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      • 95% UK office workers struggle finding documents across the network

        95% UK office workers struggle finding documents across the network

        Tuesday 15th Jan 2019
        At a time when UK businesses are readily championing digital investment, it is critical firms take this opportunity to address vulnerabilities in their digital infrastructure, notably sub-standard information handling and management. This is accordin...Read More...
        Eight ways to crush the career blues in 2019

        Eight ways to crush the career blues in 2019

        Tuesday 15th Jan 2019
        January can be tough. A combination of debt, cold weather, time since Christmas, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions sees the most depressing day of the year fall on 21st January this year. And while we know Blue Monday is just a c...Read More...
        Brits as likely to ditch bacon as booze for New Year’s resolution

        Brits as likely to ditch bacon as booze for New Year’s resolution

        Wednesday 2nd Jan 2019
        With 2019 now in full swing, many will be turning their thoughts to the year ahead and looking at what positive changes they can make in the New Year. Figures released today have revealed the UK is now as likely to give up on meat as it is alcohol, a...Read More...
        Four office design trends for 2019

        Four office design trends for 2019

        Friday 21st Dec 2018
        Go back just ten years and you’ll find yourself in a uniform office filled with endless rows of personality-sapping desks. Thankfully, the modern-day office stands in stark contrast to its not-too-distant predecessor.  Although there was ...Read More...
        90% employees don’t give their boss a gift at Christmas

        90% employees don’t give their boss a gift at Christmas

        Friday 21st Dec 2018
        Employees could be missing out on opportunities to strengthen their relationship with their boss, as new research has revealed how many workers don’t present their boss with a token gift at the end of the year.  A study of 1,000 UK worker...Read More...
        How to prevent New Year staff departures in IT and telecoms

        How to prevent New Year staff departures in IT and telecoms

        Thursday 20th Dec 2018
        Research has revealed a simple step bosses in the manufacturing industry can take can prevent staff departures during the dreaded January rush for new jobs. According to a survey of 1,096 UK employees carried out by bonus and incentives provider&nbs...Read More...
        Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

        Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

        Wednesday 19th Dec 2018
        New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that dirty office kitchens are causing workplace rifts and disrupting performance, with 9 out of 10 workers surveyed wanting improved facilities. 44 per cent of office workers also say...Read More...
        1 in 4 workers regularly check emails during holidays

        1 in 4 workers regularly check emails during holidays

        Monday 17th Dec 2018
        The proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should. Continuing to work over their holiday means that workers don’...Read More...
        Office Christmas party going out of favour

        Office Christmas party going out of favour

        Monday 17th Dec 2018
        The annual Christmas party has been a time-served tradition for companies all over the UK for many years now, but new research has revealed this annual occasion is falling out of favour with employees. Perkbox polled 1,000 UK workers in Th...Read More...
        48% UK stationery retailers admit price blunders ahead of festive season

        48% UK stationery retailers admit price blunders ahead of festive season

        Friday 14th Dec 2018
        Almost half of the UK’s stationery retailers have damaged their profit margins due to errors and inaccuracies in product pricing, according to new research.  The findings were published in a report by pricing and automation specialist,&nb...Read More...
        How the Christmas party affects your body

        How the Christmas party affects your body

        Thursday 13th Dec 2018
        The office Christmas party is one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more than 40 per cent of excited Brits admitting to binging on up to 10 boozy drinks throughout the night. However, the party can massively impact your brain and body...Read More...
        Why 2019 will be the year of the great office escape

        Why 2019 will be the year of the great office escape

        Monday 10th Dec 2018
        Thanks to developments in technology, the workplace, and the expectations surrounding it, have changed over the last few years resulting in more and more workplaces embracing a mobile working policy. According to a report issued this year, 70 pe...Read More...
        Key factors for SMBs adopting an end-to-end business management solution

        Key factors for SMBs adopting an end-to-end business management solution

        Thursday 6th Dec 2018
        As digital transformation gathers pace, and cheaper and easy to deploy cloud solutions hit the market, having a dedicated end-to-end solution for business management not only becomes more feasible, but a necessity to stay competitive. Chris Nichols, ...Read More...
        Businesses join consumers in abandoning the high street

        Businesses join consumers in abandoning the high street

        Wednesday 5th Dec 2018
        With major retailers disappearing from UK high streets on an almost daily basis, as consumers turn their backs on bricks and mortar stores, a new report from full-service e-commerce agency, PushON has uncovered that it isn’t just cons...Read More...
        How to stay healthy when working in the office

        How to stay healthy when working in the office

        Wednesday 28th Nov 2018
        The average worker’s lifestyle has become alarmingly sedentary. The morning commute behind the wheel only leads to more hours sat at the office desk. And once home, leisure time is filled with even more sitting and relaxing. The process has bec...Read More...
        Consumers want to see Christmas decorations up before December

        Consumers want to see Christmas decorations up before December

        Wednesday 28th Nov 2018
        There is no such thing as too early when it comes to putting up Christmas trees and decorations, according to new research.  A survey of 1,000 UK adults carried out by Christmas Tree World has revealed that mo...Read More...
        Customer engagement key to retailer’s Cyber Monday activity

        Customer engagement key to retailer’s Cyber Monday activity

        Monday 26th Nov 2018
        UK consumers are predicted to spend £1.5billion during today’s Cyber Monday, with 73 per cent of shoppers planning to head online in order to pick up a bargain. Cyber Monday has become a key event for many British bran...Read More...
        Scots top list of those most excited about Christmas

        Scots top list of those most excited about Christmas

        Friday 23rd Nov 2018
        With Christmas just over a month away, the festive adverts are coming on our TV and shops are gearing up for the pending shopping spree. But how excited are different regions of the UK about Christmas, and who is going to spend the most?   ...Read More...
        80% of UK shoppers will avoid high street stores on Black Friday

        80% of UK shoppers will avoid high street stores on Black Friday

        Friday 23rd Nov 2018
        Eight-in-ten UK consumers (80%) plan to avoid stores on Black Friday this year, according to research by Genesys. A majority of respondents (55%) say they do not want to take part in the pre-Christmas bargain hunt on November 23rd this year beca...Read More...
        Mintel forecasts 4% growth for UK sales in December

        Mintel forecasts 4% growth for UK sales in December

        Tuesday 20th Nov 2018
        With the Christmas countdown in full swing, Mintel is forecasting some festive cheer for Britain’s retailers. Latest research predicts that December’s retail sales will reach £47.7 billion (incl. VAT), growing a respectable 4 per ce...Read More...
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