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The Hidden IT Risks in Your Small Business
June 26, 2017

The Hidden IT Risks in Your Small Business

Whilst many IT risks are fairly obvious, there are some that remain hidden to the average user. Whilst most business mitigate the obvious risks it may well be the less obvious risks that can cause the most damage to your business. Here we look at 5 IT risks that you may not have thought of… Read full article

The Advantages and Disadvantages of BYOD
June 01, 2017

The Advantages and Disadvantages of BYOD

If you’re running a small business you’ll be aware of the costs of the constant updates to technology. Staff requesting the latest phone, tablet or laptop, and complaining that the ‘outdated’ technology you bought a year ago is hampering them are a constant headache, we’ve even heard of staff moving to rivals for the latest… Read full article

Getting more from Microsoft Outlook
May 11, 2017

Getting more from Microsoft Outlook

Millions of us use Microsoft Outlook to manage email, contacts and our calendar. It’s a really useful piece of software but few of us really make the most of its features. Learning a few simple tricks can help you work more effectively and save you time. We’ve listed 10 of our top tips that will… Read full article

Get the right data storage for your growing business
May 03, 2017

Get the right data storage for your growing business

Businesses cannot successfully grow whilst neglecting their technology needs; although it is impossible to become an IT expert while remaining focused on your business. The world of IT is, of course, constantly changing. Think about cloud computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things – terms you had probably not heard even 10 years ago…. Read full article

Save Time With These Automation Tools – Part 2
April 19, 2017

Save Time With These Automation Tools – Part 2

In part 2 of our guide to automation tools we look in more detail at Digital Marketing Platforms, Customer Relationship Management, SMS Marketing automation and Internet Automation. Click here for part 1 were we look at All-In-One Options, Communications and Social Media Management tools. Digital marketing Needls provides a service to “automatically create, target and… Read full article

Save Time With These Automation Tools
April 13, 2017

Save Time With These Automation Tools

Automation is a term that’s being thrown around a lot at the moment. If you’re a bit of a technophobe, or even if you’re not, it can all sound a bit sci-fi and you may be wondering what it has to do with running a small business. Well the good news is that these tools… Read full article

Android Beats Microsoft As Most Popular Operating System
April 05, 2017

Android Beats Microsoft As Most Popular Operating System

A recent report from StatCounter has indicated that Google Android is now the worlds most popular operating system in terms of internet usage, beating Microsoft Windows for the first time ever. The data, which was released on Monday of this week, looked at total internet usage across all devices and put Androids market share at… Read full article

Keyboard shortcuts to save you time
March 21, 2017

Keyboard shortcuts to save you time

Windows 10 includes lots of keyboard shortcuts that can save you time. These often replace multiple mouse clicks. Whilst not all of these will be useful, and memorising them all would be a bit of a task, learning and using the ones that are most important to you is a great way to enhance your Windows… Read full article

Beware the Phishermen…..
March 09, 2017

Beware the Phishermen…..

We tweeted earlier this week about a client who had received a call from what he believed was TalkTalk customer service. The individual had called TalkTalk 2 weeks before and believed this was a return call. However it was a scam, the fraudsters inserted software onto his machine that stopped all of his programmes, including… Read full article

Forget viruses, be worried about your staff!
February 27, 2017

Forget viruses, be worried about your staff!

A recent study shows that employees are more of a threat to cyber security in a business than viruses. Now we are not saying that viruses aren’t a serious issue. Whilst it is difficult to obtain a definitive figure for the costs it’s fair to say it runs into billions of dollars worldwide, and that’s… Read full article

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