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Apple rushes to block ‘zero-click’ iPhone spyware

Posted on 14th September, 2021

Apple has issued a software patch to block so-called “zero-click” spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads. Independent researchers identified the flaw, which lets hackers access devices through the iMessage service even if users do not click on a link or file. The problem affects all of the technology giant’s...

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Technological & Political Changes (Inc. ISDN & PSTN Turn-Off & Super Deductions)

Posted on 21st June, 2021

Throughout the national lockdown, businesses have been adapting to the changing landscape and over the past 16 months, communicating with your staff/customers has never been so important.  As you may be aware, we work with thousands of businesses throughout the UK, and help our clients with both their telecoms and...

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Increasing Telephony Costs & Potential Utility Refunds

Posted on 18th September, 2020

Telecoms:   BT are introducing two further price increases from September and October 2020.  Generally, other suppliers will follow suit and we would recommend forwarding a copy of your latest invoice (regardless of your current supplier) to see if you will be impacted.  Due to our large client base, we are...

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Coronavirus: ‘Avoid Using Microwave To Get Faster Internet’

Posted on 25th March, 2020

People should avoid using the microwave at the same time as their wi-fi, media regulator Ofcom has said, as part of advice to help improve internet speeds.  It comes as millions work remotely and rely on streaming services after the UK was told to “stay at home”.  This has put...

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Manchester City Council To Delay Business Rates To Support Struggling Businesses

Posted on 20th March, 2020

Business Rates will not be taken on April 1, to help support businesses affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19), said Manchester City Council this afternoon (March 19).  Cllr Carl Ollerhead, Manchester City Council’s executive member for finance and human resources, said: “Business Rate payments will be delayed for Manchester businesses in April...

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Coronavirus: Chancellor Unveils £350bn Lifeline For Economy

Posted on 18th March, 2020

The government has unveiled a package of financial measures to shore up the economy against the coronavirus impact.  It includes £330bn in loans, £20bn in other aid, a business rates holiday, and grants for retailers and pubs.  Help for airlines is also being considered.  Chancellor Rishi Sunak told a press...

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Business Rates Suspended in 2020 Budget

Posted on 12th March, 2020

Budget 2020: Business Rates Suspended For Shops and Cafes Tens of thousands of England’s retail, leisure and hospitality firms will not pay any business rates in the coming year, the chancellor has announced.  Companies with a rateable value of less than £51,000 will be eligible for the tax holiday, Rishi...

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“Help Us or You’ll Kill The High Street’

Posted on 18th February, 2020

For one national chain of jewellers, the government’s business rates system is having a devastating effect on retail outside big cities and shopping malls.  Andrew Hinds, a director at family-run firm F Hinds, says business rates place an unfair burden on shops and are leading to more store closures.  “In...

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Outfox The Market Ordered To Pay £600k In Feed-in Tariffs

Posted on 12th February, 2020

The energy supplier could end up having its licence revoked if it fails to comply.   Ofgem has issued Outfox the Market with a provisional order, compelling the energy supplier to pay more than £600,000 for the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme by tomorrow.  The FiT scheme was designed to promote...

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Energy Bills Set To Fall For Millions Of Households

Posted on 7th February, 2020

Energy bills are to fall for millions of British households this April after the regulator lowered price caps.  Ofgem has reduced the default price cap and pre-payment meter cap by £17, which the regulator said would lower bills for about 15 million households.  The cap was introduced to protect customers...

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