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Charities Need to Adapt to the Digital World or Pay the Price

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In mid-2016, a statistic stating that there were a huge 6 million instances of online fraud and cybercrime in the UK alone was released. When the Office for National Statistics released this figure, the nation truly realised the nature of the…

How Charities Can Benefit from Being on the Cloud

Both cloud computing and cloud hosting can offer a wealth of advantages to many charities across the UK. By now, you’re probably more than used to hearing about the ‘cloud’, which is another way of referring to the ability to store and…

Social Tools for Charity Fundraising

Many modern charities invest in digital technology to ensure their impact on their audience is maximised. Social media is typically chosen as the platform to drive people to donate, which companies like Facebook and charities alike are taking…

Technology Can Save Lives with New Virtual Reality App

Technology is an incredible tool, both for businesses and for charities. It can be a vital component to achieving success or a goal and, with new apps being created rapidly, these can be highly beneficial for businesses of any size or…

Charities and the Benefits of Contactless: Increased Income

Contactless is a form of payment that has gained increasing popularity in recent years. It uses radio-frequency identification, or near field communication technology, and allows for secure payments. The user only needs to hold their card…

Digital Learning Innovation to Help Educate UK Charities

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As discussed in one of our previous blogs Alternative Online Donation Platforms for Charities, the digital world is a huge part of our daily lives and is one of the main forms of communication. As digitization increases, companies are constantly…

UK Charities Affected by Email Fraud

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UK charities rely heavily on emails, whether for internal communication or to contact donors. This is just one of the many reasons cyber security is important, especially when less than 1% of charities in the UK are protected against mail fraud…

Nominet Trust Launches New Engagement Initiative for Young People

Charities aim to reach as many people as possible, to provide aid and assistance. Young people all around the UK need help from charities, and Nominet Trust has brought this to their attention. Nominet Trust, the tech for good funder, has announced…
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How Newsagents Can Benefit from Technology

Technology has become an increasingly versatile tool for many businesses. Not only can EPoS Software aid in keeping track of stock, it can also help to improve your efficiency and even assist in marketing your business (and give you a competitive…

Warwickshire Hospice to Increase Revenue with In-Store Till System

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Myton Hospice, which provides a range of services for terminally ill patients and their loved ones, has upgraded its in-store electronic point of sale (EPoS) and gift aid systems with a solution from Nisyst, specialist charity solutions provider. In…

Charity Retail Specialist Launches Queue Busting App

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Leading charity software solutions provider, Nisyst, has launched QBuster, an app for charity retailers aimed at reducing queues at till points, increasing in-store efficiencies and boosting revenue and gift aid. Developed in collaboration…

Microsoft Prize for Charity Donation App

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Donating money to charities helps the running of many businesses and shops, creating a more profitable and efficient operation. It can often be a slow process, but with this in mind, Charity Digital News has reported an application that makes…