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If you’re thinking of starting up a new business, you’ll quickly realise how difficult a balancing act it is to stick to a budget while making sure you have all the tools to ensure you can properly do your job.

The dizzying amount of business tech available means you could quite easily blow all your money on any number of hands-free add-ons and pentium-powered peripheries.

So, if you’re just starting out, or you’re looking to upgrade your systems, here are our seven top business tech tips…

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This coming Monday (January 18, 2021) is Blue Monday – said to be the most depressing day of the year as the perfect combination of bad weather, post-Christmas debt levels, failing New Year’s resolutions, low motivation and at least a week until payday all hit at once.

This year’s could prove to be the bluest Monday yet, as the entire UK is under strict lockdown rules as Covid-19 continues to spread rapidly across the country.

If you work from home  your outlook can be even gloomy as you’re stuck between the same four walls for the best part of every day, chasing invoices from work that you hoped would be paid before Christmas.

Here are some top tips to help you beat the Blue Monday blues.

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If you’re planning on getting a new smartphone or tablet this Christmas, or you’ll be giving one as a gift, you’ll want to make sure it lasts at least until the next time you upgrade – not as easy as it sounds, especially over the festive period when an excess of excitement, and no little excess wine, can make it that bit easier to drop your device. And there’s nothing quite like that moment of sheer panic and horror as your smartphone slips from your grasp and tumbles towards the floor.

Sometimes it bounces harmlessly, but other times will see a huge crack appear on the screen, so it’s always handy to consider ways in which you can minimise the risk of breakage. Here are some top tips…

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The number of spam emails getting sent has hit a 12-year low, according to security firm Symantec, which said fewer than 50% of emails which it scanned during June were junk – the lowest percentage it had seen in over a decade.

Even so, many of us are still getting loads of emails we don’t want and, to the best of our knowledge, haven’t asked for!

So if you’re getting spam emails, how do you stop them? Read on…

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There are just two weeks to go until Christmas, which means 14 shopping days left, including Christmas Eve – even fewer if you’re you plan to shop online, as you’ll have to factor in extra time to process and deliver your order. Make sure you don’t miss the last postage dates.

If you’re shopping online, you’ll also have to factor in the added risk – although secure website and payment technology is always improving, hackers and fraudsters are always finding more devious ways to defraud people, and so online fraud is still a massive problem.

So, to help ensure you stay safe as you shop online at Christmas, Sainsbury’s Bank has produced this informative infographic…

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