Remote Working - The Importance of Maintaining Organisational Culture in Remote Teams

Remote Working – The Importance of Maintaining Organisational Culture in Remote Teams

Culture in the workplace is extremely important. When a company has a strong culture, three things happen: employees know how top management wants them to respond to any situation; employees believe that the expected response is the proper one; and employees know that they will be rewarded for demonstrating the organisation's values. Culture in the workplace can make a big…

Using Collaboration Tools to Support Flexible Working

Using Collaboration Tools to Support Flexible Working

Flexible working is something that has been used across various businesses for years. It allows employees to work flexible hours so they can arrange their work life around personal life to assist them with things like child care. Working flexible hours can help an employee to create the perfect work-life balance, which not only helps them to manage their personal…

Remote Working - Taking Care of Mental Health

Remote Working – Taking Care of Mental Health

Our working life plays a big role in our mental health. It can be good for our wellbeing: giving us a sense of satisfaction, purpose and enjoyment, but it can also get on top of us. A negative working environment can lead to physical and mental health problems. In England, one in six people report a common mental health issue…

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Communications System

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Communications System?

For most businesses, the number of remote workers increased considerably, almost overnight, when the Coronavirus pandemic hit. In many cases, when it was announced that those that could work from home should do so, “work-from-home” policies were thrown together so employees could continue to work with little disruption to business operations. Even though restrictions are starting to ease, some employees…

Getting Started with Your VoIP Telephone Solution

Getting Started with Your VoIP Telephone Solution

VoIP phone solutions have already become increasingly popular over the last few years. However, with more companies making provisions for their staff to be able to work from home in light of the current pandemic, VoIP adoption is climbing at an even faster rate. VoIP not only helps to support remote working but also comes with a host of technical…

Using Collaboration Tools to Foster a Positive Culture

Using Collaboration Tools to Foster a Positive Culture

Experts say that positive company culture is vital for reaching high levels of productivity and achieving successful business outcomes. However, as the workplace transforms, it is becoming a bigger challenge to build an engaging work environment. We all know that jobs are no longer nine-to-five and roles aren’t limited by location anymore. More and more of us work remotely, especially…

Top Tips for Remote Working

Top Tips for Remote Conferencing

Given the current circumstances, we are all trying our hardest to stay productive while we are confined to our homes and working remotely. For those of us that aren’t used to working away from the office, this can be difficult to get your head around. There are plenty of distractions, technical issues and, let’s be honest, it's hard to get…