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How to convert your work culture to introduce a remote working policy

Mar 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jabra posted in Product, Working Smarter, Collaboration, Technology, Working from Home


An increasing number of businesses are currently working on their digital transformation strategies to make their company more efficient, productive, and scalable.

And yet this approach regularly contradicts and pushes the boundaries for how many organisations operate in reality.

Managers carefully select the best talent by going through a lengthy recruitment process. Once they’ve hired the right candidate, they put them in an office environment where they are statistically interrupted every 11 minutes by endless ‘quick questions’. According to a UC Irvine study, it will then take an employee around 25 minutes to get back to the place they were at before the distraction.

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Celebrating Pride

Mar 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal, Product, Print, Promotional


Celebrate with Pride

Introducing our new collection of Pride promotional merchandise, perfect for celebrating Pride month in June.  

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Our top 5 eco-friendly products for your next marketing campaign

Jan 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, CSR, Print, Good and Green, eco-friendly, Promotional


Sustainability is high on the agenda for many businesses who are looking to make their operations and products greener and limit their impact on the environment.

Using eco-friendly promotional products creates a good impression for your business and shows your customers you are working towards reducing your impact on the environment. A recent study found 42% of consumers have a more favourable opinion of a company if the promotional product they received was environmentally friendly. (Global Advertising Specialities Study, 2016).

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Be a sustainable print hero

Jun 27, 2019 3:09:00 PM / by Banner posted in Product



Making your print as environmentally friendly as possible is a huge way to help your organisation improve its carbon footprint

And if you would like to take steps towards an eco-friendlier print operations, HP and Banner are working in partnership to bring you the right answers.

From low energy printers to 100% recycled paper, the choices we offer will help your business become a sustainable print champion.

HP is listed as one of the world's most sustainable corporations in the Global 100 index, with its sustainable practices going beyond recycling, to include fair labour conditions, human rights and environmental performance throughout the supply chain.

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Digital Dictation Technology - Saving you time and money

Jun 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Maximising Budget



Across the country, businesses have been investigating in digital dictation to ensure office efficiency is at a maximum.

Philips Speechpro dictation machines have provided offices with the opportunity to work smarter together and implement workflows to increase overall output. This articles demonstrates how the investments made by business has had a huge impact in productivity.

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Doing the right thing

May 3, 2019 2:18:07 PM / by Banner posted in Product, CSR, Maximising Budget, Our Environment



Doing things right in catering and hospitality is no longer just about cost and speed of delivery. It's also about our environment and health. 

Most people are now awake to the damage that single use plastic is doing to the environment and wildlife. At least eight million pieces of plastic are estimated to enter the oceans every single day, and a plastic bottle is said to last for 450 years in the marine environment. 

These breakdown into microplastics which are eaten by fish and so enter the food chain and, ultimately, our bodies. 

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Diaries - why tidy workspaces thrive

May 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal, Product


Is your workspace not quite the oasis of organisation it could be?

When everyone's working at full tilt it may feel easier to leave papers and folders lying around to deal with 'another day', but there are valuable benefits to dealing with any messiness for once and for all.

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Three reasons to make waste management a priority

Apr 25, 2019 2:18:16 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Collaboration


Is your organisation's waste management where it should be?

With more than half of recyclable waste in the UK, 51 million tonnes, ending up in landfill or being destroyed, improving our waste management should be a priority. Here is why organisations need to take the issue seriously:

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How to make smart work of hot weather

Apr 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal, Product


The sun is shining, the air is heating up, and it's harder to concentrate at work. 

That's a familiar story for many of us when temperatures start to rise, and one that can its toll on workplace efficiency.

One study of 600 office workers found that productivity dropped by around 20% when the weather got hotter, with projects taking 13% longer to complete and people becoming 45% more distracted.

Hot days can also bring their share of other problems, weather people are working outdoors, or have health issues that can be made worse in the heat.

you can help everyone work smarter in the summer months with these tips: 

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Philips speechpro

Mar 28, 2019 11:35:57 AM / by Banner posted in Product


Philips Dictation technology helps a healthcare customer meet Information Governance targets


The organisation had already moved away from analogue technology, but had a need to update their digital dictation devices to ones with an integrated bar code scanner, with the ability to scan off paper and screen, rather than the add-on scanners they had been using. They chose the Philips Pocket Memo DPM8500 recorders, which offer 256bit file encryption, PIN access, and USB mass storage protection, ensuring they could meet its Information Governance targets. 

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