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If there’s anything that last year’s high profile cyber attacks taught us it’s that internet security is not something anyone can afford to take lightly. Data breaches at credit rating agency Equifax led to the personal information of nearly 150 million people to be compromised, while the WannaCry ransomware attack in...

Gym balls are fantastic exercise tools and are increasingly used in the gym, in exercise classes, in pregnancy and labour, and are now even being used in the office as a swap for an uncomfortable chair. While the benefits of temporary use are entirely credible (such as in a gym class), sitting on a gym ball all day at...

We either choose to have a longer break from work, or it is decided for us. The reasons for the latter are not always easy to predict, but whether your career break was caused by growing a family, going to University or recovering from illness, there is no reason why you wouldn’t be able to jump back on track. It is...

Modern workers are interrupted up to seven times per hour and distracted 2.1 hours a day on average. With increasing workloads, corporate restructurings, and a growing uncertainty – it’s understandable that more than 40% of adults say that they lie awake at night worrying about the stressful events of the day. Although...

Many small businesses and startups have a fantastic ability to engage with modern forms of advertising and marketing, utilizing SEO and social media platforms as major tools for their success – 93% of small businesses regularly use Twitter for marketing, for example. This may be down to younger entrepreneurs being...

A weak headline is the worst thing that can happen to your blog post or article. It doesn’t matter how informative or engaging the content might be; if no-one’s interest is piqued enough to want to click on it, you’ll have completely wasted your time. It’s like writing a great novel but failing epically on the cover...

Clear communication with others is essential in all walks of life, but particularly so when it comes to the workplace. While it might seem simple, most of us are all too familiar with the fallout from a wrongly interpreted email, misjudged feedback or seemingly conflicting requests from colleagues. Being the best boss...

It’s almost three weeks into January and as the bloated hangover from Christmas finally ebbs away, now is the time to focus on what you are going achieve in 2018. So what’s it going to be? How about if I told you this year you could make it something that’s both achievable AND beneficial to your business? Have you...

Back in the 1980s, when computers made their first meaningful forays into our lives, there was a quaint idea that they’d help us cut down on the amount of paper that we use. In fact, the term ‘paperless office’ dates back to a 1975 article about the ‘office of the future’. After all, if we could now store data...

  With the rising cost of living in London and the weakening of the pound, it is hardly surprising that UK workers are now spending less on their morning or lunchtime caffeine fix, with many shunning their local Starbucks in favour of their office. Despite the age-old stereotype of Brits loving tea, it is estimated...