Month: January 2020

How to Ensure Your Office is Maximising it’s Energy Efficiency

There are many things that need to be considered when managing the budget and outgoings of any business. As a business owner it is important to think about how best to deal with these and one area to focus on is energy efficiency. It is easy to make practical changes and the secret to reducing energy consumption in the workplace is getting your employees on board, making small changes in their daily habits at work. Some examples are; Think about using laptops. Laptops typically consume less energy than desk tops Monitor size also contributes to the amount of energy used. Graphic designers and people doing a similar line of work cannot work on small screens, but there are a lot read more...

Network Security: The Dangers and What You Can Do to Secure your Business

  So, the new year really has kicked off with a bang with the news that Travelex has been hacked and being held to ransom by cyber hackers. The hackers struck on New Years eve, and they are demanding cash to allow Travelex access to its computer systems. If they do not comply, the threat is to release 5GB of customers’ personal data-including social security numbers, dates of birth, plus credit card details. The hackers have said if they receive payment then they will delete the data and restore their entire network. The other issue Travelex have, is that they failed to report the breach to the ICO, which is a requirement under the GDPR law, and this could cost read more...

Mode celebrates its 25th Anniversary and looks back at the last 25 years.

Mode celebrates 25 years of service to our clients this year. This is an incredible achievement, from one person’s vision of bucking the trend in the print industry and striving for excellent service to our clients, to building an incredible team of people that all share the same vision. What a team we have, and we are proud of the contribution that each one of them makes. We have gone from strength to strength, so, to be a little nostalgic, we look at what has happened over the 25-year history of Mode. Music – We are obviously Depeche Mode fans-well that is where our name comes from! However…. In 1995, Pink Floyd, Queen, Madonna and Michael Jackson were still very read more...

Mode Celebrates its 25th Anniversary at its Annual Sales Awards Dinner!

Mode are 25! This year we celebrated our anniversary at our annual awards ceremony recently and a good time was had by all. What a lot to look back on. Our achievements, progression and how we have evolved as a business. We have remained committed to our focus on being on service throughout this time and will continue to do so. The theme was 70’s disco and all guests happily obliged with their fancy-dress costumes. As it was our annual awards evening as well as our anniversary celebration, there was even more celebrating! As guests arrived they were welcomed by Darth Vader and his Storm Troopers. Our Compere, the incredible Paul Martin, led the evening with the dance troop “Hot read more...