Great IT Support Services rely on good communication

2020-09-04T16:17:22+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Company News, Cyber Security, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Thanks to all of our lovely clients who have given us awesome feedback (in over 1400 responses) via Net Promotor Score for our IT support services! As our mission here at Pro Drive IT is to provide exceptional customer service, this truly means a lot to us. Our clients' feedback helps us to make changes [...]

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IT essentials for the ‘new normal’

2020-05-26T16:10:48+01:00May 26th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

We have some answers to common questions we’re getting asked about IT essentials, to ensure your business is ready for the ‘new normal’. First, let’s set some context. At the time of writing, the latest UK government advice is that millions of people will need to continue to work from home for the 'foreseeable future' [...]

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IT support and cyber security – plus human support too

2020-04-27T12:43:09+01:00April 27th, 2020|Business Continuity, Company News, Cyber Security, Productivity, Security and Threats, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Business continues as we steer through the lockdown and we can help with all your IT support and cyber security. We listen to our clients and are working to make things easier, so businesses can be more productive. But an important part of remote working is looking after yourself too. Burnout can be a concern [...]

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Why Your Outdated Phone System is Costing You Money and Business — Moving to the Cloud is the Way Forward

2020-07-16T09:05:49+01:00April 21st, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

If you weren’t already considering updating your phone system, we bet you are now! Amid all the uncertainty of the current coronavirus situation, one thing is sure: businesses all around the country are starting to realise the limitations of their ageing, out-of-date systems. As you’re probably well aware of by now, the main issue with [...]

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Why Working from Home Could Take Down Your Business – Beware These Security Threats

2020-05-05T22:53:13+01:00April 19th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Compliance, Cyber Security, Financial Services, GDPR, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats|

Most business IT systems weren’t designed for everyone to be working from home at the same time — yet that is exactly what is happening right now across the country. In the rush to keep businesses operational, systems have been hastily scaled up to get people working remotely, without a second thought given to [...]

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The Paperless Office: 9 Ways to End Paper Waste for Good!

2020-03-02T12:15:17+01:00February 24th, 2020|Productivity, Tips and Advice|

Okay, hands up — how many of you still use fax machines, paper statements and paper documents? If so, why?! For many businesses, particularly accountants and lawyers, going paperless sounds pretty daunting. Both law and finance are traditionally paper-heavy industries with filing cabinets filled to the brim with signed paperwork and other bits of important [...]

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PCaaS: Subscribe, Don’t Buy

2020-02-13T10:10:02+01:00February 13th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Productivity, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Buying computers has always been the traditional way of securing tech for your business. But sometimes traditions are made to be broken, right? High upfront costs, crippling cash flows, lagging equipment and a disgruntled, unproductive workforce mean this way of purchasing PCs is now severely outdated. Especially when you consider how we buy so many other things… [...]

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Hide and Seek: Don’t Play Games with Your Data Storage

2020-07-16T09:08:43+01:00January 31st, 2020|Law, Productivity, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

Are you currently storing all your data on a physical server that sits in the basement of the building? What happens if someone accidentally unplugs it? If building works are being done on the office and the server needs to be moved? Or worse: what if there’s a fire? A flood? What if the [...]

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Don’t Panic: Recovering Files in Office 365 Exchange and SharePoint

2020-07-16T09:10:02+01:00January 31st, 2020|Law, Productivity, Tips and Advice|

We’ve shown you how to restore files on Windows and Mac. We’ve given you the tools you need to recover deleted emails in Outlook and Mail. But why stop there? How about some tips on restoring deleted files in Office 365 Exchange Online and SharePoint?   Retrieve files in Office 365 Exchange Online If you’ve [...]

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