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Microsoft Exchange hack – should you be worried?

For very good reasons, news websites are full of reporting about a serious attack on users of Microsoft Exchange email servers. A Chinese hacking group suddenly unleashed never-before-seen exploits which allowed them to compromise servers around the world. The focus initially seems to have been on the US but it’s spread now and countries globally

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Girls home learning

Pass the Cuisenaire rod… 🤷‍♀️

Of all the amazing successes the Be Bold team have been responsible for this month, the ability to educate nearly a classroom full of children while delivering for clients must certainly top the lot. Here Be Bold Media’s PR Manager Mel Boulter, with a few words from her eight-year-old daughter, Hannah, gives some insight into

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Amy Bould and Sallie Allen with lots of mince pies and Christmas cakes

Cancelled Christmas party brings food bank boost

With Christmas parties off the menu this year, Be Bold Media has teamed up with Newport’s food bank to spread some festive cheer in the community. Newport Food Bank is helping families in the town registered with the local authority as needing extra support, providing them with hampers containing both essentials and seasonal treats to

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Famera. Not really getting it

Is it time for a Zoom alternative?

First there was the novelty of having all of your meetings online. Then came the fatigue of being on camera for much of the day. So what DO you do when all those Zoom meetings make it feel like Groundhog Day? With typical human ingenuity, the video meeting space is moving on, offering us new

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UK vaccine a victim of the rush for breaking news

Today we saw a perfect example of how the breaking news of the same story can be conveyed in very different ways with the different use of just one fact. At about 6.50 this morning I was looking at an iPad as a BBC breaking news alert announced the Oxford and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was

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Expensify CEO says 'Vote Biden'

Would your business take a political stance?

This is a question many a business person has asked themselves from time-to-time. The answer is usually a resounding ‘no’. Received wisdom is that business stays out of politics, at least overtly. Donations may be made with a view to an end (and in there lies a whole other discussion) but that’s not the same

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Pay up to be part of the solution

So often in business it’s the less glamorous stuff that matters the most. The form filling, the legal agreements, insurances, policy documents and the endless rest of it. Any business owner though will tell you that the fundamental thing is quite simple and obvious – getting paid. It’s something we have a bit of a

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Put the bubbly on ice…how not to communicate through coronavirus

The media can come in for some stick. But actually it’s companies I’ve seen on my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter getting it wrong this week. It’s absolutely right to highlight innovation supporting the front line; to recognise manufacturers sharing IP for inventions which save lives and for professionals with knowledge to share with others for

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