- Being Kept On Hold - Britain's Greatest Tolerance Test
Apr 17, 2018
New research from Tile, the world’s leading smart location trackers, has revealed that time-wasting is the UK’s number one greatest bug bear.The top five time-wasting gripes are:Being kept on hold on the phone Being stuck in traffic or waiting for delayed public transport Queuing Waiting for friends and family who are running late Looking for lost or misplaced items The average person spends 10 minutes a day looking for their misplaced items, and Brits have...
- 174 Law Chooses Zylpha's Electronic Document Bundling For Family Team
Apr 17, 2018
Progressive Merseyside based Law firm, 174 Law, has chosen digital document bundling from Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) for its family team. The move is a recognition that digital bundling is fast becoming a best-practice innovation. It also reflects recent moves by Liverpool’s Family Court to accept digital files.By adding Zylpha’s digital document bundling, 174 Law can produce bundles for the family court at a fraction of the cost, time and effort associated with manual processes. Typically, users...
- New appointments reflect growth at Aareon
Apr 11, 2018
Aareon UK Ltd (www.aareon.co.uk) has announced two major internal promotions. The move reflects significant recent success of Aareon as market leader in the UK social housing sector.Head of Business DevelopmentIan Lockwood has been appointed as Head of Business Development. Ian will build on the strong position and success Aareon has enjoyed in acquiring new business over recent years. Ian joined Aareon in 2002, having previously worked for both IBM and Xerox in public sector sales...
- Aareon drives significant savings for New Charter Group's voids operation
Apr 04, 2018
Greater Manchester based housing association, New Charter Group has achieved over £125k of savings across its voids operation, by using the Aareon 1st Touch mobile software (www.aareon.co.uk).The introduction of the new mobile voids process follows New Charter’s widely acclaimed digitisation programme. This succeeded in driving efficiency; achieving optimal Value for Money and boosting customer care for the association, which has around 19, 500 homes across Manchester and Nottinghamshire. The Aareon 1st Touch mobile voids process...
- Sport Relief Step Challenge: Professional Footballer Helps Wimbledon Woman Walk The Distance From London To Cambridge
Mar 28, 2018
Voltarol teams up with Sport Relief to help get Britain active and change livesTo inspire people across Britain to get and stay active year-round, Voltarol has teamed up with Sport Relief and professional footballer, Chris Beardsley, to transform the lifestyle of a Wimbledon resident.Voltarol introduced Chris, a UEFA A Licenced Football Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach at championship team Burton Albion to Sonia Gooden, a Primary Care Worker and Mother of four. Sonia had...
- Brand strategy and insight agency Flamingo identifies 10 key signals of cultural disruption in latest report
Feb 26, 2018
Leading brand strategy and insight agency Flamingo has produced a short report naming 10 brands, movements, concepts and trends that have driven current dominant cultural narratives over the past year and that have the potential to signify further uncertainty and disruption in the year to come. Themes highlighted were women’s bodies and power, ethnic inclusivity and diversity, the rise of “brandlessness”, the role of the media in breaking and reforming shared values; the rise of...
- UK shoppers demand VR and AI tech alongside a more integrated omnichannel shopping experience
Feb 20, 2018
Half of respondents would like more retailers to enable them to see how an outfit might look on them virtually – whether online or instoreLONDON, 20 February 2018 – InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail, today launches the results from its ‘Future of Retail’ survey, which investigated 2,000 UK consumers’ attitudes to retail experiences both online and in store. The results show that although the UK won’t be moving to a...
- One Fifth of Brits Would Use A Robot Gift Generator to Choose the Right Valentine’s Gift
Feb 14, 2018
It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’ve been stressing about what to buy your other half, the results of the latest survey from the folks at InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail (21st-22nd March 2018, NEC), may be of interest to you.To help celebrate, it’s pre-released a couple of statistics from its upcoming Future of Shopping survey, which asked 2000 UK consumers a range of questions about experience of and attitudes towards...
- Max Media International's Expat Survey reflects on the changing face of Expatriatism
Jan 31, 2018
Emma Wood, Research Director of The Expat Survey looks at where The Expat Survey.com has come from and where it’s going. From the dawn of time, the human race has never been akin to sitting still in the same place for very long periods of time. Yes, granted in those days movement was due to a subsistence lifestyle, but the common denominator for migration has and always will be based on a person’s innate desire...
- The Expat Media Hub creates a repository for expatriate bloggers to share experiences and help others looking to follow in their footsteps
Jan 29, 2018
Throughout history it has been the explorers that have been lauded in the history books. Individuals who have cut a path so that when others follow, the experience of moving to far flung lands is more often than not markedly different and somewhat easier thanks to the efforts and hardships of those that went before. Today that practice is not too dissimilar from yesteryear. People now take to social media and other more traditional media...
- New 'super six' for Ready Camp
Jan 10, 2018
10th January – London UK. Ready Camp, the fast-growing glamping brand from The Camping and Caravanning Club, has added six new locations for 2018.The ‘super six’ new sites bring the total of Ready Camp locations to 44 in the UK with a total of more than 200 well-equipped, pre-pitched safari-style tents.Ready Camp was first launched in 2015 to attract new people to the pastime while also appealing to those who like spending a night under...
- Nokia phones survey says putting your phone down this Christmas is the best gift for your loved ones
Dec 22, 2017
We’d pay, on average, £2,832 for 24 hours of undisturbed time with family and friends this ChristmasThe biggest gripe for six in ten Brits is people on their phones at the dinner table Nokia smartphones reminds us what’s really important this festive season, the gift of youLondon, 22 December 2017: It’s official, ‘All they want for Christmas is you’ – stuck for a Christmas present idea this year? Running out of time? Don’t fret, as...
- Brits admit to fly-tipping and dumping Christmas waste on neighbours
Dec 12, 2017
Brits expect to fill an estimated 109 million bin bags this Christmas DaySurvey suggests 4.74 million people have stashed excess rubbish in neighbours’ bins previously18.5 million people plan to visit the tip between Christmas and New Year Birmingham, UK. 12 December 2017: The average British adult will fill two bin bags of waste this Christmas Day, the equivalent of 109 million bin bags, according to new research* from Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal business. Over...
- Brits Will Spend 2 Billion Pounds Replacing Lost, Broken or Eaten Gifts This Christmas
Dec 07, 2017
London, UK - 7 December 2017 – A new survey revealing the gifting habits of the British, French and Germans from leading smart location company Tile shows that Brits will fork out a staggering £2 Billion this Christmas on replacement presents having lost or broken the original gift. In addition, a surprising number of guilty individuals simply keep them as a treat for themselves. It’s not just the Brits who are wasting time and money...
- Thrive Homes’ App Delivers 1st Touch Self-Service To Transform Customer Engagement
Dec 06, 2017
Hertfordshire-based housing association Thrive Homes has launched an innovative app that provides a new way for customers to interact with the organisation via Apple Store or Google Play. The myThrive self-service app uses 1st Touch digital software from Aareon UK (www.aareon.co.uk) to offer a range of online customer self-service requests 24/7 via smartphones and tablets. The app is an important part of Thrive’s digital approach to customer engagement. The myThrive app enables customers to:view their...