Entries tagged: Business Calls

Revisiting internet telephony

In the middle of August 2021 a number of stories concerning the abolition of the telephone landline hit the headlines. The story wasn’t a new one. The plan to upgrade phone lines; doing away with…


Help to grow

It’s often said that business leaders should spend 80% of their time working on their business and only 20% working in it. But that is not always easy. Just how do you step back and…


Dialling in your business plan

How do you leverage your phone system in order to help you deliver your business plan? It’s a question which arose after we heard that a telephone box in Ramsgate was now home to the…


GB phone home

After a year or more of lockdown it can be hard to know just what to pack when you go off on your first trip abroad. Do you take extra supplies of sanitiser or spare…


Calling millennial businesses

In the eleven months since June 2020, 49% of new companies were set up by millennials. That’s according to an analysis of Companies House records by cloud accounting company Ember. The analysis also showed…


Communicating globally

How do you connect the world? Is it through attention to building excellent telephone and internet networks? Or perhaps the answer lies in communication and diplomacy?

On Friday 11th June the leaders of…


Awarding enterprise

After the year that we’ve just had someone might be forgiven for thinking that the only businesses thriving would be those who are involved in delivering Covid solutions. And it is true that a number…


Danger: Scam calls ahead

In a digital world we’d like to think that we were able to spot scam or phishing attempts. But the fact that the police and others regularly need to issue warnings indicates that sadly some…


How do you use your phone?

In an age of instant communication, when the internet with all of its social media and other sites are just a click away, how do you use your phone? Is telephony still a key element…


Outsourcing assistance

You’ve been working from home. And let’s be honest at times it has been hard work; juggling business and family needs. But it has had its own rewards. So much so that 56% of employees…


Brexit support for SMEs

The Government’s decision to phase in implementation of post-Brexit regulations for imports and exports was designed to give companies time to adapt to the new requirements. With the second and third phases due to be…


Calling for prompt payments

It’s often been said that cashflow is the lifeblood of business. Without prompt payments the supply chain can grind to a halt; leaving firms at all levels without funds, stock, and ultimately customers. And yet,…



Dialling in to 2021

How are your New Year business resolutions for 2021 coming along? Whatever sector you are in it is a fair bet that your business plans may have to take into account the ongoing Covid pandemic…


Fighting fraud at Christmas

After months and months of working around the Covid pandemic, helping your people to contribute safely from home or setting up additional safety features in the office, you might feel that your systems are now…


A new kind of calling

Have your calling patterns changed in 2020? With lockdowns and increased working from home it would hardly be surprising to hear that many of us have made changes to the way in which we communicate.…


Pick up the phone

How often do pick up the phone to your business contacts just to have a chat? We appreciate that the answer may well vary widely depending on your business sector but it’s still an important…


Static in the airwaves

As the first of the autumn storms rolls in and the nights draw in, it is good to have a story to lift the spirits; something a little out of the ordinary to relieve the…


Time for homework

Is homeworking becoming the ‘new normal’ or are we gradually reverting to a more business-based pattern of work? In truth, the answer to that will most likely vary considerably over the next six months as…


Being Prepared for Disruption

Last week we saw Storm Francis sweep parts of the country, causing disruption as it passed.

Although not as destructive as larger storms elsewhere in the world, like the recent Hurricane Laura in…


Calling time on the recession

Do you want the good news or the bad news? Let’s start with the bad news that the UK is now in recession. Although to be honest that’s not really news; merely a confirmation of…


Starting out as a freelancer

With the work situation changing rapidly. Many people either by choice or necessity, are setting off down the path of working for themselves as a freelancer.

For many, this is new territory and may…


Communicating tomorrow

Looking back over the last couple of decades it is noticeable how much the world has been transformed by the introduction of mobile, wireless, and optical fibre, technologies. Not only have they enhanced the ability…


Calling for self-employment

We may be slowly getting used to a new normal as the government opens up access to businesses and leisure pursuits. However, early indications are that businesses in some sectors may be facing the prospect…


How to deal with a surge in calls

Every now and again, things get busy and your business can expect more calls than usual. 

Sometimes this is completely unexpected and is caused by something you have no control over, such as a…


Why hosted telephony is perfect for small businesses

Hosted telephony is a great tool for small businesses, offering great flexibility at an affordable price.

What is a hosted phone system?

Hosted telephony is similar to a regular phone system, except everything is…


Flexible calling

When the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, stood up to make his summer statement on the 8th July it was clear that his focus was on employment; both preserving existing jobs and creating…


Getting ready to return to work

With many businesses due to reopen in the coming few weeks, we thought we’d take a look at some steps you can take to make sure your business is ready for what comes next.


Trust my call

This morning this writer received a text. Supposedly from the water company it informed me that water pressure in my area was low and if I wanted further information I should press one in response…


4 reasons not to choose VoIPinclusive

Our popular VoIpinclusive service is a great choice for small and medium sized businesses.

However, we understand that it may not be right for everyone, so here are 4 good reasons why it may…


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