Technology – The Unsung Hero During the Pandemic

As we move cautiously into a post-pandemic world, reviewing the past events is only natural. It may be hard to see at first, but there are many positive points floating around in the gloom of the last couple of years. Neighbourhoods started to pull together in a way they hadn’t before, the general public adjusted … Continued


How to Choose and Work with a Softphone

In the post-pandemic world of hybrid offices and remote working the term ‘softphone’ has become far more common than it used to be. They’ve been around for a while, but if the term is new to you, then now might be a good time to find out more. So What is a Softphone? A softphone … Continued


Hybrid Working – Do You Have A Choice?

If you look up ‘Hybrid’ you’ll get quite a few definitions. It generally means a mixture of two different things. But it has come to mean a way of organising a workforce. ‘Hybrid’ working has become increasingly common, in fact almost prevalent. A quick search for the term comes back with 6.6 billion results, more … Continued



More Contact, More Contactable

Social pressures sometimes hit us like a wave, and then recede. Like fashions, slogans or celebrity marriages, they drift away from our collective conscious like the tide receding. But sometimes, these things hit like a tsunami, and are here to stay. Some things hit us with such force they become permanent fixtures in our society. … Continued


Make Working From Home Work for You

As the UK settles in to a nation-wide lockdown, now is a good time to take stock of your situation. The first fortnight is almost past, and we all have a better idea of what current events mean to us, and how we will personally get through. One thing comes across, we are all determined … Continued


Getting To Know The Phone On Your Desk

It’s fair to say that we are all experiencing very changed days. Many, if not most of us, are now working from home, away from the office environment we’ve become used to. Rather than having our desks, phones and computers as we normally have, monitors are now sitting on stacks of books and desk phones … Continued


Work From Home With VoIP

A VoIP service has many benefits. It can help if you require a phone system with a rich feature-set, or bespoke functionality. It can help if you wish to reduce costs or increase your capacity to make and receive calls. It can also help if you wish to add a working from home option to … Continued


VoIP and Customer Service

Well we’re past the start of 2020, and getting to grips with the new year. Now is the time when you should be taking stock, analysing your company to see if you are adequately set up for the challenges the year may bring. The challenges change year to year and month to month. Company and … Continued


Turning to Hosted Telecoms for 2020

Why? There a number of reasons: 1) BT has officially announced the deadline for the switch off of the traditional ‘copper wire’ phone system. By 2025 all phone calls in the UK will be delivered via VoIP 2) A VoIP service gives increased functionality and decreased costs. Advanced routing requirements, call recording, IVR menus, and … Continued