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Business Technology

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

Top IT tips from the geeks

As we become more and more dependent on computers for business, it is important to keep up to date with changes in technology and to protect our private information. Read our top IT tips, written in conjunction with the folk at Geeks-on-wheels, to find out how to protect your business and save money on IT spending.

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Businesses without premises

You do not necessarily need an office to run a small business; a virtual office could be all you need. Or with the advent of even more technology, you may not even need that.

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Making a transactional website

There are two considerations to take into account when looking at making a site transactional: how are clients going to place orders and how are you going to receive payments?

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Outsourcing website and email systems: the benefits

A study into web and email systems in SME businesses has revealed that organisations the length and breadth of the UK are wasting thousands of pounds every year by relying on badly managed and unreliable in-house server systems to deliver their website and email communications.

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How to trade online

Many small businesses in the UK currently don't take enough advantage of trading online. Plenty of businesses have websites, but as few as ten per cent of these allow customers to buy goods or services online. It's a little like having a corner shop without putting in a cash register.

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Watch out for USB espionage

With sales of MP3 players, digital cameras and a swathe of other new gadgets rising exponentially, it appears the age of the data-carrying device is well and truly upon us. Yet for some the mass proliferation of these technologies actually represents a serious threat to business security.

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Beginner’s guide to backing up data

What would you do if you lost your computer hard drive or company server due to age, catastrophic events or even a nasty virus? Make sure your company is covered for all eventualities by following these simple steps on how to back up data.

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Setting up a computer server

As your small business grows, the time will come when you’ll need to install a computer server or upgrade your existing unit to handle the number of terminals, printers and other technical wizardry you now use.

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Beginner’s guide to backing up data

What would you do if you lost your computer hard drive or company server due to age, catastrophic events or even a nasty virus? Make sure your company is covered for all eventualities by following these simple steps on how to back up data.

Business Technology

Setting up a computer server

As your small business grows, the time will come when you’ll need to install a computer server or upgrade your existing unit to handle the number of terminals, printers and other technical wizardry you now use.

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Internet Security for small businesses

Many growing businesses benefit from the ability to focus and execute at a fast pace, but often suffer from a lack IT resources. This can pose a serious challenge for smaller businesses that need to broaden their security strategy.

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Top 10 Technology tips for any small business

Smallbusiness.co.uk's Top Ten Technology Tips offer invaluable advice on selecting, maintaining and operating your IT systems, and provide you with handy hints on getting the most from your technology and dealing with consultants.

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Guide to beating spyware

Spyware is the name given to unwanted software that performs certain tasks on your computer without your consent and it can wreak havoc with your business.

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Guide to website accessibility

Most businesses are aware of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), which aims to stop discrimination faced by disabled people in accessing a company's goods or services, but many don't realise that accessibility also applies to their websites.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience