Check the security of your business premises before you lock up and leave for the Spring bank holiday

Posted By on May 24th, 2019

Monday 27 May is a bank holiday in the UK and the start of Spring half term for schools. Many business owners, particularly those with children of school age, will be shutting up shop for the week and heading on holiday with their families. If you are planning to go away, whether for a long […]

Business Interruption insurance is more than just a sticky plaster for your business

Posted By on May 21st, 2019

21 May is “I need a patch for that day”. Too often in life and in business people are prone to finding shortcuts rather than doing a thorough job. Patching things up as a temporary measure, planning to revisit them at a later stage to put in a long term fix. But, of course, that […]

Which businesses should have a business continuity plan and why are they necessary?

Posted By on May 17th, 2019

The short answer to the question about which businesses should have a business continuity plan is that all businesses should have one. Regardless of size, industry sector or geographic location, all businesses should have a robust tried and tested business continuity plan. It is a legal requirement for all UK companies to have basic emergency […]

Specialist disaster recovery services are not as expensive as you might think

Posted By on May 14th, 2019

All businesses dread the thought of disaster hitting. Regardless of their size and the industry sector in which they operate, a disaster can have, let’s face it, disastrous consequences. Generally, disasters inevitably cause a period of downtime, which can impact productivity and hit the bottom line. They can even close a business for good. In […]

Get caught reading your disaster recovery plan this month!

Posted By on May 8th, 2019

Don’t you love this time of year? The blossom is on the trees, the Spring flowers are in full bloom, the days are getting longer and the sun even makes an appearance from time to time. The weather is warming up and it’s possible to spend time outside again, a chance to shake off any […]

May the Force be with you on Star Wars Day!

Posted By on May 4th, 2019

4th May (or May the 4th as it’s more commonly known on this date) is Star Wars Day for obvious reasons. The pun was first used back in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher won the general election and became Prime Minister. The Conservative party took out a half page ad in the London Evening News, referring […]

How secure are your systems and data? Don’t be complacent about your passwords

Posted By on May 2nd, 2019

Did you know that 2 May is Password Day? It serves to remind us of how important it is to have strong passwords protecting our systems and data.  There’s no doubt that cybercrime is on the increase. In the first month of this year alone almost 1.8 billion records were leaked and there are more […]