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9 Jul 2020

With the additional Government funding and Activate Cycle Academy's launch of a brand new apprenticeship standard for bicycle mechanics there has never been a better time to take on an...

8 Jul 2020

The Competition and Markets Authority is leading a Digital Markets Taskforce to provide advice to the Government on the potential design and implementation of pro-competitive measures for...

8 Jul 2020

Coronavirus is clearly having a huge impact on retail workers but one ofthe impacts that is often overlooked is its effect on the mental wellbeing of those working in our stores.

7 Jul 2020

The Government has now published its response to the Call for Evidence on Violence and Abuse towards shop staff which closed in June 2019.

2 Jul 2020

Innovative indie retailers who adapt their business to combat the impact of Covid-19 are to be recognised in a special category in Britain's Best Small Shops competition 2020

2 Jul 2020

The Government has published the Business and Planning Bill in the Houseof Commons designed to make provision relating to the promotion of economic recovery and growth.

1 Jul 2020

Rental e-scooters will become legal on roads in Great Britain from this Saturday, in a bid to ease pressure on public transport amid the coronavirus crisis

1 Jul 2020

To gauge the intentions of the British public, Maybe* has gathered 20,000 answers from regions across the UK to understand if and when they'll return to the shops, and what their concerns...

1 Jul 2020

The FCA are requesting that firms now prepare for phased move to FCA's new data collection platform RegData.

24 Jun 2020

Recent research has investigated how consumer behaviour has developed over the past few months as people have adapted their shopping styles tothe lockdown

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Top 7 benefits of outsourcing IT

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

As the future of the UK's economic and political state continues to be unclear, it is important that business owners prepare their companies as much as possible for the uncertainty to come.

One of the elements that must be evaluated is the business systems and infrastructure in ensuring that they are running as efficiently and effectively as possible. To aid in this, Chess have put together a list of the top 7 benefits of outsourcing your IT to help give you peace of mind that your IT infrastructure remains secure and available.

  1. Control IT Costs. In today's modern technological age, the cost of successfully managing your IT systems can easily spiral out of control and for most businesses, it is one of the biggest challenges you can face.
  2. Stay Focused on Your Core Business. Most businesses have limited resources with managers and individuals already working to their maximum potential. No one wants to worry about the mundane everyday IT tasks or complex problems, which is where IT outsourcing can help.
  3. Stay Ahead of the Game. The digital landscape is constantly evolving with technology advances moving quicker than ever before. As a result, more and more SMEs struggle to stay ahead of industry changes and can't afford to match the in-house support services of larger companies.
  4. Compliance and Security. Securing your IT environment and ensuring your systems are compliant are essential. As technology advances, so do the security risks i.e. viruses, malware, hacking and data theft, are just a few of the things that could seriously impact your business.
  5. Drives and Supports Your Business Growth. Investment in a robust and effective IT infrastructure can help drive and support your business growth.
  6. Develop and Support Internal Team. In some cases, businesses may not have the relevant technical skill set required to implement large scale complex IT projects. Outsourcing of these projects will bring highly skilled and experienced resources into your company. Your people can work alongside them to enhance their own skills and knowledge.
  7. Reduces Your Risk. IT systems should be simple and should work.

The benefits of having the right Managed Services Partner on board can be limitless. Chess design and deliver award winning bespoke ICT solutions and services to meet your needs.

But the real key to benefit to using Chess lies within their excellent customer service provided, you can count on them to listen, understand, unearth unique solutions and build trusted relationships.

To find out more, visit the ActSmart website now or call us on 01273 427 700.

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