Category: News & Ideas

VoIP, SIP Trunks and Landlines – Basic Terminology

With the upcoming BT ISDN Shutdown, more and more businesses are making the transition to VoIP. Click here for further reading on VoIP vs Landlines, the benefits of VoIP and making the switch Here are some terms you may find useful to understand. VoIP: Voice over Internet Protocol A telephone system that runs phone calls […]

Making the swap to VoIP

With BT’s imminent shutdown of its traditional telephony services, companies can make the switch to VoIP and start reaping the benefits. These include reduced charges by telecom providers and free internal calls. Accordingly, the system will use your existing internet and WAN (Wide Area Network) connections. In addition, there is no need to change phone numbers […]

VoIP, what are the benefits

VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol – what is it? At the most basic level, VoIP means running a phone call over the internet rather than over a telephone line. In the case of a typical business phone system setup, there would be a box on the wall (the PBX) and also a number of […]

VoIP vs Landline, what is VoIP?

With 70% of business owners looking to move away from their traditional on-site PBX, to a VoIP-based telephone system, the number of businesses using VoIP is rapidly increasing.   VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol – what is it? At the most basic level, VoIP means running a phone call over the internet rather than over […]

VoIP and BT’s ISDN Shutdown

In 2025, BT will conduct major changes to its services, as a result permanently shutting down ISDN and traditional PSTN services. This means that some existing phone systems will not work past this date. What does this mean for small-medium businesses? What alternatives are there? According to efax over 2 million UK businesses will be […]

Off-the-shelf versus a custom or bespoke website solution

First impressions matter! Who are you? What do you offer? What makes you makes you stand out from the competition. A quality website is the gateway to answering these questions, driving traffic and generating leads. That’s why having solid online presence is essential for lead generation and business growth. Off-the-shelf versus a bespoke website solution […]

UK Cybersecurity Statistics

Guest post by As the internet becomes more and more intertwined with every aspect of our lives, virtual criminals are finding more and more ways to intrude into our personal and professional lives. Our devices and online connections can be exploited to hit us in our most vulnerable spots, and steal data, information, identities, or […]

Setting up remote working – the essentials.

Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, more and more companies are urging staff to work from home. Following this, the government may turn remote working into a requirement. While there are many benefits to working from home, larger companies are often set up for this and can easily make the transition. However there are smaller businesses […]

Coronavirus Phishing Emails – Here’s what you should know.

According to Reuters, the UK public have lost more than £800,000 since January 2020 as a result of coronavirus-linked scams. One such example was a victim paying £15,000 for masks that never arrived. As a result of widespread fears in the news and media, scammers are gaining advantage with new phishing emails. Therefore a whole […]