Category: Company Updates

Freestyle IT/TS – Employee Ownership Trust (EOT)

After 20+ years of running Freestyle IT the owner’s (myself, Guy and Amir) of the company have decided that now is the perfect time to step aside and promote a new management team and new ownership of the business. Just before Christmas 2023 we signed over 85% of our shares to an Employee Ownership Trust…
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5 Benefits of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Since the pandemic, working from home has become a much more popular working model in the UK. For some, this may be full time and for others, it can be a hybrid working model. In the modern age of technology, there still remains one key top priority; security. A great way of introducing data security…
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10 Quick Ways to Identify Phishing Emails

With more than 88% of unsuspecting businesses attacked by phishing attempts each year, it’s vital that your employees are correctly educated so that they can easily spot a phishing email. Doing so could be what saves your company from a data breach, and ultimately how you avoid untold damage to your organisation and finances. So,…
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What is Azure Virtual Desktop? | A Complete Guide

As hybrid working and remote working have become more and more common in the UK, virtual desktops have also seen an increase in popularity. You may have previously heard of remote desktop services but unfamiliar with what they actually are. In this blog, we’ll take a look at what they are, as well as take…
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Everything You Need to Know about Windows 11 vs Windows 10

Released in October 2021, Windows 11 is the latest operating system used for desktops and laptops. Compare this to its previous version, Windows 10 that released in July 2015. With almost 6 and a half years difference, a lot has changed. But is it worth the upgrade? We’ll look at how the update has affected…
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The Top 5 Signs Your Business Needs IT Support

IT is vital in every company, whether that’s in small businesses, expanding businesses or large businesses. It is especially important in this modern digital world where we are seeing companies having to adapt to new technology, IT systems and ways of doing things online. Many businesses go years managing their own IT systems in-house. However,…
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Cyber Security vs Cloud Security: The 5 Vital Differences

In a world where there is increased reliance on technology, you may become more familiar with cyber security and cloud security. What are they and what are the key differences? We’ll break down them down and explore why these security measures benefit businesses. What is Cyber Security? Cyber security involves the protection of internet connected…
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Happy Holidays from Freestyle TS

The Freestyle TS Team are taking a well earned break. Just to let you know that our Festive Opening Hours for the rest of 2021 are: 24 December – 8.30am – 1pm 25 – 28 December – we are Closed 29 -31 December – 10am – 4pm 2022 – Happy New Year! 1-3 January –…
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Meet our new COO – helping to enhance your customer experience

We’ve been reflecting on how we can continue to deliver excellent customer service and support our growing team. As a result, we’re delighted to announce that Mike Roberts has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Freestyle TS and Freestyle IT. Many of you will know Mike. He’s been a part of the Freestyle family for 20 years, most recently as our Technical Director.  In his new…
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Where are they now? – Our past Apprentices

We have always been advocates of Apprentices here at Freestyle. Through our years of trading, we have aided many young people at the start of their professional journey. Our partnership with Basingstoke ITEC has helped us to deliver quality Apprenticeships, in multiple departments, within our company.   So what are our past apprentices doing now? James completed his IT Engineer Apprenticeship in 2018. He has since achieved multiple vendor accreditations. To expand…
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