Safety When Using Business Webcams

With more people working remotely, video conferencing software like Zoom etc. and webcams to use with them, have become essential. Most of us can’t, after all, walk from our own office or cubicle into the physical conference room in the office space where we normally work. It’s not just business owners and employees who are making use of these solutions, as religious groups and personal users are using them for non-work-related needs.

Temperature Screening in the Workplace – The New Normal

Naturally, any staff or team member with an elevated temperature could simply have a cold or there may be other physiological reasons for the raised temperature. However, in current circumstances, it is vital that anyone showing symptoms is kept apart from the rest of the workforce, and is directed to the right place for further, more detailed tests. This is the reason that temperature screening devices are used in the first instance; they allow employers to err on the safe side all the time.

Working from Home – The Pros and Cons

What’s the worst part of the working day? It’s got to be the commute at the beginning and end. Whether you drive to work, braving the rush-hour traffic, or have to wait around for the bus or train to turn up, commuting is a chore. For many people, it’s a necessity to go to work – those who operate specialist machinery, for example – but for office workers, sales operatives and many other desk-based positions, is there scope for working from home?

Working From Home and the Coronavirus Crisis

If you are a business owner or have been asked to look at contingency plans for your company, it may be worth getting your team up to speed with remote working and the softphone solutions that you currently use or may choose to do so. The Government predicts that the peak for coronavirus will come in May or June, but it could be a case of it recurring in waves, so be prepared, and make sure you’re ready to put your remote working plans in action.