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The 2021 Workplace Digital Evolution

May 31, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Technology, Work from Anywhere

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With the Pandemic ensuing turbulence on work life for the past 15 months, a return to pre-pandemic office life is becoming a more frequent discussion these days.

However, it’s suggested that buzz words such as ‘hybrid’ and ‘flexible’ working will still be around for a long while…

With the mass becoming remote workers throughout the pandemic, it doesn’t mean the end of the physical office is upon us. Predictions are that offices will become more hub-based locations for remote workers to meet and collaborate, which means technology will become key to success. These tech-centred spaces will require the usual suspects (Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc) paired with hardware that makes the workspaces interactive and connectable. This switch in working dynamic will require seamless working between locations to ensure productivity is never compromised.

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Free 2 Month HP Instant INK Trial with HP Printers

May 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Partnerships, Technology

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You could save up to 70% on your usual printer ink usage when you introduce yourself or your employees to HP Instant INK - Here's how you can sign up and reap the benefits today.

Whether you are working from home, getting ready to return to the office, or doing a mixture of both, there’s never been a better time to introduce yourself or your employees to HP Instant Ink!

Instead of worrying about running low on printing ink, setting up a HP Instant Ink monthly plan with Banner will measure the number of pages you are expecting to print, instead of the amount of ink you are likely to use!

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How to Remain GDPR Compliant when Working from Home

May 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Partnerships, GDPR, Technology, Work from Anywhere

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The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, which came into effect May 2018, has drastically transformed the digital landscape.

Chances are, it has also affected how your workplace secures paper data, handles cybersecurity, and protects user information. 

But when it comes to remote work, employees are left guessing. In fact, HRZone’s 2020 report on HR trends found that 57% of employers didn’t have a formal remote work policy.*

So how does the GDPR apply to remote workers? Can you even remain compliant while working from home? This is what we’ll answer in this short post. 

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How companies can set up for workplace success

May 5, 2021 11:13:22 AM / by Avocor posted in Product, Working Smarter, Partnerships, Technology, Work from Anywhere

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The concept of digital transformation has many components but put simply, it is fundamentally deploying the use of technology to change the way people do things to streamline efficiencies.

Digital transformation was a buzzy trend before the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has had a resurgence of interest in light of the changes to the workplace in 2020 with organisations adopting new digital tools and process to better support remote work.

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Work from Anywhere, because anywhere can work…

May 3, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Partnerships, Technology, Work from Anywhere

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With the last 12 months totally changing the way we work; flexible working has now become a hot topic within the workplace.

If your team wants to continue working flexibly, you can help them get there by giving them the right tools to do so. Work isn’t somewhere you go, it’s something you do. So however (or wherever) you need to work, there’s a Jabra product that can help you get the most out of your day.

Jabra have spent years developing a world class portfolio of devices to enable productivity. Their range of headsets, speakerphones and video conferencing tools have been meticulously designed and engineered to support you – so whether you’re working from home, or from your smartphone, or need to take meetings where you are, we’ve got you covered.

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Realities Of Post-Covid-19 Working Life Revealed

Mar 17, 2021 2:59:29 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology, Working from Home

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The seismic shift in working life is reflected in our Post-COVID-19 Workplace Market Report, launched today.

As the UK’s largest workplace supplies and services company, we have analysed our vast reams of sales data from 2020 to identify changing patterns in UK organisations' workplace behaviour.

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Refresh, Protect & Keep Going in 2021

Mar 15, 2021 3:39:49 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology, Working from Home

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We’ve got you covered in 2021!

Here are few simple tips to help you refresh your working environments, protect your colleagues and help you and your team keep going this year.

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6 Reasons to choose Brother for Healthcare

Mar 11, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Health, Technology

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Brother knows what it's like to work in healthcare and how to come up with solutions to help healthcare professionals get the job done.

Brother products integrate with all main clinical software programmes, straight out of the box, meaning less time spent on IT and more time focused on patient care.

Whether it be pharmacy, primary or secondary healthcare, in a time where budgets are forever under pressure, the efficiency and effectiveness of technology is key to making savings alongside improvements in healthcare levels. Brother are the only vendor who fulfils, print, label, and scan solutions from bedside to office and back, giving frontline staff the tools they need to make sure they’re delivering the best levels of care.

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How School Technology Infrastructure can unlock a new level in virtual learning

Jan 8, 2021 11:05:07 AM / by Jabra posted in Product, Partnerships, Technology

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When schools around the world went into lock down earlier this year, the individuals responsible for servicing their on-campus technology infrastructure faced a monumental challenge, with absolutely no notice: virtualizing learning environments and classrooms to maintain education and enable students to continue their development from home.

The challenges have likely been the biggest faced by these institutions and IT teams, as they have not only needed to equip and train educators in delivering classes and curriculum virtually, but also enable students around countries to securely access these classes and learning management systems. Thankfully, collaboration hardware and software organizations have also reacted rapidly to enhance virtual learning environments. But, there are still many considerations in the digital transformation of the educational experience.

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Brother Designed for Security

Nov 30, 2020 11:55:22 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Partnerships, Technology, Brother

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Did you know? "more than 1 in 10 of all security incidents that affect businesses involve a printer, 59% of which results in data being lost!"

(Andy Johnson, Brother UK)     

Now, more than ever it’s important to make sure your IT professionals are adequately prepared and have the tools they need to eliminate the risks of data theft. Every business could be a potential target of cybercrime and it’s something that businesses can’t risk overlooking with the average cost of a cyber attack to a business being £25,700.2 It now needs to be high on your agenda.

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