Voice Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Protect your reputation and revenues during periods of disruption such as when your telephone lines or your telephone system fails or if you have a power outage, a flood, a fire or indeed when adverse weather conditions occur With Q MY CALL you can be confident calls will always get through no matter what happens…

How to establish a business in the USA

Business owners from the UK looking to break into overseas markets set their sights on the US because they believe we not only share a common language but have similar commercial cultures.  But it’s not just the way Americans and Brits pronounce Solanum Lycopersicum (that’s tomato to you and me) that sets us apart. Many…

Cut in roaming charges survives challenge

European Parliament have introduced legislation that will cut the cost of using a mobile phone in the European Union (EU). New rules will scrap mobile roaming charges from 2017, which will mean it will cost the same to make calls, send texts and use data in the EU as it does in the UK. From…

Do I need a visa to run a business in South Africa?

When business owners in the UK look to expand their commercial footprint into overseas markets, many start by exploring opportunities in countries where English is both the official language and is spoken by the majority of the population.  Of the 26 sovereign states in the world – other than the UK – where English is…

Get closer to South Africa without leaving London

With the Rugby World Cup now at the quarter finals stage, excitement is building after South Africa recovered from their shock loss to Japan and fans are now gearing up to face Wales at Twickenham. Unless you have managed to secure a golden ticket to watch any of the remaining fixtures, you have no choice but to…

Q MY CALL – UK estimates from the main App companies

Q MY CALL – UK estimates from the main App companies in the takeaway and restaurant industry estimate the percentage of food orders are still made on the telephone – estimates vary between 40 to 60% !!! This means every months millions of phone calls are made to many tens of thousands of restaurants and…

Competition and Markets Authority decision.

Just Eat notes the CMA’s decision that it intends to refer its review of Just Eat’s proposed acquisition of Hungryhouse to a “Phase 2” investigation. Just Eat looks forward to cooperating with the CMA and is committed to demonstrating to the CMA that the market is, and will remain, competitive following completion of the proposed…

Berlin forces telecoms companies to keep phone data

Telecom companies in Germany are being forced to keep records of telephone and Internet data for up to 10 weeks after politicians introduced a new law to help fight crime. The data retention legislation – which sparked intense debate over possible infringements of individuals’ rights – requires companies to retain information on the timing and…

BT and Sky move digital customers to new numbers

Telephone service providers BT and Sky are switching their entire network of digital customers to the latest version of Internet Protocol addresses.  The announcement of the move follows news that the American Registry for Internet Numbers has already run out of the old-style addresses – known as IPv4 numbers – meaning businesses in North America…