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Growing cyber-tech company achieves highest accolade
Our cyber security division, CyberGuard Technologies, has achieved CREST certification for its penetration testing services following an extensive assessment and audit process. CREST is a not-for-profit accreditation body that represents and supports the technical information security market. Set up in 2006 in response to the need for regulated professional ser...
What is a Sales Order Management System?
What is a Sales Order Management System? An Order Management System (OMS) is a tool that helps control the process between a customer placing an order and the product going out for delivery. It tracks sales, stock and fulfilment as well as ensuring all processes and people in-between are kept informed and up-to-date. The idea of an Order Manage...
Making Tax Digital: FAQs
If your business is VAT registered, with a turnover above £85k, you have to submit your VAT returns via the HMRC's gateway using compatible business software. If you don't have a solution, you need to act now. I’m sure you have questions about MTD and our prof.ITplus software, so check out the answers to our frequently asked questions ...
How Will an ERP System Benefit My Business?
Keeping an SME afloat requires countless processes and duties that are spread across several departments, all of which require finance and human workforce. From budget planning to CRM and stock control, when you’re undertaking these processes manually, inefficiencies will build up over time, mistakes due to human error will be made and it will be m...
OGL staff raise over £17,000 for charity in 2018
Our staff enjoyed another successful year of fundraising in 2018, having raised over £17,000 for local and national charities through various events and activities. Since starting our fundraising initiative in 2014, our employees have raised money for numerous charitable and not-for-profit organisations through activities such as dress down days, coffee m...
Everything you need to know about Cyber Essentials
Companies in the 21st century now have to be proactive in their approach to cyber security and businesses are no longer comfortable with being ‘sitting ducks’ when it comes to cyber-crime. With organisations keen to adhere to cyber security regulations there is no place better to start your cyber security journey than by obtaining a Cyber Essentials accre...
The Importance of Cyber Security Awareness
Every business is at risk of a cyber-attack. In 2017, cyber attacks on organisations cost the UK economy £10 billion, with seven out of ten companies falling victim to a cyber-attack or breach. When a CEO is confronted with a cyber-attack or data breach, they start to worry about their vulnerabilities in the technology they use and forget to look at the very ...
We won the award for Large Employer of the Year 2018!
We are very excited to announce that we were crowned 'Large Employer of the Year' at last night's annual Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards! The awards ceremony, hosted by BAFTA-nominated TV presenter Angelica Bell, was held at the Treetops Pavilion at West Midlands Safari Park where the county’s best apprenticeship employers, apprentices, schoo...
Why you should start multi-channel selling
Why you should start multi-channel selling Selling online through your own branded eCommerce website isn’t always enough in this competitive online world. With the online retail giants, Amazon and eBay affecting the way your customers shop, it’s important that your brand and products are in front of your potential customers. Ahead of John Lewis,...