Outsourcing specific business operations is becoming ever popular. It’s a cost-effective way to ensure that you have the expertise you need within your business, without the difficulties of hiring a specialist team of people. Naturally, given the technical knowledge required, many businesses have opted to outsource their IT support. In many respects it’s a good […]
IT infrastructure refers to everything that makes up your IT network. This includes hardware, software and the components required to make it work such as cabling and an internet connection. IT infrastructure can also be used to describe the human resources you have on hand to manage the network such as an IT manager or […]
The UK is in the midst of a productivity crisis. Wage growth is the weakest in the G7 since the financial crisis ten years ago. Of the 34 OECD countries, only Greece and Mexico have fared worse. In the first quarter of 2018, productivity fell by 0.4%. The cause of this productivity crisis has been the […]
Cloud-based accounting software has revolutionised the accountancy industry. A survey by Sage found that 67% of accountants found their role easier as a result of cloud technology. It also found that 53% have now adopted a cloud-based practice management solution. It’s easy to see why – cloud-based accounting firms add more clients than traditional ones. […]
Cyber security is an important aspect of any business, regardless of size. However, with lesser budgets, and smaller workforces, the risks posed by cyber crime are arguably greatest for small businesses. With this thought in mind, we created this blog post – a list of cyber security tips for small business owners.