Learning from the Lockdown

We have all learned a lot from the lockdown – about ourselves, our families and our businesses. It’s important that even though there have been difficulties and challenges, we should emerg...

Social Distancing – the new normal

We are social animals and we generally enjoy the company of other people. So the concept of social distancing is a huge adjustment. And social isolation and shielding has been a shock to our normal wa...

Security while working from home

It’s been a very tough few weeks for everyone but hopefully you have managed to get through the initial challenges the lockdown has brought. Most of our clients were already geared up to work fr...

Working from home – a personal perspective

Working from home has always been something I tried to avoid as my previous forays into this isolating world have been met with varied success. Self-motivation, the feeling of loneliness, and the remo...

Backups – while on lockdown

The world of work has radically changed in just a few short weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the impact on everyone’s lives is changing our behaviour in unimaginable ways. Who wo...

The new work norm: Adapting during challenging times

The situation is changing all the time and we’ve moved into a period of great uncertainty and worry. Office-based workers who are used to the routine, camaraderie and banter of office life are n...

Collaboration tools for challenging times

None of us could have anticipated how quickly the Coronavirus has spread globally – and the extent of the fear and panic that has spread even faster. It’s important that we don’t all...

Working from home, early days but not as bad as I thought!

It’s very early days, three to be exact, but so far so good. As a business we took steps to activate our business continuity plan a few days early to make sure our team were ready for the mass s...

Orca’s services continue as normal

With effect from March 18 2020, Orca’s Chorley office is temporarily closed in response to the Coronavirus epidemic. Our Business Continuity Plan has been activated and our staff are now all wor...

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