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We like to think that with all our experience of working with businesses large and small, we know a thing or two about leadership and management. Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!

2030: What will our offices look like?

With so many working from home this year, the traditional office has a new basis of compairison. Now more than ever, the work environment is a key component in the battle to retain employees and attract top talent – 61% of workers value an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable workspace.. According to a survey conducted by Clutch, […]

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No-Cost Digital Strategies to Improve your Bottom Line

We’re positive your competitors are digitally savvy. And if for some reason they’re not, your customers surely are. Appealing to your target audience while standing out from the noise requires a fine-tuned digital strategy to match their online intellect. But because digital marketing is constantly evolving, it takes a proactive and integrated approach to maximise […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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Sustainable IT: To repair or replace?

Nowadays, even the smallest of companies are doing what they can to better the environment. And one great place to start making a difference is within your IT department. While some IT equipment is quite robust, some is quite fragile. When damage or breakages do occur, is it more sustainable and cost effective to repair […]

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4 Myths about PC technology small businesses need to reject

By Emporia State University | The Bulletin The PCs you choose to power your small business can dramatically impact your company’s productivity and competitiveness. However, many small businesses fall for common myths about computers, leading to poor purchasing decisions. Here are four myths about PCs – and realities to help you make smarter technology decisions […]

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4 Security tips to keep you safe online

The internet is becoming an increasingly dangerous neighbourhood: digital marketers want to buy your private data, and hackers want to steal it. Here are four simple steps you can take to stay safe online. 1. Encrypt Your Passwords These days, dealing with the ever-growing list of passwords required to log in to many websites has […]

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That offer’s too good to be true

We all love a bargain. Buying things online is getting the country through this crisis. However, when you’re searching for stuff online, it’s always worth remembering that if something seems too good to be true… it probably is. Of course a fancy coffee machine at 90% discount is appealing. And that new website designer does […]

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The assembly point is the car park

You might not be there right now. But you have a fire escape plan in your workplace. Of course you do, it’s a legal requirement. You’ll have one or two people who act as marshalls. When that fire alarm sounds, it’s their job to make sure everyone’s out of the building in a calm and […]

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Better IT support, working from home

Over the last few weeks, we’ve learned a different way of working, haven’t we? Some of our clients have really embraced the concept of working remotely. And maybe their businesses will be improved by it long-term (staff love the flexibility). Meanwhile some other clients have really struggled with it. So we’ve been offering them plenty […]

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