Google Workspace Remote Working

As a result of the growing remote working culture, Google and other collaboration tool vendors such as Zoom, Slack, and Microsoft have been working on making tools accessible and available at scale. After rebranding from G Suite to Google Workspace in October 2020, earlier this month, Google added new benefits to allow for remote workers […]

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Google Workspace Tip Top Tip – How to Assign Tasks

Lessons learnt from lockdown I am writing this blog on the 8th of March. This morning, parents across the country said goodbye to their children as schools open for the first time (in England) since January. This has been the second long term lockdown in less than a year and with those who can work […]

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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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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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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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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Charities

With charities of all shapes and sizes struggling to cope during the pandemic, more and more have been forced to turn to technology to survive. But charities shouldn’t turn to technology just to maintain a charity; it can also help to rebuild its funds. Recent research has shown that more than three quarters of charities […]

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Taming Your Inbox

Let me start by saying, I don’t like email. I think there are far better methods of communicating (especially internally) and I also think that in many cases email should be the last choice solution. I have many reasons for my disliking, almost as many as the unread messages you may currently have in your […]

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Google Tip Top Tip – Using Google Calendar to Organise Your Time

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become default to solving solutions within a business environment. It’s important to realise that meetings may not always be the right solution and this plays a key part in using your calendar to manage your time. Meetings can be great tools for the following reasons: To get a project through […]

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Google Tip Top Tip – Is Your Document Protected?

This week, Google announced the general rollout of Multiple Orientation in Google Docs. The ability to have portrait and landscape orientation within the same document is something that the public sector and beyond have been asking for, for some time.   It got me thinking of what I want to see next and immediately my thoughts […]

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