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Get insight into a range of technology and business topics, from eCommerce to cloud, SME support to mentoring. With the latest roundups from our UKFast webinars, guest blogs from real-life industry experts and expert cloud advice from the UKFast team of hosting specialists.

What is an eCommerce Business?

4.11.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

By definition, eCommerce is the activity of buying or selling products online. An eCommerce business is usually involved in the selling aspect, using their website as a virtual store through which consumers can purchase goods over the internet. So, whenever…

Vulnerability Scanning vs Penetration Testing

23.10.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

This Vulnerability Scanning vs Penetration Testing guest blog is authored by Holly Williams, Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma. * I occasionally see the terms vulnerability assessment and penetration test used interchangeably, or even phrases such as ‘automated penetration test’ thrown…

Q&A with UK Business Angels Association

21.10.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Jenny Tooth OBE is the CEO of the UK Business Angels Association – the trade body for angel and early stage investing, representing more than 15,000 investors around the UK. Jenny has over 20 years’ experience of facilitating SMEs access…

eCommerce Guest Blog: Get Ready for the Internet’s Peak Season

21.10.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Mark Blackhurst, Co-Founder of Digital Next, shares his behind-the-scenes tips and tricks as the eCommerce peak season creeps closer. As any experienced sales or marketing professional knows all too well, eCommerce companies need to prepare meticulously for the weeks leading…

#ScrollFreeSeptember

20.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

The heads down generation PING! PING! PING! WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, Pinterest, YouTube…the list is endless. Social media has become a huge part of all our lives. Today, the UK has more than 45 million social…

Why Gender Parity is Crucial for Mentoring Schemes

19.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

In part two of this week’s Women in Mentoring blog series, senior university lecturer Tanya Hemphill shares her experience of becoming a Tech Manchester mentor. What led Tanya to become a mentor? Why is gender parity so crucial for mentoring…

Why mentoring is so important for women in business

17.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

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…

Behind the Scenes: PDH Sports’ Peak Season Prep

12.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

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…

Black Friday: When and How to Prepare

11.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Black Friday falls on the last Friday of November each year, with Cyber Monday the following Monday. What was once two days of discounted products has now become multiple weeks of flash deals and sales, though these two days still…

5 FREE Resources to Kickstart Your Week

2.9.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Did you know that UKFast provides free, informative webinars and whitepapers on a whole host of topics to help you develop your business? In this blog we’ve gathered five of our latest whitepapers and webinars which will get you up…