Technology is evolving at breakneck speed, which means manufacturers are under constant pressure to produce new and easy-to-use connection devices that can deal with faster transfer capabilities. Read more »

tech fraud to avoid in 2017

Combating technology fraud could be one of the most important resolutions for businesses in 2017.

The past 12 months have shown online crime on the rise, with research revealing that a quarter of all small businesses have suffered from problems such as credit card fraud, delivery address fraud or identity theft. Read more »

Schools may not be out just yet, but this time of year should mean one thing for resellers. Peak season for ordering supplies for the new academic year. Read more »

Green Office Week runs from 9-14 May with the eco-credentials of offices up and down the country likely to come under the spotlight.

Even without a national event pushing green issues up the agenda, any business that’s tendering for new contracts, working towards an accreditation or explaining its progressive approach to customers, employees or suppliers can find itself answering questions on its eco behaviour. Read more »

Using sport as a marketing tool goes way back. Ever since Roman aristocracy bought or supported gladiators, people have aligned themselves with the prestige and excitement of sport, whether or not they’re running onto a pitch or facing an opponent. Read more »

When it comes to recommending the right fire extinguisher, knowing which type is best for which kind of fire is potentially life-saving.

Although the number of fires in the UK has decreased significantly since smoke alarms became commonplace from the 1990s onwards, the fire services attended 212,500 fires in the home in Great Britain in 2013-14 (Department for Communities and Local Government’s Fire Statistics report.) Read more »

Cross selling is all about supplementing a customer’s original purchase with complementary products. If, like many, you’ve scrolled down a retailer’s site to see what ‘other customers also bought’ or arranged car hire through the airline you’ve just booked a flight with, then the practice becomes obvious. Read more »

Colds, flu and tummy bugs. We all have a bigger chance of catching these as autumn and winter comes around, but if you have an office based job you need to be doubly wary, as your workplace may be making  you ill in more ways than one. Read more »

You may have seen the YouTube parody of the telephone conference call. It’s where everyone at an in-person meeting acts as if they are on the phone. Needless to say, it shows just how different our actions are when we’re not actually meeting in the flesh. Read more »