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Business Technology

This section introduces a variety of guides and tips around business technology solutions for UK small businesses.

4 things small business needs to think about when buying-in tech

Two-thirds of companies think new technology will grow their business, yet nearly half feel unconfident about using it. Colin O’Flaherty offers a checklist of what to think about when buying-in tech

Business Technology

Business Technology

How can small and micro businesses achieve enterprise-grade security?

Cybercrime poses the same level of threat to big companies as well as your small business. But there’s nothing to stop you having the same level of online security as enterprise businesses with hundreds of staff.

Business Technology

The essential guide to point of sale (POS) systems

In this guide, we take a look at everything small business owners need to know about buying a point of sale (POS) system.

Business Technology

The complete guide to outsourcing your next software project

In-house software development is beyond the reach of most small businesses that need something doing on-time, glitch free and within budget. Outsourcing gives SMEs access to top talent when they need it

Business Technology

Live Chat revolution – Convert leads into sales with Live Chat

Traditional websites are becoming less effective at converting browsers into sales. Offering Live Chat could give you the competitive edge. In fact, SMEs have the most to gain from offering a Live Chat service out of hours - it could be what makes you stand out from the competition.

Business Technology

The Magnificent Salesforce – 7 questions for SMEs

Future technology such as AI and machine learning will free up small businesses to do more valuable, creative work while increasing productivity, argues Paul Smith

Business Technology

How cloud telephone systems can help your small business

Cloud telephone systems are easy to use and can modernise your communication needs; not to mention save money

Accounts & Tax

6 of the best payment systems for accepting US dollars

If you have a lot of customers Stateside, you'll want them to be able to pay in US dollars. We look at the best payment systems for USD.

Business Technology

How small businesses can use Lightricks BoostApps to market on a budget

Here's how the BoostApps from Lightricks – StoryBoost, VideoBoost and PosterBoost – can help you with your small business marketing

Business Technology

Best UK business phone and broadband deals – how to choose

You need to understand your business and its internet needs before deciding on the best broadband and phone deal for you.

Business Technology

5 critical small business concerns and the tech tools to solve them

We run through five of the most pressing issues for small businesses and the tech tools that will ease the strain

Business Technology

What does PCI compliance mean for your small business?

If your small business’s payments system is not PCI compliant, you could find yourself blocked from taking card payments altogether, warns Geoff Forsyth

Business Technology

8 of the best electric cars for small business leasing

Thinking about leasing an electric vehicle for your business? We explain whether it's the right choice for you and which cars to go for.

Business Technology

Upgrading business technology – new vs refurbished

If your office tech is ancient, it might be time to upgrade. We'll help you decide whether new or refurbished is right for your business.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves