Lessons learned in 2020

2020. What. A. Year It’s safe to say it has been one hell of a year. Incredibly challenging times for many and the strange whirl of rules and regulations, lockdowns and new normals, and yet December has rolled around as it does every year, so with trees twinkling and the shift down gear towards Christmas […]

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‘Locking Down’ Video Calls

It’s October and we’re still working from home – and given current government restrictions and local lockdowns, it looks like that’s a situation which won’t be changing anytime soon, as such it’s imperative that we ensure our home-working practices and processes are secure. Full Disclosure: In a perfect world, your security should be perfect too […]

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Is Your Home Office Secure?

Still, working from home? Yep us too! it’s the ‘ new normal’ right? Whether we’re working from the dining room table or we’ve managed to get a sweet home office setup, it’s not just about the ergonomic chair and widescreen monitor. Working from home brings a whole host of security issues that you just wouldn’t […]

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Moving to the cloud? – Don’t make these mistakes !

It’s been a year of unbelievable change for UK businesses, we’re now into the eleventh month of the majority of people still working from home and about to enter a second UK wide lockdown meaning those who had returned to the office won’t be there for much longer. For many businesses, it’s prompted a closer […]

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Why you might need a managed service provider

If you’re a small to medium-sized business you’re likely to be using some sort of IT systems and there’s a strong possibility you’re handling that yourself or maybe with a small team. If you’re a little further along your business journey then you may be negotiating the perils of ageing IT systems or the growing […]

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Cloud Solutions and Your Small Business

If you’ve ever worked in a small business then you will likely know that getting the right IT set up can be a time consuming and sometimes let’s be honest painful process, if you’re not familiar with IT systems, trying to find the right solutions whilst also doing your day job or trying to keep […]

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What happens when… ‘ Someone leaves the business unexpectedly’

When a p45 is issued unexpectedly there’s a lot to do for a business and protecting security should be top of the list. When employees are leaving a business, there’s usually a handover and a smooth transition but when an employee has to be ‘let go’ in less than favourable circumstances, it can be a […]

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6 Benefits of a Single User Identity

As more and more businesses ‘move to the cloud,’ their teams expect and need, uninterrupted access to programmes and applications from anywhere, anytime and on any device. As such the need for single user identities or single sign-on has become much more important. But just what is a ‘ Single User Identity’  In laymen’s terms, […]

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What happens when… ‘ You Get a Dodgy Email’

We all get hundreds of emails, so it’s easy to make a mistake and click on one which is less than friendly especially when it looks legit! It’ s a common mistake and one we’ve seen time and time before, our new series of helpful tips focuses on those ‘ emergency ticket’ moments so let’s […]

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