What’s the big deal about the big switch off anyway?

Chances are you might have heard of the ISDN or PSTN switch off, which will take place in 2025. In simple terms, this means that traditional phone lines will be switched off and calls will be made over the internet instead. To make things easier and tackle the jargon, we’ll call this “the big switch […]

Getting to know Maxi Rose, CEO

Here at Alfonica and RCUK, we attribute success to the hard work of our team, but we know that great leadership matters too. We’re very fortunate to have Maxi Rose steering the ship, as he leads by example and makes every member of staff feel valued, challenged and supported. Rebecca Wood, our Head of Marketing, […]

5 reasons to use SMS for business

What would you check first – an email or an SMS message? For most people, it’s an SMS message, because they’re short, quick to read and easy to respond to. You don’t even need to unlock your phone to read them, they appear on your lock screen. More businesses are choosing to use SMS messaging […]

5 reasons to choose a Virtual Receptionist

Having a virtual receptionist can be a huge benefit to your business, but with a myriad of agencies out there offering these services, it’s important to choose carefully. The main thing to ask when implementing a virtual receptionist service is “will it alleviate my current front-desk phone problem and take the pressure off me and […]

2025 Say Goodbye to your Landline

In the United Kingdom, the technology that supports landline telephones will be phased out by 2025. Every house phone in the UK will be switched to an internet-based connection rather than a traditional copper-wire landline, The major operators in the UK have confirmed this change. But what exactly is a landline phone, and how does it […]

RCG is now a Living Wage accredited employer

Our Living Wage commitment means that everyone working at RCG receives a minimum hourly wage of £9.50 in the UK or £10.85 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently stands at £8.72 per hour. With this commitment, we joined more than 7000 other companies who support […]

Support the GOSH Charity and Clear Out Your Clutter

Your chance to help sick children and the environment at the same time! Every day at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), 600 patients arrive. Every day, medical professionals there provide 63 specialist services. 54% of the children treated are from outside London. GOSH is one of the top 3 children’s research hospitals in the WORLD. […]

ALFONICA ANNOUNCE KEY APPOINTMENT OF SCOTT FAWCETT AS SALES DIRECTOR

We’re delighted to welcome Scott Fawcett to the Alfonica team. Scott joins us in the key role of Sales Director, marking an important milestone for our business. Read on for more details in our recent press release. Telecoms company Alfonica is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Fawcett in the key role of Sales […]

Work from home – solution in a box

Is poor connectivity at home hindering your team’s productivity? As the government tightens restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, people are being encouraged to work from home again where possible. Over the last few months, it’s been proven that working from home doesn’t negatively affect productivity or profit – in fact, quite the […]