Switch to remote working services quickly with Columbus UK
This week has seen seismic and unsettling changes for everyone in the UK and what really matters now is how we calmly and collectively address the COVID-19 challenge. Most of us have never experienced anything like this before and you probably have to go back to the early 1940’s to experience anything like this to a degree. We need to work together as businesses and as individuals in our communities to help those that need help most and we’ll do our part to help you as business owners and employees too by providing free remote working services throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. We hope that over the coming weeks, a national consensus emerges, one that empowers everyone to help one another. After all, whatever our backgrounds, we are all interconnected, ultimately reliant not on ourselves, but on each other.
We are here to help you with your remote working services needs
We want to do our part to help you transition to remote working services seamlessly. With this in mind we are offering the following:
Free Conference Service
We are offering a free to use Audio Conference Service for the entirety of the pandemic. There’s no set up costs, no rental charges and no contract for up to 20 participants per call. As most home workers will use their mobile device, the conference call number is an 0330 number which is included in most mobile minute bundles, so there won’t be any call charges incurred to dial our free conference service. Click on the button below to send an enquiry to the Customer Service Team or call us on 0333 240 7755 to enable access to this service.Free Conference Service
Free Horizon Smartphone, PC and Mac Apps
If you already benefit from our Hosted phone system called Horizon, all customers can now get free Horizon Smartphone Apps for iOS and Android devices as well as PC and Mac Soft Phones that give users all the functionality of a desk phone on either a PC or Mac. The apps give users the ability to work anywhere and we will provide them free of charge for the next 3 months. Click on the button below to send an enquiry to the Customer Service Team or call us on 0333 240 7755 to enable access to this service.Free Horizon Apps
Free Collaborate App
Collaborate is an add-on to our Hosted Phone System call Horizon and provides audio and video calls, instant messaging, presence and Outlook integration as well as conferencing, screen and file sharing. It’s a fantastic Unified Communications service that will help bring your remote teams together and it’s free for the next 3 months. We have been using Collaborate this week to coordinate our teams, prioritise and share workload and it’s helped us enormously to get things done more quickly and feel better connected regardless of our locations. Click on the button below to send an enquiry to the Customer Service Team or call us on 0333 240 7755 to enable access to this service.Free Collaborate Apps
“You need a way to keep everyone informed, connected and focused on the right things. This is especially important if you have employees in remote offices, satellite locations or working from home. Horizon Collaborate will help you achieve this.”
Please note that you need a Horizon subscription for each user to benefit from the free apps. If you require a new hosted phone system to allow your colleagues to work remotely at short notice, we will set this up for you with no installation charge including the above apps, within one working day of receipt of a signed order should you need it. Just get in touch with us using the details below.
Get in touch if you need assistance
Our Customer Service team are operating as normal. You can contact us during our standard opening hours of 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday using our usual channels (email, phone – 0333 240 7755 or live chat via our web site). Our out-of-hours team will operate as normal too. The 20th March is the first day of Spring and the UN International Day of Happiness. As we face this challenge together, let’s find positive ways to look after ourselves and each other.
Stay safe and kind regards,
Jason George and the Columbus Team