Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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A strong link between profitability and working conditions, such as light, air, noise, health, culture, design, movement and office furniture, is revealed in a new study by Sapio Research for BDG architecture +design, Bisley, FUTURE Designs, Hoare Lea, Humanscale and Woven Image. The Wellness Together report suggests that in order to achieve ‘Wellness’, organisations must address every component...

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Business managers are being overwhelmed by admin, with 80% of decision-makers and 90% of C-suite executives surveyed by LeasePlan saying they have to catch up on work outside office hours. Extra time is needed for administrative tasks (59%), email communication and management (50%), vehicle management, such as fuel expenses and claims (32%), and taxing and insuring company cars (32%). www.easiertoleaseplan.co.uk ...

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 10:08am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Network scanners connect straight to the heart of the business

Panasonic has launched a new series of network scanners (KV-S10Y), responding to the demand for technology that aids a shift towards digital working. Ideal for small and medium-sized offices, along with enterprise environments, banks and financial institutions, medical offices and hotels, the scanners can be used in three ‘push’ scan modes, meaning they can be operated with or without a PC or...

Posted on Nov 22 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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Greener IT procurement TCO Development has launched a guide to the sustainable purchasing of computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, headsets and monitors. A Guide to Sustainable IT Purchasing with TCO Certified provides advice on how to implement sustainable purchasing practices and encourage greater environmental and social responsibility from IT brands. http://tcocertified.com ...

Posted on Nov 22 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Two thirds (68%) of UK freelancers and contractors take less holiday than the average full-time UK employee entitlement of 28 days. Research by Qdos Contractor, the contractor tax adviser of The Qdos Group, shows that only 32% of freelancers and contractors take 22 days or more holiday annually. A separate survey by Reportlinker shows that freelancers have more pressing concerns than holiday entitlement....

Posted on Nov 22 2017 - 10:09am by Tayla Ansell
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Panasonic’s new 400 cd/m2, 10-point touch-panel displays, the 75-inch 4K direct-LED panel (TH-75BQE1) and the 65-inch Full HD direct-LED panel (TH-65BFE1), come with Panasonic Whiteboard Software, featuring a whiteboard mode, PowerPoint presentation mode and Video and Screen Capture functions. The displays also include a USB memory viewer for displaying media from USB devices. http://business.panasonic.co.uk ...

Posted on Nov 22 2017 - 10:01am by Tayla Ansell
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Encryption for email required under new data protection rules The ICO have reminded businesses that “Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data”. What is encryption? Encryption is a mathematical function using a secret value — the key —...

Posted on Nov 21 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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Trend Micro is describing GDPR as the elephant in the boardroom, following a survey highlighting confusion over what constitutes ‘personal data’. Even though 88% of respondents are confident their data is as secure as it can be, 79% are unaware that a customer’s date of birth counts as personal data; 56% don’t consider email marketing databases as personal data. www.trendmicro.com ...

Posted on Nov 21 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Adobe and Microsoft have expanded their strategic alliance to increase workforce productivity and improve process efficiency. Microsoft has made Adobe Sign its preferred e-signature solution and Adobe has made Microsoft Teams the preferred collaboration service for Adobe Create Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud. In addition, Adobe is to make Microsoft Azure the preferred cloud platform for...

Posted on Nov 21 2017 - 9:30am by Editorial Content
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Ten-point touch Panasonic’s new 400 cd/m2, 10-point touch-panel displays, the 75-inch 4K direct-LED panel (TH-75BQE1) and the 65-inch Full HD direct-LED panel (TH-65BFE1), come with Panasonic Whiteboard Software, featuring a whiteboard mode, PowerPoint presentation mode and Video and Screen Capture functions. The displays also include a USB memory viewer for displaying media from USB devices. http://business.panasonic.co.uk Three...