Category: News

The UN Climate Change Ultimatum

8th October 2018 Off

According to a landmark UN report published today, a future of worsening droughts, forest fires and floods awaits us unless we act now. The report asks nations around the world to make drastic changes regarding carbon emissions and to keep global temperatures within the 1.5C-2C range over the next decade. “It’s a line in the…

By Thomas Murray

Ireland’s Neglected North West

12th September 2018 Off

When it comes to government funding and investment, the north west of Ireland has always come dead last. Many people thought this would change with the announcement of the Wild Atlantic Way, the initiative designed to attract tourists and revitalise those counties in dire need of support. Despite its success over the last four years,…

By Thomas Murray

Why SmartWorking Works For Contact Centres

31st August 2018 Off

Old News Two years ago, more than four hundred homeworkers (or Home Agents) and their employers took part in a survey conducted by the United Kingdom Contact Centre Forum. The results were overwhelmingly positive and clearly expressed the benefits of flexible working for both parties.   The Results   Employers: 58% now employ SmartWorkers. 69%…

By Thomas Murray

Insider Secrets: Why Are Senior Managers And Business Owners Choosing Flexible Workplace Strategies?

29th August 2018 Off

As part of a study of 18,000 professionals from a variety of industries, it was discovered that more than 80 percent of business leaders from the United Arab Emirates are opting for flexible workplaces. The UAE Study, as it is now being called, highlights the increasing trend of large enterprises choosing flexible workplace strategies over…

By Thomas Murray

Revealed: Top 10 Highest Paying Remote Jobs

23rd August 2018 Off

Since all you need is a laptop and internet connection to be a SmartWorker, it should come as no surprise that those in IT quickly became the kingpins of the SmartWorking transformation. But as more sectors begin to realise the advantages of working remotely, some interesting new reports have shown which remote positions are the most…

By Thomas Murray