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Growing a business in Somerset & Devon: Q&A with Ben Leach

Ben Leach left a career in the NHS to start up a consultancy business. To help him grow and learn new skills he joined the Growth Support Programme, a business support programme offering advice and...
Posted on: 12.04.18
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Social media for business in 2018

The value of social media marketing for business purposes has become a must have tool for the marketing mix.
Chris Smith
Chris Smith
Posted on: 16.02.18
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Using social media to increase your sales - #SMWBristol 2018

As part of Social Media Week Bristol, we talk to two local businesses on how they’re achieving sales growth with effective online strategies.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 05.02.18
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Are we facing a cyber security jobs recruitment crisis?

According to ISC² there's a predicted 1.5 million cyber security positions that will be left unfilled by 2019 so make sure your business is equipped to combat the shortage
Rob Phelps
Rob Phelps
Posted on: 24.11.17
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How to put together a robust IT disaster recovery plan

Creating an IT disaster recovery plan is an essential safety measure for any company reliant on IT systems, and let's face it, what business isn't.
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 03.04.17
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How to stop your business drowning in data

The rise of the cloud has enabled businesses to do so much more in 2017, from managing your own accounts, to working remotely with a team across the globe. Lower costs, more flexibility, and better...
Sarah Hewitson
Sarah Hewitson
Neatly.io
Posted on: 20.03.17
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Essential cyber security considerations for business owners

A ‘cyber attack’ generally refers to unintended effects happening to the data and information that an organisation has responsibility for. Most commonly this data can be breached in 3 different ways...
Mark Smyth-Roberts
Mark Smyth-Roberts
C3IA Solutions Ltd
Posted on: 14.02.17
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Boosting brand value with a developed CSR policy

The power non-financial data has to influence the long term success of an organisation cannot be underestimated. In the age of big data, businesses are increasingly looking at how they can harness...
Joe  Jones
Joe Jones
SustainIT
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Help hub hero: a guide to segmenting your content marketing

The help hub hero model is increasingly being seen by marketers as a powerful way of segmenting just about any type of marketing content. But what is it and how can segmenting your content improve...
Evelyn Timson
Evelyn Timson
Aspect Film and Video
Posted on: 09.08.16
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