IT solutions: Our second-hand laptop initiative

2021-02-03T14:59:40+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Company News, Remote Working|

Like many IT solutions’ companies, we’ve been trying to help people who urgently need laptops for schooling or remote working by refurbishing second-hand computers. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, most people are having to work at home and children are receiving online lessons – if they have devices. A digital divide has opened [...]

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Saving costs – why choose Windows Virtual Desktop?

2021-01-12T17:42:21+00:00January 12th, 2021|Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

If you’re using Microsoft’s Remote Desktop or the Citrix alternative for your remote workers, you may find Windows Virtual Desktop saves you money … For a start, you may have had an unwelcome New Year’s surprise on your return to work; a price increase – particularly if you have a hosted service. This is ultimately [...]

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How to equip your child for online learning

2021-01-14T11:32:49+00:00January 7th, 2021|Remote Working|

During lockdown, pupils are being asked to work at home and access online learning - but sometimes this can be difficult for all concerned! Here are our ideas on making it easier ... Many children are being asked to log in to video calls to connect with their schools for daily lessons – but for [...]

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5 solutions to technology challenges for a Silent Night

2020-12-22T14:03:24+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Being responsible for a business can cause sleepless nights – especially with the technology challenges because they affect everyone … solutions here! … This year, more than most, your plans have been affected by forces outside your control, ratcheting up the tension. So let’s break down the pain points, including those technology challenges … The [...]

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Who’s messing with your law firm’s cyber security?

2021-01-12T12:24:33+00:00December 16th, 2020|Cyber Security, Law, Remote Working|

If you think you’ve got your law firm's cyber security all wrapped up, be sure. Cyber criminals target busy, distracted staff with scams … we have a simple solution … Let’s be clear here, most legal firms have a level of cyber security on their office networks. As you're no doubt aware, rule 4.2 of [...]

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How to set up quality Microsoft Teams video meetings

2020-12-09T17:13:16+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Setting up your Microsoft Teams video meetings rooms to do business ‘post pandemic’? Here's how to run high-quality sessions from the office - without blowing away your IT budget! No doubt you're tired of people talking about the ‘new normal’ or the ‘new way of working’. Whilst many office-based staff are still working from home, [...]

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Home office technology ideas to increase productivity

2020-11-27T15:18:11+00:00November 27th, 2020|Productivity, Remote Working, Technology News|

We demonstrate some home office technology ideas and kit, in response to questions about how to improve productivity and professionalism when remote working. What better day to talk about home office tech products than on Black Friday? Love it or loathe it, the actual day is here again – but this year the sales have [...]

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Video conferencing best practice for accountants

2020-11-19T17:28:22+00:00November 19th, 2020|Accountants, Productivity, Remote Working|

Our IT tips for projecting a professional image and being more productive using video conferencing best practice. Accountants are the professional ‘sounding boards’ and facilitators for clients on all manner of business issues from cash flow to tax to mergers and exit strategies. As experts in your field, you are the trusted mentor, providing practical [...]

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Locked down not locked out, with IT support for business

2020-11-25T11:13:00+00:00November 5th, 2020|Cyber Security, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats, Technology News|

We’re in another lockdown in England, so check your computer software is cyber secure and provides suitable IT support for business … If you’re still using Office 2010 or Office 2016 for Mac, be aware that support from Microsoft is ending this year and they are no longer providing technical support or software and security [...]

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Remote working tips to help IT last longer

2020-12-15T13:17:25+00:00October 14th, 2020|Remote Working|

Here are 5 remote working tips to help your IT last longer, whether you’re at home or moving between sites. If you adopt some good habits as routine, you’re more likely to have happy tech. Q: First things first: how long do you expect your tech to last? A: We know we've added a slightly [...]

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