Posted on Apr 22 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Lawrence Jones, CEO of cloud and dedicated hosting firm UKFast and cyber security consultancy Secarma, suggests five key steps small business owners should take to stay safe in the evolving digital landscape. 1 Use a password manager Remembering strong passwords for all the applications you use in your business and personal life is all but impossible and many people end up either using weak passwords...

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Tayla Ansell looks at some alternatives to passwords for data security Ever more frequent consumer security breaches highlight how inadequate passwords have become as a means of protecting data and accounts. The problem is not just the large number of online accounts people use and the advice to have a unique password for each one. As Martijn Verbree, partner in KPMG’s cyber security practice, points...

Posted on Apr 20 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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More businesses are choosing to undergo Cyber Essentials certification. Tayla Ansell finds out why We often hear of large organisations suffering security breaches, the likes of Tesco and Yahoo, but cyber-criminals don’t just target household names; small businesses are equally at risk and need to take cyber security just as seriously as their biggest customers and suppliers. But where to start? For...

Posted on Apr 19 2017 - 3:00pm by Tayla Ansell
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Since 2008 NB Cushions has grown to become one of the top suppliers of high quality cushions to the retail sector. In order to ensure that its labels, barcodes and packaging are of similar quality, it uses technology from Toshiba TEC. Knowsley based NB Cushions is one of the UK’s leading cushion manufacturers and produces over 75,000 items per week, using the latest equipment and manufacturing methods....

Posted on Apr 19 2017 - 2:44pm by Tayla Ansell
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Ten leading education technology organisations based in London are joining forces to launch the first London EdTech Week from 19th to 23rd June 2017. The organisations comprise EdtechXGlobal, British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), EdTech Exchange, Google for Education, The EdTech Podcast, Emerge Education, Nesta, TES Global, University College London (UCL) Institute of Education and UK Education...

Posted on Apr 19 2017 - 12:49pm by John Peters
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The following is an interview hosted by James Goulding Editor of Print IT Magazine with Georgina Pavelin Marketing Manager and Sebastian Dahlen European Product Manager Olympus <iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/212731757″ width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> ...

Posted on Apr 19 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Paul Bulpitt, head of accounting at Xero and co-founder of the Wow Company, lists his top five iOS and Android apps for the self-employed. 1 HMRC (Free) The official app from HMRC can help you get to grips with your tax. Use it to quickly and easily work out your tax, break down your income and see how much you can claim back as a self-employed person. 2 Xero (from £10 a month) If numbers aren’t...

Posted on Apr 18 2017 - 12:47pm by John Peters
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The following is an interview hosted by James Goulding Editor of Print IT Magazine with Antony Paul Marketing Manager Neopost ...

Posted on Apr 18 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Wearable technology could significantly reduce stress and boost performance in the workplace, a 30-day study by LinkedIn, Spire and Stanford University suggests. Results show that LinkedIn employees who wore a Spire tracker, a small device for tracking breathing patterns, experienced significantly less stress and negative moods and were more productive and focused than non-Spire users. Compared to...

Posted on Apr 16 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Andy Johnson, head of product management at Brother UK, discusses the print considerations of today’s SMBs and how the firms’ new J5000 and J6000 series has been developed with these in mind Last year the business inkjet market grew by 7 per cent*. This is largely being driven by SMBs who are looking for cost-effective, high quality printers that don’t require the initial upfront investment...