mobile worker spends 70% of time on other tasks

        Tuesday 26th Jun 2018
        The average field-based employee in the UK spends just 1.5 days per week on their core job, a new report commissioned by Totalmobile and supported by professors from the University of Surrey’s Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE), ha...Read More...
        Retailers to invest in machine learning and voice search

        Retailers to invest in machine learning and voice search

        Tuesday 26th Jun 2018
        The digital marketing challenger agency, QueryClick, has found a significant number of retailers plan to invest in transformative technology, including machine learning and voice search, to enhance their digital marketing campaigns. The CMO Per...Read More...
        The 'most common' anti-social behaviour experienced in retail

        The 'most common' anti-social behaviour experienced in retail

        Monday 25th Jun 2018
        Following recent reports of increased violence towards retail staff, online marketplace, OnBuy.com found14 per cent of wholesale and retail businesses experienced anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the last 12 months. OnBuy.com analy...Read More...
        Things your contact centre might be getting wrong

        Things your contact centre might be getting wrong

        Friday 22nd Jun 2018
        What prevents your contact centre from providing the seamless service that customers expect and deserve? With customers continuing to report frustration because they can’t get through, are being passed from pillar to post when th...Read More...
        Younger employees identified as main culprits for security breaches in the workplace

        Younger employees identified as main culprits for security breaches in the workplace

        Friday 22nd Jun 2018
        More than a third of senior executives believe that younger employees are the ‘main culprits’ for data security breaches in the workplace, according to a new independent study into attitudes of the next generation workforce about cyb...Read More...
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