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How technology is key to managing the B2B supply chain
The supply chain is crucial to the success and longevity of any business. It’s often thought that only large conglomerates rely on the supply chain, but it’s something that every enterprise relies on. They all depend on the following functions; suppliers, purchasing, production, distribution and customers. Every single supply chain ends with the customer -...
How well do you know your business?
Business owners, decision makers and managers put your hand up. Now keep your hand up if you believe you know your business and department inside out. Now, keep your hand up if you can present stats, facts and figures, right now, to back up your assumptions and beliefs of your company and department performance? Often, at this question, the number of hands in the air ...
Battle Brexit with prof.ITplus: Top Tips
Brexit is the hot topic on everyone's mind and the uncertainty of the outcome is causing panic among business owners because of the unknown risks that could affect their company. Decision makers are asking themselves whether to stockpile products, hold off on investments or reduce spend to maximise sales. But no matter the outcome of the deal, business-sa...
Are You Ready for the Making Tax Digital Deadline?
Three days after the UK is set to leave the EU for good, VAT-registered businesses earning above £85K will have to be Making Tax Digital compliant. This means that they will have to keep digital records of their tax and submit VAT returns via compatible software. However, a recent survey undertaken by KPMG has revealed that two thirds (64%) of ...
Increasing routes to market for the electrical wholesaler & distributor
It’s no surprise to any wholesaler or distributor that the importance and demand for an online shopping experience is continuing to grow. The lines between B2C and B2B are increasingly blurred which means that companies can no longer ignore the importance of owning an eCommerce website , even if they believe it’s of a low priority to their sales pipeline....
Why is staff training crucial in combatting cyber-crime?
Cyber-crime doesn’t always have to be stopped by using the latest version of some high-tech software. Sure, it can help, however there are some very quick, easy and cost-effective solutions you can apply to help improve your business’s cyber security. What’s frustrating is the vast majority of cyber-attacks are easily preventable with basic understand...
Cyber security company secures UK’s first Threat Intelligence service agreement
We're excited to announce that CyberGuard Technologies has recently signed a unique agreement with Kaspersky Lab to provide their Global Threat Intelligence service. With cyber-threats increasing on a daily basis, the UK Government recommends that companies of all sizes take a proactive approach when it comes to cyber-crime. Paul Colwell,...
OGL staff dress down to raise money for Mind
As part of our pledge to support charitable causes, we at OGL are participating in a series of dress down days throughout 2019. Each month, employees will raise money for a different nominated charity. March's dress down day raised £232 in support of UK-based mental health charity, Mind, a cause close to the hearts of many of our employees. Mental ...
How an FAQ section can improve customer service
An FAQ page allows you to address the frequently asked questions your customers have about your products, services and business. It seems like an obvious feature for improving your customer service, but surprisingly, an FAQ page can offer much more than you think. What is an FAQ page? A Frequently Asked Questions section on your website allows you to address comm...