Welcome Glamorgan Telecom Group

Helen Larkin Blog, News, Onecom, Onecom Group

We are delighted to announce our first acquisition since we secured backing and a £100m investment package from LDC last year. We are pleased to welcome Glamorgan Telecom Group, it’s staff and senior leadership team, including chief executive officer Kelly Bolderson into Onecom. Glamorgan are a Cardiff-headquartered group and will strengthen our presence in South […]

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It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for… we’ve made it to Investors In People Gold!

Andrew McCarter Blog, News, Onecom, Awards, Employees, Investors in People

Following our recent assessment by Investors In People, we’re very proud to announce that we have breezed through the assessment and hit Gold Standard! This new accreditation in people management places Onecom within the top 25 employers of this internationally recognised scheme for the very first time. Since our last assessment in 2016 (for which […]

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What will 5G mean for business?

Helen Larkin Blog, Broadband, Onecom, 5G, Connectivity

The buzz around 5G has been going on for a while now, with a lot of excitement around what it can deliver, mixed with some controversy along the way as well. Although full deployment can take time and we’re not there yet, what is agreed is that 5G will certainly greatly change both social and […]

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3 in 5 managers feel comfortable managing teams remotely

Life after lockdown – Technology challenges

Lauren Burnside Blog, Employees, Covid19

Last month we talked about planning for our ‘new normal’ and how we at Onecom have quickly adapted to the new challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the table. We’ve since done a fair bit of research, and the results of our latest poll has revealed the most common tech and communication challenges […]

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How Vonage helped us avoid disruption

Helen Larkin Blog, Employees, Covid19

With the current disruption to businesses globally due to Covid-19, Vonage was one of our key technology providers. Vonage enabled us to seamlessly transition all our employees from working in our offices to working from home overnight while continuing to offer our 90,000+ business customers access to our contact services. Chris James, Head of Business […]

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The importance of mental health and wellbeing

Helen Larkin Blog, Employees, Covid19

As it stands, we are currently two months into ‘lockdown’ in the UK as the global pandemic continues. It’s a situation that back in January would have seemed far fetched to many, and it’s safe to say it is affecting almost everyone in one way or another right across the spectrum. Some people have spent […]

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Planning for the ‘new normal’

Helen Larkin Blog, Connectivity, Employees, Covid19

At the beginning of the pandemic, at Onecom we quickly enabled the full workforce to work from home. Our employee’s safety is paramount, and as experts in telecommunications – if we couldn’t make it work, who would be able to? A lot of hard work ensued, and our Operations function went into overdrive to deliver. […]

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Flexible working and productivity

Helen Larkin Blog, Connectivity, Employees, Covid19

Telecommuting, working from home (WFH), remote work, and flexible working are all terms for an arrangement where employees do not commute or travel to a central place of work, such as an office building, warehouse, or store. This is now something that many of us are experiencing; although in the current situation, some of us […]

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