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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SIP and the benefits of moving from older ISDN Business Line services

By | Business Phone Systems, Flexible Working, Remote Working, SIP Trunking
If you have not already moved to SIP, you should consider it now. Over the past few decades, cultural and technological trends have dramatically transformed the workplace. Today, flexible working is a way of life. Employees now have greater control over their work-life balance than ever before, and employers understand that productivity is not confined to a desk. As such,...
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Wireless Broadband Ofcom Checker App launched

By | Broadband, Business Wi-Fi, Connectivity, Data Services, Remote Working, Wireless Connectivity | No Comments

Wireless broadband not up to scratch? Use the new Ofcom Wi-Fi app to test it. Home workers and businesses can check whether their Wi-Fi is giving them the best service by using a simple, powerful app launched by Ofcom. The Ofcom Wi-Fi Checker runs on smartphones and tablets and allows consumers and businesses to test the quality of their wireless…

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Broadband Connections Voucher update

By | Broadband, Connectivity, Data Services, Flexible Working, IT Services, Remote Working

Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey urges businesses to apply for £3,000 broadband grants before it’s too late. Columbus is a registered supplier of the scheme and any customer requiring a better broadband service should talk to us as they may benefit from the government funding. More than 40,000 small and medium businesses (SMEs) across the UK have now benefitted from…

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Has your business embraced flexible working?

By | Broadband, Flexible Working, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Inbound Call Solutions, IT Services, Mobile Services, Remote Working

The UK government’s flexible working laws have been in place since June 2014. Rights that were previously only reserved for carers and those looking after children have now been extended to the wider working population which means that your business is more than likely impacted. Whilst many businesses across the country have embraced flexible working and made the necessary HR…

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