#DeliveringDigitalDreams at The 43rd Business Show with our LinkedIn Selfie Board

Check out the Exhibitors selfies from The Business Show Cloud9 Fulfilment TitanIAm AR Healthcare and Pharma CountingUp CreditSafe Muse StartUp Magazine Razor Global Solutions 1 Leadoo AnkorStore Business Advice Line TBS Razor Global Solutions 2 BusinessesForSale.com Amaya Sales Cymphony Empower Workplace Solutions BusinessBox The Institute of Aesthetics Medi Spa Clinic PinPoint Recruitment...
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Amazon set to ban Visa credit cards in the UK from January 2022

Amazon today said it would stop taking card payments from Visa credit cards issued in the UK, citing the high cost imposed by the card company. An email to customers said: “Starting 19 January 2022, we will unfortunately no longer accept Visa credit cards issued in the UK "due to the high fees Visa charges for processing credit card transactions." Customers were advised to update their...
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We are attending the The Business Show at ExCel London

We are extremely excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at The Business Show, on 24th & 25th November 2021, at the ExCeL London; it’s free to attend and we’d really love to see you there! Getting Britain back to business, the 43rd edition of The Business Show is the largest business event for SMEs and start-ups to discover the secrets of success, and we’re excited to be...
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O’Brien Media have been shortlisted for a 2021 Techies Award!

O’Brien Media are extremely pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Best User Experience’ categories at The 2021 Techies! What is the Techies award? “The Techies is a Business Exchange award scheme to celebrate the innovation and entrepreneurship of the IT community in Swindon & Wiltshire. Now in its fourth year, the Techies truly puts the spotlight on our...
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The UK subscription box market is set to be worth £1.8 billion by 2025

The UK Subscription Box Market report from Royal Mail is now out and reveals that consumers in London, West Midlands and Northern Ireland are most likely to be signed up to subscription services. You can download the full UK Subscription Box Market report from the Royal Mail website, but more importantly don’t forget that many marketplaces (including Amazon, Notonthehightstreet, Yumbles etc)...
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LinkedIn are removing Stories from their platform

LinkedIn Stories were only introduced last year, but they are already being removed. It did not have the impact that the team at LinkedIn expected. (It follows Twitter also removing the short-lived ‘Fleets’ from their platform too!) This blog post will explain why LinkedIn are removing stories and making this change. What are LinkedIn Stories? LinkedIn Stories were introduced last year. They...
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O’Brien Media Moves into New Offices in North Swindon

As part of O'Brien Media's expansion plans, delayed somewhat due to the Covid Pandemic, we have taken on a lease for a new office based at the Pembroke Centre, on Cheney Manor Industrial Estate in North Swindon. Head of Design and Development, Chris Grant, summed up the reasons for opening our first office since O'Brien Media was founded 15 years ago this year. He commented, "We wanted somewhere...
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NHS Test and Trace in the workplace: for employees

Yesterday, we published a blog post on how NHS Test and Trace affects employers. This blog post will talk about NHS Track and Trace from the point of employees and what they should do if they test positive, as well as the support that is available. What should you do? To limit household mixing, you should continue to work from home if you can. If it is not possible, then you are able to travel...
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NHS Test and Trace in the workplace: for employers

After a rough year of lockdowns, restrictions are finally starting to be lifted. This means that more people will be making the return to work. To ensure that we all remain safe, NHS Test and Trace (which we are probably used to by now!) will remain in use, even in the workplace. This blog post will talk you through how this will affect employers specifically. Precautions that can be taken before...
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‘Recovery Loan Scheme’ launches today!

The government’s new ‘Recovery Loan Scheme’ to support businesses launches today (6th April). This is a new scheme that ensures that businesses can continue to access any loans and types of finance after existing COVID-19 loan schemes close. Businesses of any size can use the scheme. Finance of up to £10 million per business Can be used for any legitimate business purpose, including growth...
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