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      • How to retain retail staff long term

        How to retain retail staff long term

        Tuesday 18th Sep 2018
        For those old enough to remember the days before ecommerce, traditional bricks and mortar retail was a large, powerful and secure industry with an employee’s retail career often comfortably spanning 25 years or more. Nowaday...Read More...
        Brits take 1.4 weeks off work to move home

        Brits take 1.4 weeks off work to move home

        Tuesday 18th Sep 2018
        Moving home is as we know, one of the most stressful life experiences. In fact, research claims that it can be more stressful than a new job, a break-up or even divorce. Aside from the initial stress of doing viewing, there are the high costs in...Read More...
        Effective security requires collaboration between providers and IT departments

        Effective security requires collaboration between providers and IT departments

        Tuesday 18th Sep 2018
        In the UK alone, at least one organisation suffers a major data breach each day. In light of the recent slew of cybercriminal activity, organisations have become increasingly conscious of the various touchpoints throughout the business...Read More...
        Making the visitor experience count

        Making the visitor experience count

        Friday 14th Sep 2018
        Let’s set the scene. You’ve pulled up to the offices of the company you have your morning meeting with. You make your way to the building’s entrance and walk into a lobby with a waiting area, an unmanned reception and a guest sign i...Read More...
        Only 35% UK managers trained to spot mental health issues in the workplace

        Only 35% UK managers trained to spot mental health issues in the workplace

        Tuesday 11th Sep 2018
        Nearly half (45%) of managers in the UK workforce have never received training to equip them with the skills needed to spot mental health issues. A study made by Viking found that only 17 per cent of UK managers feel ‘very confident&...Read More...
        10 office hacks to improve back to work productivity

        10 office hacks to improve back to work productivity

        Monday 10th Sep 2018
        As the summer weather starts to dwindle and we all flock back from our sun-soaked vacations, it usually proves difficult to get back into the swing of things, as you find yourself sitting back at your desk and wondering just what it was you did on a ...Read More...
        How to get a better work-life balance

        How to get a better work-life balance

        Wednesday 5th Sep 2018
        Recent research has shown that two thirds of British employees are not happy with their work-life balance, yet as the workplace becomes increasingly competitive and the financial stresses of living in the city are on the rise, more of the p...Read More...
        How to design a work place for millennials

        How to design a work place for millennials

        Tuesday 28th Aug 2018
        We’re currently in a period where it’s possible for businesses to have four different generations in their workforce - silents, baby boomers, generation X and millennials. Having said that, the largest working generation is now the millen...Read More...
        How video meetings can transform mobile working

        How video meetings can transform mobile working

        Monday 20th Aug 2018
        According to the Office of National Statistics, half of the UK workforce will work remotely by 2020. But despite the many benefits of doing so, the main disadvantage of working away from the office is the lack of human interaction. Jamie Coombs,...Read More...
        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...
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