Update – 16 Aug 2021 I’ve been going through my website and updating content, making sure that it’s all still working and so on. I came across this post, and debated deleting it – it’s nearly 10 years old now, and not really relevant to The IT Service’s core business, but rather a post about

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Making a difference, one cup at a time… I spend a lot of time going to client offices to run training courses. Sometimes these courses go really well, and once or twice, I’ve been in the slightly embarrassing position of getting a round of applause at the end of the session. But it’s rare to

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Here’s why – and what the ICO has to say on the matter As you’ll know if you’ve been taking an interest in GDPR (or, of course the DPA before that), if you’re going to process data, it has to be done lawfully. Come to think of it, that also applies if you’ve not much

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So… what’s this GDPR thing all about? EU GDPR stands for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. It is a new law being brought into effect on 25th May 2018. It applies to anyone who works with the data (even just names) of any person within EU (yes, including Britain). It replaces the now ageing Data

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To our new customers – thank you. Once in a while, we like to say a big thank you to our new customers, for working with us and for taking the plunge to try a new way of training. We’ve not done so in a while, so I thought now would be a good time.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about writing queries in SQL but were afraid to ask! Writing queries in SQL can seem daunting at first. Even for those who are familiar with the Query Grid in Microsoft Access, moving away from the comfort blanket of the Graphical User Interface and into the cold, unhelpful world

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