Blog

We post regular, topical articles in this Blog to keep you up to speed with what is happening in the small business IT technology world. We take pride in avoiding geek-speak. We want you to enjoy our updates and find them so useful you will want to drop by again or pass them on.


9/10/18
20 Top Excel Shortcuts read more

We're still celebrating our 20th birthday, so this month we're serving up 20 top tips to make Excel more efficient for you ...
 

1/10/18
It's National Work Life Week! read more

Is your business geared up for the every increasing demand for flexible working? We take a look at this hot topic during National Work Life Week ...
 

21/9/18
In need of Software or Hardware installation? read more

Let's face it, businesses are constantly needing PC upgrades or software updates, and it's a minefield. It's what we do and we're here to help ...
 

7/9/18
20 Top Keyboard Shortcuts read more

As part of our 20th birthday celebrations, we want to bring you lots of handy 'Top 20' lists to make your time on your PC or laptop as productive as possible. This month we kick off by looking at keyboard shortcuts ... how many do you know? We bet there's plenty more you can learn from our list ...
 

6/8/18
Advantages of moving to 'The Cloud' read more

Hundreds of businesses across Shropshire and beyond are now using ‘the cloud’ to store their data - with many working completely on a cloud platform. Here we highlight 4 reasons why switching over may be the best decision for your business ...

 

23/7/18
20 things that happened 20 years ago (apart from PC Net launching!) read more

As we turn 20, we thought we'd look back and see what else was big news back in 1988 ... how many do you remember?
 

29/6/18
Make your business faster with a wireless network read more

Wireless networks have been around for a while now but not all businesses have them. We explore here why a wireless network may be an essential addition to your business.
 

27/6/18
Government Cyber Security Initiative Welcomed read more

The National Cyber Security Strategy, published in 2016, sets out the government’s ambition to ensure the sustained supply of the best possible home-grown cyber security talent, whilst funding specific interventions in the short term to help meet known skills gaps. Find out more about the CSIIF pilot is designed to help and incentivise a range of organisations develop, scale up, or refocus initiatives that make an immediate impact on the cyber skills shortage in the UK.
 

25/6/18
Cybercrime - the rising threat read more

A recent Goverment Cybercrime survey has revealed some startling statistics ... 43% of businesses have been victim to a cyber attack in the last year alone. We take a look at the results and give you some food for thought on how to reduce your likelihood of an attack ...
 

13/6/18
IoT - what exactly is it? read more

You'll have probably heard of IoT ... but do you know what it really is? Read on ... 

 

1/6/18
An introduction to IoT read more

You can't really avoid it, the Internet of Things is everywhere. We know from speaking with customers that it's still quite an unknown for many, so we thought we'd put together an introductory infographic to break it down for you ...
 

21/5/18
Broadband Grant for Shropshire Businesses read more

Did you know that Shropshire businesses can access a £25,000 grant towards improved broadband connectivity? Read on ...
 

3/5/18
Meet our team - Andy Perry read more

Our next staff profile features a long serving member of staff, Andy - and he shows no signs of resting on his laurels yet!
 

30/4/18
How 'IT-Ready' for GDPR are you? read more

Yep, the time has come, it's less than a month until GDPR comes into effect, and most businesses still aren't prepared.

If that's you, our high level overview should help set you on the right path.

 

16/12/17
Our IT apprentice technician goes under the bonnet read more

Matthew fits the profile of the traditional IT techie more closely than either of the the team members we introduced previously. But he still bucks the stereotype and is as likely to be found under the bonnet of a car as he is repairing a computer or operating a gaming joystick.