Xero unveils new app store for small businesses
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business apps

Xero unveils new app store for small businesses

The Xero App Store aims to make it easier for its customers to find, trial and buy software
4 Aug 2021
IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security
IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security
SMB

IT Pro 20/20: The weak link in cyber security

Issue 19 of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the cyber security problem facing small businesses and what this could mean for wider industries
4 Aug 2021
A third of small businesses say pandemic support was unhelpful
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SMB

A third of small businesses say pandemic support was unhelpful

Out of the 1,451 businesses surveyed by the FSB, 237 reported not receiving any support since the start of the pandemic
23 Jul 2021
The most significant challenges facing SMBs post-pandemic
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SMB

The most significant challenges facing SMBs post-pandemic

We examine the obstacles small and medium businesses face in a post-pandemic world
7 Jul 2021
How tech startups can present their best selves to investors
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startups

How tech startups can present their best selves to investors

Businesses need funding and, in the beginning, that means impressing investors. Here are some tips on how to do that
29 Jun 2021
Virgin Media O2 doubles broadband speeds for SMBs
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broadband

Virgin Media O2 doubles broadband speeds for SMBs

The changes will be made at no extra cost to customers to help them "bounce back from the pandemic”
21 Jun 2021
A third of SMBs have never heard of gigabit broadband
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broadband

A third of SMBs have never heard of gigabit broadband

This lack of awareness could hinder UK target of reaching 85% full-fibre coverage by 2025, advisory group warns
16 Jun 2021
French e-signature startup hoping to break US dominance raises €30 million
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startups

French e-signature startup hoping to break US dominance raises €30 million

The e-signature market, dominated by the likes of DocuSign and Adobe, is expected to grow by 24.6% per year over the next decade
10 Jun 2021
BT's 'SoHo' business aims to help SMBs rebuild post-pandemic
Startup thinking of ideas
startups

BT's 'SoHo' business aims to help SMBs rebuild post-pandemic

The spin-off will offer broadband packages, free digital skills training and cyber security tools to SMBs and startups
7 Jun 2021
How Brexit fuelled Lithuania’s ambitions to become Europe’s fintech capital
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Business strategy

How Brexit fuelled Lithuania’s ambitions to become Europe’s fintech capital

More than 200 companies including Revolut and ConnectPay make up the Baltic nation’s thriving fintech scene
31 May 2021
Shaping the workplaces of the future
Rise to the challengewhitepaper
Whitepaper

Shaping the workplaces of the future

Rise to the challenge
18 May 2021
How to build a VoIP system on a budget
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

How to build a VoIP system on a budget

Small businesses are often wary of investing in big infrastructure projects, but switching to VoIP can be affordable and easy
6 May 2021
Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security
The Zyxel USG Flex 100
unified threat management (UTM)

Zyxel USG Flex 100 review: Flexible gateway security

Perfect for SMBs, with the promise of cloud management coming soon
15 Apr 2021
Fortinet FortiGate 60F: A fully-featured security appliance
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unified threat management (UTM)

Fortinet FortiGate 60F: A fully-featured security appliance

The entry-level UTM appliance offers excellent cloud management and monitoring services
8 Apr 2021
The global state of the MSP report
Trends, growth drivers, and challenges in the world of MSPs - whitepaper from Dattowhitepaper
Managed service provider (MSP)

The global state of the MSP report

Trends, growth drivers, and challenges in the world of MSPs
7 Apr 2021
LinkedIn tackles UK’s soaring unemployment with a suite of new features
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Careers & training

LinkedIn tackles UK’s soaring unemployment with a suite of new features

New tools include a Career Coach that helps applicants better understand their goals and skills
1 Apr 2021
Help to Grow: Government responds to SMB SOS
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SMB

Help to Grow: Government responds to SMB SOS

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
18 Mar 2021
Almost 20,000 tech startups launched in 2020
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startups

Almost 20,000 tech startups launched in 2020

Digital job listings are back to pre-pandemic levels with IT salaries also on the rise
11 Mar 2021
UK's £520m SMB digital support fund welcomed by techUK
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startups

UK's £520m SMB digital support fund welcomed by techUK

Government support for digitisation could lead to 400,000 jobs and £21 billion in economic output, according to Sage research
3 Mar 2021
Gov launches £8m fund for digital transformation across the Midlands and North West
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public sector

Gov launches £8m fund for digital transformation across the Midlands and North West

Small businesses can also get access to paid-for internships and expert advice, as well as the latest technologies
19 Feb 2021
How much will a data breach really damage your organisation’s reputation?
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data breaches

How much will a data breach really damage your organisation’s reputation?

It’s not just fines that can hurt in the wake of a data breach – your reputation can take a hit, too
5 Feb 2021
HCI 2.0 From HPE: How it can help your business thrive
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Whitepaper

HCI 2.0 From HPE: How it can help your business thrive

Why SMBs need to accelerate digital transformation with HCI
5 Feb 2021
The essential cyber security toolkit for SMBs
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cyber security

The essential cyber security toolkit for SMBs

Practical tips for cyber security training
4 Feb 2021