Looking for New Opportunities

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My latest role as Project Delivery Consultant / 3rd Line Wintel / Infrastructure Systems Support Analyst has ended. I am looking for a role within a max 50 mile radius of Weldon Northamptonshire, to include Bedford, Corby, Milton Keynes, Wellingborough, Northampton, Leicester, Coventry and Peterborough. If you have something that may be of interest please […]

Chancellor under immediate pressure to stop IR35 changes

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The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has been welcomed into his role by IR35 specialists who immediately advised him to stop the roll-out of IR35 reform on 6th April. Chancellor must consider global implications  The threat IR35 reform poses to UK contractors is one thing, but the wider impact of the changes must […]

IR35 Woes affecting Jobs, Business Continuity, and Livelihoods

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Impending amendments to the IR35 taxation class are causing grief for genuine contracting/sub-contracting businesses across the UK. I have noticed that very few contract positions are being advertised and it appears this is due to IR35 changes introduced by the HMRC. So, what’s happened? It has become apparent that yet again the HMRC has not […]

Looking for New Opportunities

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My latest role as Project Delivery Consultant / 3rd Line Wintel/Infrastructure Systems Support Analyst is drawing to a close. I am looking for a role within a max 50 mile radius of Weldon, Northamptonshire, to include Bedford, Milton Keynes, Wellingborough, Northampton, Leicester, and Peterborough.

TalkTalk’s poor customer service takes further blow

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Internet Giant TalkTalk’s attempts to repair its poor reputation for customer service have suffered a blow after it topped the telecoms watchdog’s table of broadband complaints between July and September last year. Complaints about the company’s broadband service reached the highest level in 18 months as it shut down a call centre after it discovered employees were scamming […]

iOS Update will let you stop Apple from slowing down your iPhone

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Having apologised and offered replacement batteries at a discount, Apple has now said it will make a major change to iOS to let people disable throttling. Future updates to Apple’s iOS software will include an option to disable throttling on iPhones. The move is Apple’s latest attempt to appease angry users after news broke in […]

Firms buy insurance ‘in mad panic’ as cyber-attacks soar

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Many firms are panicking as cyber-attacks and regulatory fines threaten profits. With cyber-attacks increasing in frequency and severity, many companies are turning to insurance to cover their mounting losses. But can insurers quantify the risk accurately and could insurance lead to corporate complacency? Many firms feel like they’re under siege. Cyber-attacks are coming thick and […]

IT & Business Consultant in search of new contract

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Kevin Edwards, currently seeking new contract opportunities in IT Services / Management arena. Last role as Consultant IT Manager / 3rd Line Wintel Systems Support has now come to a close. I am looking for a role within a 50 mile radius of Kettering, Northamptonshire, to include Bedford, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Leicester, Peterborough. Please download […]

Ransomware Business Cyber-Attack

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These kinds of cyber attack are very simple to avoid in business and yet the basics of information security management have been ignored. To get the ball rolling just ask yourself these 2 simple questions: Why is our business critical/sensitive information connected to the internet and is it really necessary? Why are the same computers […]

Complaints prompt Windows 10 update change

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Windows 10 update change Microsoft is to offer “clearer options” for users upgrading – or not – to Windows 10. The move comes following months of criticism that Windows 10 was being forced upon users using what has been described as a “nasty trick”. This week, a Seattle woman successfully sued the company for $10,000 […]

Seeking new opportunities

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I am currently seeking a new contract/opportunity in Business/IT Consultancy. My last role which ended a couple of weeks ago was supporting a Sainsbury’s Bank hosting project providing Wintel Administrative / PCI Compliance functionality for FIS. Please see my personal website for further details of my skillset at www.edwardsnet.co.uk If I can help with your […]

We are finally leaving the EU!

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We are finally leaving the EU! After the long debates and slanderous accusations yesterdays poll displayed an overwhelming majority for the leave campaigners and for Great Britain to leave the EU. Now Great Britain can once again hold it’s head high and rebuild it’s standing in world leadership of skilled workforces, quality manufacturing, R&D and […]

Brexit or Not? … Having my say

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23rd June is getting nearer and it is begging your vote, but which way are you going to go? If you are worried about your business success if we exit the EU, you have to ask yourself why? Why worry? If you have done what it takes to maximise your strengths then you should not […]