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We like to think that with all our experience of working with businesses large and small, we know a thing or two about leadership and management. Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!

No-Cost Digital Strategies to Improve your Bottom Line

We’re positive your competitors are digitally savvy. And if for some reason they’re not, your customers surely are. Appealing to your target audience while standing out from the noise requires a fine-tuned digital strategy to match their online intellect. But because digital marketing is constantly evolving, it takes a proactive and integrated approach to maximise […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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4 Myths about PC technology small businesses need to reject

By Emporia State University | The Bulletin The PCs you choose to power your small business can dramatically impact your company’s productivity and competitiveness. However, many small businesses fall for common myths about computers, leading to poor purchasing decisions. Here are four myths about PCs – and realities to help you make smarter technology decisions […]

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This protects your data in your staff’s homes

Did you know that allowing staff to access company data on their own devices is called BYOD (for Bring Your Own Device)? It’s a critical way to get things done right now… But the big downside is that data security can accidentally be compromised. So to help you while home working is still critical, we’ve […]

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Now’s the time to book your strategic IT review

3 questions: When did you last review how your IT is working for you? Will it help you to accomplish your business goals this year? As your business grows, will its capabilities keep up or hold you back? Do you even know the answers to these questions? I’d like to offer you a strategic IT […]

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You’re STILL not prepared for The 2020 Problem?

This is going to be a great decade for technology. No wonder Microsoft has been so keen to kill off its outdated software. Windows 7, Office 2010 and a load of server software all die this month. Officially they reach end of life. That means they’ll no longer be supported by Microsoft. So there’ll be […]

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Is this your Start button?

  Look at your Windows Start button. If my records are right, on at least one of your machines it will look like this: If so, your business is at risk. Because it means you’re still using Windows 7. And in January, Windows 7 reaches the end of its life. This means Microsoft will not […]

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Your strategic review for 2020

Business moves fast. And that’s why I like to do strategic reviews with my clients, normally every year. It’s where you can fill me in on your growth plans. And together we can agree your tech strategy. Would you like to book your review now for next year? Call us on 0345 313 1483 or […]

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Windows 7 is your January headache

We loved Windows 7. But now it’s old hat. Its time has come. And on 14th January, Microsoft kills it for good. (long tear slowly drips down from eye) If you have a single Windows 7 machine in your business after this date, you’ll be at increased risk of hacking and GDPR data breaches. So […]

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Be the business people REALLY want to work for

Is recruitment a pain for your business, too? In our IT world, recruitment of competent staff with a great attitude is a real issue. It’s why we work so hard at keeping our existing team happy. Research shows that the best staff look for more than job security and a decent pay packet. They want […]

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