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      • 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...
        Technology vendor product investment speaks volumes

        Technology vendor product investment speaks volumes

        Thursday 4th Jun 2020
        Often, enterprises expectations with regards to product investment aren’t met by technology vendors. They question where all the money they spend on support and maintenance contracts with software companies goes, especially in the context ...Read More...
        Almost 60% furloughed workers experiencing inbox anxieties

        Almost 60% furloughed workers experiencing inbox anxieties

        Wednesday 3rd Jun 2020
        A newly commissioned study conducted by Censuswide on behalf of KnowBe4, provider of a security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, examined the attitudes of the British furloughed workforce regarding anxiety or stress, as well as pri...Read More...
        UK businesses caught off guard by remote working

        UK businesses caught off guard by remote working

        Thursday 28th May 2020
        UK businesses have been caught off guard by the transition to remote working in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, new research has found.   London-based tech developer Studio Graphene commissioned an independent...Read More...
        46% employees having trouble sleeping

        46% employees having trouble sleeping

        Thursday 21st May 2020
        The UK Based GoVox calls for organisations to check in with their teams after online reach outs to more than 13,800 people revealed that over 50 per cent of employees are feeling the effects of Coronavirus on their wellbeing. The uncertainty and dis...Read More...
        How businesses can support employee mental health

        How businesses can support employee mental health

        Monday 18th May 2020
        A considerable task that business owners face during the outbreak is keeping teams motivated and productive in the face of uncertainty. According to the people, management and CIPD poll, around 63 per cent of employers say anxiety is the biggest chal...Read More...
        Kyocera reports COVID-19 has enhanced business sustainability

        Kyocera reports COVID-19 has enhanced business sustainability

        Friday 15th May 2020
        An unintended consequence of coronavirus-induced lockdowns around the world has been a renewed emphasis on sustainability, with clear skies over normally polluted cities being a key highlight. While reduced air pollution is evidently a huge positive,...Read More...
        Top tips for updating your eCommerce platform

        Top tips for updating your eCommerce platform

        Monday 11th May 2020
        As the news that the UK government plans to begin re-opening some retail stores in June, many retailers were last night faced with the reality of another month of tough trading conditions. But with this in mind, retailers have been, and continue to l...Read More...
        The significance of building a data protection culture

        The significance of building a data protection culture

        Wednesday 6th May 2020
        Data protection regulations are clear and have been for some time now. So why are organisations still tripping up? Mark Harper of HSM investigates how a lack of company culture may be affecting their approach to data protection. Back in May 2018, GD...Read More...
        Top tips for a cloud-first approach to print infrastructure

        Top tips for a cloud-first approach to print infrastructure

        Monday 4th May 2020
        As the cloud has become such an important aspect in the working environment, James Turner, Product Marketing Manager at Y Soft has provided five tips on why you should take a cloud-first approach to print infrastructure. Improve your infrastructur...Read More...
        Almost 90% young workers having difficulty working remotely

        Almost 90% young workers having difficulty working remotely

        Thursday 30th Apr 2020
        Smartsheet, the platform for enterprise achievement, has announced that 89 per cent of Generation Z and 91 per cent of Millennial workers report difficulty working from home as a result of COVID-19, according to a global survey of professio...Read More...
        How businesses can contribute to sustainability post-COVID-19

        How businesses can contribute to sustainability post-COVID-19

        Wednesday 29th Apr 2020
        The short-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis is enormous, and governments are being urged to learn from the crisis and adapt policies across the world.  With human activity at an all-time low since global lockdowns were implemented, Edward Harb...Read More...
        COVID-19 exposes passwords as weak link in video conferencing

        COVID-19 exposes passwords as weak link in video conferencing

        Monday 27th Apr 2020
        Business tool Zoom has seen a 20-fold increase in users recently, as COVID-19 forces millions to work from home. However, reported problems with privacy and security have sparked concern about using video conferencing tools amongst governments and bu...Read More...
        Security and skill gap challenges remain amidst multi-cloud adoption

        Security and skill gap challenges remain amidst multi-cloud adoption

        Wednesday 22nd Apr 2020
        Research from F5 Networks revealed earlier this year that the EMEA region leads the way for multi-cloud adoption, although security and skill gap challenges remain. According to the sixth annual State of Application Services (SOAS) report, 88 p...Read More...
        One in five small businesses say working remotely is a major concern

        One in five small businesses say working remotely is a major concern

        Thursday 16th Apr 2020
        With lockdown underway for the foreseeable future, new research has revealed a large number of small businesses are facing significant problems without the right tech infrastructure in place.  A survey by Hitachi Capital Business Fina...Read More...
        UK businesses struggling to meet customer expectations

        UK businesses struggling to meet customer expectations

        Wednesday 15th Apr 2020
        UK businesses are failing to satisfactorily answer over a third (36%) of all routine queries asked on the web, email, Twitter and Facebook, with performance dropping by 5 per cent since 2019.  The research, from customer service softw...Read More...
        Covid-19 is biggest cybersecurity threat to hit businesses

        Covid-19 is biggest cybersecurity threat to hit businesses

        Thursday 2nd Apr 2020
        The COVID-19 outbreak is forcing millions of employees to work from home. This means countless organisations are faced with a unique challenge: how to keep as many business-critical functions running as possible whilst maintaining adequate security. ...Read More...
        Mental health warning for business professionals

        Mental health warning for business professionals

        Monday 30th Mar 2020
        As the reality of home working for the foreseeable future sinks in, usually sociable and outgoing business professionals need to address their mental health. The Government drills home every day the importance of getting exercise, and many are out a...Read More...
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