Poor internet service costs SME’s over £3K in lost business

Helen Larkin News, Broadband, Onecom

We’ve just conducted some new research which reveals small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) have lost over £3,000 in business each due to poor internet services over the past three years. Over 75% of those surveyed believed they had lost business due to poor internet. Worryingly, some 22% of SMEs estimate their losses were over £5,000 […]

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Onecom to hire over 100 new employees, increasing our headcount by 30%

Helen Larkin News, Onecom

As the UK’s largest independent business telecommunications provider, Onecom has announced the start of a huge recruitment drive to add 125 new staff to the business, increasing our headcount by around 30%.  In the seventeen years since launching, we’ve grown into a UK-wide network of regional offices employing almost 400 staff.  Over two-thirds of the […]

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Gigabit Broadband

Helen Larkin Blog, Fixed-Line, News, Broadband, Onecom, 5G

The government is planning to spend £5bn on rolling out gigabit-capable broadband to the most remote parts of the UK. Those eagle-eyed amongst you may notice their change in language from their initial ‘full-fibre’ broadband talk a couple of months ago, to the more all-encompassing ‘gigabit-capable’ broadband. This includes 5G and other gigabit-capable networks, alongside […]

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Christian Craggs appointed as director of mergers and acquisitions

Helen Larkin News, Onecom

  We are delighted to announce that Christian Craggs has been appointed as the new director of M&A and strategy. In his role, Christian will join the Executive Management Team (EMT) and take lead on shaping the overall business strategy for Onecom, reporting directly to CEO Ben Dowd. “We’re delighted to welcome Christian to Onecom, […]

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Onecom Wins Communications Company of the Year at the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019 – Onecom

Helen Larkin News, Onecom, Awards

We are proud to have won Communication Company of the Year at the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019. Now in its second year, the annual awards honour the region’s top technology businesses in a dozen categories. Around 370 finalists and guests attended the awards held in the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre at Reading’s Madejski Stadium. […]

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Stressed at work

Research Reveals Impact of Brexit on SMEs

Sarah Beldon Blog, News

Four-fifths of SMEs expect income to fall because of Brexit 55% admit to high levels of stress in the workplace 72% of SMEs are worried about business rates, and 63% are concerned about late payments New research (1) from Onecom, the UK’s largest business telecommunications provider, reveals eight out of ten SMEs expect their income […]

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Dual SIM Phones, How Do They Work?

Helen Larkin Blog, Mobile, Onecom

Do you have the problem of having to carry your work phone and personal phone around simultaneously? It can be clumsy, and often confusing having to switch between the two. However, there is a solution – Dual SIM phones. And with all new Samsung devices now coming with Dual SIM options, we thought we’d run […]

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Onecom employees getting active for YoungMinds Challenge

We moved for YoungMinds!

Helen Larkin Uncategorised, Blog, News, Onecom, Charity

We’re not one for staying still for too long! Here at Onecom, we decided to get on our feet again and continue raising more money in support of our chosen charity, YoungMinds, who help children and young people in need of mental health support. Our ‘Move for YoungMinds’ challenge involved encouraging staff from across the […]

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holiday working

Managers spend on average 18.9 hours a year on work-related calls and emails whilst on holiday – Onecom

Sarah Beldon Mobile, News

Managers also spend on average 6.9 hours a week on work-related emails and calls outside of normal working hours. New research* reveals that senior managers spend on average 18.9 hours a year on work-related calls and emails whilst on holiday. Only 5% of the senior managers interviewed said that they completely switch off on holiday and […]

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