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The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

19 Jun 2018
3 minute read

What to think about before moving into co-working spaces

Where to base your start-up is a big decision, particularly with so many co-working spaces to choose from. You need a home where you and your team feel comfortable and inspired, where you can network and learn from other businesses, and that ticks all the boxes for practicalities and costs.

11 Jun 2018
4 minute read

Facts vs Faith: How to value an early stage business

Coming up with a business valuation is a right-of-passage for every founder, usually when you’re out ‘cap in hand’ to investors. The truth is that when your forecasts are more guesswork than accounting prowess, fitting yourself into a headache-inducing equation can be a waste of time. So, what’s the best approach?

5 Jun 2018
4 minute read

How to be an innovative leader

When you’re working flat out to get a startup off the ground, developing your own leadership skills can often take a backseat. But as your team grows, understanding how to inspire and motivate your people, while fostering a collaborative and innovative culture, can increasingly make or break your success.

25 May 2018
4 minute read

5 business lessons from the Facebook data scandal

Mark Zuckerberg might be doing his best to evade questions about the data scandal that has engulfed Facebook. But it’s hard to deny that the world has finally woken up to the implications of oversharing online. So, what lessons can businesses take away from recent events?

30 Apr 2018
3 minute read

Less than a month until GDPR–what should you be doing?

It feels like we've been talking about it forever, but all of a sudden, GDPR is just around the corner.

26 Mar 2018
1 minute read

How to minimise the impact of a cyber attack

Cyber-attacks are increasingly common, but many businesses are still in denial about the threat of being hit. Here are the key steps you should take to minimise the damage if your business is hit by a cyber-attack.

22 Mar 2018
14 minute read

Everything you need to know about IT contracting

Whether you’re an established IT contractor, or thinking of giving it a go, this guide covers off everything you need to know to make a success of it.

19 Mar 2018
3 minute read

Why do I need professional indemnity insurance (PI)?

Not sure if you need professional indemnity cover? Here’s 10 reasons why you might

2 Mar 2018
1 minute read

Digital Risks becomes a Living Wage employer

Digital Risks is delighted to announce that it is now a Living Wage employer

27 Feb 2018
5 minute read

GDPR – an opportunity for disruption?

With just three months to go until GDPR become a reality, we wanted to share some success stories of those making GDPR work for them and, dare we say, even using it as a chance for disruption.