The festival season is big business in the UK. With dozens of major events and more than a million people attending at least one festival every year, there are plenty of opportunities for traders to clean up.
Maybe you're in it for the money, maybe not - but no matter why you're in business, cash is the lifeblood of your company. In the worst scenario, poor cash flow management can spell the end of your venture. However even in less extreme cases, it can still be damaging, as finding yourself unable to pay your suppliers, landlords or employees even once can put a long-term strain on your business relationships.
The Heartbleed bug certainly has a catchy name. Therefore it’s been all over the web and the national news which means a lot of attention has been given to it. However, it turns out only the sites who were running the OpenSSL toolkit are affected so many sites have never been at risk.
As of today, Microsoft has ceased support of its 12-year old operating system Windows XP. With latest stats showing that 20 per cent of computers still run this archaic operating system, this removal of support could be a huge problem for small businesses that still run it.