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How does sustainability mean profitability?

25/10/2019 - 18:22

Now, more than ever, there is talk of sustainability. But we are not just interested in the talk. Attention should increasingly be paid to the business impact of sustainability. Key is, how corporate responsibility – or lack thereof – impacts staff, customers and investors. What is genuine...

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Tips on how to compare financing offers

12/08/2019 - 12:57

As ongoing digitalisation continues to transform our society, new technologies and tools will replace, even upend, traditional ways of working – from data management to customer service, communications and learning. Businesses must keep up with the developments, however it is also vital for non-...

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Mythbusters! The truth about buying IT

18/02/2019 - 13:40

Joanne is an expert in IT management and procurement. Stephen is a senior business executive. They’re having a conversation about the pros and cons of leasing IT assets for a business instead of buying them. It goes something like this: Stephen: “I’ve never been a fan of leasing. It costs too much...

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How bad tech hits business efficiency

03/12/2018 - 13:09

Computer technology is one of the greatest and most revolutionary recent developments. So why does it cause anger and irritation so often? It’s a question I often ask myself. As a matter of fact, I asked at least once when writing this blog. It comes down to a couple of reasons, the first being...

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Ancient History: the hidden costs of ageing devices

13/11/2018 - 11:53

Remember Gangnam Style ? The crazy dance that took the world by storm, and was the first video on YouTube to be viewed a billion times? Feels like a long time ago, doesn’t it? Believe it or not, it was only six years ago. Back in 2012, we were watching Korean sensation Psy do his thing on what was...

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Don’t sweat it – Has Apple got it right?

13/11/2018 - 11:48

At the launch of the latest iPhone XS, Apple’s VP Lisa Jackson made headlines by saying that the best thing you can do for the environment is not buy the new iPhone, but hold on to your old device for as long as possible. Jackson was, of course, on the right tracks. Each year the electronics...

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Paul Nolan to lead 3 Step IT UK

19/09/2018 - 11:50

Paul Nolan (pictured) has been appointed as the acting Managing Director of 3 Step IT UK, effective immediately. Previously Paul has been responsible for the financial department. Before 3 Step IT Paul has worked as a financial consultant for his own company and made a long career at Key Equipment...

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Quarter of UK employees would move jobs for remote working

20/06/2018 - 17:37

Remote working policies have become a hot topic in recent years. But how common are such practices? And do workers even want flexible working arrangements? According to new research from totaljobs, two thirds (65%) of employees are currently given the option to work from home, while 35% are still...

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The joint evolution of education and technology

05/06/2018 - 13:34

Education and learning have evolved tremendously in the last decade. So, with technology continuing to advance at a staggering rate, what will education look like in another 10 years? Answering that question on Quora , co-founder and CEO at Top Hat, Mike Silagadze, suggests that the fundamentals...

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The impact technology is having on today’s workforce

24/05/2018 - 12:50

The workforce of today is a world away from what it used to be. Technology and millennials have transformed the office and company culture. It’s not surprising, then, that technology plays such a key role in attracting and retaining top talent. Millennial employees expect the latest digital tools...

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