More than half of all data breaches are down to human error

Cyberfraud is sector agnostic. Any business in any industry is just as vulnerable, if not more, to data leaks and fraud, which is why curbing tech naivety should be high on the agenda for growing businesses

Alleviating the IT skills shortage

Employees need to have access to tools that do not require great technical knowledge

Filemaker's David Head explains how democratising IT can help alleviate the looming skills shortage

AI powered platform can build business websites in minutes

A quarter of UK's 5.4 million SMEs neither have a website nor a listing in an online directory, which could lead to these businesses losing out on the millions of consumers who swear by shopping online. Why is there a digital block for these SMEs, and can artificial intelligence-powered website builders address this?

Private & Confidential: consumers’ growing demand for cyber security

Ran Berger, CEO of Flat Rock Technology highlights the three things you should do right now to avoid a security breach

Front-office tools: one size doesn't fit all

SAP has been the platform of choice for various large businesses for over a decade. Now SAP is keen to bring that expertise to the SME market with the launch of their SAP Anywhere suite

Five ways to save time by automating your data entry services

Here's how outsourced data capture solutions and data entry services can assist in the search for increased efficiency

Virtual reality is the future of mobile gambling

Paul Swaddle, CEO of Pocket App, outlines how virtual reality can shape the course of mobile and online gambling in the near future

The app-etising future of business

Britons are consumed with technology. So much so, we spend more time on our various “smart” devices than sleeping.

Rahul Parekh, co-founder and CEO of EatFirst, explains the importance of start-ups being tech savvy

Can your website keep up with your business growth?

Your website is the heart of your business. Fabio Torlini, MD EMEA of WP Engine, outlines how to ensure it can scale with your growth

Custom apps: Are they right for your organisation?

The anytime, anywhere nature of the mobile workforce has changed how companies communicate and collaborate. FileMaker's Andrew LeCates outlines what to consider if a custom app is for you

SMEs at risk from data breach threat

Government figures suggest that a data breach costs SMEs an average of £310,000. Yet there's a worrying lack of understanding among these businesses of the true cost of this, according to Jim Steven, head of data breach services at Experian

Getting ahead in the cloud

Every SMB now is a digital business and some are even entirely reliant on IT the keep the revenue stream flowing. Here's how to make the most of the cloud, according to Richard Davies, CEO of ElasticHosts

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The annual Directors’ Pay on AIM report is the most comprehensive review of directors’ remuneration on AIM available. It’s ideal for benchmarking your team’s salary, that of your organisation and even your own salary.