Struggling to Make Year-End Meet?

2019-04-15T10:22:47+01:00 April 15th, 2019|Cyber Security, Financial Services, Productivity, Tips and Advice|

April: one of the busiest times of year for accountants. 5th April 2019 marked the official end of the tax year in the UK, but many people and companies will still be scrambling to complete their tax returns. So, accountants have their work cut out. For smaller accounting firms or businesses with an in-house accountancy [...]

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Teams and Skype become one

2018-10-05T13:03:00+01:00 October 5th, 2018|Productivity, Technology News|

Microsoft introduced their Office 365 based team collaboration app, very imaginatively called Teams, about a year ago now.  Originally introduced as a competitor to Slack, and to provide a single interface for the many Office 365 applications, it has rapidly assimilated many of the messaging, videoconferencing and audio features of Skype for Business.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, [...]

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5 Productivity apps for business

2019-01-10T09:14:21+01:00 August 6th, 2018|Productivity|

Many apps are designed to improve innovation, creativity and productivity in your workplace and personal life. App designers constantly break new ground with ideas we all gravitate towards. Can you remember the last time you booked cinema tickets another way? It’s true to say a good app can change your life, the way you work [...]

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The great migration – making the move to Office 365

2018-08-03T14:56:54+01:00 July 12th, 2018|Productivity|

Forget the Great War, Great Expectations and even the Great Gatsby; 2018 is all about the Great Migration. Everything is evolving and it only makes sense that the way business organise themselves will do too. Companies around the World are making the move to Office 365 and here is why we think you should too. [...]

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Out of Office on! – Preparing your workforce for the summer holidays

2018-07-09T12:16:45+01:00 June 22nd, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

With the summer holidays fast approaching, businesses often feel the pinch at this time of year. Companies are faced with the challenge of negotiating their team’s summer holidays whilst ensuring the minimum amount of disruption; summer really does make some companies ‘hot under the collar.’ How to prepare your staff for the summer 1 - [...]

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Do you control what live streaming happens in your office?

2018-07-09T11:54:55+01:00 June 22nd, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

Do you control what live streaming happens in your office? What are your staff doing right now….Working? Are you sure? Studies have shown that Brits spend around 122 hours watching and listening to sport each year, but how much of that is being done during work hours? With the World Cup in full swing and [...]

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Increase Your Productivity With Outsourced IT Management

2018-05-01T12:49:10+01:00 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+01:00 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

2018-06-06T10:59:32+01:00 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

2018-11-07T12:15:43+01:00 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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