Best Practice Analysis

Why You Should Start Your Year with a Best Practice Analysis

As an organisation you are likely to be highly, if not completely, reliant on your IT infrastructure. With such advanced technology at our finger tips we sometimes forget just how much IT is integrated into every area of business. Despite this it is something that often gets taken for granted. We don’t give our IT […]

2018...The Year of GDPR

2018…The Year of GDPR

With just 140 days left until GDPR comes into effect the first half of 2018 is likely to be heavily focused on organisations preparing themselves. GDPR is set to transform the cyber-security landscape for decades to come and as the deadline fast approaches many companies are still unsure what is required to gain compliance. For those of you that have been hiding under a rock for the last year lets here is a quick summary of what the GDPR is:

Christmas and New Year SEO tips for Charities

Christmas and New Year SEO tips for Charities

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So why not make it the most profitable time of the year for your charity? After all, the festive season is a great time for charities because users increase their donations towards worthwhile causes. For instance, did you know that the Christmas card market for non-profit organisations […]

What is a DPO and do we need one?

What is a DPO and do we need one?

The DPO is a Data Protection Officer and has been spoken about a lot since the announcement of the GDPR. There has been a lot of confusion over what a DPO does and whether organisations are required to have one under the GDPR or just recommended. What is a DPO? Whilst the concept of a […]

Charity Fundraising Ideas

18 Brilliant Charity Fundraising Ideas

According to recent statistics, the UK raises approximately £9.3 billion in voluntary donations per year. If you are a member of a charitable organisation and are looking for interesting ways in which you can tap into this generosity, then listed below are several brilliant charity fundraising ideas. Your non-profit organisation can utilise these fun and […]

GDPR Individual Rights

GDPR Individual Rights

With GDPR fast approaching there is still a lot of confusion around what is covered by the regulation. In particular, the GDPR individual rights that are included and that must be adhered to by all companies that carry EU personal data following May 25th 2018. First let’s look at what GDPR applies to: •   GDPR […]

Charity Websites

The 7 Best Charity Websites & What We Can Learn From Them

By scrutinising the techniques of some of the UK’s best charity websites, you can learn how to adapt their successful digital marketing strategies to improve your charity’s website. By doing so, you can significantly improve your website’s online reputation, which in turn will exponentially increase the amount of donations your charity receives. To help you achieve these aims, here are seven of the best UK charity websites with some helpful hints highlighting what you can learn from them.

GDPR Compliance

Should I panic about GDPR compliance?

In short, not yet, you just need to ensure you have a GDPR compliance plan in place, so now is the time to act. The GDPR comes into effect on 25th May 2018. It is a new law that is designed to strengthen the privacy and protect data for citizens of the EU countries.

10 things you can do with SharePoint

10 things you can do with SharePoint, Right Now

SharePoint is an industry leading document management and collaboration tool developed by Microsoft. It’s basically an intranet and content management system that is used for internal purposes to assist with bringing business together including secure document management, collaboration opportunities and much more. SharePoint is comprised of a multipurpose set of technologies that are integrated with Office 365 as well […]

Hardware Lifecycle

Pulling the plug on your old hardware…when is the right time?

There is a fine line between squeezing all the value you can from your hardware and the lower productivity, increased downtime and elevated levels of stress caused by old equipment. There are, of course, key indicators that it is time to refresh your hardware: performance issues and constant outages. However, it is far more beneficial […]

Cloud Computing

10 Brilliant Benefits of Cloud Computing

As discussed in our previous blog post, What Is Cloud Computing?, we talked in depth about exactly what this latest fashion is and some of the core reasons to consider switching to the form of document saving. In a nutshell, cloud computing is effectively the storing and accessing of data online, where everyone with permission […]

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What is Cloud Computing? And Should You Be Using It?

Over the last few years there has been a lot of talk on cloud computing. But what is cloud computing? Nowadays it seems to be everywhere and if you don’t know what’s going on, the chances are you’ll feel you’re missing out on something important. To try and clear this matter up and put you […]

6 Steps to a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy

Social media has exploded over the last 10 years or so. No longer are we using Friends Reunited, Myspace or Bebo though. Instead, the super heavyweights have moved into this space and millions are actively on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others. So, with plenty of potential customers to track on these social media platforms, why […]