18 Jan 2016
The virtual, or serviced, office idea is not a new one, but it’s a discussion topic that has been thrown back into the limelight due to technological change. This article investigates what makes a virtual office, the technology behind them and considers how they will adapt in the months and years to come.
22 Dec 2015
Recently, it was announced that five UK citizens had been arrested as part of the largest car insurance fraud investigation in British history. Featuring six separate but coordinated insurance claims worth £144,000, this case underlines the challenge facing insurers when they appraise claims and the reasons why they apply such stringent terms and conditions to their policies. While it may be one thing to defraud...
22 Dec 2015
It is more than 15 years since Peugeot’s GTi badge made its last foray in the family hatchback sector, and this may come as a surprise given the brand’s reputation as being synonymous with the so-called ‘hot hatch’ market. The new 308 GTi made its long-awaited debut in the marketplace last month, boasting a spectacular visual design alongside an incredibly high performance specification. Many believe...
21 Dec 2015
With the high street faltering, small business owners may have to switch their focus to the web in order to survive. Online retail sales are expected to reach £52.25bn this year. This means that over 15% of all retail sales now come from the web with the average British household spending almost £1,200 a year. In order for all of this to function, small businesses...
20 Dec 2015
The rise of e-commerce and online shopping has delivered numerous opportunities to business-owners and enabled them to add new revenue streams in the modern age. While this is excellent news for firms across multiple markets and industries, however, it has also created huge challenges in terms of how businesses protect themselves, their website and their customer’s data. This means that it is more important than...
17 Dec 2015
People start home-based businesses for different reasons like under-utilization of a skill set or unsuitable work conditions. In some cases, physical limitations make it hard for us to work outside the house. The idea of starting up on your own may seem a little daunting. You may think it would require a substantial financial investment and businesses take time to start generating profit. However, there...
16 Dec 2015
Many businesses have yet to completely get with the times and fully embrace the wonders that technology has to offer. Over the years, advancements in how we use computers and the internet has effectively revolutionised the way that we work and the way that businesses operate. Here are just some of the ways that technology has changed business forever, and what you can do to...