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A glimpse into Making Tax Digital

With many organisations in the public and private sector taking a step towards being paperless, it only seems obvious that HMRC has announced new legislation to Making Tax Digital (MTD). Mistakes in recording tax due to human error aren’t uncommon, in fact, it is anticipated £9 billion pounds in lost in tax annually (Gov UK).…
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Go Paperless, Go Green: The Environmental Benefits of Digitising Your Paper Records

Go green Given we now live in an age where customers really do see a company’s green credentials as important, there has never been a better time to consider digitising your paper records. With more and more people taking an interest in environmental issues and the impact we are having on the natural world, many…
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Microsoft’s pioneering concept of underwater data centres

In efforts to utilise renewable energy, Microsoft has deployed an underwater datacentre off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project marks a milestone in Microsoft’s ‘Project Natick’, a years-long research effort to investigate operating sustainable and environmentally friendly data centres. Typically, data centres generate a lot of heat, therefore mechanical chillers are required to keep…
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​It’s time for law firms to embrace digitisation

With the technological advancements affecting both the private and public sectors, it is no surprise that law firms are beginning to realise the importance of digitising their documentation. With an “outdated reliance on paper”, many lawyers still adopt a traditional working style with wallets full of client files, useful for hearings, but then hidden in…
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Microfiche

The Microfilm and Microfiche Digital Archive

Microfilm and Microfiche, together known as Microforms, are small reproductions of documents. They’re used to store important information physically while offering the option to be located and read in a time-consuming manner. A history of microfilm and microfiche Back in 1851, an astronomer named James Glaisher suggested using microphotography as a document preservation method. However, it wasn’t until 1896 when…
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