Business - 27 articles

May 18, 2022
Search for business support services in Scotland – this is a great link to a huge number of business services e.g. graduate placement scheme, grants, energy, self help guides etc. You can also search by geography and sector. Good insight to what is happening and what is available currently in Scotland
May 18, 2022
Cybersecurity breaches have been on the increase in the past couple years and there is no sign of it slowing down as we move deeper into the information age. Nearly half of all UK businesses have reported cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months.  But what is cybersecurity? It can be defined as the “technologies, ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Every office needs a person with significant IT understanding to provide support to employees and to make sure that the office, email platform, wifi network, and any other system your business uses are in place and working correctly. Finding this IT partner can be challenging, as you need to make sure the company you engage with ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Importance of technology for all businessesIn the last two decades there has been an enormous growth and increase in the use of technology. From small to large scale business activities there are tens of thousands of processes that are technology based without which a business would definitely not be able to cope with the current ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Remote work has never been as prevalent as today. Advances in technology make it possible for most office jobs to be done remotely, all you need is a laptop and a decent internet connection. A study led by freelancing platform Upwork found that out of 1000 hiring managers surveyed  55% of them have since a ... Read more
May 18, 2022
It goes without saying that marketing and IT serve different purposes. However, all too often, we are seeing marketing agencies offer services which should really be left to IT companies. This, in turn, becomes a problem for everyone involved as it ends up wasting both the marketing company and their clients’ time as well as ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Social media is a great way for start-ups to communicate and engage with their customers. As a start-up, you have to make sure your social media game is on point, and most importantly in line with your audience. As the world of social media keeps expanding and gaining cultural relevance there are more and more ... Read more
May 18, 2022
All successful startups have one thing in common: they all started with a great idea. An idea that made people’s lives easier, solved people’s problems and/or brought them joy.  Everyone thinks their ideas are great and this is largely due to confirmation bias – “our tendency to search for, interpret, favour, and recall information in ... Read more
May 18, 2022
This weeks guest author is Kevin Oubridge of Accelerated Success. Kevin helps companies foster a culture of effective collaboration within their teams. Poor collaboration in tech project teams is not down to a skills deficitI’ll come straight out and say it to save wasting time. Poor communication and collaboration in your tech project teams is probably down ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very kindly passed this information onto Company Connecting, to continue to develop and publicise ... Read more