Openreach price increases – May 2021

Openreach price increase May 2021

Due to price increases from Openreach, the costs of some copper services are to increase on 1 May 2021 with others to increase on 1 July 2021. We receive a number of changes from suppliers and, although we always try to absorb these, unfortunately on this occasion we will have to pass them on. If […]

Back to Business safely

Handheld Temperature Detection

Fever ScreeningThermal Solutions SAFER – FASTER – SMARTER Thermal solutions from Hikvision are the perfect tool to support high-level screening, reducing the need to manually measure the temperature of each person. One Second to detect skin-surface temperature of a person Multi-person detection simultaneously Non-contact measurement to avoid physical contact Multiple ways to alarm/notify operators AI detection to reduce false alarms […]

Calls to the 101 police non-emergency number are FREE from April 1st 2020

Free calls from Mobile to 101

The Home Office has requested that all calls to the non-emergency service, 101, are free of charge from 1st April 2020. The phone service, which receives around 30 million calls annually, connects the public to their local police force or one of their choice. This change aims to alleviate pressure on 999 services while also providing […]

What the end of ISDN means for your business telecoms


In 2015, BT announced its decision to switch off ISDN networks by 2025, nor will new ISDN circuits be available to purchase after 2020. This means that any organisation that uses ISDN for its voice traffic (i.e. making and receiving telephone calls) will find itself voice-less after 2025. This may sound drastic, until you consider […]

5 Signs you Need to Upgrade Your Phone System

Black Rotary Telephone

In recent years, the advancement of technology has seen business phone systems evolve into much more than just a communication device. Due to the speed of these advancements, businesses are often behind the curve when it comes to ensuring their phone systems are fit for the job and most importantly their business. At Phones 4 […]