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Why your business needs a disaster recovery plan now

Disaster recovery blog

Let’s start by stating the obvious: modern business is completely dependent on IT. This is true in practically every sector under the sun. Admin, customer records, online transactions… IT is the backbone of all these things. This does mean is that if anything goes wrong with your IT, it limits your ability to do business. … Read more

The benefits of cloud computing

Cloud computing blog

As cloud services grow in popularity, all businesses should consider whether cloud computing is right for them. Some cloud services may be pretty familiar now, like file storage through services like Dropbox and Office 365. But there’s a lot more to cloud computing than that. You can have everything from servers and firewalls hosted in … Read more

Phill’s Checklist for an IT Spring Clean

Spring Cleaning Phill Blog

The birds are chirping. The sun’s in the sky. The weather’s warmer. About time too – it’s been chuffing cold and it bloody snowed a couple of weeks back in Yorkshire. Regardless, it is technically spring. So, I thought the time was right for some tips on spring cleaning your business IT. This is not … Read more

Top 5 managed IT services for Yorkshire

top 5 yorkshire services

We offer first-class managed IT services to businesses nationwide, but we’re proud to be from Yorkshire. From our base in Wakefield, we feel well-placed to understand the needs of Yorkshire businesses. That’s why we’ve written this blog. We want to explain some of the core services we offer, to show how much they can benefit … Read more

Why you shouldn’t do business IT on the cheap

Don't do IT on the cheap

Hi all, Some thoughts on value for money when it comes to IT … I’m a Yorkshireman. Our county has a reputation for thrift – which is a polite way of saying we’re a bunch of tight b*stards. There’s some truth to this stereotype. If you want to see someone from Yorkshire go blue in … Read more

What are Malicious Cables?

Cable blog

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the cyber-security threats that their operations face. Cyber-criminals got creative during lockdown. They turned their attention away from taking down business operations with sophisticated hacks. Instead they now look to trick individual members of staff into giving away valuable passwords and data. This often occurs online, but recently it’s … Read more

The costs of downtime, the obvious and the hidden

Hidden cost of downtime

Businesses are coming to terms with the impact that downtime can have. In 2020 we had to adapt to remote working within a matter of days. For many teams this led to their entire operations going offline for an extended period of time while they adjusted. Most teams are back in the office now, but … Read more

Considering a BYOD workplace? Here’s what you need to know

BYOD Blog

Have you heard about BYOD yet? Businesses love a good acronym, and Bring Your Own Device is no exception. Especially since 2020, and the rise of remote working, teams are finding a huge amount of added convenience and productivity in using their own device for work. It’s incredibly helpful to access work on the fly … Read more

We can be your IT department

We can be your IT

As more and more work takes place online, businesses have a dilemma. They’re increasingly dependent on IT, but how to maintain it? How do you keep systems up-to-date and monitored? There’s a lot to keep on top of. You need to prevent downtime, support employees with IT problems, protect yourself from cyber-crime … It’s not … Read more

Phill on Phishing

Gone Phishing blog

Phishing is becoming an increasingly difficult problem for businesses. As this form of cyber-attack becomes more prevalent, hackers are diversifying their methods. Phill Burke, our Managing Director here at Biscuit wanted to share his guidance about these new forms of attack, and how your business can avoid falling victim to them. Hi all, Like the … Read more