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The ability to see things from someone else’s point of view is a key skill in understanding people. However, it is also important with regards to all communication – whether that be in a personal or professional capacity.

Being in a service business, I constantly talk to the team about clients’ perceptions being their reality. Even if they don’t have all the right information at the time – and their belief is factually inaccurate – it’s still their reality, and is therefore important to understand, and respect. 

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Over half of SME owners count internet issues as one of their biggest bugbears heading into 2019. Phishing emails from overseas ‘billionaires’ meanwhile, still tops the list of the strangest mailbox scams from the past 12 months. 

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As you approach the peak of your SME’s mountain, it’s important that your IT support is reaching the highest heights too.

By now, you should really be reaping the rewards of that hard climb, and that’s why now is a great time to take a step back and let the experts take care of their respective fields – especially when it comes to the dreaded realm of IT.

 

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So, your start-up has taken off. You’ve brought in new recruits, established a name for yourself and now you’re looking to scale-up. Great work!

But as with everything else in business, you’re more than aware that you can’t just jump in at the deep-end without weighing up the risks and opportunities around you. And one key thing you need to ask yourself before you take that plunge is whether your current IT infrastructure is up to it.

As your company evolves, your IT needs to as well. So, what should you be considering?

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If there’s one lesson to be learned from the recent £400,000 fine served to Carphone Warehouse following its 2015 data breach, it’s that there are no shortcuts when it comes to data protection. And with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now just a matter of weeks away, a breach under the new legislation could have even more disastrous consequences.

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You might have already seen that we’re appearing at some exciting events in November to talk all things GDPR – we haven’t exactly kept it quiet! But with something so important as data protection legislation, nothing good will come out of pretending it’s not happening, which is why we’re helping spread the word.

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Monday, 18 September 2017 08:10

Lawyers – are you GDPR ready?

 

There are lots of scare tactics being thrown about in the media at the moment, trying to shock businesses into paying out for expensive – and not always effective – GDPR services. But as lawyers will know all too well, there’s no one-step solution to achieving compliance.

So realistically, what should law firms – and other companies – be doing now, to prepare themselves and their systems for the new regulations?

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Forget what you’ve heard about the negatives of outsourcing services for your business – like with most things in life, the horror stories are the only ones that stick in your mind!

However big or small your company, trusting a professional and proactive IT support company to manage your systems for you could be the best operating decision you make – especially with the GDPR just around the corner.

So, if you’re thinking about outsourcing IT support but worried about what you’ve heard, we’re here to dispel the biggest myths and set the record straight:

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