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Over half of UK consumers have tried a new payment method since the outbreak of COVID-19

Over half of UK consumers have tried a new payment method since the outbreak of COVID-19

As the face of UK retail has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, so too has how people pay for goods and services, according to research conducted by specialised payments platform Paysafe.

Top tips for a cloud-first approach to print infrastructure

Top tips for a cloud-first approach to print infrastructure

The cloud plays a huge role in the modern working environment. However, one important aspect of the cloud that some organisations do not consider a priority is cloud printing.

Coronavirus-themed threat reports haven’t flattened the curve

Coronavirus-themed threat reports haven’t flattened the curve

With the Coronavirus pandemic still going strong, cybercriminals have continued leveraging this crisis by pushing threats designed to compromise victims’ data and security.

Under 35s are less concerned about COVID-19 and expect their lives to return to normal sooner, says GlobalData

Under 35s are less concerned about COVID-19 and expect their lives to return to normal sooner, says GlobalData

Younger consumers in the UK feel more optimistic than those over 35 and are likely to be more willing to embrace the lockdown loosening when it happens.

Where there is tech, there is a way – demand grows for UK’s hybrid tech sectors

Where there is tech, there is a way – demand grows for UK’s hybrid tech sectors

Job roles within tech increased by 40% in the first third of the year due to a surge in-demand within the ‘hybrid-tech sector’ – namely fintech, edtech, healthtech, and agritech – according to global recruiter Robert Walters.

COVID-19 exposes the weak link in video conferencing tools – passwords

COVID-19 exposes the weak link in video conferencing tools – passwords

Business tool Zoom has seen a 20 fold increase in users recently, as COVID-19 forces millions to work from home. However, reported problems with privacy and security have sparked concern about using video conferencing tools amongst governments and businesses worldwide.

UK fibre rollout boost reflective of independent network investment and positive policy approach, says INCA

UK fibre rollout boost reflective of independent network investment and positive policy approach, says INCA

The UK’s independent network sector has been praised for its significant contribution as the country was revealed as one of the fastest growers in Europe for delivering fibre networks to homes and businesses.

The new normal at the point of sale

The new normal at the point of sale

By Mark Crysell, Ergonomic Solutions.

In the wake of Covid-19, retail is among the sectors that have been particularly adversely affected. Other outlets such as food and pharmaceutical, the doors of most brick and mortar stores have been mandatorily closed until the coronavirus is deemed no longer to be such a major threat to public health.

Top tips when making an application for the Government’s Job Retention Scheme and a warning to get it right

Top tips when making an application for the Government’s Job Retention Scheme and a warning to get it right

HM Revenue & Customs (‘HMRC’) opened taking Job Retention Scheme (‘JRS’) applications at 8am today (Monday) but employers must make sure that their claims are correct and are accurate - those that don’t risk being seen as fraudulent, say London tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg

89% of UK IT professionals believe their company could be doing more to defend against cyber-attacks

89% of UK IT professionals believe their company could be doing more to defend against cyber-attacks

Webroot has released its annual AI and machine learning (ML) report which reveals that 89% of IT professionals believe their company could be doing more to defend against cyber-attacks, and illuminates ongoing AI/ML confusion – with 64% admitting they are not sure what AI/ML means – despite increased adoption at a global scale.

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