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      • Retailers still too complacent about digital transformation

        Retailers still too complacent about digital transformation

        Tuesday 20th Jul 2021
        New research has revealed that the retail industry is dangerously underestimating the role that technology will play in building a sustainable operation that can thrive in the face of future pandemics, climate crises, and economic and political insta...Read More...
        UK workers hesitant to return to the office

        UK workers hesitant to return to the office

        Monday 19th Jul 2021
        New research commissioned by Chargifi has revealed that despite restrictions being lifted, office workers in the UK are resistant to a full-time office return. The survey of 1,500 UK and US office workers found that over half of British workers...Read More...
        Hybrid working - don’t fake it to make it

        Hybrid working - don’t fake it to make it

        Wednesday 7th Jul 2021
        Hybrid working should be viewed as one positive outcome of the pandemic, an opportunity for companies to revolutionise working practices and empower employees to improve their work-life balance.  Dan Harding, CEO, Sign In App explains...Read More...
        Prevention is better than cure with thermal temperature monitoring

        Prevention is better than cure with thermal temperature monitoring

        Tuesday 6th Jul 2021
        Professor Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer has explained that most experts believe that COVID-19 will not go away and that society will have to learn to live with and manage it in a similar way to the seasonal flu. So, even while t...Read More...
        UK office workers see work-life balance improve on return to office

        UK office workers see work-life balance improve on return to office

        Monday 5th Jul 2021
        Research from Ezra, a provider of digital coaching, has revealed that more than half of UK office workers have now returned to the workplace on either a full or part-time basis, with many seeing some surprising benefits as a result.  The r...Read More...
        EPOS reveals huge disparity about the return to the office

        EPOS reveals huge disparity about the return to the office

        Tuesday 29th Jun 2021
        As hybrid working patterns begin to take shape globally, integrated audio and video solutions have become an essential tool for professionals today. New research from Ipsos, commissioned by EPOS, finds that end-users spend seven hours per week in vir...Read More...
        Half of businesses don't have well-being strategy

        Half of businesses don't have well-being strategy

        Wednesday 23rd Jun 2021
        For the past 18 months, many companies have ensured that employees’ wellbeing is a high priority. With a focus on boosting productivity whilst working from home and making sure they feel supported and motivated whilst away from their colleagues...Read More...
        Lack of budget and cloud security skills preventing protection of data in the cloud

        Lack of budget and cloud security skills preventing protection of data in the cloud

        Tuesday 22nd Jun 2021
        Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor has announced additional findings on cloud security challenges from its global 2021 Netwrix Cloud Data Security Report.  The top challenges to securing sensitive data in the cloud that were named by survey r...Read More...
        Working from home has increased UK working hours by 22%

        Working from home has increased UK working hours by 22%

        Thursday 17th Jun 2021
        Research from Ezra, a provider of digital coaching, has found that UK employees are working longer hours than ever thanks to remote working. However, the lack of structured office hours is having a detrimental effect on employee work-life balanc...Read More...
        Nearly half of employers regularly check employee’s social media

        Nearly half of employers regularly check employee’s social media

        Thursday 17th Jun 2021
        For many, adding coworkers on social media platforms can be a complicated situation; with the average person spending 145 minutes a day on social network sites, our virtual and professional lives are bound to overlap at some point.  With some r...Read More...
        2/3 employees concerned about catching COVID-19 at work

        2/3 employees concerned about catching COVID-19 at work

        Monday 17th May 2021
        More than two-thirds of employees (68%) are worried about contracting Coronavirus when they return to their place of work after UK restrictions ease, a new survey has found. The survey, carried out by JD Cooling Group, an independent supplier of...Read More...
        2/3 European businesses to increase IT spend in 2021

        2/3 European businesses to increase IT spend in 2021

        Tuesday 11th May 2021
        Dynabook Europe has revealed the results of its new research report, ‘The Hybrid Shift: Managing an increasingly remote workforce’, which shows that 65 per cent of European IT decision-makers have access to increased IT budgets this year ...Read More...
        Totality Services marks World Password Day with top tips

        Totality Services marks World Password Day with top tips

        Thursday 6th May 2021
        Since 2013, the first Thursday of May each year marks World Password Day, promoting better password habits to stay safe online. With so many people working at home due to the ongoing pandemic, often without the IT support and protection provided...Read More...
        How remote working has changed issues faced by women in the workplace

        How remote working has changed issues faced by women in the workplace

        Wednesday 28th Apr 2021
        Research from Yoppie has found that while remote working has improved pressures around appearance and PMS for women within the workplace, issues of fair representation and equal pay remain prevalent.  When surveyed by Yoppie...Read More...
        Half of office workers not confident about returning without vaccinations

        Half of office workers not confident about returning without vaccinations

        Tuesday 27th Apr 2021
        Research from Ezra, a provider of digital coaching, has revealed that just half of UK office workers feel confident about returning to work without a full vaccinated workplace.  Ezra’s research found that 80 per cent of UK office wor...Read More...
        Majority of UK businesses now using an office collaboration tool

        Majority of UK businesses now using an office collaboration tool

        Thursday 22nd Apr 2021
        Nearly all (98%) of UK businesses today are using at least one team collaboration tool. Of tools in use, Microsoft Teams is by far the most popular, with over 90 per cent of UK businesses currently using it. These were among the key findings of a new...Read More...
        Over 1 in 5 London office workers have unhealthy reliance on caffeine

        Over 1 in 5 London office workers have unhealthy reliance on caffeine

        Wednesday 21st Apr 2021
        As millions of people prepare to head back to work over the coming weeks as the lockdown measures are eased, the rigours of the commute, office-based working and lack of home comforts will undoubtedly be a shock to the system.  With this i...Read More...
        Quality audio critical for unlocking distanced learning experience

        Quality audio critical for unlocking distanced learning experience

        Friday 16th Apr 2021
        As with  the hybrid working trend, the  pandemic has  revealed new opportunities for innovation and improvement. In light of this, a new report ‘Reimagining education with high-quality audio’ from Frost &  Sul...Read More...
        Reopening retail safely with smart technology

        Reopening retail safely with smart technology

        Wednesday 31st Mar 2021
        Under plans set out by the Prime Minister, UK shops, hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality and other non-essential retail outlets will reopen on 12th April in England. Although a welcome move for many, the reopening doesn’t come without si...Read More...
        Half of Brits reluctant to return to the office

        Half of Brits reluctant to return to the office

        Thursday 18th Mar 2021
        Two thirds (63%) of Brits say COVID-19 has changed their behaviour forever, admitting that there are things they will never do again following the pandemic. Research conducted amongst 2,000 UK adults in February found that one in five (19%) of t...Read More...
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