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5 Ways Google Home Commands Can Help You Run Your Business

Google - the world’s biggest search engine.

We’ve all not known an answer to a question before, or tried to prove a point in the office, and who do we turn to? Google.

Googling something is the most convenient way of finding something out, but instead of getting our phones out, we now can simply use Google Home, Google’s answer to Alexa, and a powerful speaker and voice Assistant.

Websites/Apps Every Startup Needs To Succeed

It’s 2020 – and pretty much everything is digital. Online. ‘In the Google,’ as your Nan would say. And that, unsurprisingly, extends to your small business. 

It can be a scary thought - knowing that the success of your new venture is so vitally entwined with something that didn’t even exist twenty years ago.

5 Apps You Need For Your Next Work Trip 

There’s something just a little bit exciting about the prospect of a work trip, isn’t there? It makes you feel like an adventurer; a worldly traveller - a pioneer. Richard Branson, who? 

Unfortunately, unless you actually happen to be Branson, there will be no private jet and no entourage – which means you’ve got some planning to do.

5 Ways To Boost Productivity in Office 365

Are you making the most out of the add-ons available for Office 365?

Add-ons are applications that can be added to and integrated with Office 365, enriching your experience and helping you and your team become more productive.

Today, we're taking a closer look at five add-ons you need to get in 2020.
TEAMS.
Teams is an instant messaging tool that integrates with Office 365 and SharePoint to allow you to create channels where you can collaborate and work on documents as a team, discuss topics and hold video calls and meetings.

Are You Aware That This Causes 40% Of Data Breaches?

Cybersecurity threats don't always come from external hackers; we should all take proactive steps to prevent data breaches being caused by internal members of staff, whether it's accidental or has malicious intent. 

According to a recent report, 40% of data security breaches were due to employee negligence or accidental loss.

Apps To Help You Smash Your 2020 Goals

January. A time when just about everyone you know has set themselves a brand spanking new plan for 2020. Your social media feed is awash with #cleaneating; John from the pub reckons he can do Dry January, and you’re desperately trying to avoid an elderly relative who’s asked you to explain Tinder.

5 New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Want To Keep

A New Year's resolution is often a personal goal, rather than a professional one.

"I promise to give up chocolate."

"I am never drinking again."

"I'm going to run 10K every day."

However, have you ever considered swapping your unachievable "new year, new me" resolutions for actionable goals that will make a real difference to your business?

Today, we've got five things you should promise yourself - and your business - in 2020. 
Create secure passwords.

The Best Apps For Sharing Files With Your Colleagues

As businesses continually expand, the ability to share files with someone who might just be on the other side of the world is becoming ever more pertinent. Email has, up until now, been the go-to - and it has largely done the job. But anyone who’s spent hours toiling over a document only to be met with a ‘file too big’ notification, or found themselves frantically searching their inbox for that really important brief knows that email has its downsides.

5 Things To Do In Your Business Before Christmas

As a new year (and a new decade - eek) fast approaches, it's easy to get caught up in the celebrations and forget about your business IT.

You deserve a break, but before you shut down your PC, there are a few things you can do to make sure your transition into 2020 runs as smoothly as possible.