Simple staff surveys to check in with your team

2021-02-25T16:47:58+00:00February 25th, 2021|Productivity, Remote Working|

We show you how to create simple staff surveys (in 10 steps) to find out how your team are doing and improve their engagement and productivity ... With remote working having become normal for many organisations over the last year, one major challenge faced by line managers is keeping their teams engaged and making sure [...]

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Saving costs – why choose Windows Virtual Desktop?

2021-01-12T17:42:21+00:00January 12th, 2021|Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

If you’re using Microsoft’s Remote Desktop or the Citrix alternative for your remote workers, you may find Windows Virtual Desktop saves you money … For a start, you may have had an unwelcome New Year’s surprise on your return to work; a price increase – particularly if you have a hosted service. This is ultimately [...]

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5 solutions to technology challenges for a Silent Night

2020-12-22T14:03:24+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Being responsible for a business can cause sleepless nights – especially with the technology challenges because they affect everyone … solutions here! … This year, more than most, your plans have been affected by forces outside your control, ratcheting up the tension. So let’s break down the pain points, including those technology challenges … The [...]

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How to set up quality Microsoft Teams video meetings

2020-12-09T17:13:16+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Setting up your Microsoft Teams video meetings rooms to do business ‘post pandemic’? Here's how to run high-quality sessions from the office - without blowing away your IT budget! No doubt you're tired of people talking about the ‘new normal’ or the ‘new way of working’. Whilst many office-based staff are still working from home, [...]

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Home office technology ideas to increase productivity

2020-11-27T15:18:11+00:00November 27th, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News|

We demonstrate some home office technology ideas and kit, in response to questions about how to improve productivity and professionalism when remote working. What better day to talk about home office tech products than on Black Friday? Love it or loathe it, the actual day is here again – but this year the sales have [...]

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Video conferencing best practice for accountants

2020-11-19T17:28:22+00:00November 19th, 2020|Accountants, Productivity, Remote Working|

Our IT tips for projecting a professional image and being more productive using video conferencing best practice. Accountants are the professional ‘sounding boards’ and facilitators for clients on all manner of business issues from cash flow to tax to mergers and exit strategies. As experts in your field, you are the trusted mentor, providing practical [...]

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IT Tips: using Microsoft Tasks to improve productivity

2020-11-16T16:04:23+00:00November 13th, 2020|Productivity, Webinar on Demand|

Continuing our video series offering IT tips on popular questions, we look at Microsoft Tasks – how you install it, use it – and the benefits to team productivity … The idea behind Microsoft Tasks, one of the newest apps for Microsoft Teams, is that it works with the rest of MS 365. This means [...]

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Locked down not locked out, with IT support for business

2020-11-25T11:13:00+00:00November 5th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Technology News|

We’re in another lockdown in England, so check your computer software is cyber secure and provides suitable IT support for business … If you’re still using Office 2010 or Office 2016 for Mac, be aware that support from Microsoft is ending this year and they are no longer providing technical support or software and security [...]

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Essential online computer training

2020-12-03T15:10:06+00:00October 6th, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working|

With our online computer training tips, you and your team can improve your skills and become more productive and valuable ... Whether you’re working remotely or in the office, you're likely to be using computers more than ever to collaborate with clients, communicate with each other, contractors etc. We’ve put together a list of online [...]

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