Why is a VPN recommended for Businesses and Startups?

In an era of start-ups and new businesses, many new small businesses are mushrooming worldwide including in Canada. These small businesses are competing equally with big business corporations in different aspects. This would help them in achieving success by bringing them recognition. Among various aspects that act as a significant challenge for small business holders compared to the big business, tycoons are measured investment. This crucial factor often leads small Canadian businesses to leave out some vital business requirements. One such requirement that small business holders should not think twice before investing in is investing in a VPN.

VPN or Virtual Private Network leads to increased security and cost-effectively manages privacy. The idea of a VPN is to connect multiple computers to a public network and establish a virtual security system. This interlinked system allows setting up a dependable security system, which helps secure and private internet surfing.

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Three entrepreneurs join the Board of UK’s leading business organisation

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has made three new appointments to its member-led national Board of Directors.

I.T., cyber security and digital transformation specialist Olu Odeniyi and information management entrepreneur Alison North are joining the Board as Directors.

Meanwhile, recruitment and employment services entrepreneur, Tina McKenzie, is taking up the newly created role of Deputy Chair, Policy and Advocacy (UK).

All three are experienced member volunteers at FSB, and will join the existing national Board of Directors, which is made up of FSB member small business owners.

FSB National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “FSB is proud to represent the UK’s small business and self-employed community. Our volunteers, alongside a dedicated staff team, work hard to support entrepreneurs right across the country and in every sector, and to give small businesses the big voice they deserve. Tina, Olu and Alison bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm, and I’m delighted … Read more

5 Things that business leaders shouldn’t do while working with a remote team

Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out early last year, most companies globally have shifted to a work from home set-up that allowed flexibility and convenience to employees and business leaders.

According to a recent study, people employed in a remote work setting have increased productivity than those who work in an office. Reasonably, working from home entails fewer distractions and increases work-life balance, making it easier for workers to focus more on their jobs.

It also opens up many advantages to your business, such as minimal operational costs, low turnover rates, and improved employee performance.

While it may seem to have its fair share of benefits to employees, working from home poses a few challenges to managers who are used to overseeing their team on site. The sudden shift can be mentally tricky and overwhelming since both set-ups have entirely different elements.

To reap its advantages, avoid these six mistakes … Read more

Compass Offices: Redesigning the Flexible Workspace for the Future

The term coworking extended to sharing the same office space with teams from different companies giving rise to a shared space environment in 2009. However, many companies found this new trend affecting the work culture at the office. Most professionals and corporates preferred a private and secure space having an option to step out for networking opportunities and casual meetings or a coffee break to unwind and recharge appeals to this segment.

Compass Offices observed this market gap and entered the market with a new flexible office space solution. Hans Leijten, the CEO, shares his motivation behind founding Compass Offices. “We observed that hybrid concept with shared workspace, business lounges, and meeting rooms was the answer to the growing needs of flexible spaces. Our aim was to create a great workplace that meets the needs and preferences of our clients.

Further with an added professional services … Read more

Kosy Office: Revolutionising the Remote Work Culture

2020 brought a year of lockdown and teams had to adapt to the new normal of working from home. With this new change, however, came new challenges of maintaining and managing communication and cooperation with employees working remotely. Though the concept of working remotely was put more in limelight due to lockdown, it has been existing for over a decade facing the challenges of team engagement, communication, and collaboration.

After years of working remotely, Yanis Mellata, CEO and Co-founder of Kosy Office, experienced the same challenges. Determined to find a concrete solution Yanis with his co-founder Sam, founded the company, which is a virtual office platform that has been reinventing team interaction and paving the way to the biggest work revolution in decades.

Yanis shared his motivation behind co-founding the Kosy office, saying, “Kosy was built for employee engagement and social interaction,” he said, “We have been making Read more