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5 ways Business Centres Could Improve Their Service

November 19, 2018 by Al Yong

The world of the business centre is certainly changing. Adapting to changing business models and economics has created a new set of challenges for today’s business centre managers and managed office administrators. Here are five easy to understand methods to improve business centre services. Have a look and see if you agree.  1. Be

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‘FEELGOOD’ FACTOR AND FLEXIBILITY POWERING BUSINESS GROWTH

August 21, 2018 by Al Yong

“While political uncertainty persists, economic stability seems to be returning,” states Oliver Kolodseike, Senior Property Economist for Research and Forecasting at Colliers. “Recent data suggests that the GDP weakness in the first quarter was just a temporary blip. Business surveys are indicating improvement, inflation is stable despite rising oil prices and consumer confidence is showing

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40,000 UK businesses have their broadband boosted – Press release

September 09, 2015 by Al Yong

Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey urges businesses to apply for £3,000 broadband grants before it’s too late More than 40,000 small and medium businesses (SMEs) across the UK have now benefitted from the Government’s Broadband Connection voucher scheme, latest figures published today show. The scheme, which helps SMEs get connected to superfast broadband has seen

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BT Set Firm Date to Switch off ISDN Network

May 27, 2015 by Al Yong

“We already serve many thousands of customers in businesses using IP, our goal is by 2025 all of our voice customers will be served using an IP with a premises solution and will migrate off the traditional telephony platform.” Gavin Patterson BT Group CEO During a BT Group Q3 2014/15 results announcement Gavin Patterson (pictured), BT Group

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North East business leaders welcome Wear Crossing announcement + timetable

May 14, 2015 by Al Yong

BUSINESS leaders across Sunderland and the North East welcomed today’s announcement that work is to start on the Wear Crossing. SAFC commercial director Gary Hutchinson, chairman of the Sunderland Business Group and the North East Chamber of Commerce Sunderland committee, said: “The Wear Crossing is a massive achievement for the city as it will unlock

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£8,000 boost for charity which helps grieving parents

May 14, 2015 by Al Yong

A CHARITY will be supporting more parents than ever through the trauma of losing a child after a cash injection from a super fund-raiser. Julie Reay has donated £8,000 to 4Louis, a charity which provides memory boxes, specialist equipment and funds NHS staff bereavement training in a bid to ease the pain for those who’ve

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Sunderland Superfast broadband event for SMEs, landlords and suppliers

May 11, 2015 by Al Yong

A breakfast event will take place at Sunderland Software Centre to introduce the recently launched Sunderland Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme to eligible businesses The breakfast event will take place at Sunderland Software Centre bringing SME’s, Landlords and charities together with broadband suppliers to discuss the potential advantages of superfast broadband on their business. Superfast Broadband Connection

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HSBC to lend £8bn to UK’s small businesses

May 11, 2015 by Al Yong

The UK’s largest bank has set up a new £8bn fund to lend to small and medium sized businesses HSBC, the UK’s largest bank, is setting aside £8bn to increase its loan offerings to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK.The bank’s new SME fund will be spread across 43 areas of the country, and

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Sunderland, Washington and South Tyneside Get the Go Ahead for Connection Vouchers!

March 20, 2015 by Alex Tough

The UK Government are now granting companies across the areas of Sunderland, Washington and South Tyneside the funding opportunity of up to £3000 to help boost their broadband capabilities. This announcement recently arrived after Newcastle, North Tyneside and Gateshead were given the opportunity to help boost their businesses.  The programme offers small and medium businesses,

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11 Year Old Children to Receive Mini Computers

March 13, 2015 by Alex Tough

The BBC will be giving away mini-computers to 11-year-olds across the country as part of its push to make the UK more digital. One million Micro Bits – a stripped-down computer similar to a Raspberry Pi – will be given to all pupils starting secondary school in the autumn term. Digital Visionaries The initiative is

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Connection Vouchers Storm Middlesbrough

March 11, 2015 by Alex Tough

Get £3,000 to upgrade your business to faster, better internet. It’s money that you don’t pay back. It covers the capital and equipment costs of upgrading your  internet, or installing a new one for your company. Upgrading to Superfast! The Connection Voucher scheme started by being delivered to 22 SuperConnected Cities, Each local scheme is

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Understanding Broadband Speeds

March 10, 2015 by Alex Tough

The telecoms industry is packed full with terms you might not be entirely familiar or comfortable with. Alongside price, speed is one of the key factors people talk about when it comes to choosing broadband. All of the internet service providers (ISPs) quote the broadband download speed as a key part of their advertising. And

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Virgin Business Broadband

March 06, 2015 by Alex Tough

“The project will run over the next five years, bringing speeds of 152Mbps to four million more UK homes.” Recently Virgin Media announced it would increase its fibre optic broadband reach to 17 million homes by 2020, up from 13 million. The company is already in the process of expanding its network to 110,000 homes across

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Sunderland Business Broadband

March 05, 2015 by Alex Tough

There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers. For example internet access can be provided using different broadband technologies including satellite, cable, telephone wires, wireless or mobile connections. The consequences of choosing the wrong access technology for your business could be an unnecessary bill running to tens of thousands of pounds.

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Business Broadband Middlesbrough

March 05, 2015 by Alex Tough

“To help Middlesbrough businesses understand better about broadband types, we will explain each technique. This will help to get the best out of your Connection Vouchers!” There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers – ADSL, SDSL,  and wireless to name but a few. The consequences of choosing the wrong access

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Business Broadband Newcastle

March 05, 2015 by Alex Tough

There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers – ADSL, SDSL,  and wireless to name but a few. The consequences of choosing the wrong access technology for your business could be an unnecessary bill running to tens of thousands of pounds. So to help Newcastle businesses understand better about broadband types,

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Business Broadband North Tyneside

March 05, 2015 by Alex Tough

There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers – ADSL, SDSL,  and wireless to name but a few. The consequences of choosing the wrong access technology for your business could be an unnecessary bill running to tens of thousands of pounds. So to help North Tyneside businesses understand better about broadband

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Business Broadband Washington

March 04, 2015 by Alex Tough

There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers – ADSL, SDSL,  and wireless to name but a few. The consequences of choosing the wrong access technology for your business could be an unnecessary bill running to tens of thousands of pounds. So to help Washington businesses understand better about broadband types,

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Business Broadband Sunderland

March 04, 2015 by Alex Tough

“To help Sunderland businesses understand better about broadband types, we will explain each technique. This will help to get the best out of your Connection Vouchers!” There’s an enormous range of acronym-heavy technologies available to business broadband customers – ADSL, SDSL,  and wireless to name but a few. The consequences of choosing the wrong access

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