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Small business? Then outsource your IT!

Small business? Then outsource your IT!

Running a small business can be fraught with difficult decisions. When your staff numbers are low, choosing who to delegate a task to can be a nightmare. When it comes to IT, though, you really need an expert opinion! Let us look at why you should outsource your IT....

IT consultant – What do they do?

IT consultant – What do they do?

You are at a networking event. It's the 60 seconds pitch and one of the others says, "I'm an IT consultant". So, what is he going to tell you in that short minute? Here we are going to expand on that pitch and reveal to you what we do at Jolly IT consultancy. What...

Beginners guide to VOIP

Beginners guide to VOIP

VOIP is fast becoming the way to go with your business telecoms. If you want to know more about this read on, we explain how this technology works and its benefits. What is VOIP? Voice Over Internet Protocol is a telephone system that uses the internet and your...

Have a Merry Christmas with Microsoft 365

Have a Merry Christmas with Microsoft 365

Celebrating Christmas is made easier with Microsoft 365. Here are some ideas on how you can use this powerful office suite to bring festive cheer. This year may mean we are not together in the same place, but it does not mean we cannot share the fun. Christmas Cards...

Let’s beat the virus

Let’s beat the virus

Covid-19 might be the first virus that comes to mind just now. However, have you noticed there seem to be more and more attempts to extract money by deception these days? Those seemingly exciting emails are containing code ready to infect your PC. Keeping IT clean By...

MS Teams make a big push towards destroying Zoom

MS Teams make a big push towards destroying Zoom

Microsoft has been working hard on making MS Teams the go-to program for video-conferencing. However, Zoom still dominates the networking scene; but MS Teams has been learning some lessons. Is it time you took another look? Views The launch of the seven by seven grid...

Loss of the Control panel

Loss of the Control panel

Whilst many of us are happy to let Microsoft do what it needs to let our machines run better, some of us are missing the under the hood tools we are used to having access to. One of them is the loss of the Control Panel. What is the control panel? In the good old days...

PC health checks

PC health checks

Have you performed PC health checks, and should you do them? We discuss the built-in tools in Windows 10 to keep your PC in tip-top health Is your PC sick? Has your PC been slowing down lately?  Does it feel like somethings not working as it was? Our instincts are...

Supporting staff working from home

Supporting staff working from home

We have all been working from home for a while, and although many have settled into the swing of things, some of us have struggled. Here, at Jolly IT we like to think we are supportive, and some would like to give you some hot tips on supporting staff working from...