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How to take the stress out of securing your business 

Running a business can be stressful – especially if you’re worried about cyber security. According to the NCSC Cyber Security Breaches Survey, 42 percent of SMBs identified at least one breach or attack in the last 12 months. The average cost per incident is £3,100. But the cost of an attack isn’t just financial, with...

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Three ways to take the stress out of business growth 

We’ve all had growing pains. It’s a fact of life. And just like humans, businesses experience these too. But unlike humans, business growth doesn’t need to be painful. We want to help you make growing your business easy and stress-free. After all – you started your business because you had a passion and drive. This...

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How to increase productivity and security 

Cybersecurity and productivity aren’t often seen in the same sentence. It can sometimes seem that all your security and protection add-ons or tools each have multiple sign-ins and different processes to follow. All this complicates your day and make it harder to work....

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How to improve workplace stress 

With stress, anxiety, and depression accounting for 15.4 million lost days of work, it’s never been more important for organisations to have an open and communicative culture, where employees are empowered to support each other, and speak out when they need help. As we kick off Stress Awareness Month, we wanted to share our thoughts...

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Challenging the millennial stereotype 

There’s more to millennials than you read online. What if we started thinking about them in terms of the entire business? And understanding employees as individuals? Let them choose for themselves how they do their best work and provide the tools to help them do it....

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4 collaboration tools to manage remote teams easily 

Over 4 million workers in the UK work remotely, according to TUC. This makes up almost 15 percent of the workforce, and this number is increasing year over year. If you aren’t part of a company where you all work remotely, chances are you occasionally work from home, or while you’re offsite with customers. Managing...

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4 ways to improve your employee engagement 

An engaged workforce is a productive one. They are also generally happier, less stressed, and are more likely to stay. You’ll read a lot about employee engagement, but what you really should be focussing on is inspiring them. Find out how to inspire your employees....

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Migrating to the modern desktop made easy 

Everyone wants the latest and greatest tech but something is stopping IT teams from migrating employees to modern desktops. A Windows PC is where the majority of your employees will do most of their work and, for them, it’s always been an easy choice. Most people are already happily using Windows 10 at home. But...

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