Paul Noone – Lecturer, Graphic Design

Paul has been successfully teaching Graphic Design to students in various colleges for many years. Prior to and during this time, he established his own Web and Graphic Design business, creating a large portfolio of clients which he now manages (when he is not teaching!). Paul has a vast knowledge of business, being involved in...

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Cybersecurity – 6 Ways to Avoid Supply Chain Attacks

Over the past few years there is one type of cyber-attack that has caused a lot of headaches for cybersecurity professionals and that is the Supply Chain Attack. A supply chain attack occurs when a particular element of a company’s infrastructure supply chain, such as a third-party vendor, is targeted instead of the company’s network...

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Diploma in Addiction Studies

Addiction during Covid-19

Alcohol is a common feature of our social events. A trip to the pub with friends can bring feelings of joy and help us to unwind after a long day in work. Pleasurable activities such as time with friends are important for keeping us active and help to make our lives fulfilling. The Covid-19 lockdowns...

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What’s all this fuss about NFTs and why is so much money being spent on them if they are digital and can be viewed by anyone free?

NFTs or non-fungible tokens (‘fungible’ means interchangeable) are essentially digital assets that exist on a blockchain, like a record of transactions kept on networked computers, something akin to a public ledger. This record allows anyone to verify that they are authentic NFTs and also lets us know who owns them! Each NFT has its own...

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4 key arguments for using social media

1. To get noticed. It’s all right if you want to stay unknown, if you want to stick to the old ways, but if you want to get noticed these days social media is a great way to do it. Getting noticed is important for all types of people. In the past it was ok to hide away...

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3 big social media mistakes many businesses are making

The social media industry is as new as the automobile industry was a hundred years ago. We don’t have rules of the social-media road, a social-media tax or rear view social-media mirrors, yet. But there’s lots of new things coming, which will surprise and delight and frustrate us in equal measure. While we wait for them, here...

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Blogging for Business – 7 ways to get it right

Creating blog posts, whether it be for your own blog, a group blog, a LinkedIn post, a Facebook post or a community blog, is one of the key social tasks in the new online world most businesses now live in. But what do we need to do to get it right? The first thing to...

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