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UK small businesses and charities still not digital

Six stats from the Lloyds UK Business Digital Index 2016
Six stats from the Lloyds UK Business Digital Index 2016

For many of us who work in the digital industry, we take it for granted that we can use services such as Facebook, JustGiving charity fundraising and email services. According to a survey released this week by Lloyds Bank, only half of UK businesses and charities have the necessary digital skills to improve their business or fundraising.

The number of charities who accept online donations has doubled since 2015 – from 24% to 53%. But even those charities struggle with other digital skills such as email campaigns, using mobile correctly and other optimisation. And back to the figure of 53% of charities accept online donations – this highlights how 47% do not. Continue reading UK small businesses and charities still not digital

I’m still on holiday

Kili Kilimanjaro logoWhile you are reading this, I’m currently climbing Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa with twenty friends.

You could call it a mid-life crisis. And you’d be right.

I’ll be back at work on the 14th January.

Depending on the internet connection available, and my phone battery, I will try and upload photos to my Twitter account – bradbox.

Whilst climbing Kili (to its friends) I am representing a charity which help vulnerable children. I have paid for the entire Kili trip myself. All the money goes straight to the charity (except 5% to JustGiving).

We have set up a JustGiving page. I thank you for your generosity in advance.