Monthly Archives: October 2015

Donna’s Dream House

Donna’s dream house is an amazing charity based in Blackpool proving holiday experiences for children and teenagers with life threatening illnesses and their families.

The Charity was set up by Len and Barbara Curtis, Donna’s parents, after their daughter  died aged 20 after suffering a four-year battle with cancer. Most of the facilities of the …

What I’ve learnt about the IT Sector!

Alex’s Story

It’s estimated that the IT Sector generates more than over half of the UK’S total economic output and is responsible for around 5% of all jobs in the UK.

Therefore with the IT sector increasingly looking set to grow further, as technology inevitability advances, I thought it would be interesting to review what …

Don’t Forget to back up your data!!!

Organisations, no matter whether they are a business with 500 employees, a charity , SME or even a school, are dealing with increasing  volumes of data. Much of this data has now become vital to the basic running of everyday organisations. As a nation we have become dependent on having data at our finger tips.…

My Day PAT Test Training

Alex’s Story

Portable appliance testing (PAT) is an extremely important part of any health & safety policy. The Health & Safety Executive states that 25% of all portable electrical accidents involve portable appliances. This indicates the value of PAT testing in any organisation, especially those that are directly dealing with the general public. Although …

5 Reasons why I became an IT Apprentice

Alex’s Story

5 Reasons why I became an IT Apprentice by Alex!

Deciding the right career path can sometimes prove to be very difficult especially if you don’t know exactly what job it is you want and the added pressure that today unlike 10 years ago young people are faced with far more choices and …

Looking to the future at a Microsoft in Person Event!!

Alex’s Story

As part of my apprenticeship at Smarter Technologies I was able to attend the Microsoft in Person Event held in central Manchester at the Malmaison hotel. The event was an all-day event aimed at Microsoft partners that work with small and midsized customers.

Smarter Technologies have been a Microsoft partner for over six …

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