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in Active Office News August 13, 2018

Workwear Through the Ages...

Historical research explains that work uniforms emerged as far back as the middle ages. Workers would wear symbols to indicate who they worked for; and their job role. For instance, royal messengers would wear badges with emblems representing the dignitaries which they served – a bit like the company logos of today. Likewise, merchants, the retailers of years gone by, would wear badges to indicate they were members of a wider trading society by means of guaranteeing a higher quality of goods to their customers.

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in Active Office News August 7, 2018

A Beginner's Guide to VoIP

So, what do we know about Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP for short? In basic terms, VoIP refers to making phone calls over the internet instead of through a traditional phone line. The system works by taking the signals and tones within your voice, then converting them into data which crosses seamlessly across your broadband connection. Dependant on your provider, this means you won’t have to pay for how long your calls are; or even who you’re calling - regardless of where they are in the world, because it’s all included in one seamless phone bundle. Sounds pretty smart, doesn’t it? Well, it is! AND it could save you money too - Bonus! Plus, the person you’re calling doesn’t necessarily need to be using VoIP, the system will convert signals for compatibility with regular telephones too.

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in Active Office News July 17, 2018

Office Furniture Revolution

Why standing? Why now? The rise of the internet and continued changes in technology have totally transformed what we do in the office. Workforces have knowledge at their fingertips: whether this be through a mobile phone, laptop or tablet.

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in Active Office News June 28, 2018

We've Moved!

We’ve moved! After 40 years at our premises at Douglas Street, Kilmarnock, we’ve relocated to our new premises at 27 Munro Place, Bonnyton Industrial Estate, Kilmarnock, KA1 2NP.

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