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Don’t get hooked by a Phishing scam

Don’t get hooked by a Phishing scam

21st August 2017 |

By Colin Turnbull, BIC IT Manager Learn how to spot scam emails so you don’t end up losing your shirt. People fall for Phishing scams all the time, including IT savvy people. That’s because...

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5 top tips for crisis management

5 top tips for crisis management

21st August 2017 |

By Debra Daglish, PR Direwctor at Narrative Communications In advance of next month’s workshop, Narrative Communications’ PR Director, Debra Daglish, highlights the shift in reputation management in recent years and gives her five top...

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The world is your oyster: There has never been a better time to sell overseas

The world is your oyster: There has never been a better time to sell overseas

28th July 2017 |

By Sue Beverley, E Commerce and Digital Trade Adviser Selling overseas is one way of ensuring that your business grows and prospers in uncertain economic times at home. Spreading the risk is a sensible...

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North East needs more Female Entrepreneurs

North East needs more Female Entrepreneurs

25th July 2017 | ,

Despite a surge in female led start-ups in the UK as a whole, women in the North East are still less likely to start their own business. Only 2.8% of women in the North...

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How Secure is your Data?

How Secure is your Data?

24th July 2017 | ,

By Colin Turnbull, BIC IT Manager With Ransomware attacks affecting hundreds of organisations, it’s vital you take steps now to secure your data.  Take a look at our safety checklist to see just how...

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Change Creates Opportunities

Change Creates Opportunities

3rd July 2017 | ,

Good business leaders adapt to trends as they happen, some falter and others fail to respond to change and thus, their businesses suffer. Take the London black taxis, they weren’t prepared for Uber and...

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Innovation funding surge shaping the future of North East business

Innovation funding surge shaping the future of North East business

28th June 2017 | ,

By Peter Graham, New Skills Consulting Businesses across the UK are gearing up to take advantage of a surge in Government innovation investment. The North East BIC and local funding specialist, Peter Graham, have...

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How to avoid losing your data to Ransomware

How to avoid losing your data to Ransomware

23rd June 2017 |

By Colin Turnbull, BIC IT Manager The recent “WannaCry” Ransomware not only hit the headlines by crippling the NHS, but it also hit hundreds of thousands of organisations in over 150 countries. The “WannaCry”...

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Boost Your Business: growth and scaling up

Boost Your Business: growth and scaling up

5th June 2017 | ,

By Shirley Hermiston, business support manager There are many different strategies to grow a business. Experts suggest that you have to trial different strategies and even fail in your attempts before you learn how...

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The BIC supports work experience student

The BIC supports work experience student

2nd June 2017 |

By Thomas Embleton The North East Business and Innovation Centre welcomed Patrick Somers on a work experience so he could gain key skills and knowledge from various different sectors. Patrick spent time with the different...

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