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5 Key Benefits of Being Cyber Essentials Certified

You’d be surprised at just how many businesses think they won’t be a target of cyber crime. Are you one of those? Every business is digital, they might just not know it yet. And of course, where there is technology, there is risk. But the benefits of technology can far outweigh the negative. We mitigate risks in many other areas

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The man behind The Business Culture Hull – Tony Bowler

I’m not going to give you a ‘rags to riches’ story (I wish I could) nor is this a story of hardship. My story is of an independent spirit who’s taken something from every single life experience I’ve ever had. I was born and raised on Hull’s Orchard Park estate. At that time, ‘Orchard’ was part of the new wave

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National Minimum Wage Increase

National Minimum Wage Increase The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. This wage increases in April every year. Apprentices are entitled to the apprenticeship rate if they are: Under 19 years old Aged 19 or over and in their first year of their apprenticeship Example An apprentice aged 22 in the first

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5 ways office design affects productivity in the workplace

Workplace design can often be overlooked as an ideal and not a necessity, however have you ever considered how your work environment can affect productivity? We explore 5 ways that office design affects productivity in the workplace, to enable you to create an effective office space, and educating businesses on why office design is important.   1. Health & wellbeing

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Spring into Action with Your Office Cleaning!

Today marks the first day of Spring, so it’s a perfect time to de clutter your desk and spring clean your workplace! Did you know 57% of workers admit to judging a co-worker based on the cleanliness of their workspace? With this in mind, what do you think your workspace says about you? With busy schedules and deadlines to meet,

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What features would make a fantastic co-working space?

We take a look at our top 5 features that make a fantastic co-working space! 1 – Collaboration spaces Ever increasing in popularity, collaborative areas create a space for new ideas and communication. Creating zones which act as a creative hub for self-expression is vital for a start-up or freelancer and is one of the driving factors behind why new

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Keeping your kids safe online

While our primary business is repairing phones we also care about making sure you and your family are as safe as possible online. As the number of smart phones, tablets and laptops increases, as does the amount of time we are spending online. There is all of this information and connection that we have access to, but just like in

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Words Shape Our Life

Have you ever considered the reason why your life is where it is and maybe not where you thought it should be? We can all point to things that have shaped our lives, situations or circumstances that have left a lasting impression on us. We can look at what we expected others to do for us that never materialised and

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Fluff in your iPhone Charging Port

We get contacted most days by people having charging issues with their iPhones. Either the port feels stiff and they have to force the charging lead in to make it work, wrapping the lead around the phone and holding it in place with a hairband, sound familiar ? Sometimes it pings to say its charging then pings again to say

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How office design can improve mental health

Mental health is becoming a concern for employers across the UK, and nearly a third of UK businesses state that mental health and well-being is more important than physical illness. By creating opportunities for breaks or developing more open-plan spaces, employers can positively impact the lives of people working for them. Why is mental health important? Your employees’ mental wellbeing

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