Get the best out of Word 2013

Word 2013 has a range of new features designed to help mobile workers make the most of the processing package. With so many employees now using their mobile devices for work purposes, the availability of Word 2013 as part of Office 365 is a major bonus. Tablet users can access the word processing package while…


Championing Change: Build a Better Business

Championing Change: A Green Office Week Guide to Better Business This May marks the fifth ever Avery Green Office Week, encouraging workers across the country to implement simple, practical, step-by-step changes that will help to make workplaces large and small more environmentally-friendly. Launched by office-experts Avery, Green Office Week has found that despite many of…


Your IT Spring Check Up

    As the days get longer and the weather improves, this is a good time to make sure your business IT is in good shape for the rest of the year. If you review these key aspects of your company’s technology about once a year, it’ll  help you stay up to date and make…


Controlling business costs using BYOD

Bring your own device (BYOD) remains a hot topic for debate, as businesses weigh up the pros and cons of allowing employees to use their own tech solutions on corporate networks. Critics continue to air concerns over data security and segmentation, but on the other hand, much has been said about the potential productivity gains….


Four technologies that could change business sooner than you think

  Making predictions about  technology is fraught with danger. Down the years, many gadgets have been labelled ‘the next big thing’, only to disappear without a trace. Still, there’s nothing wrong with having a go. So here are four pieces of business technology that could have a big impact on how your company does things…


Blog: Cutting costs and boosting efficiency: a solvable conundrum

Cutting costs and boosting efficiency: a solvable conundrum Bringing down costs while boosting efficiency and driving revenue is a dilemma that thousands of business owners spend hundreds of hours attempting to solve, but it is possible, as one global organisation has discovered. A new deal announced between Microsoft and the multinational power and automation technology…


BYOD receives businesses backing

  The rise of the tablet and other mobile devices is changing the way that organisations work, and leading to a boom in bring your own device (BYOD) schemes. Organisations are realising that, not only can the practice bring about more efficient and connected ways of working, but it can also bring down overheads and…


Anywhere working becoming the norm in 2013

More businesses are taking advantage of anywhere working opportunities this year, having witnessed the benefits during the Olympic Games. If 2012 was the year that anywhere working really took off in the UK, then 2013 may see this exception become a norm. Across Britain, but particularly In London and the south-east, thousands of companies took…


Can spending help reduce business costs?

Businesses which are prepared to invest in new solutions can actually reap cost benefits in the long term. As the old adage goes, you sometimes have to spend money to save it. Businesses around the country may have spent much of the last five years in trench mode, investing only in the essentials as the…


What insight can customers offer on costs?

Dialogue with customers can potentially help businesses identify new ways of reducing costs. Businesses can potentially identify new ways of reducing costs by communicating with their customers. Company bosses may think they have most of the answers, but in reality it never hurts to look at things from a different perspective. Discussions can take a…