Day: October 20, 2020

7 Factors to consider when choosing a hosting provider

When you are setting up a website, one of the important decisions you will have to make is which web hosting provider to choose.

It is important to get this decision right, as you will usually sign up with a host for a minimum of a 12-month period, so you could lose money if you then decide the host is not right for what you need and need to switch.

To help you to make the right hosting provider choice, when setting up a website, these are seven crucial factors you must consider:

Cost

There is a wide spectrum of costs for different hosting providers and while you can use a free hosting provider, this is not recommended for business websites, due to the restrictions with free hosting. Generally, you get what you pay for when it comes to hosting but there is no need to pay for a

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Trainline boss quits after cashing in £19m shares

The boss of Trainline is stepping down after cashing in millions of pounds worth of shares following its float last year as the online ticketing business endures a steep slump in sales.

Clare Gilmartin, 45, said that she would be stepping back for personal reasons after seven years leading the business, to spend more time with her young family. She will continue as a senior adviser to Trainline after handing over next February to Jody Ford, 45, who was recruited only last month as chief operating officer. Ms Ford had previously been at Photobox, which owns the online greeting cards business Moonpig.

Shares in Trainline dropped by 35.4p, or 10.6 per cent to 298p in mid-morning trading, dragging the business more than a third lower than its £2 billion stock market flotation last June, when its shares were priced at £3.50 — 23 times its earnings.

Ms Gilmartin sold £15.8

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