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Five Reasons to Get Involved with Mentoring

15.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Whether you're the mentee or mentor, mentoring programmes help to expand your network and skillset. They are vital for facilitating both professional and personal development. No one knows this to be true more than Tech Manchester director Patricia Keating. Tech Manchester is a non-profit organisation. It's helping startups across the North West to grow through events, workshops and online educational resources. Tech Manchester also has its own mentoring programme, which was recently announced as one of three finalists in the Mentoring Programme of the Year category of this year’s National Mentoring Awards. What does Patricia have to say about mentoring?…

How to Build Successful Relationships

14.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone here at UKFast! We hope you’re enjoying all the love in the air today. At UKFast, it’s our focus on people that sets us apart from the rest. Since the beginning, we’ve always strived to…

Cloud UK Live Is Back: Save Your Seat Now!

13.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

On Tuesday 19th March and Wednesday 20th March 2019, Cloud UK Live is returning to Manchester and London for yet another year. Join us at Manchester’s UKFast Campus, or at the prestigious venue The Shard in London, for a morning…

The Latest From Public Sector Live: Live Blog

12.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

We're kicking off at 9.15am on Tuesday 12th February, LIVE from Public Sector Live 2019. See you there!

Meet UKFast’s Director of Technical Support

8.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

At UKFast, providing outstanding technical support for our clients is always a top priority. But, to be able to support you the very best we can, we need the very best in the business to coordinate, train and motivate our…

Your Workplace Mental Health: It’s Time to Talk

7.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Did you know that one in four people in the UK are affected by mental health problems? Today is Time to Talk Day and we’re encouraging everyone to be more open and supportive when it comes to mental health, especially in…

Why TLS 1.3 Makes Your Data More Secure

6.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s time for our weekly UKFast Guest Blog, and today we’re on the topic of TLS 1.3. If you’ve never heard the term before, TLS stands for Transport Layer Security. It’s what makes communication across computer networks and the internet…

Why We Need Better Social Media Regulation

5.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

With nearly all teenagers in the UK currently using some form of social media, it’s estimated that number sits at 95%, should companies like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat be doing more to keep young people safe through improved social media…

Crimeware-as-a-Service: The Real Cyber-Threat

4.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s no secret that cyber-attacks have grown in frequency, sophistication and scale over the last decade or so. And while we can put this down to better reporting of attacks or more data readily available to tempt criminals, there is…

How to Get Your Goals for 2019 Back on Track

1.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

How have your new goals for 2019 panned out this January? Well, if you’ve already abandoned some and are barely clinging to others, do not worry. We’ve got just what you need to get you back on track. Here are…