Lancashire-Education-Powergroup

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

Recently our very own Chris Hunter was invited to be part of a new group with a focus on helping Education. Darshana Patel, programme office for Boost Business Lancashire, shares her experiences of bringing together businesses operating in the education sector for a face-to-face #growthconversation. In my role as Boost programme officer, I’m lucky enough to come across great Lancashire … Read More

30 Ways To Win Without Winging It – Tips & Tricks For Startup Businesses

Chris HunterCustomer Service, General Interest, Internet access, News, Offers

Although we offer customers a choice of carriers, it is hard to deny that Plusnet have a very strong value product especially ideal for young and budget concious enterprises. Not only do they offer great value broadband and fibre broadband, like us, they also care about startups and want to help fledgeling businesses not only get off the ground but … Read More

Cloud : Google G Suite

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

Google’s G Suite is a cloud-based productivity suite that includes: Gmail for professional email, Drive for online storage, Hangouts for video meetings, Calendar for scheduling and We especially like how easy it is to get things done and work with others from any location, using any device. We have also found G Suite to be highly cost-effective.

Is your network fit and healthy?

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

As a business do you have network health or connection monitoring services in place? You see lots of people these days, my wife included, tracking their own health to help get in or stay in shape. Connected lifestyle apps along with wearable tech like Garmin, Fitbits or Apple Watches (other smartwatch brands are available) that can help us track calorie … Read More

WiFi Trends in Bars & Restaurants in 2016

Chris HunterInternet access, News, WiFi

We like a good infographic here at HM Network. This one came to us today from one of our favourite companies to work with, Purple Ai, highlighting why offering your customers easily accessible, safe secure guest WiFi is an absolute MUST for businesses. In today’s modern world if you are not offering WiFi, it is not only your customers missing out, … Read More

Doing our bit for charity.

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

Just doing our bit for Barnardos – All businesses need connectivity of some kind right?. Be it ADSL, Super Fast Fibre, Mobiles and Mobile data, 3G and 4G, M2M SIMs, Ethernet Fibre, EFM, Leased Lines, Wide Area Network, Hosted Voice and VoIP, Business or Retail WiFi…. you get the idea. If you are a business wanting a professional comms review … Read More

Is it time to review your business internet?

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, Internet access, News, Security

IT infrastructure costs can spiral when companies don’t pay attention to what they are spending on. There are very few jobs these days where staff do not need a new computer, laptop or device at least every couple of years. As technology evolves and the importance of staying connected increases so too do the associated costs. What’s more, the emergence … Read More