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Use Technology to Your Advantage: 3 Smart Security Options to Keep Your Business Safe

With a global focus on cyber security the past few years, it is easy to forget about physical security: protecting our businesses from criminal intruders. Yet this is as real a concern for offices across the UK as hacking is. Businesses are responsible for customer data held on site, payment information and of course the safety of their employees amongst other things. Here we have compiled options for securing your office, the modern way. Technology may seem like a vulnerability for companies, but it can also be a strength.

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Are you Taking Credit Card Details the Legal Way? 

Businesses that take card payments over the phone are required to adhere to the Payment Card Industry Data Security standard (PCI DSS) compliance regulations. Businesses that don’t may be liable for non-compliance fines, and may be forced to stop accepting payments by card.

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How Does GDPR Affect Call Recording? Important Info

On May 25th, 2018 the EU-wide ‘General Data Protection Regulations’ (GDPR) will come into effect. If you are recording phone calls, for any reason, the new legislation affects you.

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How to Balance Business Technology & The Human Connection

Business technology is something we are all grateful for. Think back 15 years ago, before CRM and project management systems, before your accounting software automated hundreds of hours of manual work and before you had order and payment processing tools.

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Working on the Move: How to Secure 4G & Public WiFi Connections

We have all had the Connection not secure warning pop up on our screens as we attempt to connect to public WiFi. But sometimes we really have to connect, particularly for business – an email must be sent, a document must be downloaded, or your Bria softclient must be used so you can make business calls.

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The Law Regarding Flexible Working in the UK – What You Should Know

Did you know all employees have the legal right to request flexible working? So long as the employee has worked for at least 6 months, they are eligible to apply.

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Give Your Sales Team an Edge With Emerging Tech

These days being good at your job means being able to maximise the latest technology.  Whether it is a meeting scheduling software, a mobile app for your office phone, or implementing a unified communications solution — those who are able to master the latest tech, get ahead quicker.  This is particularly true for sales teams.  No longer does a nice smile and a convincing pitch bring home the most bacon. Evolution is critical to survival, and these three emerging technologies can help.  

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What Does 2018 Hold For Telecoms In the UK?

Some may not think of the telecoms industry as interesting — particularly if it conjures up images of men in hard hats working on phones lines.  But the telecoms industry is vast, from the large telecoms companies that connect nearly all UK homes, to the modern service providers offering VoIP business phone systems, to the ever-expanding mobile networks that keep you online wherever you may be.

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Make Your Cloud Business Phone System Work For You This Holiday Season

In the mad rush to finish all your Christmas shopping, get last minute projects done and clear your desk of that pesky pile of work, many of us don’t think to take advantage of our cloud business phone system.  Whether it is ensuring your business has someone answering the phones over the holidays or letting customers know what your Christmas hours are, a few minutes in VTSL’s online web portal will have your office phone system working for you this season.

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High Speed Broadband to Reach Millions as BT Faces New Competition

Just when you thought the UK countryside may never get decent internet connectivity, Vodafone signs a partnership deal with Cityfibre to build high-speed broadband networks to as many as 5 million UK homes, in a move that will create a powerful new rival to BT Openreach.

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