Rossendale brothers 874 mile charity bike ride

We are proud to sponsor the JoGLE4Hospice 2015 Rossendale man, Richie Watts has teamed up with his two brothers and four friends to complete the JoGLE4Hospice 2015 event in aid of Rossendale Hospice. This event will see the team cycle 874 miles in just 7 days from John O’Groats to Lands’ End.  The three Watts brothers along with [&hellip
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NCS sponsors 10th Rossendale Triathlon

    We were proud sponsors of the Rossendale Triathlon 2015, 10th anniversary event that took place in Rawtenstall on Sunday 24th May 2015. This annual event saw more than 250 competitors from across the North West gather in Rawtenstall to participate in the challenge that consists of a 400m swim, 21km bike ride and [&hellip
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Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July!

‘Windows Server 2003 end-of-life is the biggest security threat of 2015’ On 14 July 2015, Microsoft will be ending ALL support for Windows Server 2003 including Small Business Server 2003.  This brings security risks and vulnerabilities to businesses, including: No fixes, patches or security updates from Microsoft – security patches and fixes will no longer be available no matter [&hellip
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Greater Manchester Public Wi-Fi Goes Live!

Greater Manchester has started its free Wi-Fi service which will be in all Metrolink trams and over 200 public buildings under a GBP 7.25 million programme run by Transport for Greater Manchester and the city councils of Manchester and Salford, with funding from the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme. Areas covered will include park buildings, [&hellip
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Looking to buy PCs or Laptops for your business?

Allow NCS Support Services to help you… We regularly prepare batches of PCs and Laptops for customers to save you time and hassle.  We can prepare the computers so they arrive ready for use with the required software installed. We will: 1.  Bring the new hardware into our workshop 2.  Unbox and test the kit [&hellip
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End of Tax Year Hints & Tips 2014/2015

As 2014/2015 Year End approaches, we thought you would benefit from some important links to industry wide news that may be of benefit to you:   Small Employers Relief – Click here to see if you qualify for the scheme. Employment Allowance –  Click here to see if you can reduce the amount of National Insurance [&hellip
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Formula 1 in schools

We are proud to announce that we are sponsoring a local School as they compete in the “F1 in Schools” competition. This fantastic annual event is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) focussed global competition, for students aged 9 to 19. This is a fun, hands-on initiative that provides an opportunity to develop crucial [&hellip
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Helpdesk Support Hours

We are pleased to announce that the trial for the new support hours has been a great success and have now been made permanent. To confirm, the NCS Helpdesk is manned from 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday
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Windows XP End of Life Imminent

There are now less than 4 months to go until Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP and other older software packages. The vast majority of NCS customers have already replaced or are in the process of replacing these systems to remove the serious security threats that the end of life date may bring. We are seeing [&hellip
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Introducing Leon O’Neill

NCS would like to welcome Leon O’Neill to the team as a Technical Sales Consultant. Leon has 15 years’ experience in the IT industry working for independent IT Solutions providers as well as freelance projects for IBM, VMware & NetApp to name but a few. He has recently moved back to his hometown in Rossendale [&hellip
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