Tag Archive: business

DIY can be bad for business. Here’s why

When it comes to backing up data from a company’s computer systems, it can be very tempting to hand craft a solution that meets your exact needs. In this article, I hope to show why taking such a DIY approach can be bad for your business and why it is usually better in the long…

Tip – Cover the essentials as a minimum

Last December, the British Insurance Brokers Association [BIBA] called on the government to do more to ensure that small businesses survive major incidents such as floods, fires, pandemics or terrorism. Whether or not this is a responsibility of government, it is clearly good governance to assure the continuity of your business. In an article on…

No comms? No problem. How about you?

When was the last time you tested your business continuity plan(s)? I am writing this on my laptop and connected to my website via my 3G modem. I mention this because currently my office has no communications, voice or data, because BT has disconnected the lines to fix a fault that has been present on…