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How to cut costs, lower risks and boost productivity

How to cut costs, lower risks and boost productivity

  Surveys clearly show that employees want to continue working remotely A recent study by Cardiff University and the University of Southampton, said 88% of employees who worked at home during lockdown would like to continue doing so in some capacity, with 47%...

Is remote working the enemy of creativity?

Is remote working the enemy of creativity?

 A number of people have told me that remote working is the enemy of creativity and that it just isn’t a practical way of working in the creative industries.  I strongly disagree.Creativity and problem solving tend to be more effective in groups where...

Companies need to reorganise for remote work

Companies need to reorganise for remote work

 While for many years now it’s been no secret that lots of office based jobs could be carried out remotely, the COVID-19 crisis has turned that potential into reality for many businesses worldwide.  Offices full of endless rows of desks and packed contact...

4 ways to get a virtual video conference facelift

4 ways to get a virtual video conference facelift

 Video conferencing can be a bit of an unnerving experience.  It’s OK for the politicians, personalities and journalists we’ve all seen during COVID-19 lockdowns.  They’ll have invested significant time and effort making sure they look good and either been...

Why the hell are we all Zooming?

Why the hell are we all Zooming?

 As they say, ‘other brands of video conferencing software are available’, so why has ‘to Zoom’ become a verb?  Zoom of course must be loving it, share price rocketing, users increasing exponentially and achieving what very few with the exception of Mr...

Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

 Around 15 years ago, I ran a home working pilot for a major company.  Office space was tight and it was one of the alternatives investigated to continue to achieve our objectives without increasing office rental bills.  Line speeds were poor and broadband...