Building trust with your IT consultant

2018-07-12T15:13:34+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Tips and Advice|

For a relationship to grow, trust is hugely important part. Finding an IT consultant you can trust and one who can advise you accurately, can be a difficult task. Trust is a mysterious creature, no one can tell you exactly what they look for, where it originates or how it develops. Building trust as an [...]

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Out of Office on! – Preparing your workforce for the summer holidays

2018-07-09T12:16:45+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

With the summer holidays fast approaching, businesses often feel the pinch at this time of year. Companies are faced with the challenge of negotiating their team’s summer holidays whilst ensuring the minimum amount of disruption; summer really does make some companies ‘hot under the collar.’ How to prepare your staff for the summer 1 - [...]

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Do you control what live streaming happens in your office?

2018-07-09T11:54:55+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

Do you control what live streaming happens in your office? What are your staff doing right now….Working? Are you sure? Studies have shown that Brits spend around 122 hours watching and listening to sport each year, but how much of that is being done during work hours? With the World Cup in full swing and [...]

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The Cost of Continuity: Could Your Business Handle an Unexpected Disaster?

2018-05-23T09:34:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Business Continuity, Tips and Advice|

We like to think, “Oh it won’t happen to us,” but when you are unprepared, it can be difficult to bounce back from a disaster. From fires to floods, heavy snowfall to a cyber attack; how would your business cope? Are you prepared? Have you imagined what would happen and how soon you would get [...]

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May 2018: A Game Changing Month for Data

2018-05-23T09:33:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Compliance, Tips and Advice|

From “I’m sorry to see you go”, to “Urgent: Take action NOW!”, inboxes around the world are awash with panicked attempts to comply with GDPR and hold onto as many customer contact details as possible. Some companies, such as JD Wetherspoon, opted to save itself the trouble and deleted the entire database. They made more [...]

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What to look for when outsourcing your business continuity plan

2018-03-28T11:32:25+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Tips and Advice|

Business continuity is mission critical. Without a plan for what happens should systems go down, or if disaster strikes, it could cost your business a small fortune. When we think of potential disasters, we often imagine war, earthquakes or terrorism. We don't often consider the more mundane, which is why many businesses are unprepared for [...]

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Keep your smartphone secure: 5 top tips for professionals

2018-04-12T17:24:19+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Tips and Advice|

Data is a precious commodity. Especially in regulated industries. Cybercriminals will do anything they can to grab the secrets off your smartphone. Professionals in regulated sectors, such as legal and financial services, have come to rely on their smartphones. Financial and legal firms often provide staff with a work mobile, whether you are underwriting mortgages [...]

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Embracing The Move Towards Remote Workers

2018-06-06T10:59:32+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

Is your workforce in the office? More and more law firms are offering staff the opportunity to work remotely, whether from a home office or from co-working spaces and cafes between client appointments. This trend is often attributed to the Millennial generation demanding more flexible and agile working, although it’s not just junior lawyers taking [...]

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The hidden menace about to blow your compliance

2017-11-28T11:57:07+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Tips and Advice|

There is a hidden gremlin lurking in the depth of your corporate IT network, both SME and Enterprise, that has the capability of blowing a huge hole through your compliance work.  No matter whether you are governed by an industry body such as the FCA for Financial Services markets or seeking to comply with cross [...]

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iPhone updates causing problems? You’re not the only one…

2017-12-07T12:56:38+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Tips and Advice|

Any iPhone or iPad aficionados will be well aware of the latest Apple iOS (the iPhone/iPad operating system). Version 11 of iOS was released with much fervour along with the latest generation of iPhone September 19th and iPhone/iPad users will have received notification of the update on their home screens. Many have updated but it [...]

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