Business Technology

How video conferencing can save money for small businesses

Far from being the expensive events they once were, video meetings can now actually save money, says Jamie Coombs of Altodigital.

Employing & managing staff

Boring and unproductive: shifting the culture of terrible meetings

We all know how awful meetings are – especially when there are so many of them. Johnny Warström of Mentimeter talks about the problems with meetings and how small businesses can benefit from making some changes.


Booking meeting rooms is the biggest frustration of the working day

Booking meeting rooms is the most annoying part of the average Brit's day-to-day work.


Pointless and unproductive meetings cost SMEs £973,000 every year

According to research conducted by STL Microsoft Training, 139 pointless and unproductive work meetings occur within SMEs every year costing just under £1 million annually.


Employees’ anxiety over meetings driving them to drink

Nearly half of UK workers admit to getting anxiety over meetings at work, as horrible bosses cause them grief.


The impact different styles of meetings have around idea generation

Idea generation is more effective when meetings are conducted face to face as opposed to via video conference, a study finds.


How to make company meetings worth your time

Here's how to make sure your company meetings are worth your time.

Office & home working

The pros and cons of virtual meetings

How technology can help reduce the travel bill for small businesses.

Employing & managing staff

How to have a good business meeting 

The difference between a successful business meeting and a futile one is in the preparation and the staging.


Quality of sandwiches at business meetings is falling

Four-fifths of employees think the quality of sandwiches at their business meetings has fallen, research finds.


Bosses opt for power breakfast

Breakfast meetings are on the rise as bosses bid to boost productivity levels.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience