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Trees and Walks

Changing times at Turncloud…

November 17, 2021

Very excitingly, we have some news about Turncloud and our future direction. We are joining the United Business Group.

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Desktop Computer

Making hybrid working work with desktop computers

November 10, 2021

Employees are demanding flexibility. They now appreciate the benefits of being able to work from home, even if that is just for a few days of the week. But what do you do if they need a desktop computer rather than a laptop?

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Windows 11

Windows 11 – where is it taking us?

October 5, 2021

The day has come! The rise of Microsoft Windows 11. But what does that really mean if you have Windows 10?

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How to effectively use SharePoint and properly collaborate

July 19, 2021

What is Freedom Day bringing in terms of people going back into the office? Find out our thoughts.

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Do it once…do it right with your IT

April 29, 2021

Do it once. Do it right! Something we have heard or shared and in the IT world we are frequently presented with this dilemma.

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What do you gain by having IT Support?

February 24, 2021

Ever wondered what you really gain by having IT Support? Well, you might think you’re […]

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Tree and Clodds

When is the right time to shift to the Cloud?

January 29, 2021

It is something we have written about a lot over the last 12 months – making that shift to the cloud. But is now the right time?

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January 10, 2021

Got an old laptop or tablet knocking around in a cupboard? Now is the time to put it to good use, as we try to help the nation’s children with their home schooling.

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Not the New Normal…this is Normal

December 24, 2020

What will 2021 bring? Who really knows! If the unpredictability of 2020 taught us anything, it was to adapt to change.

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Take a moment…look after your mental wellbeing when working from home

November 17, 2020

Well here we are again! Again many of us have found ourselves working from home […]

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What did and didn’t work last time we worked from home?

September 23, 2020

Can you believe it’s six months since we first went into lockdown?! During that time […]

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The Nature of IT Support for Small Businesses in this New World

August 14, 2020

So, we’re approaching the end of furlough as we have known it, schools will be […]

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Expanding operations? Why not go for a point to point wireless setup?

July 10, 2020

Remember those good old days of cables everywhere. No options then; you just had to […]

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Work more simply with an OpenVPN

May 18, 2020

This new way of working remotely, just might be hanging around. So, while most people […]

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Are those updates happening when working remotely?

May 13, 2020

You know what it’s like…you’re just sitting down to crack on with your day’s work […]

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Make IT work with your social distancing in the workplace

May 7, 2020

Well it looks things might be shifting slightly…how slightly we have yet to find out! […]

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The broadband connection realities of working from home

April 15, 2020

Well we are a few weeks in now and many are settling into this new […]

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Covid-19 – How technology is helping

April 8, 2020

Our lives have been transformed in just a few weeks…and while it is all consuming, […]

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FREE IT helpdesk support from 4-5 pm each weekday

March 26, 2020

In these challenging times, we are opening up our helpdesk from 4 – 5 p.m. every day to help with your IT issues.

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How can I make sure my IT system enables home working for self-isolating employees?

March 5, 2020

Make sure your IT system enables home working for self-isolating employees

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Have you tried switching it off and back on again?

February 26, 2020

Have you tried switching it off and back on again?”! Then eureka it mysteriously seems to remove the problem and everything works again. Why?

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Top tips for shutting down your business for Christmas

December 16, 2019

What should you be doing to prepare your business for closure over the festive period? It’s worth SMEs to take a moment to prepare.

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Bad Weather? Could you easily work from home?

November 29, 2019

Picture this…the rain has been cascading down for days…the roads are flooded or the snow starts falling and doesn’t stop overnight. What do you do?

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How to reduce the risk of cyber-attack?

November 22, 2019

Cyber-crime is now believed to be costing the UK an estimated £27 billion a year – what steps can you take?

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Reducing your Office365 licensing costs

October 16, 2019

Looking to reduce costs? Not sure if you’re being correctly charged? Or you may have been in Office365 for a while and thinking of moving.

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Farewell Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

September 16, 2019

Sadly it’s time for change. Prepare for a future without Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 being supported by Microsoft.

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Turing is taking a turn on the £50 note

August 10, 2019

It might be true that few of us have the luxury or opportunity to handle a £50 note, let alone have a wallet bulging with them!

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