Posted on Aug 8 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Adobe Spark is a free web and mobile solution that lets people with no design experience create and share visually engaging flyers, announcements, blog posts, presentations and other content. Ideal for small businesses, bloggers, marketers and students, it offers a choice of three formats – social graphics (Adobe Spark Post); web stories (Adobe Spark Page); and animated videos (Adobe Spark Video)...

Posted on Aug 6 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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The See.Sense ICON bicycle light is the latest in a growing range of intelligent cycling aids. As well as improving safety by automatically flashing more strongly at roundabouts and junctions, it uses built-in sensors to collect data about road surfaces, light levels, crashes and near misses. See Sense says that by sharing this information with authorities users can help make city cycling safer, for...

Posted on Aug 5 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Keep team communications private with the free Sid messaging app. End-to-end encryption ensures that only those with permission to do so can access data and messages, while synchronisation between all your connected devices means that you can start a chat on your smartphone, say, and finish it on your desktop computer. Sid is available for iPhone, Android, Mac and Windows. https://sid.co/ ...

Posted on Aug 4 2016 - 3:58pm by Tayla Ansell
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Shake Up September, a national activity logging challenge run by Workplace Challenge, is back for its second year encouraging workers to take more exercise. A recent study published in the Lancet found that office workers must exercise for an hour a day to avoid early death. The research used data from over 1 million men and women and found that about 60-75 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity...

Posted on Aug 4 2016 - 10:15am by Tayla Ansell
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As all eyes turn to Rio for this summer’s Olympic Games, cloud accountancy firm Xero has launched the Book of Gold Medal Business Advice in association with Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell. A successful small business owner in her own right, Gunnell remains the only woman to have held four major track titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth. In a free online book...

Posted on Aug 4 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Poor lighting is a major source of dissatisfaction in UK offices, according to a study of more than 12,000 workers in 17 countries commissioned by Steelcase. The Ipsos survey found that workers in the UK are least satisfied with their working environment, with 45% complaining about the temperature in offices and 32% expressing unhappiness with the light intensity. Overall, one third of office workers...

Posted on Aug 3 2016 - 3:49pm by Tayla Ansell
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Leading printer cartridge remanufacturer expand their product portfolio with a complimentary range of Kodak photo paper. 2016 has been a productive year for the remanufacturer and has seen the launch of over 50 new products. This takes their range to almost 800 products with further inkjet and toner products planned for launch in the coming months. The new range of Kodak photo paper compliments the...

Posted on Aug 3 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Epson has launched a basic managed print service (MPS) for its business inkjet devices that wraps hardware, consumables and servicing costs into an all-inclusive monthly payment. Business inkjets offering high speed, low cost, energy-efficient printing have been making significant inroads into the office printing market. Already 25% of business printer installations are business inkjet. With the launch...

Posted on Aug 2 2016 - 2:22pm by Tayla Ansell
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News UK publishes some of the nation’s most popular newspaper titles and requires an efficient in house printing infrastructure across its eight sites. That’s why it relies upon the use of Toshiba TEC’s highly efficient and reliable multifunction products (MFP) and desktop printers. With well known newspaper titles such as The Times, The Sun, The TLS and The Sunday Times in its portfolio, News...

Posted on Aug 2 2016 - 1:44pm by Tayla Ansell
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Visqueen Ultimate is a new range of extra-tough bin bags perfect for office environments where superior durability is essential. Manufactured in the UK by BPI Recycled Products, Visqueen Ultimate bin liners are the UK’s toughest as they are made with cutting edge polymers which deliver exceptionally high tear and puncture resistance. They are multi-layered for superb resilience, which means they...