Protecting your Business against Cyber Attacks

Cyber security is increasingly becoming a concern for businesses, particularly with the recent attacks on Sony and Target. Large corporations like these have a massive budget to deal with these type of attacks, but small to medium sized businesses might lack the resources to protect themselves. Losing data is a nightmare for anyone, but especially for a small business, who might not have the resources to consult a professional data recovery specialist.

One major threat at the moment is ransomware. The way this works is by encrypting files on your machine, then selling you software – often useless – to get your data back. This is why it’s important to backup frequently – it might take a day or two to completely wipe and restore your business’ data, but this might be cheaper than paying out for the software that might not even work anywhere. A cheaper option might even be to approach a data recovery company for a quote on how much it will cost to get your data back. Continue reading…

Balancing Cortisol Levels by Changing Your Lifestyl

Cortisol is a hormone that acts as the messenger to pass the activity of particular organs or cells in the body. Most people refer cortisol as the stress hormone, which makes it sound evil. Cortisol plays a primary role in influencing how people react to stress. However, it has other helpful roles physiologically. The hormone is responsible for three primary mechanisms that assist the body in sustaining a state of balance. The hormone raises blood sugar, regulates inflammation and increases blood pressure. Through these mechanisms, cortisol directly modulates life-sustaining processes like: Continue reading…

What’s the Best Lottery to Play?

There’s no doubt about it – whenever a lottery boasts a huge jackpot prize, we rush to purchase our tickets as quickly as possible. The bigger the jackpot, the more we want to play the game. When the U.S. Powerball set a record in January 2016, offering a $1.58 billion jackpot, people from all over the world rushed to get in on the action. Incredible jackpots are offered by the U.S. Mega Millions and the EuroMillions week after week and we can’t afford to miss a single draw. Continue reading…

Electric Golf Carts – Are They Worth It?

Golf is a great game to play with friends, business colleagues or even in competition, and as there are many fine golf courses across the UK, you will certainly have one within a few miles of you. In fact, did you know there are more than 500 golf courses in Scotland alone? It is, after all, considered the home of the game, so that should be no surprise. No matter what your level of competency is, whether you play for fun or for sport, there are always gadgets that make life easier, and the game more fun, so what are we talking about here? Continue reading…

Improving your Credit Score with a Credit Card Balance Transfer

It is really important to look after your credit score. Your credit score contains information about all your credit accounts, current and settled. Most accounts show on your credit report for around six years, and so influence your report. This short article will help you to get started thinking about how you can improve your credit score, and use a credit card to do so. Continue reading…

What Makes FreeAgent Worth Having

The number of online accounting software solutions available is increasing, and many are tailored for the smaller business looking to get value for money, save on work and get accurate results, reducing the need to employ accountancy services. The FreeAgent Accounting software package is tailored specifically for ease of use by the business operator, not accountants. As such it is unique in its simplicity and ease of use and navigation. The language is non-accountant user-friendly and the Homepage lays out the essentials in a no-nonsense way. Current debtors and outstanding invoices are immediately accessible as are an integrated tax timeline and bank balance snap shots. Continue reading…

Birth Control Top Tips

There are more birth control methods than ever before, but with that wide range of options also comes a lot of possibilities for people to mess it up and end up pregnant by accident. To ensure that doesn’t happen, we’ve compiled a few of the best tips to make certain that you don’t accidentally become pregnant or hurt yourself. Continue reading…

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