Posts by Pierre Cochart

Moving To A New Business Phone System

Phone systems have been installed in offices of all different sizes for more than 40 years, providing a vital service to the business. Since then, telephone call handling has matured to become intertwined with the day-to-day process of running the business. Practices vary by country or region, and are predicated on a traditional office culture…

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How To Avoid The Bournemouth A338 Roadworks

a338 bournemouth spur road roadwork traffic

After the 2015/16 roadworks had finished, regular commuters of the A338 Spur Road had hoped they would never have to experience chaos and delays like that again. Behold, we are now in 2018 and new roadworks have started to create a third lane along the southbound carriage way at Blackwater Junction. The planned works will…

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The “Next Generation” Phone Systems

Traditional phone systems are a dying technology It is common knowledge amongst telecommunications experts that ISDN is a dying technology. Indeed, BT intend to switch their ISDN network off entirely in 2025 and the general consensus is the technology will be as good as gone within five years. But this traditional system is still being…

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0207 & 0203 Telephone Numbers Are Running Out

London 0207 0203 numbers

In the 1990’s London telephone numbering went through a sequence of changes. This cumulated the “Big Number Change” which saw the current 020x codes become active on the 1st June 1999. Nearly 20 years on the 0207 and 0203 ranges are now approaching exhaustion. Ofcom and Gamma have released that they will be taking action…

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Phone Fraud And How We Can Help Prevent It

phone fraud

Why You Should Care About Phone Fraud Phone fraud is becoming a real problem in the UK, costing businesses £953 million. It can result in bill shock and loss of service, which can be disruptive to your business operations. According to a survey commissioned by ITSPA which surveyed 1,000 businesses across the UK, 27% had…

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4 Tips On What To Look For When Buying Business Broadband

4 Tips To Buying Business Broadband

When searching for your next broadband service provider, it can be easy to get distracted by the huge “cost saving”, cash-back incentives and promised fast speeds; but what you get from one broadband provider could vastly differ to the next. If you’re currently in the market for a new broadband supplier, read our guide below…

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4 Tips To Keep Your Comms Cabinet Tidy

Messy – or “spaghetti-like” comms rooms and data centres are something we come across all too often. But did you know it can be a health and safety risk? An untidy data cabinet can also cost your business precious time and money when changes are required. Finding issues can become difficult (and frustrating), without mentioning…

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3 Thing You Need To Become An Agile Business

Regardless of industry, businesses have been forced to become more operationally agile to meet the challenges of the modern global marketplace. Advances in technology mean that the traditional centralised office is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. Online collaborative tools make it easy for workers to complete tasks together from anywhere in the world.…

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