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      • Office workers spend 75% of waking hours sitting

        Office workers spend 75% of waking hours sitting

        Friday 9th Aug 2019
        Research from the British Heart Foundation shows Brits spend around 67 hours a week either seated or sedentary, making us inactive for up to three out of seven days. Excessive sitting, dubbed as ‘the new smoking’ is also directly like app...Read More...
        2/3 UK adults worried AI will take their jobs

        2/3 UK adults worried AI will take their jobs

        Wednesday 7th Aug 2019
        The UK public is wary of the impact artificial intelligence (AI) could have on jobs and their personal data but still feels it will be a force for good, new research has found. Fountech.ai, an AI think tank and development company, commissioned an i...Read More...
        Number of flexible workspaces set to increase by 56% in 2022

        Number of flexible workspaces set to increase by 56% in 2022

        Tuesday 6th Aug 2019
        The appropriately dubbed ‘coworking revolution’ has rapidly grown over the last few years and has now reached record levels according to Office Freedom, a global flexible workspace brokerage. The number of coworking spaces worldwide in 2...Read More...
        1 in 3 European businesses still struggling with document storage

        1 in 3 European businesses still struggling with document storage

        Thursday 25th Jul 2019
        As information drives our modern business environment, the value of data has never been higher for organisations. Yet, many are only slowly getting to grips with how they store this information, according to Kyocera Document Solutions Europe.  ...Read More...
        HSM discusses threats to your physical data destruction process

        HSM discusses threats to your physical data destruction process

        Monday 22nd Jul 2019
        In today’s data-driven environments, data compliance and security should be at the heart of any business. Mark Harper of HSM, discusses how the media focus on cyber-attacks and digital data breaches mean we are in danger of neglecting our ...Read More...
        Kyocera DS reveals formula of digital transformation

        Kyocera DS reveals formula of digital transformation

        Wednesday 17th Jul 2019
        Digital transformation is here and it's here to stay. Yet, many organisations from all sectors are encountering the same problem: understanding what digital transformation is. While they are trying to move towards digitalisation and automation, K...Read More...
        Online shopping to account for 53% by 2028

        Online shopping to account for 53% by 2028

        Monday 15th Jul 2019
        Online shopping will account for more than 50 per cent of retail sales (up from 19% currently) in the next ten years according to a new report, The Digital Tipping Point.  Commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), the report reveals...Read More...
        Nearly 1/3 organisations lose data due to data centre outages

        Nearly 1/3 organisations lose data due to data centre outages

        Friday 28th Jun 2019
        Nearly one-third of organisations (30%) said they had lost data as a result of a data centre outage in the past year, while more than four in ten (42%) said they had experienced a period of downtime. That’s according to a new survey conducted b...Read More...
        61% potential online customers deterred by lack of imagery

        61% potential online customers deterred by lack of imagery

        Wednesday 26th Jun 2019
        Online retailers are losing out on additional revenue by not utilising simple methods to capture sales from potential customers, new research has revealed. A survey of 1,213 UK adults carried out by leading digital marketing agency, Market...Read More...
        87% businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint

        87% businesses plan to expand warehouse footprint

        Wednesday 19th Jun 2019
        Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced the results of its 2024 Warehousing Vision Study, analysing IT and operations decision makers’ current and planned strategies for modernizing their warehouses, distribution centres and fulfilment cen...Read More...
        Businesses can save up to £7000 by going green

        Businesses can save up to £7000 by going green

        Tuesday 18th Jun 2019
        When running a more sustainable business, choosing to work with green-minded suppliers is a big step in the right direction. According to Carbon Trust, the average small business could save up to £7000 simply by improving their energy efficienc...Read More...
        Kyocera reveals only 61% UK businesses are mostly digital

        Kyocera reveals only 61% UK businesses are mostly digital

        Wednesday 12th Jun 2019
        Organisations across Europe are moving evermore into a digital age, but the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation, Kyocera’s Business Digitalisation in Europe Outlook 2019 has found.  The research provides an in-d...Read More...
        The rise of presenteeism in the workplace

        The rise of presenteeism in the workplace

        Tuesday 11th Jun 2019
        Presenteeism in the UK has more than tripled since 2010, with 86 per cent of people observing it in the workplace last year compared to 26 per cent just under a decade ago.  In light of 1 in 5 people ignoring their doctor's advice...Read More...
        The true cost of your commute

        The true cost of your commute

        Monday 10th Jun 2019
        For UK workers, commuting time has increased by 18 hours compared to a decade ago, according to the TUC. A study by Totaljobs shows the average worker is set to spend a whopping £135,000 on their commute by the time they ret...Read More...
        The top 10 countries that defy the 9 to 5

        The top 10 countries that defy the 9 to 5

        Friday 7th Jun 2019
        TUC has recently announced with the advances in technology, the possibility of a four-day workweek in the UK is likely to happen by 2100. With this in mind, Instant Offices looks into the top ten countries like Germany, Norway, Sweden ...Read More...
        Plastic straws to be banned next year to help tackle plastic pollution

        Plastic straws to be banned next year to help tackle plastic pollution

        Friday 24th May 2019
        Plastics straws, stirrers, and cotton buds are to be banned in England from April next year in a move campaigners have welcomed but warned will “only scratch the surface” in tackling the damage that non-degradable waste is doing...Read More...
        Out of town parks transforming the retail experience

        Out of town parks transforming the retail experience

        Tuesday 21st May 2019
        Over the years, the UK out of town retail parks have been offering investors an attractive way of connecting the trends that are transforming the high street. Bidwells’ latest analysis indicates retail availability in the Cambridge-Oxford ...Read More...
        Developing sustainable retail brands with employee engagement

        Developing sustainable retail brands with employee engagement

        Tuesday 21st May 2019
        When it comes to sustainability, some brands are way ahead of the game. Others, however, are certainly falling behind. There is so much potential for brands who embrace a more sustainable outlook to both appeals to a wider audience and benefit from c...Read More...
        Why standing makes meetings more productive

        Why standing makes meetings more productive

        Friday 10th May 2019
        The negative effects of sitting down for long periods has become common knowledge in offices over recent years. To counter concerns, ergonomic changes by HR professionals and office managers have led ...Read More...
        IT employment makes up nearly 1 in 10 of all UK jobs

        IT employment makes up nearly 1 in 10 of all UK jobs

        Thursday 9th May 2019
        Employers across the UK posted job openings for more than 162,000 core IT positions in Q1 2019, according to an analysis by CompTIA, the trade association for the global technology industry. IT positions accounted for 9 per cent of all UK job p...Read More...
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