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Home deliveries during Zoom calls – what do you do…?

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According to new research, more than a third (34%) of people working from home in the UK have surreptitiously turned off their camera during a work video call and sneaked away to receive a home delivery. It rises to nearly half (42%) of people under 35. One in five (18%) have exited a work call […]

How To: Make the most of your online meetings

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By Carys Green, Regional Sales Manager, Integrated Systems at Shure… Online meetings are a natural progression of a more flexible work model, with many employees and employers reaping the benefits the style has to offer. This is especially so if employees are spread out geographically, on the road or adhering to social distancing measures. However, […]

Meetings In The New Work Era: Why Tech Could Make The Difference Between Failure Or Success

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A new report has revealed that post pandemic, almost 95% of meeting rooms within organisations are inadequately equipped with the technology needed to conduct productive and engaging meetings. As the Work From Home situation continues following advice from Government and health officials, keeping employees engaged, productive and connected is essential for future business gains. The […]

Looking ahead to the final day of The Meetings Show

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Make the most of the final day of The Meetings Show by reserving a space in the education sessions. Valuable meetings with exhibitors can also be arranged and PA Life are amongst those with a virtual stand. Fyre Festival’s Andy King will be headlining today’s education programme. The event planner will deliver a keynote session […]

A guide to onboarding new employees remotely

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By Mark Seemann, founder/CEO of StaffCircle Onboarding remote workers presents businesses with a new set of challenges not faced when onboarding in the workplace. The familiar induction process, built around face-to-face introductions, needs to be modified for the digital sphere. Communication is often the biggest challenge for remote workers. Having a timetable for the first […]

From boardroom to living room: Why the current crisis is forcing a shift to remote board meetings

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By Paul Stark, UK Director, Passageways With countries around the globe finding themselves in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of UK businesses have had to relocate to the safety of their employees’ homes to conduct their operations remotely. For some companies, it continues to be business as usual, however boards are coming […]

REMOTE WORKING: Time to rethink your phone etiquette

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With many UK office workers now operating from home, conference calls have undoubtedly become part of the daily routine. Business telecommunications provider, 4Com, investigated the nation’s thoughts on bad telephone manners, revealing the habits to avoid. According to the research, the five most annoying phone habits, are: Someone having a conversation with someone else in […]

REMOTE WORKING: How to improve your virtual meetings

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As working from home becomes the new normal for office workers UK-wide, virtual meetings are quickly becoming an essential way to communicate with customers and staff. While this is useful for bringing teams together and keeping communication open, virtual meetings can feel disjointed if not properly executed, with feedback from speakers and web cams catching […]