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Beware scams at tax time

Struggling small businesses falling prey to loan scams

Struggling small businesses are urged to be wary of increasingly sophisticated loan scams targeting cash-poor owners as ...
data privacy, cyber threats, best practices

How employee awareness can combat SME security threats

Security awareness programs are a proven way to build resilience against attacks by changing employee behaviours that ca...
data privacy, cyber threats, best practices

Secure your business with a proactive approach to cybersecurity

A proactive approach to cybersecurity helps you close the security gap and protect your IT infrastructure against rapidl...
managing, financial management, finances

Top tips for managing your finances when you’re self-employed

Managing a business by yourself can be daunting but some tips can help you take control and better plan the finance side...
cloud confidence

The case for the cloud

The pandemic helped make the case for cloud communications and businesses that don’t make the switch are jeopardising pr...
secure, cyber-safe

Keeping SMEs cyber-safe as they head back to work

In the midst of rising cybersecurity issues, SME leaders must make their systems cyber-safe, and that starts with their ...
email scams, email scam, invoice scam

How leaked company credentials are creating a phishing tsunami in 2021

Too few SMEs are taking appropriate measures to effectively prevent cybercriminals from accessing and exploiting stolen ...
ransomware

What small businesses need to know about ransomware

No SME can afford to lose clients' sensitive data or the reputation it has built with its customers – data theft and ran...

Taking big, calculated risks

To begin reducing risk, assess the market - identify competitors and find a minimum of three points of differentiation b...
risk

Business risk: a new year review for small business

Preparedness is key when it comes to risk management - nobody is 100 per cent insulated against risk, but we should all ...