Broadband Grants For Businesses Now Available

Broadband Grants For Businesses Now Available If you live and work in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, Bristol (including bath and north-east Somerset), Coventry and Warwickshire or the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, you can now sign up to take part in a voucher pilot to have gigabit broadband installed. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has made grants of up to …

Router Locations Can Affect WiFi Speeds!

Router Locations Can Affect WiFi Speeds! If you’ve been struggling lately trying to connect your business VoIP phone service, it might well be because of where you’ve decided to put your router. New analysis from Post Office Telecoms and Opinium Research has found that 27 per cent of internet users in the UK currently don’t keep their routers well away from electronic devices …

Pros And Cons Of Flexible Working Explored

Pros And Cons Of Flexible Working Explored Workers are increasingly expecting to be able to work remotely and with the advances in technology, this can be a reality for many for at least part of the working week. A new report from Regus has been exploring all aspects of flexible working in different countries around the world, noting that over half of …

Fibre Lamp Post Could Boost Signal

The best VOIP for small businesses is dependent on good, stable signal so your customers can get hold of you whenever they need, with no disruption. As we have already covered on this blog, internet coverage isn’t great in the UK and over half of broadband customers have poor signal. These problems are compounded in rural areas, though even some urban …

Breakthrough In Broadband Technology Unveiled

Breakthrough In Broadband Technology Unveiled Technology has developed at such a pace in recent years that we shouldn’t be surprised that broadband could be the next thing to get an overhaul. Researchers at the University of Glasgow recently revealed that they have taken steps towards enabling twisted light to be used as a form of wireless, high-capacity data transmission. If this is …

Govt Prioritises Flexible Working In Schools

Govt Prioritises Flexible Working In Schools New pilot programmes have been announced by education secretary Justine Greening to look at how teachers can be supported and employed flexibly, as well as improving coaching schemes for those women working in education. Speaking at the ARK All Saints Academy in Camberwell to reps from Teach First, industry players and teaching unions, Ms …

Flexible Working Recommended by Employment Commission For Modern Workplace

Flexible Working Recommended by Employment Commission For Modern Workplace More businesses could be encouraged to invest in VOIP business phone systems for their employees’ home offices if they take on board new recommendations for flexible working. Personnel Today reports that flexible working options should be routinely offered in new roles if employers are to meet the challenges of the modern working environment. …

Over Half Of Households Suffer Broadband Issues

Over Half Of Households Suffer Broadband Issues More than half of households in the UK (53 per cent) have experienced problems with their broadband service in the past 12 months. This is according to a survey conducted by Which?, that also highlighted the providers that people had the most issues with. TalkTalk and BT customers cited slow broadband speeds as one …

New Receiver Could See High Speed Broadband In All Homes

New Receiver Could See High Speed Broadband In All Homes A super fast broadband connection is ideal for those looking for the best voice over IP providers, but for many people, access to these high speed networks is still limited. However, this problem could soon be something of the past with the invention of a new optical receiver which could …