June

Three of the top tech stories for this week

There has been a lot of great tech news coming out this past week.  Here are just three of the top tech stories you can read by clicking on the links below. Many of us...

Work safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Government have issued guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.  There are an initial 5 steps which cover practical advice and a further eight...

Business grants for IT

Are you a company needing to upgrade old computers, laptops or other devices?  Perhaps you are looking for business grants for IT?  The Government have announced many business grants and funding opportunities for businesses during...

Why free VPNs should be avoided

Why should free VPNs be avoided? In an article by Warwick Ashford, Senior Analyst of Computer Weekly he reports that almost a third (30%) of the world’s top virtual private network (VPN) providers are secretly...

New guidance on video conferencing for remote working

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published guidance for organisations on using video conferencing technology. Download the NCSC Video Conferencing Guidelines here. This Guidance is aimed at IT and security professionals and focused on...

Office 365 changing name to Microsoft 365

April 21st, 2020 sees the popular Office 365 change its name to Microsoft 365.  Currently, with over 38 million subscribers globally, the new package will have many new features for Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype....

Display screen equipment risk assessment for staff working at home

Click here to download your free Display screen equipment Guide now and send to your staff to ensure they are working within the guidelines set out by the HSE.  Or if you are self-employed and...

Microsoft Teams leading the way in online meetings

Microsoft Teams is a part of Office 365. If you have Office 365 licence(s) then you will be able to access Teams. If you don’t we can supply licences for £9.40 per user per month....

Ensuring your staff Macs avoid the Shlayer Trojan

In 2019 1 in 10 MacOS users encountered the Shlayer Trojan.  Should your staff who work remotely be using their own, or company Mac then you have to ensure you have a good antivirus solution....

Social distancing in the workplace during coronavirus (COVID-19): sector guidance

This is a list of tailored social distancing advice for different scenarios as an example of how social distancing and other measures might be implemented by employers in England to help protect their workforce and...