Posts from "April, 2015"

£3,000 Government support for Better Business Broadband extended to 50 cities

£3,000 Government support for Better Business Broadband extended to 50 cities

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Politicians of all persuasions are agreed that improving connections is of key importance for business growth. And if we’re going to be “green” about it, superfast broadband is probably a better (and more immediate) communications option than HS2.

We’ve discussed the benefits of upgrading your broadband connection before – Superfast Broadband – what is it and what does it mean to your business? – helping to boost your bottom line through a raft of features that not only help you improve customer service, but also make your employees’ lives better through enhanced communication and collaboration.

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How to avoid receiving spam

Spam, Spam, Spam . . . not so wonderful spam

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A recent analysis of time spent managing spam and other unwanted emails has revealed it may cost medium-sized businesses in excess of £34,000 per year per company. Factoring in the time spent to open, read and delete the average 25 unwanted emails per day plus support desk costs (whether internal or external) it is easy to see how these costs are incurred.

 

So what is spam and why do we get it?

 In a nutshell, spam email is worthless information sent in bulk to an indiscriminate set of recipients without their consent. At least 80% of all world email is spam.

Its purpose is always to make money and often has the intention of spreading viruses or spyware.

Spammers (the people who generate spam) are becoming increasingly sophisticated; their emails look legitimate, making spam more difficult to detect and control.

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