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Welcome to the Flair 4 IT blog! We hope you enjoy reading our posts about different aspects of IT services and solutions, as well as news and information from the company which might be of interest. Our aim is to keep you updated with the latest news and trends from the world of IT solutions.


Our top six reasons for keeping your data backed up

Date: 22nd August 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

Whether your business is a multi-national corporation or you’re a sole trader, you are storing data every day. Every piece of information you process and store should be backed up on a regular basis.

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What you need to know about changes in Software Licencing

Date: 26th April 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

Licencing laws from software companies haven’t always been effective. For some they were ignored, but for many others they seemed too complicated or were simply misunderstood.

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Checklist for Cyber Safety for 2019

Date: 29th January 2019
Author: Kieron Doyle

Cyber safety and security is an important subject for every business but unless you are an IT expert it can seem technical and daunting, and difficult to know where to start.

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Should you choose Office 365 for your company?

Date: 19th December 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

If you are establishing IT systems for a company one of the key decisions to make is whether to opt for an on-premise system such as Exchange, or go for the cloud-based system Office 365.

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Does your business have an IT disaster recovery plan?

Date: 23rd November 2018
Author: Robert Eeuwens

As a business owner there are many risk areas to consider including hazards, health and safety and environmental issues but how much consideration do you give to the risk of your IT system going down?

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Can you help me? I need IT support but don’t have an IT team

Date: 24th October 2018
Author: Robert Eeuwens

A lot of businesses don’t have the capacity or budget to employ a fully qualified IT team full-time, but still need all the usual IT services such as computers, phone lines and payroll.

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What should I do if I have a cyber security issue?

Date: 24th September 2018
Author: Robert Eeuwens

If you suffer a cyberattack on your business it could create any number of issues including legal problems, breach of customer data and it will impact on your reputation. In some cases the reputational damage can actually destroy the company as customers lose faith.

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Five essential steps to help keep your business safer from cyber crime

Date: 31st August 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

Cyber crime is creating real worries for businesses, particularly as the world moves into an even more focussed online direction. Although the online world brings incredible opportunities for companies to expand to global audiences, it also puts businesses at risk from cyber criminals.

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As a small business, should I move to cloud-based services?

Date: 16th July 2018
Author: Kieron Doyle

It’s definitely an option you should consider. Cloud-based services are making waves in the business world and make it really simple for business owners and employees to get access to business data from anywhere in the world. It is also another way to protect your data against any kind of damage such as fire, or flood, at your business premises.

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