In today’s rocky business landscape, it’s more essential than ever for SMEs to find efficiency savings. Brexit and the knock-on effect of big business problems are just two of the factors making their futures more difficult and unpredictable. And with revenue unreliable, it becomes essential to look at other areas where time and money can be saved.
Knock-on effects of the #CarillionCollapse
One of the most significant things affecting SMEs today is their reliance on other, bigger
Phone fraud affects all businesses. But small and medium-sized organisations are especially at risk. A phone system is essential to providing good customer service, so how do businesses reap the benefits whilst minimising any risk?
Every year, SME’s reportedly lose more than £9bn to fraudsters, as a smaller and more informal communication environment can mean gaps in security are more likely to occur. As a result, phone systems can be at the mercy of hackers unless
The trick to being a successful small- to medium-sized business is doing a lot with a little. A recent survey of SMEs revealed just 50% of those with below average levels of operational efficiency see sales grow. The agility and adaptability your size affords you must be stacked up against the challenges of having a small team or resource base. Chances are you already have a mobile working culture. But are you truly maximising your
Mobility is one of the pillars of the modern digital workplace. With smartphones, cloud services and always-on connectivity, employees can be as productive in the living room as they can be in the office.
The public sector has a lot to gain by embracing mobility and enabling more flexible working for employees. Government bodies can improve efficiencies while lowering technology costs, paramount at a time of squeezed budgets and tight deadlines.
Crucially, using communications technology to facilitate
The buzz around cloud computing has been hugely positive these last few years. Greater flexibility across your business. Faster time to market. Increased IT resilience. Scalability that means you only pay for what you use.
However, many businesses – particularly SMEs – may not be able to identify exactly how the cloud can achieve these benefits. It’s all well and good talking in the abstract about how the cloud can improve efficiencies and reduce costs, but
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