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How to make your office Covid secure

So hopefully we are all going back to work-we say with bated breath. However, whatever happens, businesses must prepare for the return to the office and make sure that they have implemented all the safety procedures they can so that their teams feel safe to return to the office. Mode took a look at the measures we should all be considering in implementing: Review your risk assessment. Now is the time to review this as you should be including Covid into your risk assessment. Consider the following: identify what work activity or situations might cause transmission of the virus. think about who could be at risk. decide how likely it is that someone could be exposed. act to remove the read more...

How VoIP benefit your teams working from home?

Remote working has been a challenge for many businesses throughout the pandemic. Working from home has its appeals, but when your business is thrust into a pandemic and your teams are suddenly working remotely, you can be presented with challenges as to how to work and how to collaborate productively. Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a high performing, robust communications system that enables businesses to work remotely but ensuring their teams have the capability to function efficiently at work as if they were in the office. What is VoIP? Simply put, Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) is unlike the on-premises communications system, it is entirely run from your internet and means you do not need any equipment read more...

New Ways to Communicate with Your Teams Whilst Working from Home

Last year we were all thrown into the world of working from home and whether you offered that as business before, or had never allowed it in the past, we all experienced the panic to support our remote working teams and have the tools in place for our business to continue to function. 2021 offers hope in the fact that with a vaccine ready and being implemented, we will hope to return to our offices and teams. However, for now we all continue to work from home and maybe take time to consider how we best communicate together. So, Mode has compiled our top 5 tips on how to keep your teams engaged and communicative. Create a time in the read more...

The Emerging Telecoms Trends of 2021

So many things have changed in 2020 and the pandemic has changed the way we work and communicate. Mode looks at the telecommunications trends we all need to look out for in 2021 that will continue to shape the way we all communicate. 5G T Mobile has committed to offering nationwide 5G coverage by the end of next year which means all its rivals will be desperately trying to compete! However, this is the most prominent telecoms trend, and this is only going to get bigger into 20201 as carriers race to prepare their 5G networks and manufacturers try to introduce more 5G-capable devices to the market. Edge Computing Companies have needed to do business in a different way this read more...

Are Cloud Telecommunications Secure?

Technology has been rapidly changing in recent years and businesses have been increasingly relying on the Cloud to support their processes with 80% of the budget committed to Cloud Services because of the flexibility and scalability it provides compared to in-house equipment. However, how secure is your telecommunications if it is hosted in the cloud? Obviously there are concerns over Cloud Telecommunications as your businesses calls and messages are all passed through your Cloud Service providers data centres and you do not want hackers do have the capability in any way of being able to access any of your sensitive data! McAfee conduct a Cloud Security Survey every year, surveying 1,400 IT decision makers to identify their security issues. This read more...

Cloud Telephony: The Benefits for your Business

Adopting the Cloud as part of a business’s telecommunications strategy, has increased in popularity particularly this year when remote working has become part of the norm. From efficient and fast collaboration to cost benefits, moving to the cloud offers your business so many advantages. So here are our top 3 benefits for cloud telephony. Top Tip 1 The Cloud will increase your team’s productivity -Top Tip 1 With easy set up and integration with your business systems such as your CRM, the Cloud will manage all your inbound and outbound calls no matter where your team are. The Cloud ensures you have a seamless call experience because your phone lines can be paired to your teams’ mobile devices meaning you read more...

The right telecommunications for your working from home teams

Flexibility in the workplace has been gradually occurring over recent years, however, 2020 has proven to be the “Working from home” year and many businesses were not prepared for the changes that happened nor did they have the right telecommunications in place to support their teams. As we head into the latter part of the year, working from home has become normal so it’s important that in order to sustain business, you need to have the right telecommunications solutions in place to ensure that your business is functioning seamlessly. So what telecommunications solutions benefit working from home? Unified Communications is a superb way of ensuring that your teams are fully supported whilst working remotely. You are able to keep your read more...

Our team are no ghouls!

Our telecommunications team are always working hard to offer the highest level of service to our clients, but they have also been working hard in organising our new offices and sourcing new uniforms. So, they could not resist sending a picture of their new Mode polo shirts as well as ensuring we have a Mode pumpkin for Halloween! However, do not think they are “Ghouls” (pardon the terrible jokes!!), they are working hard to ensure that our telecommunications client are always supported round the clock and are able to support their changing needs! We just like them to have fun as this year has been trying enough-so we all deserve a little light relief! In the meantime, should you need read more...