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How Social Media Can Help You Hire

30.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Proving that Facebook is useful for more than just stalking and showing off, Hard Rock café recently hired an entire pool of new employees through the social media site. And, as social media becomes more prolific, it can be a fantastic way to create a culture for your business. But there are definitely a few things you should take note of before diving into that particular pool. Hard Rock Café recently hired a completely new set of staff – 120 in total - for its new restaurant in Florence, and it was all done through Facebook. The chain managed to…

Fridays at UKFast – 27th June

27.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Whether you’re gigging at Glasto, watching the World Cup or having a cheeky chill out, this weekend is set to be a fab one. Before any of that though, make sure you’ve caught up on the latest from the tech…

HAVE YOU HERD ABOUT THE NEW FESTIVAL WIFI?

25.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Mo(oo)ve over 3G – this year’s festival WiFi is a completely new animal! We may not be getting sunshine this Glasto but we will have the capacity to send our pictures into the world, fast (the next best thing, some…

BRITISH GOVT: “MASS SURVEILLANCE IS FINE (SOMETIMES)”

24.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Despite the fact that the year following Snowden’s revelations has been a sliding scale of security fears and mistrust, the UK government is really doing nothing to endear itself to its public right now. In the first detailed defence of its policies…

(Open) Sourcing The Right Qualifications

23.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Calling a support line and getting passed from person to person can be a pretty rage-inducing experience. Unfortunately, it's all too common, as the people talking to customers and the people solving the problems aren’t necessarily the same. Especially for something like…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 20th June

20.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year, and hopefully you’re using those extra waking hours to enjoy yourself! And by that I mean: to catch up on all of the latest tech news! This week we’ve looked at protecting…

Cloud Computing: Your Dream Solution? Webinar

18.6.2014 by Guest

The party is here people - because we just love to host things, and this time it's a cloud webinar! Gemma, one of our lovely marketing ladies, has all the info on how you can get involved; so if you've got any questions about…

Prepare To Get Emojional

18.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Emoji may have most of the basic emotions and situations covered (for example, I can recreate Les Mis entirely with them) but apparently that’s still just not enough emoji. If you’ve been having problems making your feelings clear with the…

London’s Tech Week Tentacles

17.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

While we love the North (and it’s been getting some great press recently for startups), sometimes we can concede that our fair capital has its merits too; and this week it’s doing us proud as it hosts its inaugural tech…

Falling Like Domino’s

16.6.2014 by Katherine Kelly

The latest company to fall prey to a hack is Domino’s, who is currently being held to ransom for €30,000. It’s saying that no financial data has been taken, but with the way we often handle our security, does that…