As of 1st April 2012, the conditions for businesses required to submit VAT requirements online will be changed. As well as the businesses that currently submit online (those with an annual turnover of £100,000 or higher) any business earning less than £100,000 will also be required to submit their VAT returns online, as well as [...]
During National Apprenticeship Week earlier this month, Dragons Den personality and businessman Theo Paphitis spoke strongly in favour of the need to invest heavily in apprenticeship schemes in order to tackle the serious unemployment issue affecting the UK. Recent figures indicate that while one in four young people who leaves school with only GCSEs is [...]
The World Economic Forum recently released its 10th anniversary edition of The Global Information Technology Report. Under the theme Transformations 2.0, the report looks at how modern businesses are harnessing the transformative power of Information and Communications Technology, or ICT, to drive their businesses forward, and in turn how this new emphasis on ICT is [...]
For a lot of smaller companies in search of an ecommerce offering, setting up online payment was a tricky business. Setting up Direct Debit was costly and complicated to set up, putting it out of the price range of SMBs and with a process too time-consuming for the majority of busy companies whose priority was [...]
The ultimate start-up is set to help the next generation of start-ups, by pledging to give away over £4million of free advertising space to small businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Facebook is, undoubtedly, the net’s most influential and powerful advertising space. The trouble with it is that, as a result of [...]
A few weeks ago it was all about tech innovations at CES 2012. This week, though, it’s been all about DLD, or ‘Digital Life Design’, the network dedicated to uniting an informed community with interest in the digital age and what it means for the media, commerce, business and the customer. And for the Vice [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...