Met Office announce UK ‘extreme weather warning’ for the first time!

Like us here at O’Brien Media, you have probably been aware of the extremely hot weather over the last couple of days! Regardless of whether we love the sunshine or hate the heat, there are some things we need to be aware of to ensure that we keep ourselves safe! What has the Met Office announced and why is this important? The Met Office has announced an ‘extreme weather warning’ for the...
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Post-lockdown update – how we’ll be working after July 19th 2021

At O'Brien Media the health and safety of our staff and customers is our top priority. We have team members who are at an increased risk of Covid infection and will be continuing to adhere to NHS Covid guidelines for their safety and yours after the 19th of July. Some team members will continue to wear masks and will continue to host meetings with customers online whenever possible - although we...
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Current COVID restrictions in England to change on July 19. Here’s all you need to know!

The prime minister has confirmed that from July 19th, the majority of current Coronavirus restrictions will be lifted. This blog post will go through what will change, why this is happening and some of the advice we have still be told to follow. What is changing? Social Distancing No limits on how many people are able to meet No mandatory social distancing (1m+ rule removed) Face coverings not...
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Today (July 1st) is the start of Disability Pride Month!

July 1st is the start of Disability Pride Month. Here at O’Brien Media, we think this is an extremely important event considering that we both have disabled employees and also support our great customers! This blog post will highlight the importance of the month and what you can do as a business to ensure you continue to support disabled people in the right way! What is Disability Pride Month...
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Chris and Dylan visit Swindon 105.5 to talk about O’Brien Media!

Chris (our Head of Design and Development) and Dylan (our newest team member, and our Business Sales Specialist) were invited to the Swindon 105.5 studios by Shirley, the station manager, and broadcaster at the station, to talk about the wonderfully wide topic of “communication” and how businesses communicate and can communicate better! What we got up to and why we love Swindon 105.5! "We had...
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Brand new version of Firefox is announced!

The people at Mozilla have announced that there is a brand-new feature-packed version of their Firefox browser on the horizon. This blog post will highlight all the new features of the updated web browser. A brand-new look! The design team at Firefox have worked on a design that is “simple, modern and fast”. It removes all the previous “distractions, extra clicks, and wasted time” so that...
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June 5th is Wiltshire Day! Here are some fun facts about Wiltshire…

The 5th of June marks Wiltshire Day. As a business in Wiltshire, we just had to mark the occasion with a blog post! This blog post will highlight the significance of the county flag, as well as some cool Wiltshire facts! Facts about the Wiltshire flag The flag for Wiltshire has been flying proudly at County Hall in Wiltshire’s capital town of Trowbridge from Tuesday 5th June 2007. Designed by...
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Tracking Time with Timeular (and why it makes time tracking fun!)

Here at O’Brien Media, we use Timeular to help us track time. It means that we can track time efficiently and easily. It helps us both professionally and personally, and we don’t know where we’d be without it! This blog post will highlight why Timeular is awesome and what our team think of it! What is Timeular? Timeular is a time tracking solution. There are both desktop and mobile...
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[Position Filled] We’re recruiting for a part-time New Business Specialist (working from home in the Swindon area)

Are you a sales whizz? Worked in customer service, retail, or hospitality and have a good grasp of web technologies? We're recruiting for a part-time New Business Specialist to help introduce more businesses to O'Brien Media! The New Business Specialist will focus on outbound sales and relationship building with new cold and warm prospects that have shown some interest in our service offering....
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Scheduled Server Maintenance – Friday 26th/Saturday 27th Feb 2020

During the evening of Friday 26th into Saturday 27th February we will be carrying our essential server maintenance on all of our website hosting servers. There will be a brief period where email collection and website access will be affected. No email will be lost during this period and the maintenance will result in speed and stability improvements across our website hosting platform.
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