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Tens of thousands of online businesses in the UK who handle credit card details have no internet security measures, new research reveals

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20% of e-commerce websites aren’t aware of what security measures are in place 10% have taken no website security precautions 50% don’t have a plan in place if they were hacked 123 Reg urge small business owners to consider their website security A survey by 123 Reg, the UK’s largest website provider, has found that […]

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New Year’s resolutions see surge in new business websites

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British entrepreneurs are up to 10% more likely to start a business in January than any other month Website registrations in the first week of January are growing by 20% year on year Trends predict January 2017 will see highest number of new business website registrations yet Record numbers are expected to register their new […]

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Time to shake up the digital high-street, calls 123 Reg

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• 3 in 5 people say online searches favour big, chain stores, meaning independent businesses lose out • National brands dominate local listings in cities such as and Birmingham and Manchester • But bigger chains trumped by coffee shops and DIY stores in local searches Research has revealed that when searching online for shops or […]

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SiteLock Partners With 123 Reg For Website Security Solutions

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London, UK, Oct. 6, 2016: SiteLock and 123 Reg will offer existing customers website security solutions to find, fix, and prevent website vulnerabilities. The partnership will also provide automatic malware detection and remediation to further secure the infrastructure. “SiteLock understands how critical website security is for our customers and their businesses,” saidRichard Winslow, 123 Reg Brand […]

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SMEs missing out on £21bn Christmas bonus due to lack of digital knowledge

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· Lack of digital skills resulted up to £21bn in lost revenue for Britain’s SME’s last Christmas · Only half (48%) of smaller businesses are mobile friendly in run up to ‘first mobile Christmas’ · 123 Reg helping small businesses improve e-retail offering in run up to Christmas 26th September (London): UK SMEs lost £21 […]

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Micro-businesses failing basic online health check due to lack of training

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5th September, London: Research has shown that 85% of micro-businesses in the UK lack basic digital skills, reporting that time, money and confidence are the biggest barriers to getting online. This has led to only around a third (38%) of them having a website; the lack of visibility rising for one-man-band businesses, only half of […]

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Only 15% of London businesses are online

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2nd August, London: While London’s small business community is rapidly growing, new research shows just 15% of the capital’s businesses are online. With over 91,618 new businesses created in London already this year, the city’s entrepreneurial story is going from strength to strength.[i] 975,835 businesses are now currently operating in the capital, however research from […]

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Always evolving: Heart Internet launches new website and brand identity

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Nottingham, UK, 29th March 2016 – Heart Internet, the UK’s largest reseller hosting company, today announced its new brand identity and website relaunch. This relaunch further positions Heart Internet as a business enabler, helping customers to increase efficiency and offer state of the art website design. Heart Internet is the first web hosting company to […]

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An hour saved is an hour gained: 65 per cent of SMBs lose time and money by not using technology to full potential

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59% of SMBs waste up to ten hours a week on administration tasks, taking time from activity that could increase revenue and growth. 65% of SMBs admitted to using outdated Microsoft Office technology, decreasing productivity by not taking advantage of latest benefits. Giving SMBs back 2 hours each week could boost the UK economy by […]

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Website personalisation helps small businesses compete more successfully with big businesses

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123 Reg is today announcing the launch of its industry-leading website builder, helping small businesses and web professionals to narrow the gap and compete with larger businesses. The new tool enables users to build mobile optimised and dynamic websites without technical training and skills. In an online study of 2052 adults online, commissioned by 123 Reg and […]

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New PlusServer GmbH is No. 1 for Business Hosting Solutions in German-speaking Countries

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Cologne, September 17th, 2015. Early in 2015, HEG, Europe’s largest privately-owned hosting provider, expanded its market-leading position in managed hosting with the acquisition of PlusServer AG. Subsequently, HEG continued with this development by bundling all managed hosting activities under the joint PlusServer brand. The legal merger of PlusServer AG and Host Europe Solutions GmbH to […]

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HEG’s Sign-Up.to launches new email marketing campaign editor

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London, UK, July, 2015 – HEG is today announcing the launch of Sign-Up.to’s new fully responsive email marketing campaign editor. The new editor represents a major improvement in the way users of the Sign-Up.to platform can create their email marketing campaigns, allowing professional and consistent campaigns to be created faster and more easily. The email editor […]

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Heart Internet named Best Shared Web Hosting in 2015 ISPAs

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London, UK, July, 2015 – Heart Internet, the UK’s largest reseller hosting company is today announcing that it has won the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) Award for the best shared web hosting provider in 2015. The awards were handed out at a ceremony in London on 2nd July and Heart Internet was honoured for […]

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SMB’s must take advantage of digital tools to drive increased business growth

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London, UK, 22nd May, 2015 – 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, is today announcing survey results which demonstrate that small businesses require additional help in order to successfully run their website and grow their business online but say many lack awareness and expertise to do this. The survey of over 2,300 small business […]

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‘Put digital at the heart of UK’s start-up revolution,’ says 123 Reg

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May 2015: 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar today welcomes plans set out by the UK’s major political parties aimed at supporting UK start-up businesses but says plans need to go further to advise, encourage and equip small businesses with the tools to develop their digital footprint. The importance of a digital presence has further […]

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123 Reg helps Welsh businesses demonstrate national identity online

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London, UK, 4th March, 2015 – 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, is today announcing the general availability of the .wales and .cymru domain name extensions. The  launch of the domains will support Welsh businesses in digitally identifying their nationality and increasing relevancy for local customers. Purchasing a geographic domain is a way to cement […]

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123 Reg helps SMBs bolster online presence with easy-to-use hosting service

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2nd February 2015: 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, today announces the launch of its  Premium Hosting service, designed to manage the day-to-day administration of customer’s servers, allowing users to focus on running their business. A strong web presence is crucial for small business owners but many do not have the capacity to manage the technical […]

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Over three fifths of Scots prefer Scottish when it comes to purchasing decisions

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London, UK, 14th October 2014 –Whilst the public may have voted ‘no’ to independence, businesses north of the border have been quick to recognise that pride and a sense of national identity are as important as ever to the people of Scotland. This is according to 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, who is seeing […]

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123 Reg introduce new initiatives to encourage companies to apply for Dot London

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London, UK, 11th September 2014 – 123 Reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, has joined forces with Minds + Machines to raise awareness and to encourage adoption of the new .Dot London domain name.  Early adopters include Fortnum & Mason (fortnumandmason.london), West Ham United (westhamunited.london), and the Evening Standard (standard.london). 123 Regand Minds + Machines will be collaborating in […]

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Age no boundary for digital entrepreneurs says 123-reg.co.uk

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4th July 2014: Entrepreneurs in the UK are said to be getting older following a recent survey published in the Financial Times. The survey highlights that record numbers of entrepreneurs are now aged 50 or older with a decline in those aged 18-25. According to 123-reg, the UK’s largest domain registrar, these numbers are comparable to […]

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