Commercial

Common fire hazards in business premises and rebuild costs

All businesses need to adhere to certain fire safety regulations as set down by law. Whilst you may have filled in all the forms, done all the necessary checks and made reasonable adjustments to your workspace, sometimes it helps to go over the basics. We...

How to set up your day nursery

For those who are passionate about children’s wellbeing and development, setting up your own nursery may feel like your dream job. Working with children is often fulfilling, always full of challenges and can evoke an unrivalled feeling of pride having contributed towards the development of...

The truth about the rising cost of data breaches

Whilst many businesses are increasingly vigilant in amending their work policies to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks, many still don’t have adequate protective measures against cybercrime in place. In the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, recently published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport...

How to get your business ready for the digital tax turnover

For the VAT period commencing 2019, the way that many businesses record tax will be changing. These changes will be applicable for all businesses whose taxable VAT turnover exceeds the registration threshold, which currently stands at £85,000. For those with a turnover below this amount,...

Panic strikes as sewer alligators emerge from fatberg

It has left sewer operators, the police and the Armed Forces baffled. Long considered impossible, nobody could understand where they had come from as sightings of alligators in the UK have been few and far between. Aside from a self-confessed hoax from an Irish sea captain named...

Get to know the latest top business trends

The state of technology and customer expectations are constantly in flux which means businesses need to be aware of these and adapt in order to survive in the long term. Is your business ready for change? Data control Customers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of...

How to check that your wireless router is secure from cybercriminals

Despite routers becoming increasingly easy to use and configure, most people don’t amend the settings of their router having set their Wi-Fi name and password. Yet without updating your router and security settings, you could be leaving your router open to cybercriminals and malware. Last year,...

Landlords: Make sure you know the new electrical safety laws

Following on from the government’s initiative to improve standards in the rental sector, tough new rules for electrical inspections have been introduced. These are intended to offer greater protection for tenants in private rented accommodation. These rules serve to ensure that landlords arrange electrical inspections that...

Exposing the data behind cyber attacks

Cyber-attacks are a widescale problem, affecting both businesses and individuals across the globe. They can have a hugely detrimental impact on both the reputation and running of your business with data breaches potentially resulting in legal battles and negative press. Revealing statistics from Verizon’s 2018...

What is a tools in transit policy and who needs one?

A workman's tools are a crucial part of their working life as they're often relied on in order to complete a job and maintain income. However, they are expensive to buy and are attractive to thieves due to their ease of resale....