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Is your business performing as it should?
Is your business performing as it should? Ideally, your business will be performing at its full potential, achieving the maximum amount of sales, customers and profits. In an ideal world, your business will be the most time efficient, cost effective, high quality, customer focused company in your industry. But how would you know if you were? We all know the key...
OGL’s initiative ‘Opening Doors to Business’ helps the NWedR & RSA Academies win award
North Worcestershire Economic & Regeneration Development (NWedR) and RSA Academies have won the award for Innovative Partnership of the Year in the West & South West by the Careers & Enterprise Company. The award highlights how the organisations support young people in their careers education to inspire and inform them before entering the world of work,...
The Importance of Backing Up to The Cloud & Data Protection
Remote cloud software is a technological advancement that has taken a magnitude of industries by storm - it’s a cloud computing breakthrough that’s here to stay. Although it may seem like a relatively new concept that’s seen a surge in requisition from SMEs and large corporations across the globe, the history of cloud computing dates back to the 1960s...
Staff absence during the holidays causing disruption?
Staff absence, especially during the summer months, can cause significant disruption to your business. More often than not, individual employees maintain control over particular clients and all the associated files are stored on the individual’s device. This works well most of the year until they are absent from the company for holiday or sickness and the docu...
DR & Backup: It won’t happen to me!
Data is the lifeblood of your business and the inability to access it for any significant amount of time can be catastrophic to most businesses. Therefore, whatever your business type or size, failure to prepare a robust Disaster Recovery (DR) and Backup plan is not an option, it’s a necessity. The key is to be prepared. So, is your business prepared? Yo...
5 ways your staff can compromise your business security
It may be uncomfortable to read, but your staff really are the biggest threat to your business’ cyber security. A 2017 cyber risk survey produced by the London Financial Times, found that 58% of cyber-attacks are attributable to employee behaviour, such as negligence, accidental disclosure and lost or stolen devices. When they included vulnerabilities that exist...
OGL senior manager instrumental in Thai cave rescue
A senior manager at OGL played a key role in the rescue of the 12 young boys and football coach trapped in a Thai cave for nearly two weeks. Emma Porter, our Head of Legal and HR, is Secretary of the British Cave Rescue Council and she was running the control centre for the UK operation, organising manpower and equipment to be sent to Thailand at short notic...
Are you capitalising on the benefits of enabling your staff to work remotely?
If your answer is no, then maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your IT infrastructure as the benefits of working remotely are too valuable for modern businesses to ignore.. How does remote working benefit your business? The definition of the office has now changed. No longer is it defined by sitting at your desk 9-to-5. Remote working allows your “o...
Warehouse Management Systems bring greater control, accuracy and visibility.
WMS can offer significant improvements and savings for your business, right from implementation. Investing in a system can revolutionise a warehouse and turn overly complex processes into simple tasks that can be automated at the click of a button. Warehouse Management Software is not a new product to the market and has been around for many years but finding a syste...