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The assembly point is the car park

The assembly point is the car park

You might not be there right now. But you have a fire escape plan in your workplace. Of course you do, it’s a legal requirement. You’ll have one or two people who act as marshalls. When that fire alarm sounds, it’s their job to make sure everyone’s out of the building...

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Keep your data safe when staff use their own devices

Keep your data safe when staff use their own devices

Because we have to work from home for now, your team are probably using their own devices. Which is fine… so long as your business’ data security isn’t compromised in any way. That’s a big ask. Especially if your staff are sharing their devices with other members of...

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This protects your data in your staff’s homes

This protects your data in your staff’s homes

Did you know that allowing staff to access company data on their own devices is called BYOD (for Bring Your Own Device)? It’s a critical way to get things done right now… But the big downside is that data security can accidentally be compromised. So to help you while...

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*Frustration Alert* Install updates?

*Frustration Alert* Install updates?

Isn’t it frustrating when that message appears? Do you want to install updates? Typically, you’ve just sat down, full of enthusiasm for the day ahead… when an update message pops up. So what do you do? If you’re like most people you’ll ask it to remind you later....

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A bad workperson blames their tools

A bad workperson blames their tools

And, sometimes that workperson is right. Here’s what I mean. It’s likely that in your business your team have different jobs. George might use most of his time writing emails to clients Alice may spend her day editing images And James uses his time creating...

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Get rid of your little black book

Get rid of your little black book

No, not that little black book 🙄 I mean the one you use to write down your passwords for each piece of software or application you use at work and at home. You may have disguised the passwords to look like something else, but it probably wouldn’t take a detective to...

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The year 2000 called. It wants its phones back

The year 2000 called. It wants its phones back

Technology changes really quickly. Just think back to the mobile phone you had in 2000. Probably a Nokia, or a Motorola flip phone, right? What about your computer? A big grey or beige box that took over most of your desk, with an even bigger monitor? How about your...

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Free yourself from paper and stop wasting time

Free yourself from paper and stop wasting time

There are countless advantages to a paper-free office. Let’s start with the obvious environmental benefit. Less paper = fewer trees being cut down. Any way your business can make less of a negative environmental impact is excellent. Then there’s the time-saving impact...

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Now’s the time to book your strategic IT review

Now’s the time to book your strategic IT review

3 questions: When did you last review how your IT is working for you? Will it help you to accomplish your business goals this year? As your business grows, will its capabilities keep up or hold you back? Do you even know the answers to these questions? I’d like to...

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How to make your next project disruption-free

How to make your next project disruption-free

When you’re working on multiple projects it can be disruptive to everyone involved. Everyone needs to become a bit more flexible. Remote workers might need to come to the office, or office workers will need to go out to site meetings. And people working ‘unusual’...

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Your staff are going to take you down

Your staff are going to take you down

Do you invest in training your staff so they learn new skills and expand their knowledge? Of course you do. It’s in your best interest to give them every tool available to become experts at what they do. If they’re amazing at their job your business will make more...

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Stuck in a network traffic jam?

Stuck in a network traffic jam?

Road traffic can be a nightmare at this time of year, what with icy roads and dark nights. But did you know that network traffic is a really important part of keeping your IT system secure and running smoothly? What is network traffic? It’s the data flowing between...

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Coughs and sneezes spread diseases

Coughs and sneezes spread diseases

I bet there are a few people coughing and spluttering in your office this week. Just as you have to be careful of people spreading illnesses to each other, it’s exactly the same with your IT. It only takes one person to click one link in one dodgy email… and your...

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Overseas clients? Translate docs like a pro

Overseas clients? Translate docs like a pro

Office 365 contains lots of useful features you might not be aware of. One of our favourites is Microsoft Translator, which has recently been added to Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can find out more about it in our brand new video: https://youtu.be/zewNYGAwebQ...

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You’re STILL not prepared for The 2020 Problem?

You’re STILL not prepared for The 2020 Problem?

This is going to be a great decade for technology. No wonder Microsoft has been so keen to kill off its outdated software. Windows 7, Office 2010 and a load of server software all die this month. Officially they reach end of life. That means they’ll no longer be...

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Your strategic review for 2020

Your strategic review for 2020

Business moves fast. And that’s why I like to do strategic reviews with my clients, normally every year. It’s where you can fill me in on your growth plans. And together we can agree your tech strategy. Would you like to book your review now for next year? Call us on...

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‘Tis The Season To Lose Your Mobile (tra la la)

‘Tis The Season To Lose Your Mobile (tra la la)

Christmas. It’s a classic time for accidental stupidity. How many of us have had a few beers, jumped on the last train home, fallen asleep and rushed off in a panic at the right station… only to leave our laptop or mobile behind? You might not have done. But loads of...

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Make sense of your scribbles

Make sense of your scribbles

Office 365 contains lots of features you might not know about yet. One of our new favourites is Ink Replay. It lets you replay exactly what happened when you scribbled a note on a Word document or PowerPoint. Great for remembering what you were thinking at the time....

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