Month: <span>March 2020</span>

News Small business

The coronavirus crisis is causing concern for business owners across the country, particularly those who have to stop trading or can’t afford to cover employees’ sick pay.

If you’re in this position, the government has announced a series of measures to help keep your business running.

Guides & How-Tos Small business

If you’ve ever been on a conference call, you’ll appreciate the importance of the ‘mute’ button – just because you can’t see the people on the other end of the call it doesn’t mean you can’t hear them, or that they can’t hear you.

And so the mute button comes in handy to mask everything from eating during a lunchtime conference call to an unavoidable coughing fit. It can also help to mask the myriad of other things you could be doing while on a conference call.

Conference calling

News Work from home

The coronavirus crisis has seen all schools across the UK close indefinitely, with most accepting that the kids won’t be back in school before the start of the traditional summer holidays in July.

This means that, in addition to having to work from home, those of use with kids will now have to consider them during our daily routine – although everyone will have work to do, everyone being stuck in the house hardly makes for conditions that are conducive to productivity.

Here are five top tips help you successfully work from home  with kids in the house.

Guides & How-Tos Work from home