Following a recent case where a remote worker was fined for ‘time theft’, we look at what it is, the legal and ethical aspects, and how it relates to employee monitoring software.Read More
Working From Home
The Queen And iPad
The Queen’s reign of 70 years meant that she was able to witness, use and enjoy technology as we would understand it right from its earliest development. So, what kinds of tech did the late monarch famously use and enjoy most of all?Read More
How Many People Are Homeworking Now?
With an ONS survey showing that from October to December 2019 and January to March 2022, homeworking in the UK more than doubled from 4.7 million to 9.9 million people, we take a closer look at the figures and what’s behind them. COVID 19 Pandemic Triggered Huge Rise In Homeworking […]Read More
Hot Weather & Hardware
In this tech-insight, we look how extreme heat can affect IT hardware and what measures you can take to keep the equipment cool and prevent damage. High Temperatures Hot weather UK-style is not normally a problem. With an average temperature here of about 14 °C, temperatures over 30 °C are a fairly rare […]Read More
In this article, we look at what eyestrain is, what causes it, and the many measures you can take to prevent it. What Is Eyestrain? Eyestrain is eye fatigue, caused by intensely focusing the eyes during a task, such as staring at a computer screen (or phone screen) for extended […]Read More
Zoom Updates For Collaboration (And Fun)
Zoom has announced that its new apps, updates, and features will improve collaboration and creativity, thereby increasing engagement and interaction among attendees of hybrid-working meetings.Read More
Switch Off ‘Vampire’ Devices And Save An Average of £147 Per Year
New research by British Gas (Centrica) has revealed that UK households could save an average of £147 per year on their electricity bills by switching off their ‘vampire electronics’. What Are Vampire Devices? So-called ‘vampire devices’ are those household electronic devices, plugged into the mains, that continue to drain power […]Read More
Nightmare At Netflix?
In its Q1 results, the world’s biggest global streaming service, Netflix, revealed that it had lost a massive 200,000 subscribers in the first 3 months of the year.Read More
Do Mobiles Cause Cancer?
In this insight, we look at the history of fears about a possible link between mobile phone usage and cancer, then we look at the latest studies, conclusions, and expert opinions.Read More
Our top tips on safely working from home
1. Log onto your office computer and only use your home computer as the host for the virtual session. 2. Use a Virtual Private Network connection where possible to your office machine or office server. 3. If you are using cloud-based systems such as Office 365, online banking, CRM etc, […]Read More