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        Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the oen editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

      • 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...
        Are Brits really saving this Black Friday?

        Are Brits really saving this Black Friday?

        Monday 19th Nov 2018
        New research, conducted by VIGA for PriceSpy, has revealed that over half (56%) of Brits are planning to shop on Black Friday this year, up 16 per cent from 2017.The data also revealed growth increases in the product categories that shoppers wil...Read More...
        Office Depot report highlights hidden office printing costs

        Office Depot report highlights hidden office printing costs

        Monday 19th Nov 2018
        Companies across the UK are at risk of data breaches, inflated maintenance costs, and lost productivity resulting from a poorly managed print provision, according to a new report. ‘Navigating your way through the office print maze’ ...Read More...
        New research finds hybrid cloud the ideal IT model

        New research finds hybrid cloud the ideal IT model

        Friday 16th Nov 2018
        Nutanix, Inc. has shared the findings of its first annual global Enterprise Cloud Index, measuring enterprise plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The new report found enterprises plan to increase hybrid cloud usage, with 91 per...Read More...
        Black Friday set to be worth £10.4bn in the UK in 2018

        Black Friday set to be worth £10.4bn in the UK in 2018

        Wednesday 14th Nov 2018
        Black Friday sales are forecast to grow faster than the UK retail market in Q4 2018, as the promotional period draws in spend from before and after the event. Zoe Mills, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a data and analytics company, offers he...Read More...
        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...
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