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5 reasons to ditch MS Access for MYSQL

September 6 2019

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5 reasons to ditch MS Access for MYSQL Microsoft’s database application, Access has been around since 1992 and chances are you have come across it on your desktop.  As it’s bundled in with Microsoft’s Office suite, many businesses use it as the go to system for managing their data. However, with so many new developments […]

10,000 Small Businesses UK Summer Celebration at the Serpentine Pavilion

August 20 2019

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10,000 Small Businesses UK Summer Celebration at the Serpentine Pavilion I was recently invited to attend the Goldman Sachs alumni 10,000 Small Businesses UK Summer Celebration at the Serpentine Pavilion. The day was the hottest day of the year so far, so travelling was not ideal, but it was great to be in London and […]

Watford SME Business Forum

August 20 2019

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Watford SME Business Forum The Watford SME Business Forum is a way for local businesses to discuss their challenges, strengths and opportunities in the area.  It was chaired by the Watford Council MD, Manny Lewis and Watford’s Mayor, Peter Taylor and focused on news and projects concerning transport, housing and business affairs. The forum was […]

Five types of computer virus

July 22 2019

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5 types of computer virus With security threats in the form of computer malware and viruses increasing over the past few years, it is important to understand the types of computer viruses and how to avoid becoming a victim of a cyber attack. Firstly, what is malware? What is computer hacking? Malware is short for […]

How a heat map will help you to understand your user experience.

July 18 2019

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How a heat map will help you to understand your user experience Heat maps are increasing in popularity and they are a great way to look at data and easily identify trends. They also help you to understand what you need to do next. So what is a heat map? A heat map is a […]

Which eCommerce platform is best for your business?

June 4 2019

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When launching an eCommerce business it’s vital you get the technology right, so we have reviewed the top 3 eCommerce solutions on the market to help you decide which is the best option for your business. Magento Magento is the world’s most powerful eCommerce platform on the market, it helps power a range of organisations […]

Benefits of Integrating WordPress and Magento

February 19 2019

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Benefits of Integrating WordPress and Magento WordPress is the go to platform and it the most popular choice for bloggers and small businesses.  It allows you, via open source software to create websites and blogs. Magento is the go to platform for everything eCommerce. Again built in open source.  It’s technology provides online merchants with […]

61% of security breaches hit smaller to medium sized businesses

January 8 2019

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61% of security breaches hit smaller to medium sized businesses It is a misconception that security breaches only happen to big, corporate organisations. The truth is that malware does not differentiate no matter what the size of your company. The latest European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) Threat Landscape report (1) found […]

Using Positive Marketing to Reduce Burnout

December 28 2018

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The Problem of Social Media Burnout Many are leaving facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. Why? For a number of reasons, including privacy concerns and commercialisation, as well as concerns about negative health effects. 34% of “generation z” users, born between the mid 1990s and early 2000s, are leaving social media, with many citing […]

Helping to build small business Britain

December 17 2018

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  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK has released the latest impact report on Building Small Businesses Britain. The new report finds that the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK participants are consistently doubling revenues.   They have created over 50% more jobs within two years of graduating, following the behavioural and strategic changes they implement […]