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Helping employees understand their payslips

Over the past year, 2.8 million people in the UK claim to be impacted by an incorrect payslip. Due to COVID-19, you may have had to furlough some of your staff or implement pay cuts. These...
Stacey McIntosh
Stacey McIntosh
Sage Advice UK
Posted on: 25.09.20
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How are your employees coping working from home?

How have your employees been coping with COVID-19 over the past months? As we seem to be entering a second wave of the pandemic, companies are now thinking of how they will need to be working in the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.09.20
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How to grow your business with remote staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has been truly devastating for businesses of all sizes. Organisations are facing challenges that are completely unforeseen and unprecedented - so perhaps it is not surprising...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 07.09.20
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CityFibre chooses Swindon for £40m gigabit city investment
Member role

Nearly every home and business in Swindon will gain access to next-generation broadband thanks to a major investment by CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform. Swindon is...
James Hobson
Posted on: 01.09.20
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Why digital technologies will be crucial to our post Covid-19 economic recovery

This is one of a series of blog posts from members of the Bristol West of England Initiative , which we will be publishing at a time of significant change as we look to the recovery of our city and...
James Durie
James Durie
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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Cybercrime on the rise as a result of COVID-19 pandemic

With the increase of home working has come the rise of cyber criminality. Latest figures from Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, already show a loss of over £2...
Lee Stripe
Lee Stripe
Wiltshire Police
Posted on: 27.04.20
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Coronavirus could change the way we do business for the better

Whilst businesses are still grappling with surviving the lockdown, it’s becoming clear that things will never be the same again. We’re still having regular conversations with members and some of them...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Business West
Posted on: 17.04.20
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How to manage a remote workforce during the coronavirus outbreak

If you are one of those companies who are concerned about how your business will cope moving towards a remote working environment, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. By following the four tips we...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 17.04.20
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Tips for working at home during the coronavirus pandemic, with kids

With most companies advising staff to home work if they can to avoid further spread of COVID-19, finding positive ways to work from home successfully is essential. Companies such as Google, Amazon,...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 19.03.20
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