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Although never the healthiest of pursuits, post-work drinks – whether alcoholic or otherwise – offered an opportunity way to wind down after a day at work and connect with colleagues outside of the nine-to-five.

The coronavirus pandemic has all but put paid to this ritual and, more seriously, an end to us even mixing in the workplace.

Although we’re big advocates of the benefits of working from home, lockdown has taught us that it can lead to unhappiness and mental health issues when it’s forced upon people and it’s full time. Especially for anyone who struggles to separate home and worklife when the commute is taken out of the equaiton.

That’s why Jimmy Williams of Urban Jungle is now putting money into mental health, rather than team socials.

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If you’re in business and not using social media to promote your products you’re missing a trick – not only do platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram offer free, effective marketing tools, they also provide a great way to interact with customers in real time.

And, as anyone who knows social media knows, hashtags are a vital marketing tool – so here are the top 20 Twitter hashtags for business…

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If you use online banking, whether in a personal or professional capacity, you need to be aware of the threat posed by hackers.

Although security measures within the financial sector have evolved dramatically in recent years, hackers are responding to the challenge with ever more devious ways to separate you from your hard-earned cash. As we reported last week, hackers currently have a sophisticated banking scam on the go whereby taking an initial amount from your account is just the pretext to an even greater attack.

With this in mind, here are the top five biggest cyber security threats of 2020.

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Here at ConferenceCall.co.uk, we like to keep you updated with the latest cyber security tips and let you know if there are any scams you should be aware of. Although we’re a free conference call provider, we want our customers to stay safe online at all times.

We’ve just been made aware of a very sophisticated and pretty worrying bank scam that works in two stages to effectively do you out of money twice. Here’s all you need to know.

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The coronavirus crisis has seen more of us working from home than ever before. And while this is usually seen as a positive for work/life balance, lockdown restrictions have meant it can seem more oppressive than ever – few of us like the daily commute, but for some it might now seem like a welcome respite from the routine of wake up, work, sleep.

The good news is that local lockdown restrictions aren’t (yet) as strict as those we saw earlier in the year- gyms are still open and trips to public  spaces are still very much encouraged, even if the weather suggest otherwise.

Exercise is not only could it be the key to long term health, it could also help to keep your work/life balance in check.  Even if you can’t escape the shackles of your workspace, it doesn’t mean you can’t limber up.

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