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The UK prepares to work and school from home

Posted By Cathy Bennett

It seems that today is the day that we find out if schools are closing and employers are forced to send staff home to work.  Boris Johnson is today chairing a COBRA meeting following the revelations that Tom Hanks and his wife now have the

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  • 26 days ago


The Blind Transcriptionist

Posted By Cathy Bennett

It was one of those summers that you’d remember well into your dotage though possibly in the wistful, sepia toned way that distant memory has. I was living by the sea in a little cottage, visiting the beach every day, eating fish freshly caught by


Four-day week and flexible working – could it benefit our economy?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

There’s been a lot of talk lately about a four day working week. What’s not to like? More time off without a drop in pay, lovely jubbly. But hang on a second, what do employers think about this? What about the cost to their business


30 of the strangest British sayings and their meanings

Posted By Diego Puglisi

For our latest article, we wanted to write something fun and engaging. Below are 30 of the funniest British sayings and their origins. Some date back centuries, whilst others from the 20th century and from WW2. The meanings to some of them are very interesting


Farewell 2018

Posted By Cathy Bennett


As we bid farewell to a fantastic 2018 here at Fingertips Typing, we wanted to take the chance to look back at what has happened in the world this year.

In January we saw the Lunar Eclipse

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Merry Christmas

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The old ones, as they say, are the best… so I wanted to re-share a poem we came up with  to wish all of our fantastic customers and employees a Very Merry Christmas!

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through

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Does PowerPoint still have a place in business?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Believe it or not, PowerPoint has been around for 31 years. When you think about it, that is pretty amazing considering how much technology has advanced. So many products have fallen to the wayside: Blackberry, Video and even DVD now to some extent. Yet PowerPoint

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  • about 1 year ago

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Why You Should Transcribe Market Research

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Transcription of Market Research
Market research is a fantastic way of getting the opinions of the people that matter to your business, be that customers, employees or suppliers. To get the best information you need to use an array of research techniques as one size


Legal Transcription Services – The Facts

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Legal transcription is the act of transcribing any type of legal proceeding from the spoken word into a document format or a printed format.
Legal transcription present a unique set of challenges. Recordings can often contain sensitive, personal and highly confidential material.
Deadlines for lawyers


Learn How To Touch Type – Six Top Tips

Posted By Cathy Bennett

How To Touch Type – Six Top Tips
Touch typing is all about enabling you to type without looking at the keys. If you practice regularly your fingers will learn their location on the keyboard through muscle memory.
It will take time and practice to

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What is GDPR? Everything You Need To Know About The New Data Protection Laws

Posted By Cathy Bennett

From May 25, 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced by data protection regulators across Europe. It will change how businesses and public sector organisations can handle the information of their customers. This is the biggest change to Data Protection laws and comes

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  • about 1 year ago
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Top Presentation Techniques

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We all know that writing a great presentation (and delivering it!) can be a very daunting prospect for even the professional presenter. Worrying about whether your audience will get the jist of what you are saying, that you won’t be too boring, speak too slowly

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