6 Tips to Make Sure Your Social Media Marketing is Helping Not Hindering Your Business

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As a marketing manager, I have been asked on numerous occasions by MDs whether posting on social media accounts is really necessary and beneficial for business. Like it or loathe it, we live in a fast-paced digital era today so social media needs to be embraced as part of an overall business marketing strategy; prospects… Read more »

Kaspersky Named as Best Antivirus software 2019

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With hackers getting smarter and malware having increasingly devastating results, cybersecurity has never been more important to keep your business safe. One way of increasing your cybersecurity is with an antivirus (AV) software. That is why it is essential to invest in good AV software. However, it should be stressed that this should be in… Read more »

Cybersecurity is THE most important issue for SMEs selecting an IT provider

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New research says that almost 90% of SMEs are now looking to switch to the IT Managed Service Provider with the best cybersecurity services, above all other selection criteria. Global IT management company Continuum spoke to SMEs across the UK, US, France, Germany and Belgium about their cybersecurity concerns. Its main conclusions included: Almost all… Read more »

Best iPhone business apps for 2019

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What makes the iPhone such a smart business device is its power. The iPhone’s security features are market-leading and with a wealth of apps available to power your entire life (it is estimated there are 2.2 million apps worldwide) there is no better device for mobile working. According to IT PRO, here is a summary… Read more »

Government sets the bar for cyber attacks

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Due to the increased number of cyber attacks, and consequently ensure that good practices in information security take place, the UK government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS), introduced a government-endorsed scheme called Cyber Essentials. Cyber Essentials was developed back in 2014 in collaboration with industry partners such as the Information Security Forum, the… Read more »

New Business Tax Law Comes into Effect

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New government legislation for businesses taking revenues above £85,000 launches today. Making Tax Digital (MTD) means that you won’t be able to keep and submit manual records after April 2019. Instead, HMRC will only accept VAT returns using compatible software that supports Making Tax Digital for VAT such as Xero. According to KPMG, 98% of… Read more »