Why a Professional Website is Like an Iceberg

A professional website is like an iceberg

Why a Professional Website is Like an Iceberg By Adrian Mallett B.Eng. (Hons) Over the years a steady stream of people has contacted us to ask if we could help them with the same problem. They have a website which they have spent time and money on and they really like it but the telephone […]

Business Rates for Online Businesses

Business rates tax

Business Rates for Online Businesses By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) The big business rate debate Recently a massive upsurge in discontent has been voiced by shopkeepers over the business rates they have to pay if they want to trade from a physical premise. The shopping landscape has changed considerably over recent years with the increasing […]

Importance of Reviews for Online Businesses

Reviews for online businesses

Importance of Reviews for Online Businesses By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) Reviews for online sales: Are they important? You are trawling through various websites for that must have item you’ve wanted forever, when you find it, do you really care about the reviews and more to the point, do the sellers? No matter what website […]

Online Sales Tax Call From Tesco

Online shopping

Online Sales Tax Call From Tesco By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) The supermarket retail giant Tesco has called for a 1% sales tax to be levied on its online competitors, claiming they are being disadvantaged by such operators. You don’t even have to be a business analyst to recognise the fact that online sellers have […]

The Explosion in Shopping Online During Covid

Online sales

The Explosion in Shopping Online During Covid By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) We’ve all been there over recent months! Sitting around in some form of lockdown due to Covid restrictions, we have more time on our hands than ever before. So what do we do with that extra time? Well, there is always some DIY […]

Is The Smartphone The New Personal Computer Of Choice?

Smart phones

Is The Smartphone The New Personal Computer Of Choice? By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) Some would suggest that the majority of consumers will always want to keep their PC, rather than move over to a small and portable smartphone. However, the tide could well be turning as the sale of smartphones surpassed PCs in terms […]

Website Accessibility

Website accessibility

Web Accessibility By Adrian Mallett B.Eng. (Hons) Is Your Website Legal? The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act 2010. Formerly, it made it unlawful to discriminate against people in respect of their disabilities in relation to employment, the provision of goods and services, education and transport. Our […]

Is Your Website Legal?

Is your website legal

Is Your Website Legal? By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) Disability Discrimination legislation in the UK requires service providers to make all services accessible to everyone. This is not limited to building access or management practices and procedures but includes the way information is provided. Currently, approximately 80% of UK websites do not meet the spirit […]

Bad Tips for SEO

Bad tips for SEO

Bad Tips for SEO By Adrian Mallett B.Eng. (Hons) Occasionally we are asked about ‘hot tips’ for search engine optimisation ( SEO) people have heard about, or worse, paid for. These are usually ‘guaranteed’ to get them to a top position on the search engine results lists and thereby make them loads of money. After […]

So What Makes a Good Website?

Excellent website

So What Makes a Good Website? By Neil Harrison LL.B. (Hons) Everyone wants a good website, but what are the main points to consider when you are starting out? If we’re accustomed to using the World Wide Web, then we’ll know a good website when we see it, or will we? A good website isn’t […]