How To Keep Your Data Safe With Opera 3 Data Back-ups

Whether it is time for a payroll update, a cashbook transfer, or sales and purchase transfers, there are times when you need to feel confident that you have a good data backup. If you accidentally make an error in your processing, or you simply need to press rewind, it is important to know that your earlier data is safe.

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How To Recover A Deleted File – Without Calling IT!

Everybody has done it. One absent click, and without so much as a puff of smoke your important document has vanished. At the best of times, this is irritating. At worst, it is panic inducing. Either way, here is a TMB Top Tip on how to keep stress levels to a minimum and find that document.

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19 Great Windows Key Shortcuts (Plus A Couple Of Not-So-Great Ones)

It’s not just a key you accidentally press sometimes.


If you ever want evidence of how much Microsoft Windows has become part of everyday life, just look down at your PC keyboard. Unless you’re using a Mac, you’ll find Windows has its very own key. How many other operating systems can say that?

But the Windows key is also somewhat misunderstood. Some regard it as an annoyance, a key that, when accidentally pressed, opens the Start menu no matter what the user is already doing. And opening the Start menu is probably the entirety of what most people use the Windows key for.

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What Are The Key Impacts Of A Disaster Recovery Plan?

Many informed business leaders have a general idea of what a disaster recovery plan involves. On a practical level, it means ensuring that everyone knows what to do in an emergency, whilst having the correct support in place to get systems up and running. It all sounds very 21st century. However, the key impacts of disaster recovery plans have their roots in the fabric of society. Here, we take a look below the surface. 

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How Fake Reviews Damage Businesses

If you want a handy example for the phrase “double-edged sword”, then online user reviews are ideal. In many ways, they provide an excellent public service, helping consumers to choose whom to business with and encouraging companies to offer excellent service. But at the same time, they’re open to abuse, which can mislead users and unfairly damage businesses. The problem, as you can probably guess, is fake reviews.

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Disaster Recovery Vs Business Continuity Planning: Which Should I Implement?

Disaster recovery and business continuity planning are increasingly common buzzwords in the corporate space. And that’s no surprise: IT is increasingly central to business operations, and the sudden loss of functionality can cause a dizzying kaleidoscope of unpleasant repercussions. To keep your company safe, it helps to know which security options are on the market. Here’s what you need to know. 

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It's National Coding Week 2019!

What better time to learn to code?


Today marks the start of National Coding Week 2019. Every year, the National Coding Week organisation promotes the importance of digital skills in the workplace, working with businesses, schools and libraries on events throughout the UK.

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Is It Time To Renew Your Business Broadband Contract?

Leaving things as they are may be convenient, but it could be costing you.


When did you last start a new contract for your business broadband? If it was more than a year ago, you're possibly on a rolling contract, lasting no more than 30 days. In other words, you pay month by month, and as long as you don't contact your supplier to cancel, you remain a customer.

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AWS Failure Illustrates The Need For Proper Backups

Reminder: stuff stored in the cloud probably isn't backed up.


Not long ago, we wrote about how cloud services like Office 365 and Google Drive should not be used like backup solutions. Last week, one company experienced exactly the kind of data loss that proves this point.

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Keeping Your Business Secure During The Summer Shutdown

When you’ve finally earned your escape to the beach, the last thing that should be on your mind is the threat that everything will fall apart in your absence. Taking a few simple precautions can make the difference between an uninterrupted break and an urgent flight home. Here’s a quick guide to keeping your business secure during the summer shutdown

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