05 March 2019
KPMG has announced it will withdraw its digital small business accounting (SBA) service for small businesses from the UK.
The move comes as the auditor's UK arm attempts to consolidate on its highest growth in a decade, dropping aspects of its business which grow at a slower pace. Although the offering will no longer be available in the UK, it will remain accessible to clients outside of Britain.
A KPMG spokesperson said discussions with staff were on-going and the firm is supporting them and keeping them informed of their options as it winds down SBA.Find out more
05 March 2019
Enterprises can walk out on slow broadband contracts following new rules from Ofcom.
The watchdog's new protections will mean broadband providers have to be more honest and give customers a minimum guaranteed speed at the point of sale.
If their service fails to meet the promised level, firms will then have a month to improve performance or face the customer walking out of their contract without a financial penalty.
Evan Dixon, managing director, Viasat Europe, said the new rules mark the start of a new era for broadband service speed, designed to make contracts more clear and honest and hold ISPs to their promise.Find out more
14 January 2019
APC is teaming up with specialist technology providers as part of a new initiative to support resellers.
Under the programme, the Schneider Electric subsidiary claims it will help clients deliver “comprehensive and proven approaches to achieving high availability and increased resiliency at the edge”.
The APC Technology Partners Initiative brings together multiple technology companies.Find out more
25 September 2018
More than 90 per cent of senior level IT and business managers do not consider their organisations to be IT resilient, according to IDC.
The State of IT Resilience highlights the gap between companies’ aspirations to modernise and a lack of maturity regarding the resilience of their IT systems.
It found that while the majority of businesses have a cloud, digital transformation or modernisation project already planned for the next two years, these same businesses rate themselves as immature on resilience objectives.Find out more