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Creating a virtual office that’s open for business from anywhere!

It is common to think of cutting edge technology as reserved for enormous multinationals. However, as our interview with Michael Gibbs, Director at Synergy Technology demonstrates, small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can equally reap the rewards of a well-designed secure workspace. “For a recent project, we were approached by a local business that essentially offers […]

The Cloud in Practice – a Guide for SMEs

The opportunities to use the cloud are countless and SMEs are, of course, seeking to use hosted workspace services that meet their individual needs. This will differ by sector – a manufacturing company will have different computing needs to a marketing agency for example. However there are many commonalities to doing business no matter where your […]

Keep Your Business Afloat in Bad Weather

The sudden extreme weather that is causing disruption across the UK, prompts us to remind you of our article about adverse weather. Be it floods or snow, are you prepared? Tony Poole, the Managing Director of Synergy Technology warns not to be complacent, protecting valuable business data and reducing the risk of financial loss due […]

Engage, Inspire & Empower Your Employees

The ability to work virtually makes your company stand out – both for customers and colleagues – and is ever easier to achieve. The virtual workforce is not a new concept. For instance, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have been available in businesses since the 1980s. Similarly, the advent of email – and fax before that – […]

What to Expect from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

It’s set to be a turbulent year for data protection and security in the UK, and one that will affect the way you manage data within your organisation. One of the biggest factors to change is the arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Coming into force in May 2018. The GDPR aims to […]

Create a Virtual Workforce

How can you begin creating your new environment? Virtual working has never been more cost effective or easy to implement. In the last few years, a plethora of technological advances have put the possibility of creating a virtual workforce within reach for most companies. No longer is the virtual workforce only relevant to international organisations […]

5 Easy Steps to Creating a Virtual Workplace

How to implement the virtual workplace Ideally, your virtual workplace will see employees happily ‘telecommuting’ a few days per week. They’ll work seamlessly with their colleagues – whether they’re in the physical office or their local café – via an online working hub. And, they’ll be more productive due to having fewer distractions and less […]

Working in the Cloud for SMEs explained

It appears that you can’t talk business these days without talking about the cloud. Expenditure by businesses on cloud services is predicted to rise to £166bn (€219bn) globally by 2017, and has grown at nearly 20% year-on-year since 2013. Technology companies are embracing the cloud and developing new products all the time. The number of new […]

Is Your Business set up for Employees to Work from Home?

Quoted in research from the Institute of Inertia, some 24% of British employees, equivalent to 7.5 million workers, have revealed work-life balance is high on their agenda as they would prefer working from home instead of receiving increased pay. As part of research to promote the National Work From Home Day on 20 May 2016 […]