Web Development Tips For Making Your Website Look Nicer

When you’re designing a website, there are all kinds of things you’ll want to keep in mind to make it look professional and trustworthy, but also friendly and approachable. For those who might be new to web development, finding this balance can seem like an incredibly daunting task. However, it can actually be done – to some extent at least – by way of a few tips and ideas that are fairly easy to understand and implement. We can’t cover them all in a single article, but below are a handful of ideas that can get you started.

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The Potential Pitfalls of Migrating Business Systems into the Cloud

Migrating to the cloud, however, isn’t something you can take lightly. Migrating business systems to a cloud-based environment has its challenges. In this article, we are going to discuss those challenges and pitfalls, and how to best avoid them when migrating your own business systems to the cloud.

Moving business solutions to the cloud is a popular trend among modern organisations. Cloud computing and business solutions in the cloud offer a wide range of benefits to business users, including the ability to streamline operations and boost efficiency. The benefits of moving to the cloud therefore are attracting more businesses into the approach.

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Different Options for Storing Business Documents

All businesses have a wide range of documents that they need to store and protect. Whether they are financial records, statements or personal data from your clients, making sure all this data is safe and secure is essential. There are a number of ways to store these documents, but there are two main categories; manual and electronic. Which method you prefer depends on your own personal preference as well as the nature of your business. The majority of businesses tend to use the electronic method of record keeping because they find it easier to get information, produce reports and meet legal and tax reporting obligations. Just like everything in life, there are pros and cons associated with both options of storing business documents. Today, we will be looking at the different methods of record keeping and will be discussing these advantages and disadvantages to help you decide what’s best for your business. 

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Seaweed Farming: Fuel and food of the future?

Marine plants (seaweed) produce around 80 percent of the oxygen we breathe, meaning if they disappeared from the face of the earth tomorrow, our species would struggle to survive. 

Seaweed is not only a nutritious healthy food for humans  but it also provides a habitat for marine life while the seaweed is growing and is the first link in the aquatic food chain. Without it, the entire system collapses. Growing seaweeds helps take carbon from the oceans preventing ocean warming and reduces ocean acidity as well as giving us a healthy food source.

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Leaving the EU advice for businesses

This information will help you understand how leaving the EU may affect your business. Visit gov.uk for full guidance to help you to prepare.

If you import or export There may be changes to UKEU trade at the UK border including on customs, tariffs and VAT. Take the first step to prepare now.

If you transfer personal data into the UK There may be changes to how you send or receive personal data from international partners, including in the EEA.

If you employ EU citizens You will still be able to employ EU citizens as you do now and be required to continue to conduct the same right to work checks. You will not need to take any immediate action.

If you receive European funding The government has guaranteed any funding secured through EU programmes until the end of 2020.

If you provide services or operate in the EU There may be new rules you need to comply with if you operate in EU/ EEA countries. This could affect your business if:

  •  you have a branch(es) in the EU
  •  you operate in a service sector within the EU
  • you’re planning a merger with an EU company
  • you or your employees travel to EU/EEA countries for business
  • Check the regulations for the EU/EEA countries you operate in, including visa requirements, to understand how changes could affect your business

If you sell manufactured goods Your business may need to:

If you hold intellectual property There may be changes that affect copyright, patents, designs and trade marks.


The EU Exit tool will help you to make detailed plans based on the profile of your business

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