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Rise in ransomware prompts warning from cyber security specialist

Cyber security expert Phortress has warned businesses to be vigilant following evidence that the use of ransomware is increasing. The National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre say that smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data. Ransomware, which makes devices unusable until their […]

Beware “First Page of Google in 24 Hours” and Other SEO Scams

It’s all too common in Internet marketing to learn that a small business owner was lured into a search engine optimization service that went bust. Some so-called SEO consultants make promises along the lines of: “We’ll place you on the first page of Google in no time”! These offers come with very tempting prices. For […]

Two into one makes sense for business

A thriving North East business has merged the two sides of its operation and undergone a significant re-brand in order to strengthen its position in the market place. The business, now named Print & Mail Runner, is based on Kingsway North on the Team Valley estate in Gateshead, and specialises in managing print and direct […]

COFFEEASY allows you to wake up and smell the coffee.

The coffee world is constantly changing, and a simple new product is now giving consumers the chance to join the ‘baristocracy’ by producing top quality coffee in their own homes, just like they have seen professional baristas do. The COFFEEASY™, produced by Leeds-based Coffeeasy Ltd, allows people to make high quality filtered coffee in their […]

Businessmen launch new property management company

Property landlords Gordon Crockett and Michael Younghusband are about to launch a new business in Shiney Row, Houghton-le-Spring, the first of its type for the area. Safe and Secure Property Management will provide property management services to landlords throughout the North East of England, drawing on the two men’s extensive experience in the sector. It […]