Increase Your Productivity With Outsourced IT Management

2018-04-26T18:07:06+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Productivity|

In recent years, the number of startups launching in the UK and around the world has hit record numbers. More people than ever are throwing off the corporate life and taking charge of their careers and earning potential. 608,000 new businesses were established in 2015, with even more - 660,000 - in 2016, according to [...]

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The Big Freeze: Keeping Your Business Running

2018-03-27T16:22:57+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Productivity|

With many of us waking up to snowy scenes across the country today, it can mean a winter wonderland for some.  But the reality is frustration for others, with commuting through standing traffic a struggle, businesses frustrated trying to identify whether staff will make it in and client work backing up. So we thought it [...]

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Embracing The Move Towards Remote Workers

2018-03-27T16:22:58+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

Is your workforce in the office? More and more law firms are offering staff the opportunity to work remotely, whether from a home office or from co-working spaces and cafes between client appointments. This trend is often attributed to the Millennial generation demanding more flexible and agile working, although it’s not just junior lawyers taking [...]

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6 Ways You Can Automate Your Business Without Robots

2017-12-21T16:11:05+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Productivity|

The UK government views poor productivity as the most significant modern-day threat to our future economy. Far more so than Brexit. Improving productivity is one of the Chancellor's pet projects. And if the numbers are to be believed it is easy to see why. If productivity had grown in line with the pre-2008 trend, output [...]

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Attention Office 365 Business users – useful new apps!

2018-01-03T11:51:11+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Productivity|

Microsoft do have a habit of adding a succession of relatively mediocre new applications to their office 365 suite. Often these are reinvented version of exciting features or an app that has been freely available elsewhere being merged with Office 365. However, starting with the recent release of Outlook Customer Manager some genuinely useful features are [...]

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Antispam tools invading your digital privacy

2017-12-06T19:45:01+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Business Continuity, Company News, Compliance, Productivity, Security and Threats, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

  I recently blogged about how we can be our own worst enemies in disclosing our online identity. And how the companies we provide this information to sell it to allow people to target you with marketing and advertising campaigns. Since writing this a colleague brought to my attention a recent story involving a popular [...]

Get Your Teams Working Together – Announcing Microsoft Planner

2017-07-18T13:20:52+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Productivity, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Productivity apps are all the rage at the moment, although – as we said in our previous blog – should not be considered a 'magic bullet' to organising your schedule or curing procrastination. Microsoft, who have produced arguably the most well-known and utilised productivity app of all time - Microsoft Outlook - are getting in [...]

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Productivity Apps – Are They REALLY That Productive?

2017-07-18T13:40:25+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Company News, Productivity, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

I have just been to an excellent seminar on productivity – or, more specifically, how to avoid productivity 'traps'. This subject is close to my heart because our clients are investing in new technology specifically to improve their productivity. Therefore, we are constantly updating our knowledge and analysing what we have learned so that we can [...]

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The Top 3 Healthiest IT New Year Resolutions Every Business Should Make

2017-08-07T09:14:48+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Business Continuity, Productivity|

If you haven’t yet decided on any New Year resolutions for your business, can I suggest three IT related ones? No doubt you have all sorts of business goals for 2016, plans for growth; expansion into new markets, development of new products or services, staffing, marketing and finances. But what about IT? If your organisation [...]

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Part 2 | Employee Considerations For A Remote And Mobile Workforce

2017-07-20T10:54:04+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

In Part 1 of our Blog on the Business Considerations for a mobile and remote workforce I answered the most common questions I get asked from a Business Perspective. Whilst many employers are embracing a more mobile workforce, there are still key questions that need to be addressed before giving everyone the option to work from [...]

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