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How secure is your password?
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How secure is your password?

World Password Day is celebrated on the first Thursday of May each year and aims to encourage people to improve their password habits. With so many people still working from home and everyone spending more time...

Online security
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Four tips to stay safe online

In recognition of Safer Internet Day 2021, we wanted to highlight some of our top tips for how people and businesses can optimise and strengthen their online security. The past twelve months have demonstrate...

Should you be thinking about cyber insurance?
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Should you be thinking about cyber insurance?

Last year 46% of UK businesses identified cyber security breaches or attacks, with an average cost of £8,460 as a result of data loss or assets after the breach. Of that 46% – just 32% had cyber insurance cover...

IT Budget Guidelines
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Budgeting for IT within your Business

By Paul Williams, Director For business owners and management teams, each year brings a period of financial budgeting.  The IT component will be an integral part of the overall budget for the coming year, re...

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How technology is helping manufacturers come out of COVID stronger

By Paul Williams, Director Here at Highstream Solutions, we have a history of working with manufacturing businesses. An industry that’s going through rapid change as the fourth industrial revolution gains mo...

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Remote recruitment: Five tips to virtually onboard new starters

COVID-19 and the ongoing effect it is having on remote and home working has meant that we’re approaching things in new ways.  Despite many people worrying about long-term job security, there are still m...

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Returning to on-site work: 4 online tools to help keep your workforce safe

By Paul Williams, Director Following the announcement last week that on-site work may now resume, we are seeing many of the country’s workforce in the manufacturing, construction and engineering indu...

Remote working
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The future of remote working: will we miss it and is it here to stay?

By Paul Williams, Director Who would have thought that it would take a global pandemic to change the universal opinion on remote working for the better? And how did we cope without Microsoft Teams before? ...

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Managing a business through a global pandemic: my experience so far

By Paul Williams, Director We first became aware of a possible need to adapt to the changing coronavirus global situation late in February 2020. We implemented our business continuity plan (“BCP”) and starte...