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How to choose the right computer equipment for your business to increase your productivity and efficiency without it costing the earth.

Business software helps you complete a range of tasks. Choose the right software, provide support and train your staff with our introduction.

It is highly likely that you depend on the internet for some aspects of your business. Find out how you can use the internet more effectively.

Good communication with customers, partners and suppliers is vital for business success. This summary explores business communication methods.

How would you cope if your IT system failed or was breached? We cover the main IT security issues and how to protect against them.

Good IT management can help you choose, use and implement IT. Our overview helps you manage IT in a way that maximises the return on your investment.

IT support is vital if you rely on your IT system. But how can you set up an effective safety net in case things go wrong? We explore the options.

Getting the right IT is just the first step. Appropriate training, policies and working practices can help you maximise return on your IT investment.


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Our review of the UK’s most popular project management packages to help you choose the right tools for your business.
Good accounting software puts you in control of your business, letting you automate regular tasks, prepare forecasts and monitor business performance.
Accounting software makes your accounts quicker and easier to process - and you don't need to be a trained accountant. Our guide to choosing software.
A network server is a powerful computer used to store files and run programs centrally. How to set up and secure a business network server.
When choosing a printer, it’s really important to know what you want it for. Whatever you want, your requirements will affect what printer you buy.
What do you do if your phone gets wet? Practical steps to help you rescue your smartphone.
A bigger computer screen doesn't mean a better image. We explain the difference between monitor size and resolution and why screen resolution matters.
What do you do if you are sent an attachment your computer can't open? We explore three ways to open a Visio file if you don't have Visio software.
Data backups are essential to your business and an important part of disaster planning. But what methods should you use to back up your critical data?
Chloe Thomas explains how to use Google analytics and other online apps to check the health of your website and improve its performance.
With real time information, businesses are required to report payroll to HMRC. Payroll software can make the process quicker and easier.
Building a company intranet can be a great way of sharing information with employees and clients. This checklist talks you through the process.
Technology is vital to keep many businesses running – but it's easy to underestimate costs. Read our checklist on what to consider.
Online criminals are increasingly targeting smaller companies, so if you store confidential data electronically you should take steps to protect it.
No-one wants to waste money buying an IT solution that fails to meet requirements. Here's what to think about before you buy.

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