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

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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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3 in 5 managers feel comfortable managing teams remotely

Life after lockdown – Technology challenges

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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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Basic steps on how to work safely from home

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With our full workforce working from home, we have taken a look at how we can all work from home safely. For some of the teams here at Onecom, it’s their first experience of having to work from home – and making sure that you have the ideal set up with your display screen equipment […]

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CEO Ben Dowd Update: Covid-19

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The UK and the rest of the world are currently facing a massive upheaval with the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and I wanted to let you know that we are working hard to ensure that we can continue to support you as best we can through this difficult time.  I know there must be […]

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Here to support our customers

Onecom, UK’s largest independent business telecoms provider Blog, Onecom, Connectivity, Employees, Covid19

It’s been a challenging few weeks as we’ve seen the effects of Coronavirus take hold, and there isn’t anyone that hasn’t felt the impact as we all go into ‘lockdown’. Few at Onecom would have been able to imagine how we would be able to adapt to such change – but one good thing to […]

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Ready for remote working to support employees 

Onecom, UK’s largest independent business telecoms provider Blog, Onecom, Connectivity, Employees, Covid19

Onecom is dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our employees. In these unprecedented times, with the growing coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) these commitments are really put to the test. We have a strong continuity and contingency plan in place, and we have been working to ensure that the majority of our workforce can work from home. This […]

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