In this day and age, where computer use, the internet and network connectivity are everything in business, the results of an IT breach can be devastating. The paralyzing effects of malware infections or data breaches have been well-publicized in the last decade – whether they be the huge Sony hack of a few years back, or the recent, multiple hacks experienced by Facebook in 2018. Bad publicity, the stalling of business conduct, and the turning…

If you work in design, you’ll know that getting more work done in less time is a constant battle. However, if you want to juggle client needs and projects effectively, you will need to learn to become more efficient. It can often feel that there are time-consuming tasks around every corner, but there are also plenty of tools and shortcuts that can help you maximize your time. Here are a few ways to make your…

Lots of start-ups emerge every day, as part of the ever-changing business industry. Rarely do all of these go on to see great success, which is mostly down to a lack of funding in the early days of business. While lots of start-ups choose to take out loans and look for investors, other prefer to retain their independence and run their company on their own terms. This is called self-funding, and it can be tricky…

Local businesses may be entirely focused on the immediate population, or combine a local offering with regional, national, or global markets. Services like building trades or gardening assistance will generally be confined to the distance you could reasonably drive within the working day, whereas retail stores or services like beauty salons could add an element of commerce to their business. Whichever model you are following for your own start-up, you need to have a strategy…