Entries tagged: Virtual Switchboards


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…




Using your phone system intelligently

Your phone system can be a powerful tool to help you grow your business and communicate with prospects and clients.

Used intelligently, it can also help improve other aspects of your business.

Here are…


Secure working from home

Rather unsurprisingly we’ve written a few articles recently about options available for businesses whose people are working from home. We’ve covered areas such as the way in which virtual switchboards can help to manage call…


Flexible and Scalable Business Telephony

One thing the past couple of week’s have shown, is that it’s important for a business to be flexible and agile.

With rapidly changing circumstances and a sudden shift to working from home, some…


Remote Working Update

We’ve covered a few topics related to remote working recently, so now seems like a good time to summarise them and remind you how Callagenix can help during these unusual times.

First of all,…




It never rains but it pours

As Storm Dennis pounded down on already saturated fields and rivers the old saying to the effect that it never rains but it pours has never seemed more apt. Following on from an already wet…



Strategy, focus, communication

In launching its plan of work for the 2020/21 financial year Ofcom’s stated aim is to “make sure people and businesses in the UK get the best from their communications services.” Five strategic priorities and…


Telephone safety

How safe is your telephone? Or, more accurately, how safe is the telephone policy which you expect your people to follow? 

It’s a question which has answers on so many levels from risk…


Learning from the numbers

What’s in a number? We’ve written in the past about the importance of choosing the right mix of local, national or international telephone numbers to best suit your customer base. But there are other numbers…



Calling small businesses

How are the UK’s smaller businesses coping with current trading conditions? Well, depending on how you read the statistics, it is a bit of a good news/bad news scenario. 

Released at the beginning…


Time to switch?

How easy is it to switch your phone provider? Well if you have a mobile phone then new Ofcom rules have come into force which should make switching far easier. Out goes the need…


HMRC cuts phone scams

In 2018/19 more than 100,000 telephone scams were reported to HMRC. That contrasts with just under 8,000 reports in the previous year; an indication of just how prevalent telephone fraud had become. And it’s a…


Simplifying Small Business Processes

By their very nature small businesses have limited numbers of employees with 75% having only one employee/sole trader. As a result managing the legislative burden can take a disproportionate amount of time and distract from…



Stormy times ahead – be prepared

As Storm Callum roars onward into the history books leaving flooding and devastation in its wake there is little doubt that autumn has arrived in force. Will it finish up as a season of mists…


Optimising SME potential

When the subject of SMEs comes up in the news or in conversation what springs to mind? Perhaps your local corner shop or independent garage, a one man band or just a handful of people…


Planning for a rainy day

After a long hot weekend which saw May bank holiday temperature records broken in the UK, it seems almost indecent to talk about planning for a rainy day. And we do have to admit that…


Don’t be a phone zombie

In 2017 London’s Oxford Street saw 291 instances of ‘theft by moped.’ And Oxford Street isn’t alone. According to the Metropolitan Police, drive by thefts across London’s main shopping streets increased sixfold in the two…


Back to basics

UK SMEs plan to go back to basics in order to support their growth plans for 2018. So says a report commissioned by American Express and Oxford Economics which also revealed that the UK SME…


Banishing Blue Mondays

It may have its origins in a travel company initiative but Blue Monday now seems to be firmly established in the business calendar. In 2018 this allegedly most depressing of days falls on 15th January,…


Calling time on assumptions

What is the UK’s highest mountain peak? Hands up all those who said Ben Nevis? Sorry but you are wrong; the answer is Mount Hope which at 3,239m is more than twice the…


Planning success in 2018

December: a time for reflection and a time for planning. No we aren’t talking here about arranging the Christmas party or organising the secret Santa although undoubtedly they are looming large in the calendars of…


Good and bad news for small business

Trawling through the small business news, two items in particular caught this writer’s eye.  And in the best traditions of news reporting although the two items aren’t directly related there is some good news and…


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