Majority of staff refuse to admit tiredness is affecting their performance at work

Almost half of employees regularly turn up to their job feeling too tired to work but according to a new survey the majority (86 percent) are not able to speak openly with their line manager about how tiredness is impacting on performance. The research from Westfield Health has found over …

London, Paris and Stockholm lead ranks of European coworking hotspots

London, Paris and Stockholm are among the major cities featured in a new research report from Cushman & Wakefield (registration) into the coworking and flexible office sectors, which pinpoints future demand and the next likely growth hotspots across Europe. According to the report, coworking’s rapid expansion in recent years has …

How to add schema to WordPress

Adding schema to WordPress is an easy way to help Google better understand your website content. You’re helping the algorithm by using a markup language which has been specifically devised for search engines. Google keeps making efforts into understanding content on websites, through Natural Language Processing techniques and more, then rewarding and …

SwiftKey taps Microsoft Translator for real-time translations in more than 60 languages

Microsoft-owned mobile keyboard company SwiftKey has announced a new translation feature in its Android app, one that leverages Microsoft Translator to convert your mobile messages into more than 60 languages. For the uninitiated, SwiftKey is a popular keyboard app for smartphones that enables users to type more quickly on touchscreens — it …

Making a Statement: The Use of Stacked Text Blocks in Web Design

It is so exciting to examine modern website designs and stumble upon tiny things that developers find adorable. “Tiny details make the difference” – we hear this a lot these days. Indeed, it is true. These small unique solutions and tricks make projects stand out from the crowd. They make …

By Bailey and Insidesource merge to form global furniture dealership

UK furniture dealer By Bailey has joined forces with US-based dealer Insidesource to create a first of its kind, global furniture dealership. The merger grew out of the need to offer high level service to international clients, especially those with a significant presence in North America and the UK. The …

Business leaders call for legislation ensuring compulsory mental first aid at work

Business leaders have called today for the Government to update health and safety legislation to protect mental health in the workplace. In an Open Letter to the Prime Minister signed by more than 50 leaders of some of Britain’s biggest employers including PwC, Royal Mail, WHSmith, Mace, Ford and Thames …

Cloudflare rolls out its 1.1.1.1 privacy service to iOS, Android

Months after announcing its privacy-focused DNS service, Cloudflare is bringing 1.1.1.1 to mobile users. Granted, nothing ever stopped anyone from using 1.1.1.1 on their phones or tablets already. But now the app, now available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices, aims to make it easier for anyone to use its …

What is user-generated content and can it help your business?

It might be hard to imagine, but there was a time when people got the bulk of their news and information from one primary source. Whether that information came from your daily newspaper, favorite radio station or TV channel — you had limited options for content consumption. Back then, user-generated …

Little Jimmys Italian Ice – Business Opportunity Spotlight

Subscribe to Home Business TV YouTube Channel (Click)  Stream Audio or Download MP3 File: Download Now   Little Jimmy’s Italian Ices – Business Spotlight: Start a business selling their delicious and healthy Italian Ices. Sell from easily transportable pushcarts. For more info visit www.ItalianIce.net. Little Jimmy’s is a fun business …

How Smart Brain Aging hopes to hold off dementia with brain training games

My 85-year-old mother has dementia, a memory loss disease that affects about 60 million people in the U.S. And so I can relate to the challenges of fighting the disease that John DenBoer has dedicated his life to fighting. He has started a company called Smart Brain Aging that has …

Google Chrome 68 introduces HTTPS as the new security must-have

UPDATE — JULY 24, 2018: Today Google began rolling out Chrome 68. Now, Google’s browser will display a “Not Secure” warning next to the website in the address bar if the site is not secured with HTTPS. Attention all website owners, from businesses to blogs! This is a last call to …

Deaf Taco Bell Customer Refused Order, Crew Member Fired

Deaf Taco Bell Customer Refused Order, Crew Member Fired Brandon Washburn, 25, who is deaf and apparently also doesn’t speak, understandably bypassed the order intercom at a Taco Bell in Kettering, Ohio. He instead went directly to the pick-up window to place his order by showing it as text on …

Leaders need to rethink work to get the most out of AI and automation

  Leaders need new tools to increase automation in their organisations, says Ravin Jesuthasan, Managing Director at Willis Towers Watson, in a new book. Reinventing Jobs: a 4-step approach for applying automation to work, co-authored with John Boudreau, presents a four-step framework to give leaders a systematic process for applying …

Vast majority of organisations still struggle with videoconferencing

The overwhelming majority of enterprises (90 per cent) report that they experience challenges when connecting to video conference calls. This is according to a new survey from StarLeaf, conducted by Vanson Bourne, which includes responses from 500 IT decision-makers and Line-of-Business leaders in the UK, France, Germany, and the US and from …

Workers are focused on shorter hours and more flexible working

New research released today by McDonald’s UK, reveals more than half of UK adults want to move away from traditional working patterns, choosing jobs that enable them to enjoy more flexible working and prioritise commitments outside of work. This study was conducted in July and August, with YouGov as well …

10 Steps for Optimizing WordPress Site Performance

This article on WordPress site performance is part of a series created in partnership with SiteGround. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. You don’t want a slow website. Potential visitors may leave before your page even finishes loading. And you’ll be penalized in search results, meaning …

Creating Custom Endpoints for the WordPress REST API

This tutorial walks you through creating a custom WP-API endpoint. We’ll first create a child theme of the default “Twenty Seventeen” theme, which will allow us to add functionality to our theme, and then proceed to register our custom API endpoint. The WordPress REST API provides you with more than …