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  • BLOG - Top tips for ensuring your business is security savvy - Cath Goulding

    15 May 2015
    Cath Goulding, Head of IT Security at Nominet advises on how to ensure your business is prepared for the security challenges facing it.
  • BLOG - Digital Shoreditch: from the Internet of Things to cyber security

    12 May 2015
    It’s our first year here at Digital Shoreditch and we’re delighted to be hosting the NEXT Big Breakfast at The Three Crowns in Old Street at 8am on Wednesday – come and say hello!
  • 2015 Annual General Meeting and non-executive director elections

    6 May 2015
    Nominet's 2015 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 2 June 2015 in Oxford at 11am. All members are welcome to attend. Members will be asked to vote on four Ordinary Resolutions. For more details, or to register your attendance or sign up for the webcast, please visit our AGM section. Six candidates have been nominated in this year's non-executive director elections. They are:
  • R&D BLOG - If technology is the answer to Smart Cities, what is the question? - Adam Leach

    1 May 2015
    Earlier this week I attended the 4th Smart to Future Cities event in London. I was attracted to the conference by the mix of attendees
  • Nominet helps Oxford explore Smart City thinking

    30 April 2015
    Nominet is working in partnership with the Smart Oxford Project Board which includes Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University and the Local Enterprise Partnership to help scope out and develop smart city approaches.
  • Girls in IT: State of the Nation

    23 April 2015
    To mark International Girls in ICT day, Nominet has created a snapshot of how female talent is being developed in the UK.Held on the fourth Thursday of April each year, Girls in ICT day is a global initiative aimed at encouraging girls to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies.
  • BLOG - What the election manifestos mean for internet policy - David Abrahams

    22 April 2015
    By David Abrahams, Head of Public PolicyLast week saw the UK’s General Election campaign move from the ‘phoney war’ to the start of the real battle, with the main UK parties publishing their election manifestos. So what do they tell us about the parties’ plans for the internet and the wider technology sectorPromises or shopping lists?
  • BLOG - Google favouring mobile friendly sites will be better for users - Simon McCalla

    21 April 2015
    Today, Google has started to roll out a new algorithm that decides how their search engine will rank websites when searched from a mobile device. Google famously keeps the recipe for their search ‘secret sauce’ closely to their chests, leaving the SEO community to try and establish what each update actually means for website owners. Unusually, this time, Google chose to give fair warning as to the content of their next major update: namely, make sure that your site is optimised not just for desktop computers, but tablets, phones and touch screens.
  • Registrant behaviour market research

    17 April 2015
    In the coming weeks, we’ll be conducting research with a randomly selected sample of .uk domain registrants in order to gain a better understanding of consumer demographics, domain buying behaviour and sentiment in selecting UK domain names.The research will be performed via an online questionnaire on our behalf by an agency called Insight Engineers, although the email inviting registrants to complete the survey will be sent from Nominet. Thank you to those who take the time to complete this survey.
  • Telephone service switch over

    7 April 2015
    Nominet will be switching from a fixed line telephone system to a new digital network today (14 April).The new solution is more resilient and will allow us to handle calls from alternative locations in the event that our offices were inaccessible.The switchover will take place on Tuesday 14 April between 10am and 11am. During this time it will not be possible for us to receive incoming calls. Dialling out from Nominet should remain unaffected.All our other systems including email will continue to work as normal during this time.

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