Should you send emails out of hours?

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Should you send work emails outside office hours and should you expect a swift response? With the development of versatile mobile technology, receiving an email from a manager or colleague at the weekend is much more likely because people are no longer tied to their office PC. Laptops and tablets used for work are commonplace… Continue reading Should you send emails out of hours?

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Time’s up for Windows 7

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Time is running out for businesses in Sussex to make the move to Windows 7 as it reaches its End of Life phase. So, this is definitely the right time to move to Windows 10 because it will make working with business partners and customers so much easier. According to Netmarketshare, the new operating system… Continue reading Time’s up for Windows 7

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New processors will boost productivity

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New desktop processors from Intel will ramp-up productivity for UK companies as they can handle a heavy workload, performing multiple tasks simultaneously. The 9th Gen Intel Core processors are aimed at mainstream users, not specialists and, at launch, there are three to choose from: the i9-9900K, i7-9700K and the i5-9600K. The flagship and most expensive… Continue reading New processors will boost productivity

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IT skills shortage worsens

The scrapping of ICT courses at GCSE Level is set to exacerbate the skills shortage in IT departments and tech companies across the UK. The UK government’s decision was made back in November 2015 but only introduced in this current academic year. The decision was taken to get schools and colleges to concentrate on teaching… Continue reading IT skills shortage worsens

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Guard against Russian cyber threat

The threat of cyber-attacks supported by the Russian state is looming larger than ever. All UK organisations, therefore, need to be on their guard and to make sure their security is watertight. Official law enforcement agencies and cyber security specialists have alerted governments and private companies worldwide about an ongoing hacking campaign thought to be… Continue reading Guard against Russian cyber threat

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Investing in IT is vital for success

The need for South East companies to keep investing in new IT is underscored by the record levels of investment in UK tech companies last year.

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Guard against processor flaws now

UK businesses are being urged to act swiftly to protect against design flaws in microchip processors which could expose their IT systems to cyber-attack.

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Flexible working makes business sense

Now it’s common sense to consider more flexible work patterns for your employees because of the wide range of tools available that make it highly effective and secure.

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WannaCrypt attack is big wake-up call

The mass attack by the WannaCrypt malware which hit more than 300,000 users of Microsoft products worldwide, is another stark reminder that UK businesses should regularly update their IT systems with

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Why has Microsoft bought LinkedIn?

Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn has left many people scratching their heads in bewilderment. Where does this acquisition fit into Microsoft’s long-term strategy?

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IT training is good for business

Many companies simply don’t invest enough time and budget in IT training for their employees. The result is lower productivity and higher running costs.

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