3 April 2019
Alex Innard, Head of IT

Alex Innard

As a buyer, we all like to know the cost of something before we buy it. For most things we chose to buy, information on pricing is usually readily available. This means we can make informed decisions before making that next big purchase. Over the last ten years there has been a shift for businesses […]

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6 March 2019
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

It just goes to show that no-one is immune from attempted Ransomware attacks, and even more so if we do nothing to protect ourselves. The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) became a victim of a massive Ransomware attack which shutdown the function of many hospitals thus preventing patients from receiving critical care. The attack hit […]

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28 January 2019
Daniel Powell, Senior IT Project Manager

Daniel Powell

Do you really need a server to run your business? In the era of “the cloud” you might be wondering – “Can I ditch my server”? The answer is possibly Yes! Let’s look at a few scenarios. I use my server for E-mail and Office Documents. If you are using a server for files and […]

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29 November 2018
Alex Innard, Head of IT

Alex Innard

Are missed emails losing your business money or causing reputation issues? Email deliverability in statistics: It is a given that email communication is the biggest driver of sales, customer acquisition and retention. According to various surveys, around 45% of businesses say that email is the most important method of communication. However roughly 78% of businesses […]

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21 August 2018
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

There’s been a spate of emails doing the rounds claiming to be from Microsoft trying to get users to verify their office 365 accounts. What is phishing? When a user attempts to enter their personal details, they are often found to be unable to log in to what they think is their Office 365 account […]

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20 August 2018
Ryan Skevington, ryan.skevington

Ryan Skevington

Way back in 2017, Google started warning Chrome users if a website that handles passwords or credit card details was not secured and encrypted with an SSL certificate. This was a good move; It meant that the user had a clear notification that the data they will be transmitting to or from the site, would […]

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20 July 2018
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

For users of SAGE online accounting software, SAGE ONE, and your SAGE ONE invoices are going into the junk folder, it is vital that when you send out your invoices they are actually received by your customer into their normal inbox and not their junk folder. This is for obvious reasons. Sending invoices & statements […]

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5 July 2018
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

The grail to writing effective SEO based website copy. If you follow these guidelines, you will remain consistent with your efforts in achieving the desired results online. A guide for writing good SEO based copy for humans that search engines can also enjoy The trick behind creating good website copy is to find a natural […]

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25 May 2018
Adrian Fowler, Managing Director

Adrian Fowler

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy to be inline with the new GDPR, which if you still haven’t heard, is the General Data Protection Regulation. The details of which can be found here, but in summary, our do’s and don’t’s are explained below: Before we get started, the definitions are ‘you’ the customer, and […]

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11 August 2017
Callum Renwick, Intern

Callum Renwick

Last year, around half of all UK businesses were hit by cyber crime. The threat of cyber-attacks is now very real for all businesses, whatever their size. The problem is that small businesses and organisations tend not to consider themselves likely targets for cyber crime because they are small and therefore will not yield a […]

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