Tag: Covid-19

Our latest Coronavirus update

It’s been a while since our last update on our C19 plans, so time for an update. As you might recall, we started to work from home as of March 13th, 2020, and we’ve remained working there ever since. In stark contrast to reports that working remotely stunts creatively, we’ve seen completely the opposite. As I’ve written about before, our...

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Back to the office buzz? Not us

If you’ve glanced at the TV or newspaper, or turned on the radio of late, you’ve no doubt come across the newfound push to encourage workers back into the office. I felt it was worth a small update on our own C19 plans, as frankly the overnight urgency strikes me as a little odd. After all, returning to the office...

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Online WP events trend to continue for sometime yet

News from the WordPress community this week underlines what we’ve suspected for a while now – things won’t be returning to the old normal for a long time to come. Announced on their blog on July 14th, the WordCamp Europe team confirmed that their 2021 bash will also be held as an online only event. This comes on the heels...

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WP Meetups online during lockdown

The WordPress community continues to thrive under lockdown with monthly meetings across the country transferring across to video call platforms. This month our staff have been busy with a variety of online WordPress meetup groups from around the country, all from the comfort of our homes. Manchester WordPress User Group – Wednesday 17th June – https://mwug.uk/ Kayleigh joined the MWUG...

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WordCamp US moves online

Hot on the heels of WordCamp Europe announcing their online transition comes news that WordCamp US is doing the same. Like their European counterparts, the event is now expected to be 100% free to attend. While this one is a little way off (October 27th – 29th) you might want to add it to your calendar now. The event is...

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Ways to connect and socialise with work colleagues during your lunch hour

If you saw our recent Coronavirus update post you will have seen that we have no plans for our staff to return to the office anytime soon. We were a fairly social team with lunchtimes spent at the local pool hall or playing Super Smash Bros in the break room. Working from home, whilst perfectly practical, does take away the...

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Working from home – staying connected and staying positive

With the world in varying degrees of lockdown and many people experiencing the joys and difficulties of working from home for the first time, we thought that we should share our tips and insights to help you make this change. Staying Connected Keeping in touch with your team and the wider company can be a real challenge when working remotely,...

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