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Office 365 is now Microsoft 365: Here’s everything you need to know

In April 2020 Microsoft changed the name of Office 365 to Microsoft 365. This article outlines why Microsoft made the…

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Don’t let your IT partner let you down: The 10 warning signs to look out for as lockdown eases

With many lockdown restrictions now beginning to ease, what does the future look like for you and your business? Security,…

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Returning to the office and how to stay safe

For most office-based workers, an end to remote working may seem a while away, but it’s important to start planning…

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Working from home won’t be the next big thing, and here’s why

Since the UK locked down on the 23rd March 2020, many of us have been adjusting to working from home…

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How to spot coronavirus scams – don’t get caught out!

On the 20th March 2020, Action Fraud UK reported a 400% increase in coronavirus-related scams. Scammers are using the widespread…

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A day in the life of a Service Desk Engineer: lockdown edition

Keegan Lennon, Service Desk Engineer at Netstar, gives us an insight into his role and how life has changed since…

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IT Best Practices

The potential risks of remote working and how to avoid them

For many of us, remote working is the ‘new normal’ and will likely remain that way for the next few…

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Netstar IT Support gains Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Sales certification

Photo taken prior to COVID-19. London, 22nd May 2020 – Last week all of Netstar’s Business Technology Advisors trained and…

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Netstar IT Support offers all clients free access to online training platform

London, 21st May 2020 – Netstar are giving all clients free access to a new online training platform. One of…

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Netstar Community

A day in the life: lockdown edition

Sarah Robson, Marketing Manager at Netstar gives us a glimpse of what the experience of lockdown has been like for…

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Have you heard about the 4 pillars of vitality?

  Last week Rachel McGuinness, Chief Vitality Officer at Wake Up With Zest, led a webinar for the Netstar team.…

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IT Best Practices

Is your IT partner CISSP qualified? Here’s everything you need to know

What is the CISSP qualification? Issued by global leading cyber security organisation (ISC)², CISSP is the gold-standard information security certification…

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Investing in technology during a period of uncertainty

How your IT company can help reduce your costs during this period of uncertainty We’re all experiencing the impact of…

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Netstar IT Support is shortlisted for the Real IT Awards, Project Team of the Year

It was recently announced that Netstar IT Support has been shortlisted for the Real IT Awards, Project Team of the…

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Netstar IT Support London successfully renews Cyber Essentials certification

London, 21st April 2020 – Last week Netstar completed their annual renewal of their Cyber Essentials certification. Netstar IT Support…

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Why two monitors are better than one when working from home

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, the majority of office-based workers have transitioned to remote working. With such a…

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Working from home – 10 steps for a better working day

With the recent coronavirus outbreak and governmental lockdown measures, most businesses in London and across the UK have been forced…

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Coronavirus: how to get the most out of remote working

In January 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19), a global health emergency. Millions of people around the…

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IT Best Practices

Are you backing up Office 365? If not, here’s why you should be

Cloud computing has brought a host of opportunities for businesses. Offering many productivity and security benefits; the technology has transformed…

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IT Best Practices

Is your IT strategy preventing business growth?

Are you looking to achieve business growth in the next 12 months? If so, it’s likely that you’ll be combining…

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IT Best Practices

Six tips for staying focused when you’re on the go

Technology is an integral part of our day to day lives. It has made it easy to get things done…

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Is it time to switch IT Support provider? The six signs to look out for

Are you happy with your current IT Support partner? Or do you wish they were a bit more responsive, more…


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Six quick tips to create secure passwords that are easy to remember

The average person enters 10 online passwords per day. If someone were to get hold of your password, what would…

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IT Best Practices

How to use IT to improve your office culture

Office culture. Get it right and you’ll create a working environment where staff are productive, proactive and supportive of one…


IT Best Practices

Windows 7 end of life: when is it and what you need to do

If you’re still running Windows 7, your deadline is rapidly approaching. On the 14th of January 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting…

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Ten Windows 10 tips and tricks that will make your day easier

How many times has someone shown you a Windows tip or trick that you’ve ended up using once or twice…

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Make 2020 the year you put an end to IT problems for good

As we head into 2020, the New Year is naturally a time to be looking ahead and thinking about business…

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Merry Christmas from Netstar!

Everyone at Netstar would like to wish you a Merry Christmas, and a happy and successful New Year! It will…

Netstar IT Support Attend 50 Best Managed IT Companies Awards

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Netstar IT Support wins 50 Best Managed IT Companies Award for second year running

It was recently announced that Netstar IT Support has been selected as one of the 50 Best Managed IT Companies…

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Cyber Security

How to prevent cyber criminals from getting into your accounts

How can you prevent cyber criminals from accessing your accounts if they've managed to figure out, or crack, your password?…

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Cyber Security

IT security trends 2020: How to increase your business safety

Cyber attacks could lead to large financial losses and irreparable reputational damage. 55% of British firms reported a cyber-attack in…


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Netstar support Movember in aid of mental health awareness

The Netstar team was delighted to help Keegan, one of our Service Desk Engineers, on his initiative to raise money…

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Cyber Security

The most common security threats to your business

What are some of the most common cyber security threats facing your business and what can you do to mitigate…

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Cloud Computing

Why cloud computing is perfect for your small business

Cloud computing is already an important aspect when it comes to many established companies’ IT set up, but it can…

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Cyber Security

The 8 signs your business may be at risk from cyber-attack

Worried about cyber security? You’re not alone. A survey of 2,000 business leaders from 140 countries, by the World Economic…

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Netstar IT Support awarded ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Certification for sixth successive year

London, 6th November 2019 Netstar IT Support, one of London’s leading IT Support companies, has achieved the internationally recognised information…

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