Category Archives: Work

The Trade House has Been Relaunched


I am pleased to announce that I have relaunched The Trade House. The Trade House is now integrated in to this website and comprises the following

The Trade House combines the following activities of mine.

The Weekly Deals Free Sheet

DealNet

The Trade Counter

Partner Program

With more tools for business coming soon.

I am delighted with this new innovation and delighted also to relaunch The Trade Counter.

Updated Cookie And Privacy Policy


Please see below for the updated cookie and privacy policy now effective from 04/04/2018.

Website privacy policy

Key details

This website privacy policy describes how [company name] protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page.

This website privacy policy was updated on: 02/04/2018

If you have any questions about this policy, please email court@courtguinness.eu or write to: Court Guinness, 2 Laurence Court, Rosedale Road, surrey KT17 2JQ.

Introduction

We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.

We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data we gather

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Website usage data
  • Other information relevant to client enquiries
  • Other information pertaining to special offers and surveys

How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from the company, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records.
  • To improve the products and services we provide.
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry.
  • To customise the website for you.
  • To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
  • To send you promotional mailings or to call you about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
  • To contact you via email, telephone or mail for market research reasons.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies

We may use cookies to:

  • Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
  • Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allows us to check whether you are signed in to the site.
  • Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content.
  • Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.
  • To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.

Controlling information about you

When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to:

  • Opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post.
  • Opt-in to receive marketing communications from our third-party partners by email, telephone, text message or post.

If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:

  • Sign in to our website and change your opt-in settings if you have a username and password.
  • Send an email to court@courtguinness.eu.
  • Write to us at: Court Guinness, 2 Laurence Court, Rosedale Road, surrey KT17 2JQ.

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Security

We will always hold your information securely.

To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites.

Please note that we have no control of websites outside the courtguinness domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

Consultants Required – March 2018


NO AGENCIES!

I am currently expanding my network of trusted consultants. I am looking for consultants on a freelance basis that have at least 10 years business experience in the following areas:

Project Management
Project Planning
Risk
Start Up Advisory
Diversification
Business Coaching
Marketing
Operational Strategy
Mergers and Acquisitions
Business Health Check
Corporate Planning
Interim Management
CRM
Business Integration
Change Management
Business Planning
Sales Development
Strategy
Social Marketing

All consultants must be freelancers with at least 5 years freelance consultancy experience coupled with a minimum of 10 years experience in their chosen discipline. A good degree is also essential. All applicants bust be EU nationals. References will be required.

NO AGENCIES!

Please use the form below to contact me for further information.

GLPI Now Available in Virtual Office


I am delighted to be able to announce that GLPI is now available as part of my “Virtual Office” product.

I have a demonstration suite available to potential clients. Please contact me for more information.

What is GLPI?

GLPI is an Information Resource-Manager with an additional Administration-Interface. As an ITSM and Asset Management tool, it is capable of managing both the company’s software and hardware assets. You can use it to build up a database with an inventory for your company (computers, software, printers, consumables, etc.). It has enhanced functions to make the daily life for the administrators easier, like a job-tracking-system with mail-notification and methods to build a database with basic information about your network-topology.

Features

General

  • Multi-entity management (multi-location, multi-structure)
  • Multi-user support
  • Multiple Authentication System (local, LDAP, AD, Pop/Imap, CAS, x509…) and multiple servers
  • Multilingual management (45 languages available)
  • Permissions and profiles system
  • Notification system on events (consumable stock, expiry of contracts and licenses), customizable and by entity

Inventory

  • ITSM functionalities: inventory creation, maintenance and tracking of the entire company’s data assets from a centralized console
  • Inventory’s data import from one or several OCS Inventory, NG servers or with the FusionInventory plugins
  • Computer fleet inventory with management of its components, disk space and TCO management
  • Monitors’ inventory with management of the connections to the computers
  • Inventory of the network hardware fleet with management of the connections to the devices (IP, Mac addresses, VLANs…)
  • Printer fleet inventory with management of connections to the computers and management of consumable associated and consumption and the thresholds of alarm
  • External devices inventory (scanners, graphical tables…) with management of the connections to the computers
  • Phone fleet inventory with management of connections to the computers
  • Software fleet inventory, with license and expiration dates management
  • Administrative and financial Information management (purchase, guarantee and extension, damping)
  • Management of the various states for the materials (in repair…)
  • Management of generic peripherals and monitors being able to be associated several computers
  • External bonds management towards other applications
  • History of the modifications on the elements of the inventory
  • Management of contracts, contacts, documents related to inventory items

Helpdesk

  • Incidents, requests, problems and changes management
  • Ticket creation through emails, end-user or technician interface
  • Ticket lifecycle (assignment, tickets scheduling, solutions, etc.)
  • Knowledge base and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please use the form below to contact me if you wish to discuss GLPI or Virtual Office.