Monthly Archives: June 2012


Fear of Failure Still Affecting Home Delivery Perceptions

The fear of a failed delivery has become the biggest single concern among home shoppers according to a recent survey by the IMRG. The research found that 64 per cent of shoppers worry that no one will be at home to receive a delivery, whilst 44.5 per cent are put off online shopping due to delivery […]


Fear of Failure Still Affecting Home Delivery Perceptions

The fear of a failed delivery has become the biggest single concern among home shoppers according to a recent survey by the IMRG. The research found that 64 per cent of shoppers worry that no one will be at home to receive a delivery, whilst 44.5 per cent are put off online shopping due to delivery […]


The Need to Upsell Home Delivery

With recent research suggesting that many shoppers would consider paying extra for premium delivery services, is there an opportunity for carriers to upsell to increase margins? The UK Home Consumer Delivery Review, conducted by the IMRG, found that more than 60 per cent of retailers now offer next-day delivery, but there has been a reduction […]


The Need to Upsell Home Delivery

With recent research suggesting that many shoppers would consider paying extra for premium delivery services, is there an opportunity for carriers to upsell to increase margins?   The UK Home Consumer Delivery Review, conducted by the IMRG, found that more than 60 per cent of retailers now offer next-day delivery, but there has been a […]


Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health Chooses SmartTask Attend Time and Attendance System on Blackberry Devices.

SmartTask, a simple-to-use electronic call monitoring system, has been selected to help drive an increase in recorded patient care and a reduction in administration overheads. LAMH plans initially to roll out the time and attendance solution to 75 of its support workers who are responsible for providing care to adults with severe and/or enduring mental […]

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Care in Crisis: How Can We Protect the Elderly from Malnutrition?

A recent article in the national press claimed that the number of people hospitalised because they are malnourished has soared by 50 per cent in five years. It points out that ten patients a week end up in hospital, with half of them aged over 60, raising concerns that care services are failing to ensure […]