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I work from home a lot. I encourage working from home a lot too. I actively encourage employers and employees to work from home when they can because of the benefits from increased productivity, cost savings and potentially reducing their carbon footprint.Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 22 October 2009
I've blogged a few times on how allowing your employees to work from home can help your business overcome potential problems such as swine flu and other business continuity threats, however there is also another prominant threat to everybody. Global warming.Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 20 October 2009
If you were to believe everything you read, the end of the world is nigh. Whether swine flu, terrorism, network attacks or global warming, we're all pretty much doomed. As individuals, maybe there is no hope, except to move to a very secluded hill under a very large tree with an awful lot of food and water in reserve.Read MorePosted by Sophie Le Brozec on 6 October 2009
Online collaboration has become one of the hottest topics on the web right now. The arrival of Google Wave means that this trend will probably continue for the foreseeable future as well. But why has it become so popular?Read MorePosted by Sophie Le Brozec on 5 October 2009
Collaboration is one of those terms which conjures up multiple images in your head. However, for smaller businesses it's a critical aspect of every day life. Working as a team is crucial when resources are limited by office size or money and it may take many guises. Whether it's covering for an absent colleague, cleaning up a mistake or simply filling a skills gap, success will come from a team effort.Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 30 September 2009
In Glasscubes Connect you have always been able to manage opportunities, but we’ve recently added some great new features which means that you can now manage your own opportunities, without seeing everybody else’s.Read MorePosted by Wayne Pope on 29 September 2009
With a suspected second wave of swine flu just around the corner, many businesses could be left struggling to cope with staff shortages. Last month, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development warned that absence rates could hit up to 50% over the coming months, with swine flu being one of the main contributors.Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 29 September 2009
I was talking to a friend the other day who had started getting the dreaded sniffles. Two days into Autumn (or Fall for our cousins across the pond) and already the lurgy is among us.Read More
Unfortunately though, this Autumn there is talk of an absolute wipe out of staff. Millions are expected to get the dreaded swine flu (H1N1). Over the last few weeks, people have started to get a bit blasé about an illness which has struck down many and continues to exist.
Just because the media stopped talking about it, doesn't mean it's disappeared, just that something else more interesting has come along.Posted by Rob Hallums on 25 September 2009
It may seem a bit foolish of Baroness Scotland to not follow the law which she helped create. However, that's what she did.Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 22 September 2009
As someone who works from home, one of the most common questions I get asked is "how do you find it". So, I figured it's never a bad idea to sum up my thoughts, so here are my top five advantages and disadvantages of working from home - hopefully with the end result of helping you decide if it's something you should offer your employees or teams:Read MorePosted by Rob Hallums on 18 September 2009
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