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Keeping your small business compliant with GDPR

The impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May next year will not come as a surprise, but how do you keep your small business compliant?
Paul O'Collins
Paul O'Collins
EEN South West
Posted on: 29.09.17
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What is the GDPR and how will it impact your business?

The impending introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May next year will not come as a revelation to most people. It is the biggest overhaul in data protection law in almost...
Lauren Danks
Lauren Danks
Bevan Brittan LLP
Posted on: 25.08.17
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Why PPC Is Important For Small Business Success

PPC is the acronym for “Pay Per Click,” a popular form of online advertising offered by a wide variety of internet platforms such as search engines like Google and Bing, social media sites like...
Jamie FitzHenry
Jamie FitzHenry
Grizzly
Posted on: 30.06.17
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5 essential components to drive SEO success

To be successful in modern SEO, it requires a holistic approach and application of five key pillars of SEO, working across multiple teams or suppliers.
Jonathan Saipe
Jonathan Saipe
Emarketeers
Posted on: 21.06.17
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8 Effective Ways to Promote Your Business on Social Media

In recent years, social media has gone from a new idea to an absolute must for marketers. Of all the new media marketing platforms, social has most thoroughly turned traditional marketing on its head...
Lexie Lu
Lexie Lu
Design Roast
Posted on: 02.06.17
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If the NHS can’t stop ransomware then how do small businesses?

In the early aftermath of the widely reported NHS WannaCry ransomware incident, we continue to explore the extent of cybercrime facing our online society. The Safer Cyber strand of the Police and...
Ian Maxted
Ian Maxted
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Posted on: 25.05.17
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How to earn website visitors trust in 5 easy ways

If your site doesn’t seem trustworthy at any point of a visitor's initial experience, they’ll likely turn back and head elsewhere. T o earn trust, make sure you do the following...
Khalid Saleh
Khalid Saleh
Posted on: 28.04.17
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There's gold in that data!
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It's been five years since we first heard that ' Data is the new oil' , in those five years the tools available to us to collect, sift, analyse and share that data have exploded in number. In...
Chris Weston
Chris Weston
Amdaris
Posted on: 24.04.17
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Head of cities at Uber reveals how intrapreneurship is the driving force behind sustainable cities & driverless cars
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Fred Jones speaks about how a culture of intrapreneurship at Uber is behind innovations such as driverless cars.
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 03.04.17
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