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4 Ways a Brother Labelling Machine can help your business

Mar 19, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Technology


Organisation is they key to ensuring things run smoothly, especially in fast paced office environments.

Labelling is a great organisational tool, from helping identify files and folders, creating visitor badges, tracking assets and making light work of large mailouts. Replacing handwritten labels with printed ones adds a certain level professionalism as well as making things easier for everybody. A truly effective labelling solution can improve efficiency, productivity and security letting you get back to focussing on getting the job done.

With over 30 years’ experience, Brother take the lead when it comes to labelling solutions. Here are four ways a labelling solution from Brother can help your business.

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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


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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Five work from home tips

Mar 18, 2020 4:26:26 PM / by Banner posted in Education, Working Smarter, Technology


If you’re about to start working from home, you may be wondering how best to go about it.

Working flexibly at home can be a great way to get things done, but if you don’t set a few ground rules, for yourself and others, your efficiency can soon drop.

To build your perfect work at home environment you will need to:

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ITrap Framework Announcement

Mar 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Education, Working Smarter, Technology


SUPC members and universities can now order essential IT accessories from Banner

Banner are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a position on the SUPC IT Related Accessories and Parts (ITRAP) 2020 (ITS4041 SU) framework.

We’ve been selected because we are a market leader in IT products that provides value for money and is committed to responsible procurement.

Find out what this framework can offer you:

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How to organise your home office with Fellowes

Mar 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology


Are you happy with your home office set up? Does your set-up have your health in mind?

Bad habits can be hard to break but if you do want to me the most productive you can be, you may need to make changes to the way you work.

By adding a few intuitive products and making some small tweaks, you’ll soon be more comfortable in your home office and as a result see yourself becoming more organised and productive.

Working with Fellowes, we have come up with some handy tips to help you achieve better home office organisation.

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Protect your data - inside and outside the office

Mar 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Technology


With GDPR and huge fines for breaches of data security, screen privacy is a hot topic for businesses right now.

3M™ Privacy Filters offer the perfect solution to counter visual hacking, with class‑leading protection from left or right.

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Why a huddle room could increase your productivity

Mar 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Technology


Is your huddle room up to spec?

In open-plan offices, people are looking for easy ways to escape the noise and distractions and a space where they can collaborate with team members in private and host impromptu brainstorming sessions.  Many businesses are creating huddle rooms to help teams collaborate and increase productivity. But what is a huddle room, why should you have one and what do you need to kit it out.

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Using old PCs or laptops? Here are the risks

Feb 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Technology


Poor quality tools are a blight on people’s daily working lives. And for their organisations, a productivity drain.

Typically reaching its best-by-date within four years, technology can become one of these sub-standard tools.

Ageing tech is the cause of devices working slower, systems taking longer to boot-up and applications crashing more often.  

And those businesses that hesitate to replace their older PCs, laptops or printers are likely to be losing money and damaging morale. 


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Six ways to spend your year-end budget wisely

Jan 27, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Maximising Budget, Technology


It’s approaching that time of year when your remaining budget needs to be spent, or you’ll lose it. Investing your budget wisely remains important, so we've put together six ways to make the most of your budget.

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Printers: A major data-security threat

Nov 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Technology, Print, Brother


Printers have become a weak spot in many businesses' networks but securing them needn't be hard. 

Banner have partnered with Brother to produce an e-book to help you learn how to mitigate the print security threat efficiently to ensure your network is correct. 

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