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Fridays at UKFast – October 30th

30.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Happy (nearly) Halloween fellow humans! This week we’ve had a scarily good amount of things to talk about! It’s nearly Black Friday so we’ve had expert insights on how to optimise your site for the rush, and also how to ensure you’re all prepared for the new data protection laws. We’ve also shared a whitepaper on investing in people, and have an upcoming webinar on how to double your Magento store’s online revenue! Now, sit back with the roundup of this week's other news, if you dare... Netting a decision The European Parliament has come to a decision on net neutrality,…

Double your Magento Store’s Online Revenue

29.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a godsend for those that can harness their power, and a destroyer of hopes for those woefully unprepared. Lucky for your Magento-ers out there, we’ve got an expert a-comin’ to offer insights on how…

Investing in People

28.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Whether it’s investing in your employees or putting customers first, adding a human element to a business is often what makes it stand out. Studies show that companies that invest in their staff perform better than those that don’t, so…

Preparing for the New Data Protection Laws

27.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

With ever-evolving tech and more of our data going online by the day, it’s no secret that the law has struggled to keep up. There’ve been a tonne of developments in Data Protection laws recently, and although it sounds about…

One Month Until the Festive Peak

26.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Christmas decorations are starting to sneak onto the shelves, I’ve eaten my first box of mince pies, and research suggests that one in four retailers aren’t ready for Black Friday – one of the most important days of the retail…

Fridays at UKFast – 23rd October

23.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Welcome to Wear it Pink day everyone – whether you’re a lady or just know ladies, make sure you’re aware of this awareness day! Now, to business. This week we’ve been talking the incredible number of people falling into the…


22.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Apple is saying its newer iPhones are impossible to unlock without the user’s passcode because of their strengthened encryption tools. This could be counted as a win for those that oppose ‘encryption back doors’ and the sharing of user data…

In a Class of their Own

21.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this week we looked at some fairly bleak stats on a British digital skills gap that’s widening faster than the tectonic plates in The Land Before Time. Well today we’ve got an ace video that highlights some of the great…

Are you Falling into the Skills Gap?

19.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

We all know that there’s a growing gap between those who think tech is top and those who are terrorised by it; but new research shows that there’s real danger of about 12 million Brits and a million small businesses…

How Much More Secure Could You Be?

15.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Attacks on our systems aren’t going to stop. If anything, they’re going to get worse as more information moves online. But with many businesses still not offering decent security measures or educating employees on best practices, how much more secure will…