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July 11th 2017

Tech-free Tuesdays: The business benefits of a no-email day

How many emails do you send on an average day at work? It’s estimated that around 269 billion emails are sent around the world every single day. That’s a staggering 2.4 million per second, with the average office worker receiving 121 emails in a day. Emails have become the backbone of many of our work […]

May 18th 2017

How to hack-proof your smartphone

To access your personal stored information, including bank details and your address, all a hacker needs is your phone. If this is not adequately secured, their mission is even easier. Of the principle causes of security breaches, unsecured mobile phones are among the top seven. But with this advice from Hine Insurance, yours doesn’t have […]

May 3rd 2017

Facebook Messenger’s latest update can find food, bots and more

Facebook Messenger has 1.2 billion users around the globe and 60 million business users, all sending a staggering 2 billion messages. Delving into Artificial Intelligence, or AI, Facebook has announced some significant new developments at its F8 conference in April 2017. Though society is fast becoming used to rapid tech updates, the social media giant’s […]

March 26th 2017

A brief history of insurance

For most of us, insurance is a necessary facet of everyday life – as well as forming a large portion of the economic world we live in. The UK insurance market is the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world, and according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) it employs around […]

March 10th 2017

Illegal working – could your business be at risk?

If you’re an employer in the UK, it’s your legal duty to prevent illegal working, regardless of the number of employees you employ. The ramifications of not checking employees’ right to work can be costly and damaging. The law on preventing illegal working is part of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. The Government […]

February 21st 2017

UK companies have a “distorted understanding” of cyber-security risks, says survey

In this day and age, it is impossible for business owners to ignore the significance of the internet with cybercrime rates growing just as quickly as the positive developments of the digital world. A joint study by LogRhythm, Gigamon and Forescout Technologies – three tech firms with respective backgrounds in security intelligence, traffic visibility and […]

February 8th 2017

Is it the law to have business insurance?

Whether you’re setting up your own business or have been running one for a while, the subject of business insurance can be fraught. How do you know what is a legal requirement? Which extra covers are worth your hard-earned money, and which are a waste? Is it the law? Whether or not you are legally […]