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12 April 2018No Comments
If you run a start-up business, or are thinking of doing so, there’s some excellent news on the horizon.
By all accounts, the Scottish start-up sector is truly thriving at the moment, and future plans to roll out full fibre connectivity across the country could give businesses an extra boost.
In its recently published report on The Economic Impact of Full Fibre Infrastructure in 100 UK …
28 March 2018No Comments
As we are nearing the end of the first quarter of 2018 lets explore developments that lie ahead. Let us take a glance into our telecoms crystal ball and look at some of the biggest trends and changes we predict throughout 2018...
Big steps toward the rise of 5G
Nokia, Apple and Samsung are already heavily involved in the development of a 5G network. As mobile data use continues to …
08 March 2018No Comments
THE NATURE of uncomfortable truths is that they eventually need confronting – writes Ricky Nicol, Chief Executive of Commsworld.
International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018 has been well and truly elevated, so what better day to highlight our own industry’s most embarrassing, frustrating and deep-rooted problem?
And it really is a problem that affects us all regardless of gender. …
20 February 2018No Comments
New statistics show productivity fell consistently throughout 2017, as employees are now producing less output per hour worked than they were a decade ago.
Productivity is calculated by dividing labour output by labour input, and the report from the Office for National Statistics found productivity had fallen by 0.1% from quarter 1 to quarter 2. This follows a 0.5% fall from Oct-Dec 2016 to the …
14 February 2018No Comments
When I set out to write this blog I didn’t realise how hard a task I had set myself following previous blogs.
In the past I’ve described the year before as “transformational”, “outstandingly successful” and taking “things to a new level”. How am I supposed to surpass that lot?
Well, I have to because 2017 was another unbelievable year that …
02 February 2018No Comments
Digital poverty is a phrase you may have heard bandied about, but what exactly does it mean?
The digital age has brought endless potential for information sharing, community building and innovation. Yet across the globe, many individuals struggle to access the internet or do not possess the skills to make use of the technology. As a collective, this group are said to be suffering from digital …
19 December 2017No Comments
Our festive ‘Spin to Win’ is now closed, thank you to everyone who entered.
Congratulations to our all our Instant Winners and to the Grand Prize Draw Winner who won a Commsworld Christmas Hamper and a £250 towards charity.
Our winners are:
Grand Prize Draw
Richard MacLennan, Law Society of Scotland (Richard chose Marie Curie for the £250 donation).
Instant Prize …
14 December 2017No Comments
Socially speaking, Christmas and New Year is a busy time. But that doesn’t mean working life stops too. Keeping your business ticking over whilst your staff are on annual leave can be a balancing act. It’s a challenging time, particularly for small businesses with few members of staff. Preparing now and getting the right processes in place should help alleviate any disruption when the …
01 December 2017No Comments
If you’re familiar with what we do here at Commsworld, then you probably already know that in 2016, we worked with CityFibre to roll out a ground-breaking 150km fibre optic network across the City of Edinburgh. This helped Edinburgh win the title of the UK’s largest ‘Gigabit City’ and is part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s aim to transform digital services across …
27 November 2017No Comments
More and more businesses are moving their data and applications to the cloud. But what’s the reason behind this shift? What are the benefits to your company? Read on to find out about the benefits of moving to the cloud…
1. It’s secure
One of the main draws of cloud computing for business, is the ability it offers to save important data off site.
Saving business data locally …