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12 Dec 2019

The UK general election is happening today on the 12th December 2019.

11 Dec 2019

The Strava "Year in Sport" report was published on Wednesday and released various statitstics about cyclists across the UK

10 Dec 2019

Cycling UK are putting forward another push to encourage the UK to walk and cycle more for the sake of the oceans.

10 Dec 2019

Sustrans have recently announced a new software which will help to make cycling convenient and accessible to more people.

5 Dec 2019

The ActSmart office will be open as usual (9am-5:15pm) for the majority of the Christmas period

27 Nov 2019

This year's winner of the annual Cyclist Café of the Year awards, orgnaised by Cycling UK, has been annouced today!

25 Nov 2019

Help get more people on bikes... and into your shop!

25 Nov 2019

Ahead of the December 2019 General Election, the ACT have provided a brief summary of each major political party's policies that could affect cycling.

21 Nov 2019

With Small Business Saturday just over two weeks away, it's not too late to put some plans in motion to get the most out of it!

20 Nov 2019

Indie Retail UK has launched a new campaign that celebrates all the hard work and creativity that independent retailers put into creating their shop window displays.

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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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