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How to put together a robust IT disaster recovery plan

Creating an IT disaster recovery plan is an essential safety measure for any company reliant on IT systems, and let's face it, what business isn't.
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 03.04.17
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BT director reveals expansion plans at Business West networking breakfast

BT is growing its footprint in Gloucestershire and wishes to spend more money with suppliers in the region. The initiative was revealed by Paul Coles, regional director for BT in the South West at a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 22.03.17
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How to stop your business drowning in data

The rise of the cloud has enabled businesses to do so much more in 2017, from managing your own accounts, to working remotely with a team across the globe. Lower costs, more flexibility, and better...
Sarah Hewitson
Sarah Hewitson
Neatly.io
Posted on: 20.03.17
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Put 'Help' at the heart of your video marketing strategy

In today’s cluttered digital world, cutting through and getting heard is increasingly tough. Plenty of doomsday stats have recently been predicting the death of content marketing, owing to increased...
Jon Mowat
Jon Mowat
Hurricane Media
Posted on: 10.03.17
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Q&A with John Pullinger - chief executive of the UK Statistics Authority
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with John Pullinger, chief executive of the UK Statistics Authority ,...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 06.03.17
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Q&A with Paul Geddes - CEO of Direct Line
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Paul Geddes, chief executive officer of Direct Line , before he...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 15.02.17
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Essential cyber security considerations for business owners

A ‘cyber attack’ generally refers to unintended effects happening to the data and information that an organisation has responsibility for. Most commonly this data can be breached in 3 different ways...
Mark Smyth-Roberts
Mark Smyth-Roberts
C3IA Solutions Ltd
Posted on: 14.02.17
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Cyber: threats and opportunities

Gloucestershire has a great opportunity to benefit from both the threats and the opportunities posed by the enormous growth in cyber crime—hitherto amazingly unrecorded in the national crime figures...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 23.01.17
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New year, new service - better connectivity in Bath and North East Somerset

Virtually every kind of business is becoming ever more reliant on good connectivity to ensure they can access the internet, emails and phone calls wherever they operate. So it is great to hear the...
Ian Bell
Ian Bell
Posted on: 19.01.17
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