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      • BYOD rise to increase cyber-attacks in the workplace

        BYOD rise to increase cyber-attacks in the workplace

        Tuesday 13th Nov 2018
        A Government survey conducted last year, as part of the National Cyber Security Programme, revealed 46 per cent of UK businesses experienced at least one cybersecurity breach or attack in 2017. With nearly half of the country’s businesses ...Read More...
        London ranked world’s best city for co-working

        London ranked world’s best city for co-working

        Monday 12th Nov 2018
        London has emerged as the top city for co-working beating out New York, Los Angeles and Paris, according to new research by Aspinal of London. London has the most co-working spaces (213), the third highest number of start-up companies (2493) an...Read More...
        Education sector can save money by reducing excess printing

        Education sector can save money by reducing excess printing

        Friday 9th Nov 2018
        Education budgets per student are at the lowest they have been for several years. Recent estimates are that the average secondary school pupil produces 22kg of waste each year, with primary schools wasting a staggering 4...Read More...
        What consumers want from brands on social media

        What consumers want from brands on social media

        Thursday 8th Nov 2018
        Social media has become an integral cog for a brands digital communication strategy, but every social media platform serves a different purpose for a brands marketing strategy. It can be hard to find the balance between showing personality, corporate...Read More...
        Establishing your digital vision is essential to transformation strategy

        Establishing your digital vision is essential to transformation strategy

        Wednesday 7th Nov 2018
        Digital transformation is everywhere – from how we do business to how we communicate and interact with one another and with brands, and as such, organisations are adapting to stay relevant and survive. But there is much more to digital transfor...Read More...
        Panasonic reveals future technologies and impact on mobile workforces

        Panasonic reveals future technologies and impact on mobile workforces

        Tuesday 6th Nov 2018
        Panasonic has released a whitepaper, ‘Future Technologies and their Impact on Mobile Workforces and their Devices’ which asked buyers to rate the importance of technology trends for use by their mobile workforce. Big Data (52%) was rated ...Read More...
        Dated office design curbing productivity amongst UK workers

        Dated office design curbing productivity amongst UK workers

        Tuesday 6th Nov 2018
        Workplace productivity is being impeded as a direct result of dated office design, according to the Meeting Expectations report, released today by K2 Space. The survey of 1,000 GB-based office workers undertaken by YouGov revealed that 30 per ce...Read More...
        M-Files reveals most employees struggle when searching for information

        M-Files reveals most employees struggle when searching for information

        Monday 5th Nov 2018
        Recent research has uncovered that 49 per cent of employees look for technology that can help boost their productivity and performance in the workplace.  According to intelligent information management experts M-Files, ...Read More...
        What keeps IT leaders up at night?

        What keeps IT leaders up at night?

        Wednesday 31st Oct 2018
        From customer experience and engagement to data privacy and the pressure to constantly adopt new technology, IT leaders have a lot to worry about. The 2018 Insight Intelligent Technology Index reveals that 79 per cent of IT leaders believe the reason...Read More...
        Halloween retail creeps up to almost half a billion pounds

        Halloween retail creeps up to almost half a billion pounds

        Wednesday 31st Oct 2018
        This year Halloween will be a treat for retailers, with the event forecast to be worth £491m in 2018 (up 2.1% on last year) as consumers invest in the spooky occasion, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData. Halloween clothin...Read More...
        Transitioning to remote working

        Transitioning to remote working

        Monday 29th Oct 2018
        Almost three-quarters of British workers believe it’s important that their employers allow them to work remotely. Clearly, the demand for workplace flexibility is prevalent, but is the technology available to&...Read More...
        Office Design should be all about the people

        Office Design should be all about the people

        Friday 26th Oct 2018
        Many years ago, the fitting out or refurbishment of an office was quite a functional process, the focus was on the layout and the cost alone; the drive was about how many offices and meeting rooms were needed, how many desks could be fit in, with the...Read More...
        Connected tech could help recruit and retain talent for SMEs

        Connected tech could help recruit and retain talent for SMEs

        Thursday 18th Oct 2018
        Over half of small and medium-sized enterprises struggle to recruit talent and two in five have issues retaining employees, according to new research from Signify, formerly Philips Lighting. The findings show that employers are potentially missi...Read More...
        Ergonomic furniture to improve physical and mental wellbeing

        Ergonomic furniture to improve physical and mental wellbeing

        Tuesday 16th Oct 2018
        With Back Care Awareness Week fresh in the mind, businesses across the UK are continuing to be warned of the dangers of sitting uncomfortably in unsupportive chairs for prolonged periods.  A recent report by Digby Brown Solicitors revealed...Read More...
        Only 42% of UK workers now use a desktop computer

        Only 42% of UK workers now use a desktop computer

        Monday 15th Oct 2018
        The once commonplace desktop PC has been relegated to Britain’s dusty workplace store room, joining relics such as the fax machine and the landline phone. The survey of 1,013 British adults carried out by gadgets and technology e-tailer,&...Read More...
        68% businesses fail to wipe the memories of IT equipment before disposal

        68% businesses fail to wipe the memories of IT equipment before disposal

        Friday 12th Oct 2018
        Despite GDPR legislation having come into effect over four months ago, the majority of UK businesses are now risking penalties by failing to adhere to some of the rules. According to a survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment,...Read More...
        Over 70% of consumers say environmental factors impact shopper choice

        Over 70% of consumers say environmental factors impact shopper choice

        Wednesday 10th Oct 2018
        The supermarkets’ new found environmental efforts regarding plastic waste are definitely chiming with the public according to new research from GlobalData. The company’s latest consumer survey (Sept 2018), revealed that 71.4 per cen...Read More...
        Amazon online retailer of choice for over 60% of business owners

        Amazon online retailer of choice for over 60% of business owners

        Tuesday 9th Oct 2018
        Almost two thirds of business owners would be more inclined to buy products for their company from a multinational retailer, such as Amazon, over an independent online store.  This was one of the key findings from a survey of 1,000 business dec...Read More...
        UK workers’ attention spans suffering due to tech multi-tasking

        UK workers’ attention spans suffering due to tech multi-tasking

        Wednesday 3rd Oct 2018
        The attention spans of time-poor UK workers are suffering as a result of multi-screening across their devices at work when they should be concentrating. According to a survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by P...Read More...
        Which colours are best for improving office productivity?

        Which colours are best for improving office productivity?

        Tuesday 2nd Oct 2018
        The psychology of colour is based on the mental and emotional effects that colour has on people. This belief has been researched extensively to discover what we feel when we are exposed to different colours on the spectrum.  From a business per...Read More...
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