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By Daniel Owens, PR and Communications Executive on 18 February 2021

 For many families, learning from home has been one of the toughest challenges of the COVID-19 lockdowns. But one aspect of home schooling that is often overlooked is the potential impact it can have on eye health. With many lessons now taking place online, those hours spent on Zoom or Microsoft Teams calls are racking up, with screentime on digital devices going through the roof.

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By Daniel Owens, PR and Communications Executive on 10 February 2021

 When you think of February the mind automatically jumps to Valentine's Day, but there's another extremely important event taking place right now. It's LGBT+ History Month and it's time to show it a little love.

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By Daniel Owens, PR and Communications Executive on 5 February 2021

Next week is National Apprenticeship Week. In normal circumstances there's nothing particularly unusual about that, after all it's a national awareness campaign that takes place every year, but this year is different. Like pretty much everything else right now, it's going virtual.

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By Daniel Owens, PR and Communications Executive on 27 January 2021

How much time do you spend on your phone and computer each day? The simple answer is ‘probably too much'.

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By Daniel Owens, PR and Communications Executive on 22 January 2021

If you are the CEO of a tech company perhaps the clearest indication that you are on to a winner is when your brand name becomes an everyday verb. For example, we no longer ‘search the internet' – we just ‘Google'. Gone are the days where we ‘video call' our family and friends, we simply ‘FaceTime' them instead.