29
Nov
Do I Need to Update Software?

As you’re beavering away working on an important project, a notification pops up on the PC telling you a software

By Helen

04
Nov
Beware of Dodgy Software Upgrades

This month at LaneSystems we are looking at software upgrades and their importance. With the busiest shopping day of the

By Helen

26
Oct
What if my Business is Hacked?

With Halloween approaching we thought we’d pose the scary question ‘What will happen if my business is hacked’? Unfortunately, the

By Helen

10
Oct
September Roundup at LaneSystems

Another fantastic month for the team here at LaneSystems. September has been particularly wonderful as we have been shortlisted for

By Helen

07
Oct
What is a Cyber attack & are you Prepared?

October is Cyber Security month and naturally at LaneSystems we are discussing this both internally and with our clients external

By Helen

16
Sep
LaneSystems: Finalists in the North East 2019 Charity Awards

As the title of today’s post suggests, at LaneSystems we have reached the finals of the North East 2019 Charity

By Helen

13
Sep
New Email Scam Alert -12/09/2019

Please be wary of spoof emails from legitimate companies requesting invoices to be paid. Please be aware that there is

By Hayley

10
Sep
What are the 4 Types of Corporate Social Responsibility?

Throughout September, we are going to further investigate Corporate Responsibility and what this means to you and your company. Let’s

By Helen

03
Sep
5 Tips on Added Value Through Marketing

On a previous post discussing Added Value, we talked about the different efforts companies can adopt in order to provide

By Helen

21
Aug
Added Value & its Meaning to Your Customers & Company

What Exactly is Added Value? A Google search for the terminology ‘added value’ throws up an abundance of definitions, many

By Helen

23
Jul
1984 – 2030, An Orwellian Future?

LaneSystems are an IT Support company offering a full and comprehensive service across the North East. Having been in operation

By Helen

01
Jul
Going the Extra Mile with Corporate Responsibility

Throughout June we have been discussing Corporate Responsibility within the workplace. As a factor we take seriously we would like

By Helen

21
Jun
Investigating Corporate Responsibility

Today we are looking at Corporate Responsibility and would like to encourage you to investigate your company efforts. What exactly

By Helen

18
Jun
Meet the Team: Toni Stratton

In today’s blog post we would like to introduce you to another member of our team. Toni Stratton is part

By Helen

24
May
How Charities Fight to Survive: The Battle is Very Real

Throughout the month of May, at LaneSystems we are focusing upon corporate responsibility, what this means to us and how

By Helen

21
May
Helping Zoe’s Place

At LaneSystems we take corporate responsibility very seriously and this is woven into the core running of our company. Over

By Helen

07
May
Interview with Laura Hartland-Adams

In a bid to keep you up to date with our latest news, we are continuing the theme of company

By Helen

09
Apr
Interview with Matthew Paley

As we continue experiencing growth at LaneSystems, we would like to introduce our second apprentice, Matthew Paley, to the team.

By Helen

02
Apr
Outsourcing IT – the Pros and Cons! 

Today we are going to look at the benefits of outsourcing IT services. And in order to provide a balanced

By Helen

31
Mar
Interview with new Staff Member, Ryan Clarke

A little over four weeks ago we welcomed Ryan Clarke to the LaneSystems team. Having given him time to settle

By Helen

29
Mar
What’s the Difference Between RTO & RPO?

Today’s blog looks at the definition of RPO & RTO, what the differences are and what they both potentially mean

By Helen

27
Mar
The Phasing Out of Windows 7

  Still Running Windows 7? Are you or your company still running Window 7? If so we’re afraid to say

By Ryan

21
Mar
Mark Shields, Heading to WMO World Championships

At LaneSystems, we are VERY excited to announce that our very own, Mark Shields is heading across to the WMO

By Helen

19
Mar
6 Phishing Attack Examples

Let’s start with defining ‘phishing’. This constitutes a fraudulent act whereby a person sends an email whilst posing as a

By Helen

19
Feb
What is Cloud Computing?

Is cloud computing or ‘the cloud’ something you’ve heard of? Are you too embarrassed to ask just exactly what this

By Helen

08
Feb
LaneSystems are Hiring!

ABOUT LaneSystems LTD is a vibrant, forward-thinking, IT company that continues to grow rapidly and is now looking to recruit

By Hayley

05
Feb
January 2019 Newsletter

01740 623 582 January 2019 Newsletter Supporting Charities as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility ethos As a company LaneSystems

By Hayley

01
Feb
Essential Supplies, Insolvency & your Obligations

Does your company provide essential supplies? Are you familiar with the services that fall within this bracket? Are you aware

By Helen

18
Jan
December 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582 December 2018 Newsletter Happy New Year It is now 2019 and a few changes are already in

By Hayley

05
Dec
Interested in Increasing Sales? Read on!

UK small business sector marches on with local businesses getting a helping hand through a new app being developed in

By Helen

03
Dec
November 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582 November 2018 Newsletter Sage 50cloud Accounts Cloud accounting software opens up some exciting possibilities for your business,

By Hayley

30
Nov
Sage 50Cloud: LaneSystems Approved Re-sellers!

Here at LaneSystems we have some great news to share with all of our readers. We have very recently become

By Helen

13
Nov
October 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582 October 2018 Newsletter What’s New At LaneSystems This Month, our Business Services Officer and our Lead Technician,

By Hayley

23
Oct
IT Consultancy: How can we Help?

Today we are going back to basics with IT Consultancy. This blog explains a little about who LaneSystems are, what

By Helen

09
Oct
Business Funding in the North East

Today at LaneSystems we are going to look at the various funding options available in the local area. We will

By Helen

08
Oct
September 2018 Newsletter

  01740 623 582    September 2018 Newsletter Exclaimers 17 Do’s and Don’ts of Email Signatures. One of the software

By Hayley

26
Sep
What’s the Difference Between IT Services & Consultancy?

Today we will identify the key differences between IT services and consultancy and how each of these are beneficial within

By Helen

24
Sep
August 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582    August 2018 Newsletter We’re in the top 50! LaneSystems are proud to announce that we have

By Hayley

22
Aug
Why is Data Recovery so Important?

This blog investigates the importance of data recovery and the benefits of this within your business. By offering a real

By Helen

01
Aug
July Newsletter 2018

01740 623 582    July 2018 Newsletter We’re Hiring LaneSystems would like to announce that we’re currently looking for a

By Hayley

18
Jul
LaneSystems are Hiring!

LaneSystems are an IT Business Partner and we are currently on the lookout for two new, exceptional team members. Based

By Helen

18
Jul
What is IT Support?

IT Support is a subject many companies are aware of. It is also a topic that sometimes business owners prefer

By Helen

06
Jul
June 2018 Newsletter

  01740 623 582    June 2018 Newsletter What is VAR, what are the rules, and how is it being

By Hayley

04
Jun
May 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582    May 2018 Newsletter   Facebook tells kids to take a break from Social Media Facebook is

By Hayley

30
May
Carers Week 11th – 17th June 2018

Carers Week 11th – 17th June 2018   We are doing our bit to help On Wednesday, 13th June, LaneSystems

By Hayley

10
May
April 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582    April 2018 Newsletter   The dots do matter: how to scam a Gmail user By James

By Hayley

02
May
Should I just use Bob that works for me for my IT Advice?

Should I just use Bob that works for me for my IT Advice? Many companies are in a situation where

By Hayley

06
Apr
March 2018 Newsletter

01740 623 582    March 2018 Newsletter What is Cryptocurrency, how does it work and why do we use it?

By Hayley

15
Mar
February 2018 Newsletter

Time Running Out for SME’s to Hit GDPR Deadline Fewer than one in 10 small businesses have completed their preparations

By Hayley

06
Mar
IT Consultancy Uncovered

IT Consultancy Why do you need IT consultancy from a qualified provider? People have posed this question many a time,

By Hayley

19
Feb
Cyber Attacks

Cyber-attacks pose a real threat to businesses and individuals, so it’s important that you do what you can to protect

By Hayley

05
Feb
DECEMBER 2017 NEWSLETTER

Samsung’s Folding Phone Could Open Like A Book We know Samsung is experimenting with the concept of folding smartphones. Mobile

By Hayley

25
Jan
Disaster Recovery – Are You Prepared?

When you ask someone how they are planning for a disaster, you may find in general that they have little

By Hayley

16
May
What It’s Like To Be A IT Technician Apprentice

My name is Callum and I joined LaneSystems in September 2016 as a IT Technician Apprentice. I joined straight out

By Hayley

07
May
What It’s Like To Be A Business Admin Apprentice

My name is Hayley and I’ve been a business admin apprentice here at LaneSystems since October 2016. Having already gained

By Hayley

06
Mar
IT Services & Consultancy: Knowing what you Pay for

Today we are looking at IT Support and asking the question, ‘Do you know what you are paying for’? During

By Hayley

06
Mar
Bespoke Websites

With so many templates and out-of-the-box website themes available, many business owners are questioning why they should pay for a

By Hayley

06
Mar
Benefits of an IT Consultant

In today’s post we investigate the benefits of an IT consultant and how this will aid your business in its

By Hayley

27
Feb
IT Consultancy – Why Do You Need It?

Take a look around any modern business premises and you will see how important Technology is to the running of

By Hayley

01
Nov
What Is Ransomware, Is It Here To Stay?

Managing Director, Michel Lane, discusses Ransomware. Ransomware is malware that holds the victim’s computer to ransom. This is usually achieved

By Hayley

08
Apr
Cloud, Do You Know What It Means?

For some time now, Cloud has arguably been the greatest buzzword in technology. So much so, that almost every IT

By Hayley

11
Mar
IT Jargon Buster

Since I first started learning about IT back in secondary school at GCSE level, it was clear that one of

By Hayley

04
Mar
What Happens To Your Emails?

Do you know what really happens when you click that magic “SEND” button? If you don’t then hopefully I can

By Hayley

26
Feb
Your Password Is Password, 123456 Or Qwerty

So, passwords. Not the most interesting of subjects, yet with so much of our personal lives spread across this global

By Hayley

16
Feb
Free Software Basics

Free, gratis and for nothing, on the house, on the cuff and complimentary, I want free stuff! Free is good,

By Hayley

01
Feb
LaneSystems Easter Egg Competition!

LaneSystems are excited to invite children aged between 3 to 11 years to take part in our Easter Egg Competition!

By Hayley

19
Nov
Skydive Experience

On the 31st of October I completed one of the most challenging experiences of my life, jumping out of a

By Hayley