How to Change Your Gmail Signature

Email signatures are the best way to let your professional contacts know more about you, yet a lot of Gmail users aren’t aware of how to insert a Gmail signature. You can add all of the necessary information and you don’t have to worry about signing off your emails. It’s also useful if you’re in […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Retail

When it comes to digital transformation, businesses shouldn’t narrow their focus to the “back end”. There is a new seat at the boardroom table – the Digital Transformation Director; an executive or non executive post but most importantly it’s a statement of intent by a company that they consider transformation as one of the key […]

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Wellness Program Ideas For Remote Employees

Now, more than ever, anxiety is running really high. People are becoming more and more fed up and it can be critical to reinforce company culture at a time when there’s a lot of stress and uncertainty. With most employees stuck in their homes, staying active and relieving stress can be particularly difficult, but company-run […]

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Public Sector Services

Encompass Innovate is a full-service digital transformation consultancy delivering innovative solutions to improve and develop operational, cultural and technological practices. Encompass Innovate is owned and operated by a Local Trading Authority Company meaning the public sector is at our heart, we understand the pain points, allowing us to deliver the most value. Our philosophy is […]

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The Paperless Office Agenda

The paperless office is back on the agenda – virtually of course! For many years, business owners and managers have been striving to achieve using less paper in their workplace. The new work from home norm has demonstrated that this can easily be achieved. There was a fear that efficiency would suffer or that the […]

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Google Workspace Tip Top Tip – Canned Email Responses

The 16th of this month (February 2021) sees the one year anniversary of the death of Larry Tesler.  You may not know who he is, but as you are likely using a computer I am almost certain you have used his most famous invention.   Tesler was born on April 24, 1945, in the Bronx in […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Medical

Health service providers had always identified the opportunities for technology to support the health and social care sector but it appears to have taken the pandemic to provide the catalyst. It’s likely that the first questions from your doctor’s surgery or medical centre have now changed when an appointment is required. No longer will medical […]

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Google Training Guide: Chat Webhooks

All of us in the Innovate team love Google Workspace. It’s no surprise, then, that much of our communication is via Google Chat. Especially as we are now working from home more than ever.  Did you know that Google Chat supports webhooks? These allow for bot-like integrations with some third-party products, and also the ability […]

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Government Pledges £7.5m to support E-Rostering in NHS trusts

Minister for Care, Helen Whately announces £7.5 million to support digital shift scheduling across 38 NHS trusts, allowing staff to spend more time with patients The investment is part of a £26 million national fund to have all NHS doctors, nurses and other clinical staff on e-rostering systems by 2021, shown to be particularly invaluable […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Sales & Recruitment

There is a new term in the HR industry; hybrid recruitment. As much as face to face recruitment continues to take place, it has dwindled considerably by the onset of the pandemic. Companies and recruiters alike are increasingly using digital strategies to recruit into vacant positions in order to keep open vacancies low. The main […]

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