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Quarter of UK employees would move jobs for remote working

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...

Read More 20/06/2018 - 17:37

The joint evolution of education and technology

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...

Read More 05/06/2018 - 13:34

The impact technology is having on today’s workforce

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...

Read More 24/05/2018 - 12:50

Sustainability is the ‘beta of future growth'

Sustainability is no longer a burden or a PR term Sustainability is an essential part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a key area of growth for companies. Writing for the Financial Times , head of sustainable investing at Hermes Investment Management, Andrew Parry, explained that...

Read More 26/04/2018 - 20:10

How proper IT hardware disposal boosts data security

According to the 2018 State of IT report from Spiceworks , nearly half (44%) of companies expect to see a rise in IT budgets this year, while 43% predict they will remain the same as in 2017. And it seems that new IT hardware will see the greatest share of the IT budget, with nearly a third (31%)...

Read More 12/04/2018 - 19:02

IT spending for 2018 highest since 2007

Predictions from Gartner suggest that global IT spending in 2018 will grow at its highest level since 2007. As a result, the research firm is advising business leaders to prepare for a “new cycle of IT growth.” According to the latest forecast, IT spend is set to increase 6.2% from 2017, reaching a...

Read More 11/04/2018 - 16:58

What is the state of public sector digitilisation

Technology has brought many benefits, enabling people to work more efficiently, improving daily lives, and has led to many advances in the medical sector. But it isn’t without its flaws. Arguably, the biggest disadvantage of our digital world is the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. But does...

Read More 22/03/2018 - 19:32

Is your business ready for the right to be forgotten?

There are less than three months until the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. One of the main aims of the data protection reforms is to provide people with more control over their personal information and how it is used. But research by Solix suggests that...

Read More 06/03/2018 - 20:46

What is the answer to the UK's productivity problem?

It’s no secret that the UK is currently facing a huge problem -- low national productivity. From employment changes, to lack of sleep, to poor management, there are numerous factors being blamed for our fall in productivity. While the Office for National Statistics recently reported that...

Read More 27/02/2018 - 12:33

The evolution of the IT channel and getting customers to value services

The evolution of technology has and will continue to change the landscape of the IT channel. In the 90’s it was all about selling equipment In the early 00’s we saw the proliferation of software In the mid 00’s cloud burst on to the scene Now in the late 00’s we’re seeing AI and big data What was a...

Read More 19/01/2018 - 15:37

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