The Gold Standard

Posted on: July 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

There can be few industries where first impressions count more, than within the hospitality sector.   For businesses such as hotels, restaurants, catering companies and travel companies nothing short of immaculate will do, and with desktop IT often being front of house in these types of organisations, poorly maintained or dirty IT equipment can be […]

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Clean, Green, IT Machine!

Posted on: June 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Electronic rubbish and computer equipment, in particular, is one of the fastest growing sources of UK waste.   According to wiseuptowaste.org.uk, the UK produces around 1 million tonnes of e-waste, as it is known, every year. Waste electrical and electronic equipment is often non-recyclable and contains potentially environmentally harmful components such as heavy metals, non-biodegradable […]

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Banish Desk Gremlins!

Posted on: May 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

If the germs that live in, on and around your workstation were visible on your clothes, you would take them home and boil wash them. Twice.   Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, influenza, norovirus are just some of the nasty gremlins that love to lurk in and on our keyboards, handsets and headsets. And believe it or not, […]

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Call Centreitis

Posted on: April 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Agent absenteeism in call centres is an industry-wide problem, so you’re not alone. Stress, pressure and intensity – all are quoted as contributory factors but there is a cost-effective way to significantly reduce illness-based absenteeism – simply by improving your cleaning regime. Call centres provide the ideal environment for bugs to proliferate. Handsets, headsets and […]

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Server Invaders

Posted on: March 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Despite having the highest security around your IT – there’s one invader that you can’t keep out. One that could do more damage than even the most aggressive cyber-terrorist. We’re talking dust – the secret enemy of server rooms everywhere. Despite your best efforts, it sneaks in one tiny particle at a time and gets […]

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How many stars would you get for your workstation hygiene?

Posted on: February 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Did you know 60% of illnesses are caught in the workplace, the majority of them from dirty computer keyboards and telephones? It’s not surprising, according to a recent survey by consumer magazine Which?, they often harbour more germs than the office’s toilet seat! Food for thought isn’t it? We get it, sometimes it’s more convenient […]

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My Name is Computer and My User Hates Me

Posted on: January 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Computers have revolutionised the workplace banishing old technology like the fax, telex machines and the typing pool into the annals of business history. So why do we treat our desktop and laptop computers so badly? Whilst we love the technology that provides tech in the office and allows us to connect almost any where in […]

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Rhinovirus

Posted on: December 1st 2018    •    Posted in: General News

The festive season is all about giving and sharing – but the one thing that none of us wants for Christmas is a nasty cold! The most common viral infection we share with each other is technically known as Rhinovirus – rhine being of the nose and virus referring to the bugs that thrive in […]

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