Posted on Aug 19 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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A new generation of tablet-based tills are giving small retailers greater insight into customer transactions Small retailers are being invited by the likes of Worldpay, The Good Till and EE to replace clunky old tills with smarter, tablet-based solutions that offer greater business insight and more flexibility. Payment processor Worldpay has launched My Business Hub to help small businesses level...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 2:33pm by Tayla Ansell
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As more employers begin to offer a flexible approach to work so increases the number of us choosing to work from home. Less meetings and interruptions from co-workers are just some of the advantages but just as important is taking the time to understand the potential disadvantages. Probably the primary disadvantage is sedentary time as it relates to computer usage. Prolonged sitting before a screen...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 2:03pm by Tayla Ansell
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These days it’s not uncommon for the average desk-based worker to spend over half their waking day sitting down – that’s close to nine hours. This, often unintentional, sedentary habit is an emerging health and productivity issue that affects employers and employees alike, and as a result, people are becoming less healthy from something as seemingly benign as – sitting at work. Referred to...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 1:56pm by Tayla Ansell
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With a heritage stretching back nearly 200 years, HarperCollins UK publishes around 1,000 books a year. Its 900 strong workforce benefits from the extensive use of industry leading printing devices from Toshiba TEC, which are located throughout its offices in London, Glasgow and Honley. HarperCollins is one of the world’s foremost book publishers, with a catalogue ranging from cutting edge contemporary...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 1:42pm by Tayla Ansell
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The biggest driver for sales in the MFP market is the need to address new mobile working patterns. Increasingly this means that mobile workers want to be free from the need to return to a desktop PC for printing or scanning jobs, allowing web pages, PDFs or photos to be printed straight from their mobile device to save time and inconvenience. An important market indicator was the revelation by Ofcom...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Flavour of the decade

In the last decade, the number of coffee shops in the UK has more than doubled. The public’s taste for barista coffee has been felt in homes and offices, too. So much so that coffee pods are now included in the basket of goods used to measure the Retail Price Index. Below, Alex Jones explains why businesses should take note of this trend. Alex Jones from the UK marketing team of Keurig, a provider...

Posted on Aug 17 2016 - 3:54pm by Tayla Ansell
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Information security breaches are prevalent at most organisations with 38% experiencing one or more breaches within the past year according to a joint survey by M-Files Corporation and The Association for Information and Image Managements (AIIM). The survey also found that nearly one third (31%) of respondents feel their organisation does an inadequate job of protecting confidential and sensitive...

Posted on Aug 17 2016 - 3:11pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Regus expands Belfast footprint

Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions, has taken up office space in Belfast City Centre. The company has taken the third floor of Arnott House which is located on Bridge Street and extends to 6,000 sq ft. This is their second site in the city as Regus already has a long-standing Belfast base at Forsyth House. Richard Morris, UK CEO, Regus said: “This letting...

Posted on Aug 17 2016 - 2:54pm by Tayla Ansell
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Nine out of 10 people prefer paper towels to jet air dryers for hand-drying in public washrooms, claims the European Tissue Symposium (ETS). At ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam 2016, it analysed the behaviour of 3,879 visitors to four washrooms equipped with both paper towels and jet air dryers. Faced with a choice of drying methods, 90% of the 2,474 men and 91% of the 1,405 women observed chose paper towels. www.europeantissue.com ...

Posted on Aug 17 2016 - 2:49pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Win an Apple Watch with Navigator

Navigator, the world’s best-selling premium office paper brand, is giving away 333 Apple Watches in a worldwide promotion running from June 15th to December 31st. For a chance to win one of these must-have gadgets, consumers just need to buy a ream of Navigator paper, then visit www.navigator-paper.com and enter the code printed on the back of each package, plus a few personal details. They will...