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21 April 2021
Is Your Business Prepared For The ‘New Normal’ of working?

Is Your Business Prepared For The ‘New Normal’ of working?

Is Your Business Prepared For The ‘New Normal’ of working?

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Did COVID-19 highlight some much-needed improvements in your IT?

 

We are all slowly returning to work, but everyone has agreed that things have changed, and the buzzword of the recent few months has been the ‘new normal’.

This change in the way we work has taken place across the world. But what has changed? What is new? And how will Illuminate be here to help you readjust and keep your business current?

How the workplace is changing

Hybrid working is here, and you should make sure your current capabilities can support it

When we refer to a hybrid working model, we mean the mix of remote and office-based working that many have predicted will become more standardised across the country.

Remote working will not disappear as lockdown eases and offices reopen. Whether it’s due to efficiency, work-life balance or business costs, working from home will stick around, and being in the office five days a week, 9 to 5, is a thing of the past.

But what does this mean for my business? It means companies need to be well equipped to support remote working situations and allow employees to quickly, securely and easily blend the home and the office.

 

Things to consider for hybrid working:

  • Equipment: moving from the office to our home should be simple and allow us to work with the same capabilities regardless of location. Computer docks, portable devices, monitors and internet connection capabilities should all be ready to accommodate the new normal.

 

  • Security: Keeping business data and information safe should always be a top priority, but this becomes much more difficult when data is constantly relocated between working environments. We recommend that businesses look at their cybersecurity and data protection plans to see if they can withstand this change in the way we are working.Computer and accessories on a desk
    Illuminate are always on hand to help guide you through this, offering complete cybersecurity packages and the latest advancements to ensure every connection your employees use stays secure; for example, our Ringfence technology is the ideal solution for remote working.

 

  • Cooperation: Staying connected as a team is a must for any business, and this is still the case even when we don’t all share the same office. Having the right plans to keep your team connected and allow easy cooperation during workdays can be as simple as finding the right software.A team cooperating in an office

    Not sure where to start? Get in touch; we can help you find the ideal solution for your business and tailor everything to your specific requirements. One example is Office 365, a fantastic software package that utilises the cloud and is excellent for small to medium businesses and new starters, and one we are happy to help you set up and manage.

 

Automation can save time, effort and money

One of the significant aspects of technology, which can also be a hindrance to some, is the rate at which it advances, evolves and updates. This means that staying current, up to date, and secure can be challenging if you’re unsure how or if you lack the resources.

Automation is fast becoming the solution for many issues, which frees up time and allows you to focus on more critical tasks.

Get in touch to discuss which tasks you can automate and how we can use your computing to help you no longer have to worry about manual and repetitive tasks. We can look at your current systems and inform you of any improvements we think could be made, always impartial and always with your best interest in mind.

How to prepare for the future

 

To discuss your current capabilities and how they can be developed, get in touch. We offer a range of services that can boost your security, improve your processes and ensure you are well equipped for this new normal of working.

 

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    Registered in Scotland No. SC33493.
    Midlothian Innovation Centre, Pentlandfield
    Business Park, Roslin, EH25 9RE

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