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      • UK office retailers wasting two million hours every week on competitor price-checking

        UK office retailers wasting two million hours every week on competitor price-checking

        Tuesday 29th Jan 2019
        UK office retailers are wasting almost two million hours every working week due to ineffective competitor price-checking processes, according to a research report.  The findings were published in a white paper by pricing and automatio...Read More...
        The most affordable cities for working parents revealed

        The most affordable cities for working parents revealed

        Monday 28th Jan 2019
        The latest research from creche integrated flexible workspace, Cuckooz Nest, has looked at which cities across the UK provide the best option for working parents based on the cost of childcare as a percentage of the salary on offer.  Cuckooz lo...Read More...
        Increasing IT efficiency through effective print management

        Increasing IT efficiency through effective print management

        Monday 28th Jan 2019
        Any software or innovative practice that makes an IT department more efficient should be welcomed in an organisation. However, print management is one area where this impact on efficiency often goes unnoticed, according to Y Soft Corporation,&nb...Read More...
        Office design tips for multiple generations

        Office design tips for multiple generations

        Friday 25th Jan 2019
        Today’s workplaces are seeing an increasing number of employees postponing retirement, meaning multiple generations are now working side-by-side in one space. This poses somewhat of a challenge for organisations when it comes to attracting, eng...Read More...
        82% employees report poor information management is damaging productivity

        82% employees report poor information management is damaging productivity

        Monday 21st Jan 2019
        Poor information management processes are making jobs harder for staff and reducing their productivity and effectiveness in the workplace, according to new research from M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company. The M...Read More...
        95% UK office workers struggle finding documents across the network

        95% UK office workers struggle finding documents across the network

        Tuesday 15th Jan 2019
        At a time when UK businesses are readily championing digital investment, it is critical firms take this opportunity to address vulnerabilities in their digital infrastructure, notably sub-standard information handling and management. This is accordin...Read More...
        Eight ways to crush the career blues in 2019

        Eight ways to crush the career blues in 2019

        Tuesday 15th Jan 2019
        January can be tough. A combination of debt, cold weather, time since Christmas, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions sees the most depressing day of the year fall on 21st January this year. And while we know Blue Monday is just a c...Read More...
        Brits as likely to ditch bacon as booze for New Year’s resolution

        Brits as likely to ditch bacon as booze for New Year’s resolution

        Wednesday 2nd Jan 2019
        With 2019 now in full swing, many will be turning their thoughts to the year ahead and looking at what positive changes they can make in the New Year. Figures released today have revealed the UK is now as likely to give up on meat as it is alcohol, a...Read More...
        Four office design trends for 2019

        Four office design trends for 2019

        Friday 21st Dec 2018
        Go back just ten years and you’ll find yourself in a uniform office filled with endless rows of personality-sapping desks. Thankfully, the modern-day office stands in stark contrast to its not-too-distant predecessor.  Although there was ...Read More...
        90% employees don’t give their boss a gift at Christmas

        90% employees don’t give their boss a gift at Christmas

        Friday 21st Dec 2018
        Employees could be missing out on opportunities to strengthen their relationship with their boss, as new research has revealed how many workers don’t present their boss with a token gift at the end of the year.  A study of 1,000 UK worker...Read More...
        How to prevent New Year staff departures in IT and telecoms

        How to prevent New Year staff departures in IT and telecoms

        Thursday 20th Dec 2018
        Research has revealed a simple step bosses in the manufacturing industry can take can prevent staff departures during the dreaded January rush for new jobs. According to a survey of 1,096 UK employees carried out by bonus and incentives provider&nbs...Read More...
        Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

        Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

        Wednesday 19th Dec 2018
        New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that dirty office kitchens are causing workplace rifts and disrupting performance, with 9 out of 10 workers surveyed wanting improved facilities. 44 per cent of office workers also say...Read More...
        1 in 4 workers regularly check emails during holidays

        1 in 4 workers regularly check emails during holidays

        Monday 17th Dec 2018
        The proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should. Continuing to work over their holiday means that workers don’...Read More...
        Office Christmas party going out of favour

        Office Christmas party going out of favour

        Monday 17th Dec 2018
        The annual Christmas party has been a time-served tradition for companies all over the UK for many years now, but new research has revealed this annual occasion is falling out of favour with employees. Perkbox polled 1,000 UK workers in Th...Read More...
        48% UK stationery retailers admit price blunders ahead of festive season

        48% UK stationery retailers admit price blunders ahead of festive season

        Friday 14th Dec 2018
        Almost half of the UK’s stationery retailers have damaged their profit margins due to errors and inaccuracies in product pricing, according to new research.  The findings were published in a report by pricing and automation specialist,&nb...Read More...
        How the Christmas party affects your body

        How the Christmas party affects your body

        Thursday 13th Dec 2018
        The office Christmas party is one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more than 40 per cent of excited Brits admitting to binging on up to 10 boozy drinks throughout the night. However, the party can massively impact your brain and body...Read More...
        Why 2019 will be the year of the great office escape

        Why 2019 will be the year of the great office escape

        Monday 10th Dec 2018
        Thanks to developments in technology, the workplace, and the expectations surrounding it, have changed over the last few years resulting in more and more workplaces embracing a mobile working policy. According to a report issued this year, 70 pe...Read More...
        Key factors for SMBs adopting an end-to-end business management solution

        Key factors for SMBs adopting an end-to-end business management solution

        Thursday 6th Dec 2018
        As digital transformation gathers pace, and cheaper and easy to deploy cloud solutions hit the market, having a dedicated end-to-end solution for business management not only becomes more feasible, but a necessity to stay competitive. Chris Nichols, ...Read More...
        Businesses join consumers in abandoning the high street

        Businesses join consumers in abandoning the high street

        Wednesday 5th Dec 2018
        With major retailers disappearing from UK high streets on an almost daily basis, as consumers turn their backs on bricks and mortar stores, a new report from full-service e-commerce agency, PushON has uncovered that it isn’t just cons...Read More...
        How to stay healthy when working in the office

        How to stay healthy when working in the office

        Wednesday 28th Nov 2018
        The average worker’s lifestyle has become alarmingly sedentary. The morning commute behind the wheel only leads to more hours sat at the office desk. And once home, leisure time is filled with even more sitting and relaxing. The process has bec...Read More...
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