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Business West launches ‘No More Not Spots’ campaign

Business West is joining a national campaign for ‘No More Not Spots’, with the aim of ending not spots for voice coverage where phone users live, work, travel and play. Working with the British...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 04.04.18
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Gigabit broadband – the future is now for Bristol’s creative & digital sectors

As one of the most digitally advanced cities in the UK , Bristol is at the front of the queue when it comes to next generation broadband and mobile data speeds. At present, the average broadband...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 02.02.18
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Are we facing a cyber security jobs recruitment crisis?

According to ISC² there's a predicted 1.5 million cyber security positions that will be left unfilled by 2019 so make sure your business is equipped to combat the shortage
Rob Phelps
Rob Phelps
Posted on: 24.11.17
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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
Posted on: 25.08.17
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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
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
Posted on: 22.03.17
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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
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
Posted on: 23.01.17
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The Mobile Search Boom - How to grow your business with paid search and click-to-call

Mobile traffic has the potential to transform any business that relies on phone calls from prospects. By optimising your website and ads for mobile, paid search and click-to-call can give you a huge...
Graham Cox
Graham Cox
Posted on: 05.05.16
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