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      • Black Friday weekend to smash online sales records

        Black Friday weekend to smash online sales records

        Friday 27th Nov 2020
        The Black Friday weekend is anticipated to be the largest for online sales on record as the UK remains in lockdown, according to data from eCommerce experts Visualsoft, with daily online sales revenues already having exceeded Cyber Monday 2...Read More...
        Around 39% UK consumers intend to spend during the 2020 Black Friday period

        Around 39% UK consumers intend to spend during the 2020 Black Friday period

        Thursday 26th Nov 2020
        Nearly two-fifths of UK shoppers plan to participate in the Black Friday promotional period this year, with it being an important occasion to purchase Christmas gifts for consumers who have been hardest hit by the economic impacts of COVID-19, says G...Read More...
        Predicted future investment in audio technology reflects role in business performance

        Predicted future investment in audio technology reflects role in business performance

        Monday 23rd Nov 2020
        Audio quality has become a new priority for global businesses, according to new research published by EPOS. The audio brand’s latest report, ‘Quality Audio: A Sound Investment’ shares insights from 2,000 decision-makers across 7 glo...Read More...
        Cloud helps over 90% UK businesses to mitigate the IT challenge of COVID

        Cloud helps over 90% UK businesses to mitigate the IT challenge of COVID

        Friday 20th Nov 2020
        COVID-19 has forced a real-life, real-time digital transformation on the majority of enterprises, and many leaders have seen digital’s long-term value as a result. This is according to the latest research from Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) which h...Read More...
        Over half of UK councils don’t have a designated Business Continuity Manager

        Over half of UK councils don’t have a designated Business Continuity Manager

        Thursday 19th Nov 2020
        A freedom of information (FOI) request conducted by Databarracks has revealed that over half (54%) of councils do not have a designated Business Continuity Manager. However, 91 per cent review their Business Continuity Plans at least a...Read More...
        Increased responsibilities pushing IT to breaking point

        Increased responsibilities pushing IT to breaking point

        Monday 16th Nov 2020
        Increasing pressure on IT teams is pushing many IT decision-makers to the brink of burnout, according to new research from Pulsant, a UK provider of regional data centre and cloud infrastructure services. Nearly two-thirds of UK IT decisio...Read More...
        Remote working during lockdown increases ‘Zoom fatigue’

        Remote working during lockdown increases ‘Zoom fatigue’

        Friday 13th Nov 2020
        Working remotely during the UK’s first COVID-19 lockdown led to an increase in employees suffering from ‘zoom fatigue’ while generating a need for longer recovery time, says new research by London South Bank University (LSBU). The ...Read More...
        Better tech improves patient care confirms 2/3 UK healthcare workers

        Better tech improves patient care confirms 2/3 UK healthcare workers

        Wednesday 11th Nov 2020
        More than two-thirds (68%) of UK healthcare workers (55% globally) agree that investment in new or better technology could help save lives. These are the findings of the new Critical Technology for Critical Care: The State of Mobility in Healthc...Read More...
        Amazon charged by EU with breaking competition laws

        Amazon charged by EU with breaking competition laws

        Wednesday 11th Nov 2020
        Amazon has been charged by the European Commission with breaking competition rules by abusing its dominant position in online retail.  Amazon has said to have used data on the third-party sellers that use its platform to gain an advantage. Amaz...Read More...
        PaperCut urges businesses not to forget good print practice

        PaperCut urges businesses not to forget good print practice

        Friday 6th Nov 2020
        In light of the UK Government’s recent announcement that staff should work from home again if they can, PaperCut is urging businesses to consider the cost and security implications of unmanaged remote print.  In March this year, businesse...Read More...
        71% healthcare organisations more concerned than ever about insider threats

        71% healthcare organisations more concerned than ever about insider threats

        Wednesday 21st Oct 2020
        Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor has announced additional findings from its 2020 Cyber Threats Report. Netwrix conducted this online survey in June 2020 to understand how the pandemic and ensuing work-from-home initiatives changed the IT risk lan...Read More...
        Retailers must prioritise H&S ahead of online xmas sales spike

        Retailers must prioritise H&S ahead of online xmas sales spike

        Wednesday 7th Oct 2020
        With tighter coronavirus restrictions forcing increasing numbers of Christmas shoppers online this year, compliance authority Bureau Veritas is advising retailers and logistics firms to prepare for the extra health, safety and hygiene risks this rise...Read More...
        Premier Stationery launches new eco range

        Premier Stationery launches new eco range

        Tuesday 29th Sep 2020
        Premier Stationery has launched its new eco-friendly range of professional office products, Concept Green. The products are made from recycled materials and are 100 per cent recyclable.  The range consists of Expanding Folders, Swivel Clip Doc...Read More...
        Legacy print infrastructure is major barrier to digital transformation

        Legacy print infrastructure is major barrier to digital transformation

        Wednesday 16th Sep 2020
        Lexmark recently commissioned IDC to conduct a study that uncovers dated print infrastructures as an obstacle to digital transformation. Despite three in five enterprises recognising that lingering print infrastructures are a significant barrier to s...Read More...
        Digital transformation is an exercise in supply chain transformation

        Digital transformation is an exercise in supply chain transformation

        Tuesday 15th Sep 2020
        Brightman, the IT transformation and change management expert, has published a new white paper which examines the steps necessary for the procurement function to support an organisation’s digital transformation strategy. The new white paper,&n...Read More...
        Retail, Electricals and Telecomms industries gain consumer trust during COVID

        Retail, Electricals and Telecomms industries gain consumer trust during COVID

        Monday 14th Sep 2020
        Department stores, electrical brands and telecommunications providers all bucked the trend to show a notable increase in consumer confidence last quarter, according to a recent study by tech research platform, Glow. The latest edition of Glow’...Read More...
        Failure to shred puts UK businesses at risk of fraud and fines

        Failure to shred puts UK businesses at risk of fraud and fines

        Thursday 23rd Jul 2020
        Quadient has announced the findings of a survey into attitudes and behaviours relating to storing and destroying sensitive printed materials in UK offices. The survey of 1001 UK office workers (excluding sole traders) conducted in April 2020, sh...Read More...
        Lockdown easing reducing workplace mental health stigmas

        Lockdown easing reducing workplace mental health stigmas

        Monday 6th Jul 2020
        While lockdown restrictions are continuing to ease, certain changes to the way we work – such as widespread remote working – look set to become a permanent fixture in some capacity. With the workplace still in a state of flux and many emp...Read More...
        Shared office spaces tentatively reopen

        Shared office spaces tentatively reopen

        Friday 5th Jun 2020
        Across the network of 5,000 shared office spaces in the UK, the task of being able to reopen safely has been a huge one – requiring careful planning and determination in the face of negative press and Government restrictions. Reopening a share...Read More...
        Experts reveal essential preparations ahead of shop reopening

        Experts reveal essential preparations ahead of shop reopening

        Thursday 4th Jun 2020
        As England prepares for non-essential shops to re-open from 15th June, retailers will be preparing how best to open safely and in accordance to social distancing and cleanliness measures to encourage customers to return to shop in-store provided...Read More...
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