Tag Archives: Covid-19

Luxury goods market hit by pandemic as shoppers refrain from frivolous spending

Just 6% of British shoppers are planning to buy business suits in 2021, according to a new Brightpearl survey on how Covid will impact on spending. The survey points to a crisis in the luxury sector with a major switch away from ‘frivolous’ spending. Just 8% of shoppers had made …

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Make working from home work for you

GEKKO’s managing director, Daniel Todaro reflects on how the Gekko team is coping with its new working from home environment amidst the pandemic and ways to boost productivity for all. Just like many businesses, the Gekko team is continuing to work from home to ensure the safety of all. It …

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Socura addresses NHS’s cyber security challenges in a post-pandemic world

Socura has launched an insights paper exploring the changing cyber security landscape in health and care organisations in the UK, with a specific focus on the NHS. With health and care organisations struggling to gain full visibility and control of their IT assets in the post-COVID era, this insights piece …

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SD-WAN: The force behind the new world of work

Juniper’s Senior Director of Product Marketing, Christian Gilby, explores how SD-WAN will be key in driving the transformation to new and more distributed ways of working amid the inflection point we’ve hit due to COVID-19. No one could have predicted it. In what felt like an overnight switch, companies were …

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Keeping the cogs turning

PCR talks to Paul Lipman, CEO at BullGuard about why cybersecurity is now more important than ever, especially for small business as the shift towards remote working takes a more permanent hold. After moving into the second Covid-19 wave what have businesses learnt? While the first wave of the pandemic …

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Sage and Brightpearl embark upon digital retail partnership

Cloud business management solutions provider, Sage is entering a new significant partnership with Digital Operations Platform, Brightpearl with an approximate £17 million ($23m)  investment into the business. Lee Perkins, Chief Operations Officer at Sage, said: “As retail businesses from across the globe recover from the impact of Covid-19, trading online …

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Avaya announces solutions to assist with COVID-19 vaccine rollout

 Avaya has announced a suite of digital communications solutions to address the unique challenges related to COVID-19 vaccine administration. These solutions are designed specifically for healthcare providers and government agencies and can be applied on top of any existing infrastructure to assist with the critical requirements of successful administration of …

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Agilitas how-to-report final instalment: COVID-19 and customer-centricity 

‘CONNECT to Transform’ is a newly launched guide from Agilitas, the third and final entry in the company’s latest series of ‘How-to’ reports. The guide is based on the results of research commissioned by Agilitas and carried out in partnership with leading research firm Opinion Matters. The survey asked 250 …

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Kramer’s new wearable tag monitors and tracks exposure to COVID-19 threats

A new compact wearable device designed by Kramer is designed to help protect against Covid-19 in public places. The new Corona Tag device monitors social distancing by tracking the distance and exposure time between tags using low energy Bluetooth signals. It operates automatically when worn and stays active for months without …

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The benefits of managed outsourced IT services for businesses

Vikki Durden, Head of Operations at UK IT Service investigates the benefits of outsourcing work in the wake of COVID-19. The Coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on UK businesses. The resulting economic shutdown means many businesses are operating in the red, while many others are on the brink of …

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