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What is Mobile Device Management?

On: May, 8th 2017 | Under: General, Technology & Tools

How Can It Impact My Business?

Many questions arise when it comes to mobile device management. What happens if an employee loses their device or leaves the company? Is your company’s information safe, secure and backed up? Can employees work from anywhere at any time using this service? According to, mobile device management is a type of security software used to monitor, manage and secure employees’ mobile devices that are utilised across multiple mobile service providers and operating systems. With mobile device management there are so many opportunities to take your business to the next level. You have the ability to oversee company-issued devices and control how devices are used within your office. Take a look at the benefits of mobile device management and the reasons why your company needs it now.

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Is Microsoft Office 365 Right for My Office?

On: June, 14th 2016 | Under: Cloud Computing, General

While Microsoft launched the cloud version of their popular applications and productivity products in June of 2011, most small businesses are still trying to figure out what this product means for their company.  Should they continue to pay for and use the premise based software as they have always done, or should they move to the subscription based cloud offering?  Unfortunately, the answer to that is not any clearer today than it was in 2011 and requires research and guidance.

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Scottish Franchise Week

On: May, 24th 2016 | Under: Features, General

Computer Troubleshooters joined the British Franchise Association last year and had the opportunity to attend various events as part of Scottish Franchise week organised by the British Franchise Association, of which we are members.

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Windows 10– Should You Upgrade Now?

On: May, 11th 2016 | Under: General, Technology & Tools

On July 29th, 2015 Microsoft released the much anticipated operating system called Windows 10.  With a goal to have more than 2 million devices using Windows 10 within two years, Microsoft immediately launched an aggressive marketing initiative that offered free upgrades on eligible devices using Windows 7 or higher. Microsoft’s generosity only goes so far, however, and the free upgrades will only be offered until July 29th, 2016. With the regular pop-up messages reminding users of this limited time offer, many people have been asking if this upgrade is right for them. The short answer is, it depends.

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New Computer Troubleshooter in Manchester

On: April, 19th 2016 | Under: General, Press Release

We are pleased to welcome Kevin Hayes to our team in the UK. Kevin will be trading as Computer Troubleshooters East Manchester.

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Welcome to our new franchisees.

On: January, 28th 2016 | Under: General

We have 2 new offices open recently, Glasgow and West Manchester. Here’s a little about the Owners of the new Offices.

Computer Troubleshooters Glasgow:
Nasar Ahmed and Iftikhar Ahmed are a Scottish dynamic duo based in the city O’ Glasg’a. Nas (as he likes to be known) is a former civil servant and has experience in various IT roles including hardware & software support and training. He also has a keen interest in art and design and likes to talk tech and spend time with family and friends (usually fixing their tech problems while doing so!).

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Award winning Computer Troubleshooter

On: February, 6th 2015 | Under: General

Congratulations to Eric, Gill, Darren and Peter of Computer Troubleshooters North Manchester.

They received the ‘Highly Commended in the Computer and IT category in the UK’ in the National ‘The Best of’ awards 2015.

They set a shining example to all of our Computer Troubleshooters.

CTS Manchester's Highly Commended award

CTS Manchester’s Highly Commended award


Gill said ‘they were highly delighted to receive the award’

CT UK and European Conference 2014

On: November, 5th 2014 | Under: General

Computer Troubleshooters held their annual UK conference at Yarnfield Park conference centre on the weekend of 1st-2nd November 2014. The event was well attended by franchisees from all corners of the UK and colleagues also travelled from Ireland to join us. Kim Weinberger, Director of Operations at Computer Troubleshooters Global office travelled from Wisconsin to provide updates on what was happening in the global office and what new initiatives are planned for the coming year.

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