Andrew is our Client Services Director and oversees the delivery of all projects, including the design and build of all websites. He heads up our Product Development activities and,  as co-owner, formulates business strategy.

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The impact of GDPR on your firm's website

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This is a practical guide to GDPR that summarised the legislation but goes on to explain its impact on websites - listing all the things that a website owner or website agency/developer will probably need to address in order to be compliant. You will need...

Google pressure Symantec to change CA practices

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If you have a website with us running HTTPS there's a good chance that the secure certificate was issued by Thawte who are part of Symantec - an organisation who issue about a third of all the certificates in use today . You may also have read about...

The Hidden Logic Behind Navigation Options

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Most large websites have three types of navigation: Header-navigation which is the same on all pages of the site - these are usually simple drop-down menus with options presented in a single vertical list but sometime they can be...

Screen Resolutions in UK Legal Sector

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What is the screen resolution of the average user in the UK legal sector? This used to be a straightforward question with a sensible answer but nowadays the situation is quite complex - there are a lot of different devices used to access websites and a wide...

Browser Statistics for UK Legal Sector

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There was a time when the majority of people used Internet Explorer and the questions web designers' asked had to do with their nervousness about people with old browsers, for example: "what proportion of people user Internet Explorer version...

Why go secure?

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Encryption only one aspect of security There’s much more to security than encryption - we’re going to be talking in this post most about encryption but don’t forget that there are lots of other technical issues that...

Unintended effect of using SPF to restrict email

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Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a DNS technology designed to improve the authenticity of email by basically telling the world "if you get an email from us that doesn't come from server xxxxxx then it's not us". At first glance...

Does URL structure influence page authority?

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Site structure is one of those topics that Webmasters sometimes agonise over. For example: will the fact that my content is on level 3 rather than level 1 influence how it is treated by Google? The short answer is “no” and this post tells you...

Important changes to Internet Security Infrastructure affect users of Windows XP

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Here's a timely reminder that the Internet is in fact a creation of scientists and engineers and that these #saintsofourmodernage are passionately committed to ensuring that their creation out-lives us all. Sometimes that means that things needs to be...

Cache related problems when accessing websites from Citrix environment

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Citrix is popular with law firms in the UK - particularly its products that provide virtualisation services. Citrix users don't normally experience any difficulty using their preferred browser to access websites. However, from time to time our clients...

What is IPv6 and why is it so important?

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Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) is the address system that we use today - you may be familiar with addresses that look like this: The numbering system is hierarchical and provides a way to uniquely identify every computed on the network - about 4...

Behaviour-based Automatic Personalisation

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The concept of personalisation is almost as old as the internet itself - the basic idea being that a user tells the site about their interests which then allows the website to customise particular pages (usually the homepage) to provide direct access to the...

Responsive First - the journey to responsive web design

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Building an effective website is a very satisfying endeavour – a thrilling marriage of creative design and technical skills. Design trends come and go in quick succession but the way that sites are built has remained relatively unaltered..... until...

What is a sitemap and what does it do?

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A lot of misleading information is written on the subject of sitemaps suggesting that the presence or absence of a sitemap is going to have an impact on rankings. For the vast majority of websites you can relax, this is simply not the case - Google will find...

Browser Trends in the UK Legal Market

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Anyone involved in web development knows that it's important to test sites on many different browsers, but which browsers need to be supported and when is it OK to drop support for an old browser? To answer these questions we keep an eye on usage...

Heartbleed - The OpenSSL Vulnerability

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You may have read about a significant security issue that has been reported in mainstream media recently: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26935905 If you are interested in such things, as we are, it’s a fascinating story and a reminder of how...