• Latest features

        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.

      • 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...
        Autonomous service models see rising demand

        Autonomous service models see rising demand

        Monday 23rd Mar 2020
        UK business and healthcare sectors have discovered a not-so-secret weapon in the battle to contain Covid-19 and to cope with staff shortages due to self-isolation; robots. Robotic technology has proved to be a valuable solution to social distancing ...Read More...
        5 tips for businesses to maximise efficiency during crisis

        5 tips for businesses to maximise efficiency during crisis

        Thursday 19th Mar 2020
        Whenever there’s a crisis, as humans, we tend to lose control just a little bit. But when it comes to business, leaders must work to minimise the disruption and maximise efficiency for the long-term benefit of staff, customers and suppliers. I...Read More...
        Why cloud print services are the way of the future

        Why cloud print services are the way of the future

        Tuesday 17th Mar 2020
        The print industry is at a critical point where it must build momentum around as-a-service offerings to provide greater flexibility, reliability, and improved performance as well as reduce costs and free up internal resources. Quocirca has released ...Read More...
        Over half of UK SMBs risk serious financial loss through printer hacks

        Over half of UK SMBs risk serious financial loss through printer hacks

        Monday 16th Mar 2020
        Over half (54%) of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the UK are exposing themselves to a serious data breach because they are not adequately protecting their office printers, according to new research from Sharp. Despite the latest analyst...Read More...
        Half of women have experienced discrimination in UK tech industry

        Half of women have experienced discrimination in UK tech industry

        Thursday 12th Mar 2020
        Half of women have experienced discrimination while working at a tech firm, new research from Studio Graphene has revealed.   The London-based digital agency commissioned a survey of 500 full-time workers in the UK tech industry. It fo...Read More...
        Could coronavirus revolutionise working from home in the UK?

        Could coronavirus revolutionise working from home in the UK?

        Wednesday 11th Mar 2020
        The increase in UK companies implementing work from home policies to try to stop the spread of coronavirus could lead to a revolution in the way that we see remote working, says workplace stress and mental health organisation, Mente. It is believed ...Read More...
        Taking breaks helps workers make better decisions

        Taking breaks helps workers make better decisions

        Thursday 13th Feb 2020
        We tend to assume that work and productivity stop when workers take time to relax, away from their desks, however, people that use micro-breaks are actually better prepared and more effective, according to new research. A study of 1,000 workplaces p...Read More...
        ‘Digital nomads’ present new way of working for 2020

        ‘Digital nomads’ present new way of working for 2020

        Wednesday 29th Jan 2020
        In today’s business world, the new working life has made way for the ‘digital nomad’ – a person who doesn’t rely on working in one specific location. Instead, they work entirely remotely, using technology and connectivit...Read More...
        Careers one of top causes of youth stress

        Careers one of top causes of youth stress

        Thursday 23rd Jan 2020
        According to a study by UK Youth, young adults spend more than six hours a day ‘stressed out’, but 1 in 10 feel they have no one to discuss their concerns with. Today’s adults are concerned by a culmination of factors spanning ...Read More...
        Consumers misled by green buzzwords

        Consumers misled by green buzzwords

        Thursday 23rd Jan 2020
        With many retailers accused of ‘greenwashing’ OnBuy.com conducted a survey to find out what consumers think. The survey was completed by 3,446 participants. Biodegradable, recycled and recyclable are among ten green and sustainable buzzw...Read More...
        Blue Monday affects half the UK

        Blue Monday affects half the UK

        Monday 20th Jan 2020
        Between the realisation of having to go back to work post-Christmas and struggling with finances over the 5-6-week payday gap, just under half of all adults (44%) confess to suffering from January Blues. The most depressing day of the year, dubb...Read More...
        Retailers need to take stock of risk strategies to be resilient

        Retailers need to take stock of risk strategies to be resilient

        Friday 17th Jan 2020
        The threat landscape is continually changing and whilst in-store crime is still a major issue, retailers are now faced with needing to protect the business from cybercriminals who may well be operating from thousands of miles away, as well as all of ...Read More...
        Cloud infrastructure vital to digital transformation

        Cloud infrastructure vital to digital transformation

        Thursday 16th Jan 2020
        With over a quarter (28%) of businesses in the UK having a fully formed digital transformation strategy in place, and over half (54%) are in the process of implementing one, research from Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has found that the cloud is critica...Read More...
        Co-working spaces bringing hot water challenges

        Co-working spaces bringing hot water challenges

        Wednesday 15th Jan 2020
        The rise of co-working spaces in the UK is changing the nature of hot water heater specification, bringing unique challenges to the role of specifiers. This is according to Andrews Water Heaters.  Co-working, where offices are shared by the sel...Read More...
        Brit workers most likely to quit on 31st Jan

        Brit workers most likely to quit on 31st Jan

        Monday 13th Jan 2020
        January can be a tough month for most people as a combination of debt from Christmas, the cold weather, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions takes its toll on people. For others, it’s a month of realisation, with January being...Read More...
        How to double your annual leave in 2020

        How to double your annual leave in 2020

        Tuesday 24th Dec 2019
        2 in 5 Brits took just half of their annual leave last year, with only 13 per cent taking a mere 20 per cent of what they were entitled to. The UK has a long way to go before perfecting the perfect work-life balance, as research reveals Brits wo...Read More...
                  • About Us

                    OEN is the leading source of business news and information for buyers of office equipment, supplies and services within mid tier and up sized organisations. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, bespoke guides and supplements, website, digital editions, apps, and newsletters with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the print version of OEN last year celebrated its Diamond anniversary.

                    For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                  • View Latest Issue