Gigabit Voucher Scheme update from Columbus UK

By | Connectivity, Data Services, Ethernet, Uncategorized

Get the very best Business Internet, speed and functionality at lower cost with Gigabit Vouchers from Columbus UK Columbus UK are proud to have become registered suppliers of the UK government’s Gigabit Voucher Scheme, giving small businesses a boost by improving their broadband speed with financial help to install a gigabit-capable connection. Read on to find out more about the…

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Music on Hold from Columbus UK for all of your on hold requirements including announcements, auto attendant greetings, music on hold, call queue comfort messages an more.

Music On Hold – 5 reasons why your business could benefit from professional MoH

By | Business Phone Systems, Music on Hold, Voice Services

Music on Hold can make the difference Could your business be missing a trick when it comes to welcoming customers who connect with you over the phone? Here are our top five reasons you should be installing a professional music on hold and audio greeting today. Your telephone system is a doorway to your business where first impressions really do…

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What SMEs can do to avoid a serious card data breach

By | Hosted Card Payment Solutions, PCI Compliance, PCI DSS, PCI DSS Level 1

BA suffers significant data breach The recent data breach that occurred at British Airways showed that even the biggest of companies with, what customers hope are the most stringent security policies in place, aren’t exempt from the challenges associated with protection of data. But what chance do small businesses have if their larger corporate counterparts are struggling in the battle…

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Hosted Phone Systems from Columbus UK include a variety of Disaster Recovery options as standard so if your workers are snowbound they can still work as if they were in the office.

Hosted phone system helps luxury eyewear retailer beat the ‘Beast From The East’

By | Disaster Recovery, Hosted Phone Systems, Hosted Telephony, Inbound Call Solutions, Mobile Services, Remote Working
S truck by the worst snowstorms in over a decade and unable to get to work for three days, learn how it was business as usual for Pretavoir staff using the Horizon hosted phone system and mobile apps from Columbus UK. The ‘Beast From The East’ Arrives in the UK Overnight on Wednesday, 28th February, unprecedented amounts of snow fell...
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PCI DSS Compliance solutions from Columbus UK

Is it time you tackled your PCI DSS compliance?

By | Call Recording, Inbound Call Handling Services, Inbound Call Solutions, Legislation and Compliance, PCI Compliance, PCI DSS

PCI DSS Compliance The UK Government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017* revealed that nearly half of all UK businesses had suffered a cyber breach in the previous 12 months with small businesses hit particularly hard by attacks. With more stringent data protection laws in the form of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May…

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Hosted Phone System Promotion

By | Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Hosted Telephony

Hosted Phone System Promotion As working practices have altered dramatically over the last decade, more businesses need communications technology which affords them increased flexibility for employees that work on the move or from home for example. Columbus provides a hosted phone system called Horizon which is great for businesses as it is quick to deliver, easy to manage and very…

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Business Mobile – how to up your game

By | 4G, Business Mobile, Business Mobile Plans, Mobile Services, MultiNet, Roaming
How true business mobile solutions can help you get ahead of the competition. Whilst all of the major mobile networks in the UK offer business mobile contracts, they also have to support hundreds of thousands of consumers which can have a detrimental effect on network performance, investment and customer service. But what if there was a UK mobile network built...
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Call Recording Solutions from Columbus UK. PCI DSS, FSA and MiFID II compliant. Call 0333 240 7755.

MiFID II – the jargon free guide to call recording

By | Call Recording, Legislation and Compliance, Mobile Services, Voice Services
A simple guide to recording and storing conversations to comply with MiFID II. Detangling the complexity of MiFID II. How does it impact your organisation and how can you prepare? The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, commonly known as MiFID II, is due to come into force in January 2018. First introduced by the EU in response to the 2008...
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