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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.

      • What equal pay looks like 50 years on

        What equal pay looks like 50 years on

        Friday 15th Nov 2019
        Thursday 14th November officially marked Equal Pay Day 2019 – the point in the calendar at which the average man has earned what the average woman annually.  While the gender gap in the UK has been steadily closing, this year, the ON...Read More...
        Employers urged to prepare staff against Black Friday abuse

        Employers urged to prepare staff against Black Friday abuse

        Friday 15th Nov 2019
        With retail violence and abuse incidents on the rise, retail business insurer NFU Mutual is warning employers to prepare staff for violence and abuse ahead of Black Friday sales this November and advising consumers to act with respect. The British R...Read More...
        Disjointed enterprise perceptions and cloud service provider realities

        Disjointed enterprise perceptions and cloud service provider realities

        Thursday 14th Nov 2019
        UK enterprises are placing themselves at serious risk by misunderstanding their cloud service providers’ backup provisions, according to research by 4sl.  In the survey of 200 large UK enterprises, the majority of senior IT decision-...Read More...
        Demand for flexible working solutions continue to rise

        Demand for flexible working solutions continue to rise

        Thursday 7th Nov 2019
        Interest in co-working spaces has almost doubled over the past five years, with flexible workspace now accounting for 7 per cent of total office space in the UK, according to a new report by Instant Offices. As focus shifts from a ‘busine...Read More...
        British workers urged to take lunch breaks outside

        British workers urged to take lunch breaks outside

        Tuesday 5th Nov 2019
        UK cereal bar brand, Nature Valley, has unveiled the Great British Problem of being stuck indoors, in front of a screen, at lunchtime. Research reveals Britain to be a sedentary nation, with 84 per cent admitting there are days they don&rsq...Read More...
        43% IT workers unaware of how to defend a cyber-attack

        43% IT workers unaware of how to defend a cyber-attack

        Friday 1st Nov 2019
        UK businesses are unaware and unprepared when it comes to protecting themselves against cyber-attacks, new research has revealed. A survey of 1,032 IT workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider Probrand...Read More...
        How your office can avoid winter illness

        How your office can avoid winter illness

        Thursday 31st Oct 2019
        Winter is fast approaching and office-based businesses need to put preparations in place to avoid the workforce suffering from illnesses common during these months. Employees take the most sick days during the winter months, according to a report pu...Read More...
        Only 1/5 satisfied with job despite good salary

        Only 1/5 satisfied with job despite good salary

        Monday 28th Oct 2019
        According to YouGov research, over a third of Brits don’t like their job, with men less likely to say they enjoy their jobs than women. While pay continues to be a factor valued most by employees, only 47 per cent of Brits are satisfied w...Read More...
        Report show Europeans are still reaching for the desk phone

        Report show Europeans are still reaching for the desk phone

        Friday 18th Oct 2019
        Snom, the specialist manufacturer of IP phones, has released a study that reveals current attitudes towards business communications across Europe, including the role of ‘fixed’ desk telephones and VoIP technology. The study – which...Read More...
        Coworking spaces makes London the choice for Gen Z

        Coworking spaces makes London the choice for Gen Z

        Wednesday 16th Oct 2019
        London is the top destination for Generation Z workers according to the 2019 Generation Z city index compiled by apartment search site Nestpick. London scored a perfect ‘100’ for coworking spaces beating New York (98.12) into second ...Read More...
        Avoiding GDPR fatigue with HSM

        Avoiding GDPR fatigue with HSM

        Monday 14th Oct 2019
        Over the last 18 months, it’s clear that GDPR has contributed to the complete overhaul of the way we handle our data. So many have made strides forward and for the right reasons. Yet for some, GDPR is felt like a weight on the shoulders of thei...Read More...
        The best ways to avoid email attacks

        The best ways to avoid email attacks

        Thursday 10th Oct 2019
        Email attacks are on the rise and looking for a way to prevent them is the only option. According to the State of Email Security Report by Mimecast, over the previous 12 months from March, 94 per cent of organisations covered by experienced...Read More...
        CompTIA names top locations to work in IT

        CompTIA names top locations to work in IT

        Monday 7th Oct 2019
        IT workers in the UK have more opportunities than ever to develop their careers, no matter where they reside, with top tech towns identified in every corner of the country, according to a new report released by CompTIA. According to the CompTIA...Read More...
        Kyocera identifies future of print in inkjet production printing

        Kyocera identifies future of print in inkjet production printing

        Wednesday 2nd Oct 2019
        As technology evolves around the world, companies are looking for new ways to provide innovative features whilst optimising their Return on Investment. Kyocera Document Solutions Europe believes that the ability to maximise potential and profitabilit...Read More...
        The most overworked regions in the UK revealed

        The most overworked regions in the UK revealed

        Tuesday 1st Oct 2019
        According to a recent study by the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Brits are working two and a half weeks more, per year, than any other country in Europe. While the average working week has decreased by 18 minutes over the last decade, at this rate it ...Read More...
        5 key tips to keeping employees happy

        5 key tips to keeping employees happy

        Friday 27th Sep 2019
        Viking has compiled results from nine surveys conducted across the last three years to reveal what UK employees need to be at their happiest whilst at work. The surveys consulted almost 14,000 people about their wo...Read More...
        Niche co-working spaces on the rise

        Niche co-working spaces on the rise

        Friday 20th Sep 2019
        New flexible workspaces and new workspace operators focused on niche industries are both experiencing rapid growth based on the latest data from brokers Office Freedom.  Studies have shown that there has been a 70 per cent growth in the number ...Read More...
        International happiness at work week to give employees a boost

        International happiness at work week to give employees a boost

        Thursday 19th Sep 2019
        Happiness at work has a significant impact on life outside of work, and employees are generally happier when they feel valued in the business. However, according to a survey by Perkbox, 45 per cent of employees say their place of work does not have a...Read More...
        Working mums call for more workplace flexibility

        Working mums call for more workplace flexibility

        Wednesday 18th Sep 2019
        Despite numerous government policies to attract more mothers back into the workplace, retention is still a significant struggle. John Williams, Head of Marketing at Instant Offices, explores how employers can tackle retention issues and attract ...Read More...
        Nearly a quarter of businesses are spying on employees

        Nearly a quarter of businesses are spying on employees

        Thursday 15th Aug 2019
        As more businesses invest in surveillance technology to monitor and track employees in the workplace, questions are raised around whether the benefits override growing concerns around digital ethics, and if employers truly understand the privacy impl...Read More...
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