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IoD Webinar: Enabling Remote Working - Best Practice and Guidelines

As part of our ongoing work to share exclusive content and insights with members, we are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming webinar entitled ‘Enabling Remote Working: Best Practice and Guidelines’. The webinar will be presented by Stephen Mackarel CDir, Managing Director, workair and Nick Aikman, Channel Sales Manager, 8x8.

This webinar will provide an overview of some best practice techniques from working from home, including insights on meeting etiquette, the importance
of communications, and cyber security, as well as an overview of the different types of technology that can be used.  


How to view this webinar

  • To view this webinar, please register to attend via the below 'Member booking' button. 
  • All registered attendees will receive a joining instructions email next week, Tuesday, 7th April, with a link to where you can access the webinar. We would ask all registered attendees to test this link in advance to ensure it works for them. 
  • On the morning of the event, please then click the webinar link in the joining instructions email and you will be able to view the webinar. 

Please note, there will be no live chat facility for this webinar. However, there will be an opportunity to ask any questions or follow up with Stephen and Nick after the broadcast. 

08 Apr
Stephen Mackarel, Managing Director, workair
NIck Aikman, Channel Sales Manager, 8x8
09:30 - 10:00
Free of charge. IoD members only
IoD Webinar
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Stephen Mackarel

Managing Director, workair

Stephen Mackarel CDir is Managing Director of workair, the leading provider of cloud communication systems in Ireland. Stephen has over 30 years’ experience in Business in Ireland and internationally. He was CEO of Carphone Warehouse for 12 years, CEO of Best Buy Mobile in China and served as a non-executive director for Talk Talk. Stephen is Chartered Director with the IoD, and is a board member of Kefron Holdings, New Measured Power and Credebt Exchange. He is a former board member of Retail Excellence Ireland. 


NIck Aikman

Channel Sales Manager, 8x8

Nick Aikman is Channel Sales Manager with 8x8 (NYSE listed; Gartner Magic Quadrant leader), a global provider of VOIP and cloud-based voice, contact centre, video, mobile and unified communications for businesses. Nick has over 30 years’ experience in Business, Communications and Information Technology in the UK. 


workair provide enterprise grade solutions and services to business of all sizes in Ireland. These phone and cloud-based solutions are advanced, affordable and easy to use. 

Established in 2017, workair partners with leaders in communications technology worldwide. 8x8 Inc. (NYSE listed; Gartner Magic Quadrant leader) is a global provider of VOIP and cloud-based voice, contact centre, video, mobile and unified communications for businesses. 

For more information visit the workair website.