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The Virtual Workforce: What SME Owners And Teams Need To Know About Home Working

As we begin to think about more long-term remote working, how can we ensure online collaborative tools are used safely and correctly? Christian Brady, Partner at IT services provider Netcompany, discusses the considerations for deploying long term remote working and collaboration solutions to the entire workforce.

The Cloud For Small Businesses – New Research

The Cloud has been one of the defining technology terms of the past decade. New research from Amazon Web Services (more commonly know as AWS) has revealed the benefits that cloud computing brings to small businesses. AWS and Public First conducted the survey on...

63% of SMEs haven’t switched business account provider in five or more years

Almost a quarter of SMEs have not switched business account provider since 2008. 63% have had the same provider for more than five years. That's according to a new report from Revolut Business, the report reveals that SMEs are sticking with traditional financial...

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What does ‘click and regret’ mean for small retailers?

A new report from Gekko has found that a huge £641 million is wasted online every year from consumers buying goods, regretting the purchase but failing to return the item. The survey of 2,000 UK adults found: 27% order goods online they regret buying but fail to...

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The Cloud For Small Businesses – New Research

The Cloud has been one of the defining technology terms of the past decade. New research from Amazon Web Services (more commonly know as AWS) has revealed the benefits that cloud computing brings to small businesses. AWS and Public First conducted the survey on...

Tide and Mambu team up for better small business lending

As competition in the small business banking market heats up, a new tech partnership could help Tide get an edge over rivals Starling, Monzo, and Revolut. Mambu, a cloud-banking platform, will be helping Tide scale and innovate their credit and overdraft facilities....

OPINION AND COMMENT

Top 5 Tips for SMEs with employees shifting to working from home

Adelle Gruber, Senior Underwriter, Cyber at Brit Insurance, looks at how the sudden uptick in remote working is exposing companies to greater cybersecurity threats.  Over the last month, the UK’s businesses, large and small, have been at the sharp end of adapting...

Do you need an IT expert?

Dr John Yardley, Founder and MD of Threads Software, shares his opinion on the need for IT experts for small businesses. Read all of John’s articles here. Most specialists will tell you that you badly need their services, but “experts” can sometimes be the quickest...

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The Cloud For Small Businesses – New Research

The Cloud has been one of the defining technology terms of the past decade. New research from Amazon Web Services (more commonly know as AWS) has revealed the benefits that cloud computing brings to small businesses. AWS and Public First conducted the survey on...

Tide and Mambu team up for better small business lending

As competition in the small business banking market heats up, a new tech partnership could help Tide get an edge over rivals Starling, Monzo, and Revolut. Mambu, a cloud-banking platform, will be helping Tide scale and innovate their credit and overdraft facilities....

Businesses turn to SMS for customer and team comms

The number of business communications sent via SMS in the first few weeks of March increased by at least 32% compared to the same weeks of January. That's according to new data released by SMS.to of Intergo Telecom, which reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a...

Home working tech essentials for small businesses

Paul Routledge, Country Manager, D-Link, looks at the tech which can help small business teams keep up with work, at home. The complex and unforeseen events of the future have led to a situation where many of us are going to be working from home for the foreseeable...

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The Cloud For Small Businesses – New Research

The Cloud has been one of the defining technology terms of the past decade. New research from Amazon Web Services (more commonly know as AWS) has revealed the benefits that cloud computing brings to small businesses. AWS and Public First conducted the survey on...

Tide and Mambu team up for better small business lending

As competition in the small business banking market heats up, a new tech partnership could help Tide get an edge over rivals Starling, Monzo, and Revolut. Mambu, a cloud-banking platform, will be helping Tide scale and innovate their credit and overdraft facilities....

Top 5 Tips for SMEs with employees shifting to working from home

Adelle Gruber, Senior Underwriter, Cyber at Brit Insurance, looks at how the sudden uptick in remote working is exposing companies to greater cybersecurity threats.  Over the last month, the UK’s businesses, large and small, have been at the sharp end of adapting...

Businesses turn to SMS for customer and team comms

The number of business communications sent via SMS in the first few weeks of March increased by at least 32% compared to the same weeks of January. That's according to new data released by SMS.to of Intergo Telecom, which reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic has meant a...

Do you need an IT expert?

Dr John Yardley, Founder and MD of Threads Software, shares his opinion on the need for IT experts for small businesses. Read all of John’s articles here. Most specialists will tell you that you badly need their services, but “experts” can sometimes be the quickest...

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5 Top Tips for Retailers on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Kathryn Wright, CEO of money saving deals websiteDiscount Vouchers, shares her top tips for how retailers can make the most of sales opportunities during one of the biggest dates in retail. Find your Valentine’s Day USP One way...

5 ways e-commerce businesses can save time in peak season

Jon White, MD InXpress, discusses how e-commerce businesses can use technology to maximise their time. Many have the dream to be their own boss, with 64% of Britain’s workforce wanting to set up their own business. But free time is like gold dust, with another recent...

How technology is helping SME retailers to thrive

Tejas Dave, Founder and CEO of wholesale platform www.avasam.com, discusses how small retailers can make the most of technology. The complexities of Brexit combined with rent difficulties and a move by consumers to online shopping has led the media to claim that...

How pubs are using streaming technology to cut subscription costs

Hospitality venues, such as pubs, that rely on showing live sports to draw in the crowds now have access to a new streaming service which could help them cut subscription costs and reduce long contract commitments. Screach has launched the first streaming service...