BCN Group Announcement: Covid-19 Business Continuity Plan

In the current climate amid growing concerns surrounding the impact that Coronavirus (Covid-19) might have on businesses, I wanted to provide an update on the business continuity plans we have implemented at BCN Group to ensure you continue to receive the best service possible.

Welcome to a new world of remote working

This week the UK Government advised everyone who could work from home to do so. Whilst some businesses were set up to allow their workforce to work remotely, for others it was a catalyst for change in their organisations to enable their operations to continue.

5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Transforming IT Services For Education

The benefits of cloud computing for the public sector are well documented in terms of increased efficiency and decreased costs. From providing distance learning to adults to keeping primary school learning materials up-to-date, there’s no denying the benefits of cloud computing for the public sector. The Challenges Providing IT Services for Education One of the … Continued

Why Humans Are Still The Weakest Link In IT Security

Another week, another data leak threatening businesses. This time, Mexican fast food eatery Chipotle were the ones under the spotlight for “unauthorised activity” on their payment processing system. Although not much is known about the breach at this point, Chipotle has assured customers that they will be in touch in due course if there is … Continued

BCN accelerates its public service offerings with G-Cloud 8 approval

BCN Group, the Manchester based Digital and Cloud Service Provider has been notified by the Crown Commercial Service that it has been successful in becoming an approved supplier for Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 for  G Cloud 8. This latest Government award enables BCN’s increasingly popular cloud-based service offerings to be available to the UK’s public … Continued

Do you have an effective business continuity plan?

Systems going down are a profit-killer for any size business, whether it be due to weather, technology or some other form of disaster, it’s important to be prepared for the worst. The aim of any business continuity plan is to allow senior staff members and employees get on with the IT and other activities calmly; knowing … Continued