Working from Home: How to Secure your Home Network

The COVID-19 pandemic is real. But instead of living in anxiety and feeling depressed, we need to make the most of the situation. For example, the situation has provided us with the opportunity to stay home – and focus on what’s important. Indeed, many countries from around the world are in a near-complete shutdown at present to prevent the spread of this deadly virus. At this crossroads, in addition to finding valuable time for our family, most of us tend to spend a lot of our time on the Internet. One of the biggest disruptions the current situation presents to us concerns our work routines.…

Could Workplace Stress Levels be Reduced by The Power of Technology?

Whilst too much time in front of our screens can increase the risk of depression and anxiety, technology can also have positive outcomes on our mental wellbeing too. Many us will be familiar and fond of clever apps like Headspace, Calm and Stop, Breathe & Think which can offer support with a number of mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. The biggest cause of stress amongst UK adults is their place of work, as revealed by studies from Perkbox.…

A Guide to Feng Shui your Office

Feng Shui is a Chinese traditional practice of styling your home décor through which energy can be channelised to your home and eventually to your life. Here, through this article, I won’t tell you about the ways to decorate your home, but it’s going to be about your office, which is even more important to arrange properly to get more work output. The four principles that you should keep in your mind to organise your office space are: 1. The power of colours 2.…

How to Effectively Estimate Construction Costs for Clients

The construction industry has always been one of the top revenue-generating industries in the world, with the U.S. construction market being one of the largest. Despite the size and scope of the industry, it constantly adapts to the ever-changing economic and social climate. The construction industry also responds to changes in human behavior and technological advances. Major innovation can lead to a flourishing market. In recent years, the construction industry has grown to new heights, becoming one of the primary contributors to the U.S.…

The 2020 Smartphone Statistics Small Businesses Should Know (Infographic)

Times are always lean for small businesses, but there are also opportunities around every corner. And mobile marketing is one that you should be grabbing by the horns this year. More people than ever own a smartphone. And we’re spending an average of almost 3 hours a day glued to their screens. But it’s not all about how much we use them. It’s about how mobile usage compares to other devices. Research shows that more people access the internet via a mobile device than any other type.…

The Implications of Not Using Food Grade Lubrication

For any production to be successful, lubrication is a must have. All industries use lubrication, especially the food and drink industry. However, for some food manufacturers, an ongoing issue has risen, which is they’ve not considered the importance of food-grade lubrication for their production line and switched from traditional oils and greases to food-grade lubricant. Manufacturers that produce food, drink and medication have to use food-grade lubricants for their conveyors, labelling, grinders, motors, ovens, mixers and packaging machines. They should highly prioritise their customer’s safety, and for this purpose they need to ensure they’re following high sanitation and hygiene through all their production processes from start to finish.…

New Ways Companies are Motivating Their Employees

It’s hard to feel motivated when you’re at work. For most people, having a job is a necessity rather than a choice, and the best that they can do is to try and choose a career that they don’t hate. To combat this, companies are introducing innovative ways to help their workforce focus. Wildly unconventional benefits and perks have surfaced over the last few years, with research estimating that increasing happiness can boost productivity by around 12 per cent. We’ve compiled some of the best company benefits as well as some of the quirkiest perks.…

Why you Should Support your Local Businesses?

Do you remember the day when the first super fandango all-encompassing supermarket opened for the very first time in your local town? Whether it was Tesco opening their doors or Asda unlocking their shopping trollies on day one, this was a significant occasion — it spelt the demise of many local businesses. Previously, a day out shopping in your local town could have resulted in you visiting the bakery, the birthday card shop, the butchers, the hardware store, and the local convenience store.…

Digital Success: How to Increase your Site’s Visibility

Over the last few years, the internet has become a popular platform for many people to express their views and share their thoughts through blogs. However, you may find that it can be rather difficult to cut through the noise amongst a sea of internet users. This is why we wanted to provide you with this piece, with expert blogging insight from Click Consult, on what you can do to improve the visibility of your site. While content is a core factor for your site to be successful, with an estimated of 1.7…

What Can We Expect From Advertising In The Automotive Industry?

Accounting for 12 per cent of total UK good exports, there is no denying that the automotive sector is of significant importance in regard to a stable economy. In fact, the UK automotive industry has an annual turnover of more than £82 billion, employing more than 186,000 individuals within the manufacturing process, and a further 700,000 in the wider automotive field. One specific area within the automotive industry that garners considerable investment is marketing. Although there are occasions when we are driving past a car showroom and a shiny used Ford Fiesta catches our eye, it is a rarity in 2019.…