In this blog, we highlight the basics of the impending GDPR legislation and the immediate steps that need to be taken. We will explore the impact on your communications in our next blog! GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is an EU legalisation that comes into force in the UK on 25th May 2018 and applies to any business who handles data. Although this might seem a while away, it is important to understand the law and to ensure the processes...

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The perception that hosted telephony (VoIP) is out of reach for schools couldn’t be further from the truth. OK, so a snow day in July might seem a little far fetched, although with the British weather, anything is possible!  The truth is, if you work in the education sector, you know how important communication is to the life of the school and in the event of snow, or any disaster from fire to floods, communication and keeping staff and students safe...

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Like many businesses, charities are under increasing pressure to offer a 24/7 service whilst at the same time showing cost efficiencies and a satisfactory ROI. The challenge Due to the nature and urgency of work undertaken, helplines need to be available round the clock and it is vital that a continuity plan is in place in case of a crisis.  Charites also deal with many sensitive subjects and need to ensure data is held securely and comply with data protection...

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Firms who provide financial services to clients will now be legally required to record all telephone conversations, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under MiFID II requirements. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is an EU regulation that is due to take effect from 3 January 2018.  Despite Brexit, the FCA is still pushing ahead with this new legislation. In a proposal published last year, the FCA stated “Following the result of the United Kingdom’s (UK) referendum...

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Our very own Mike Walsh is gearing himself up for an epic charity cycle from London to Amsterdam in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Sales Director Mike faces a huge 145 mile journey in just two days from June 9th – 11th. The route starts from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and the first day finishes in Harwich where the ferry will be boarded for the next leg.  The second day involves a cycle along the coast and...

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It has been widely reported that BT are “reluctantly” raising their prices once again.  This comes just six months after the company last increased prices and the third price rise in 18 months, which is a bit keen by anyone’s standards. Customers are seeing increases across broadband packages and landlines, where broadband is up £2 a month and Infinity Fibre up £2.50 a month, that’s £30 a year.  Even BT Sport has not escaped and will no longer be free,...

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We talk to many businesses each day regarding their phone lines, and very few people realise the benefits and potential that a hosted or VoIP system can offer their business. Phone lines (or what you may hear mentioned as ISDN) are being terminated by BT as they plan to move across to hosted / VoIP systems.  Not only will it soon be a necessity to switch, hosted or VoIP systems can bring significant benefits to your business, including huge cost...

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Eze Talk is proud to be taking part in this year’s Gamma Ball Rally, a three day event starting on 14th September. This will be the third successive year we’ve taken part on this event which sees 35 teams join together to raise money for important causes. Each team can spend a maximum of £500 on their vehicle and are required to dress the car up – the only limit is their imagination! We recently revealed the car as the...

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MoneySaver Group ranked the 95th fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2015. MoneySaver Group announced that it ranked number 95 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2015, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in EMEA. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over the last four years. MoneySaver Group grew 916% during this period. MoneySaver Group’s CEO, Mike Taitt, credits, “Our company’s 916% revenue growth over the past four years is mainly down...

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eZe-talk, an award-winning low cost telecommunications company in Cheshire, has launched a new energy service called eZe-energy to help home owners save even more money. Known for their personal and value-for-money services for more than 15 years, eZe-talk will now help their customers save money on their energy bills through eZe-energy. Utilising industry leading energy providers to guarantee the best service for the best price, eZe-energy hopes to encourage customers to switch before the cold winter sets in. Statistics from the...

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