How to fire your professional adviser

We rely on our professional advisers to add value and protect our businesses from risk. Sometimes, however, we are let down, and suffer financial loss or reputational damage and think our adviser is to blame. Individuals or businesses in this situation might be reluctant to look into the issues. There may be a feeling of embarrassment at having let the situation develop, or uncertainty as to whether the advice really was inadequate.

Tech tips for a happy eChristmas

At this time of year, ecommerce merchants are frantically working on sprucing up their web design and advertising campaigns ready for the big Christmas rush. This is all well and good, but if one of your servers goes down or your website crashes at a critical time, all the sweat and tears that has gone into optimising your site and making it easy to use will have been a complete waste.