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15 Jan 2018

What are Meltdown & Spectre? Should you be worried?

Tony Edwards Cost Area Lead for ICT Over the past week there has been a lot of news coverage regarding security issues known as ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’. This is a very real issue, which affects individuals and businesses across the Read on →

Filed under: ICT
03 Jan 2018

Is energy management optimised in your hotel?

Paul Strachan Using more energy than necessary can seriously eat into your property revenue. Even small changes to energy management can make a big impact on your bills. Becoming more energy efficient has three obvious benefits; it saves money, is Read on →

Filed under: Energy
20 Dec 2017

Surviving Brexit: Managing Supply Chain Risk

Monarch Airlines’ bankruptcy on 2 October 2017 was due in part to increased fuel costs caused by Brexit. Profit margins were squeezed by higher dollar denominated fuel costs, raised by the pound’s decline due to Brexit. Unite (the trade union Read on →

Filed under: Brexit
14 Dec 2017

A Best Practice guide to Passwords

Tony Edwards Cost Area Lead for ICT Our guide to password security and best practice. Tip 1 – No more Post-it notes: With the number of services, subscriptions and applications that require passwords continually increasing, it is no wonder so Read on →

Filed under: ICT
04 Dec 2017

Is the Cloud right for you?

Tony Edwards Cost Area Lead for ICT Increasing system functionality and a ‘Cloud First’ strategy are growing trends, and many organisations are including them in plans and budgets for 2018. However, CEOs and CTOs are raising concerns about removal of Read on →

Filed under: ICT