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Why mentoring is so important for women in business

17.9.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Mentoring schemes have really gained momentum in recent years. From small businesses to entire industry sectors, the advantages of a quality mentoring scheme are plentiful – for mentors, mentees and the wider business community. However, like many other areas of society, it may come as no surprise to learn that there simply aren’t enough women mentors within the mentoring community. And while organisations such as Tech Manchester are working proactively to engage and encourage more women to become mentors, male mentors still significantly outnumber female mentors. So, to lift the lid on what it’s like to be a woman involved…

Behind the Scenes: PDH Sports’ Peak-Season Prep

12.9.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This Black Friday and peak-season prep blog is authored by Lisa Hargrave, co-founder of successful racket retailer pdhsports.com.  * After a hyperbolic 2018, the volume of online transactions around the Black Friday weekend and beyond is predicted to be even…

How Better Training Can Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

27.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This guest blog is authored by Edward Whittingham, Founder and MD of cybersecurity firm The Defence Works. The Defence Works brings together hard-hitting insights, efficient practices and simple hacks to keep businesses safe and offers bite-sized cybersecurity awareness training through…

Using Our eCommerce Past to Predict the Future

22.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Are you meeting the ever-changing needs of your customers? Monitoring trends in consumer habits is crucial for your business to stay competitive in a crowded online marketplace. Register for our free webinar now and get the latest insight from industry…

Expert View: An Introduction to Hardware Hacking

1.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Holly Williams is the Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma and an ex-military security specialist. As a professional ethical hacker and all-round cybersecurity expert, Holly has incredible knowledge of the security threat landscape and helps businesses to mitigate cyber-threats. In…

6 Ways We Can Address Imbalance in Tech Investment

25.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Tech Manchester has become an integral part of the SME and startup support community in Greater Manchester since its inception just over two years ago. Since then, Tech Manchester’s Executive Director Patricia Keating has made it the organisation’s mission to…

What’s Driving the Online Marketplace Trend?

24.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In this blog, we’re joined by Alex Ayin, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Mercarto Enterprise Technologies to find out what’s driving the recent surge in online marketplace popularity. Mercarto is a successful online marketplace business based in Manchester.…

Connecting Your On-Premise Cloud to Azure

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This blog is in partnership with Azure experts at our sister company ClearCloud. UKFast clients often ask us how they can make use of more than one cloud solution. Whether it’s merging aspects of eCloud with their on-premise environment, or…

Work Experience: Sophia’s UKFast Story

12.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Work experience can be a daunting prospect. However, at UKFast we like to give those who dare to venture into the world of work a taste of excitement, and an idea of what it’s like being part of a fast-paced…

Guest blog: What’s the verdict on Azure Bastion?

10.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In today’s blog, ClearCloud’s Azure expert Matt is having his say on Azure’s new platform-as-a-service solution Azure Bastion. So, what does he think of this new tech? * Although Azure Bastion is only in private preview, it has gained a…