3 Workplace Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

3 Key Workplace Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

The workplace has come a long way since the advent of Google-style offices and hot-seating. Increasingly, organisations across the country are choosing a more thoughtful approach to work and its role in our lives. This has lead to the proliferation of new working styles (such as flexible and remote working)…

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How a Direct Mail campaign can make your marketing

How a Direct Mail campaign can make your marketing

When you’re sending a letter, what do you focus on most? The correct grammar, spelling and information are vital – but the last thing you’d think of could make or break your next batch of mail. What about the presentation of the letter, or the envelope? The look of your mail…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Digital Security Ahead of the GDPR Deadline

3 Ways to Improve Your Digital Security Ahead of the GDPR Deadline

Let’s face it: the looming GDPR deadline – and its effects on small businesses – is starting to feel a bit like the new Millennium Bug. Whilst it is true that all corners of the business world will be changed in some way by the new data protection regulations, it shouldn’t…

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Guest Blog: Are CIOs Fighting a Losing Battle?

This is a guest blog written for Brother Spark in October 2017 and reposted here with permission from Brother.  The days of IT professionals being able to sit behind a help desk and wait for problems to come their way have long gone. Instead, chief information officers (CIOs) are now an integral…

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Making the most out of your conference

The Universal Guide to Making the Most Out Of Your Next Conference

How many trade shows, exhibitions, or networking events have you attended over the past 12 months? Conferences in all shapes and sizes are multiplying at a growing rate – where there was once a clearly defined ‘season’, you can now attend conferences all year round. Business events can be exhausting. On…

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All The Mod Cons – How is Technology Changing the Workplace?

With the new GDPR fast approaching, navigating an increasingly digital world is on everyone’s minds. No less so at work, where the need to be wireless, paperless, and hyper-connected is an ever-present concern for businesses. Keeping up with – and competing in – a fast changing digital working world can be…

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Office Wellbeing during the summer

How To Survive Summer In The Office

When last month’s week-long heatwave struck the UK, the news was flooded with stories of schoolboys in skirts and businessmen ditching their suits. Employee welfare was a hot topic, with trade unions and politicians weighing in on what to do when working conditions soar. This got us thinking – what matters…

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soaked online

Introducing soaked – the Revolutionary Water Volumiser

You've probably washed your hands today. What if we told you that we use 2-6 litres of water when washing our hands? What if we said that we can cut that down to just 3 tablespoons per wash? Water is one of our greatest and most precious resources. As the three-year-long…

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employee productivity

Type O Negative: the negativity epidemic striking offices across the UK

There’s a crisis gripping workers across the country: motivation is lacking, frustration is building, and attitudes are worsening. It all sounds a bit... negative, doesn’t it? In a recent study from Sharp, 34% of UK workers thought of their workplace as ‘uninspiring’. Among the 6000 people surveyed, the reasons they gave…

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Office exteriors and what they say about your business

What Your Office Interiors (and Exteriors) Say About Your Business

When it comes to first impressions, office exteriors are just as important as interiors: they’re the first thing prospective customers or visitors will see, possibly even before they know what your business is really about. Research tells us that in one blink of our eyes we can size up a new…

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