Posted on Aug 25 2016 - 9:18am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Businesses judged by location of HQ

When selecting a new HQ it’s important to get things right as the quality and location of a company’s premises greatly affects how consumers and their own employees perceive them, a new survey by business address provider ava highlights. More than three quarters (78%) of respondents said they do judge a business based on its premises to some degree. One in three people (32%) said that...

Posted on Aug 25 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Kolbak is a stylish new range of seating for reception areas and breakout spaces.Rhubarb Solutions is offering a number of different tyles and sizes to choose from, including single and double-seater units, high and low backed seating, stools and corner units. www.rhubarbsolutions.co.uk ...

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 11:17am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on More Brits turning their passion into pay cheques

More than one in ten (12%) British workers have left previous jobs to become ‘funtrepreneurs’, pursuing a career they are passionate about, according to research from Samsung Electronics UK, in association with the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) and YouGov. Samsung has released the results of the survey to coincide with the launch of the TabPro S, a 2-in-1 Windows tablet...

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Amid rising concern about the effects of indoor air pollution, Emerald Air is seeking crowd-funding for a new smart air system for offices and homes. The Emerald Air consists of two devices that can operate together or independently of each other: an Emerald air sensor that monitors pollutant, temperature and humidity levels, displaying the results on a smartphone app; and an Airadicate smart air...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 2:45pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Poor working conditions pose threat to health

Seven out of ten (69%) British workers claim their workplace is a health hazard, according to an online survey by personal injury solicitors Hayward Baker. One third (35%) of the 1,019 workers who completed the survey say they have picked up an illness at work, with 18% claiming to have been struck down with food poisoning or a stomach bug because of dirty conditions. A further 39% have suffered an...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 10:43am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Unfair contract terms costing small firms billions

More than half (52%) of small firms have been stung by unfair contract terms with suppliers, new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests, costing nearly £4 billion in the last three years. The research reveals that suppliers are failing to make auto-rollover clauses clear up front (24%), tying businesses into lengthy notice periods (22%), charging high early termination fees...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Ergotron, a provider of ergonomic work and lifestyle products, has introduced new mini mounts ideal for displaying an additional monitor or tablet alongside a main display. The MX Mini Desk Arm and MX Mini Wall Mount Arm are suitable for monitors and devices weighing up to 3.6kg. www.ergotron.com ...

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 9:09am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on UK lags behind Europe on sustainable IT practices

The UK is falling behind the rest of Europe on sustainability in office IT and printing, with only 28% of UK businesses feeling sustainability is a necessary expenditure in IT procurement according to research released by Epson. The survey of 500 senior IT managers and procurement leaders in Britain, France, Spain, Italy and Germany conducted by European research and analysis company Quocirca, found...

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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New D3O cases from GEAR4 Black are the fist to use injection mouldable D30 for added protection. D30 molecules flow freely under normal conditions but on shock lock together to absorb and disperse energy. The greater the force of the impact, the more the molecules lock together. The cases are available for a number of iPhone and Samsung models from Carphone Warehouse. www.gear4.com ...

Posted on Aug 21 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Solar Smartpacks by Finnish start-up Tespack have detachable solar panels and built-in battery banks for charging laptops, phones or tablets on the go. The modular system allows you to use the same solar panel with different bag designs. www.tespack.com ...