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Customer Service soars for Communicate Better

Nov 6, 2018

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Communicate Better's industry leading retention rate of 99.7% recognises our hard-working support team.

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Mike triumphs at Sigma Sports Bike Ride 2018

Oct 2, 2018

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Fresh off the track, Mike has successfully completed the 79-mile Sigma Sports Bike Ride in aid of Alzheimer's Research UK.

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Communicate Better beat The Crystal Maze!

Sep 14, 2018

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We took on The Crystal Maze and lived to tell the tale.

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Communicate Better Heats Up with Chilli Telecom Acquisition

Sep 3, 2018

Communicate Better heats up with Chilli Telecom acquisition.

Our golden trio of signings have been a success, and Chilli Telecom is the latest acquisition for Communicate Better.

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Communicate Better makes second acquisition in a month with Telemaxx

Aug 17, 2018

Wayne Cartwright, CEO of Communicate Better Ltd

Communicate Better has new goals in sight following the acquisition of Telemaxx, our second signing of the month.

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Mike's At It Again! And He Needs Your Support

Aug 7, 2018

Mike Standring Cheshire Bike Ride 2018

The sweat has barely dried from his last outing, yet our IT Director has signed up for another challenge.

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Communicate Better acquires Vision Communications

Jul 24, 2018

Communicate Better acquires Vision Communications 2018

Communicate Better has expanded its business following the acquisition of Vision Communications.

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Superheroes Don't Always Wear Capes, They Conquer Mountains

Jun 4, 2018

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Our IT Director completed the Etape Caledonia Bike Ride 2018, with a finish time of 6 hours and 11 mins.

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Communicate Better Wins Feefo Trusted Service Award 2018

Feb 15, 2018

Victory for Communicate Better, as our support team pick up a Feefo Trusted Service prize.

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6 Times Saying Sorry at Work is a Bad Idea

Jan 23, 2018

"Is it too late now to say sorry?" - Yes Justin, it is. Here's when you should and shouldn't apologise at work.

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A Night to Remember! Our Christmas Party was a Hoot

Jan 11, 2018

'Tis the season to be jolly! There are 348 days left till Christmas, and we can't be the *only* ones keeping count...

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Meltdown and Spectre: These Bugs are Deadly and You Should Be Worried

Jan 8, 2018

Mother of Meltdowns. Here's all you need to know about keeping your business safe and secure.

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9 Stages of Christmas... by Communicate Better

Dec 7, 2017

Ready for the Christmas break? Get yourself in the festive spirit, as we run through the 9 key stages of the holiday season...

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Movember Challenge: Communicate Better Raises Record-Breaking Funds for Men's Health

Dec 7, 2017

Communicate Better's hairy boys have raised a record-breaking £500 for The Movember Foundation to raise awareness around men's mental health, and fight against testicular cancer.

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Movember Challenge: Communicate Better's Hairy Upper Lip Experience

Nov 23, 2017

Communicate Better's fantastic four have accepted the Movember Challenge in a bid to make a difference to men's mental health and fight against testicular cancer.

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Can Working Parents Have a Guilt-Free Career?

Nov 21, 2017

Are you guilty of missing a sports day? Have you ever had to cancel on a Christmas nativity play? You're not alone, but is there such thing as having a balance between work and play?

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Halloween at Communicate Better: Who Wore It Best? - Vote

Oct 31, 2017

This week, all the wicked spirits of the land have come together to sell their souls at Communicate Better HQ, along with VoIP phones, Office 365, TomTom's and the odd mobile handsets. But who terrified you most?

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Communicate Better Acquires Mobile Business Customers, and Welcomes a New Face

Sep 6, 2017

Meet Claire McQuillan, our new Senior Business Advisor, who joins us following the successful acquisition of the mobile customer base of Best Communications Limited.

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'Buying Time', and Not Just Things, 'Raises Happiness'

Jul 27, 2017

According to a new study, we're willing to spend money to free up our time, rather than for simply buying material goods.

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Victory for Ste! Liverpool Chester Bike Ride sees our Installations Manager Break a Sweat

Jul 19, 2017

A huge congratulations to Stephen Dears, our much-loved Installations Manager, for successfully completing his part in the Liverpool Chester Bike Ride and bringing home a shiny medal.

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Five Major Things All Meetings Can Do Without

Jul 4, 2017

We've all been there. A meeting that was doomed from the off. But not to fear, Communicate Better has you covered on all the things you should steer away from to guarantee a productive conference.

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Welcome to the World, Baby Leo!

Jul 4, 2017

A huge congratulations to our Marketing Manager, Jordan Needham, and his beautiful wife Amy on the birth of their baby boy Leo William Needham.

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An Eggcellent Treat for Bolton's Young People

Apr 11, 2017

This week, Communicate Better delivered an Easter surprise for the egg-straordinary 16-25 year olds at the Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme.

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Double the Fun: CB's Weekend in Dublin - pictures

Mar 14, 2017

Our team had a whale of a time last weekend, thanks to a well deserved getaway treat to Dublin, Ireland.

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4 Surprising Benefits Of A Work-Life Balance

Feb 1, 2017

Make room for both work and play. Not completely sold on the idea? You may need to reconsider as it could completely transform your business.

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New Site, New Era: Welcome to our new look!

Jan 30, 2017

Well, this is all a bit fancy, isn't it? You may have noticed that we've given the Communicate Better website a much-needed lick of paint, as we move towards a new vision.

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Party in style! Our Christmas Masquerade ball 2016 was a night to remember

Dec 18, 2016

Team spirit was high for Communicate Better at last weekend’s (16 December) lavish Christmas masquerade ball, as can be seen from these stunning new pictures.

From breathtaking aerial acrobatics to fire breathing performers, carnival rides, a three-course meal, and a beautiful rendition of ‘Purple Rain’ – the ceremony was a well deserved treat for all members of the company.

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The Best Tech Gifts of Christmas 2016

Dec 16, 2016

Looking for last-minute inspiration? Communicate Better's Christmas gift guide is on hand to help.

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One Question Richard Branson Has For Any Entrepreneur

Nov 29, 2016

If you’re rethinking your business model or rolling out a new product/service, who better than *the* Richard Branson to guide you to success.

The multi-millionaire business tycoon - who founded Virgin Group, a growing brand that has secured more than 400 companies under its belt - has some top tips for budding entrepreneurs.

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Hire or Fire? Be Lord Sugar in our BBC Apprentice game

Nov 27, 2016

Ever find yourself screaming at the screen when the candidates enter the boardroom? Selected your winner for The Apprentice 2016? Vote and share your predictions.

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Guess the Internet’s Top 10 Worst Passwords of 2016

Nov 21, 2016

If we’re talking about first world problems, conjuring up an online password can be a real struggle.

While many portals will insist you abide by their guidelines of including a number, letters, and other characters (such as ‘#’) in your password, the problem comes when you have five different login details to remember… and not a clue which combination of characters Twitter is looking for.

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Welcome to our new home!

May 3, 2015

So we finally did it, we’ve made the big move into our new premises at Trident Business Park, Warrington. Next door to Birchwood Park, the area is one of the UK’s leading destinations for business, home to over 165 companies and more than 6,000 people.

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CEO Completes Marathon Challenge!

Apr 28, 2015

Our CEO Wayne Cartwright successfully completed the Virgin London Marathon on 26th April 2015.

His very commendable time was 4 hours, 17 minutes and 2 seconds. Wayne ran in the memory of his father, who passed away from cancer last year and raised over £6300 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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High Scoring Customer Service For Communicate Better

Apr 20, 2015

With a totally independent service performance indicator in excess of 95% Communicate Better are leading the UK on client satisfaction and customer support.

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Our new offices are almost ready!

Apr 3, 2015

Our office move is drawing closer, fitting out is almost complete and the furnishing has begun.

Our customer service desks are in position and the telemarketing team have an area created to suit their requirements.

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Hot off the press – Communicate Better are Relocating

Feb 10, 2015

Due to our recent company growth and success we are pleased to announce that we will be moving to new premises.

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New Microsoft Accreditation achieved by Communicate Better

Feb 3, 2015

We take training and development very seriously here at Communicate Better and we are pleased to announce that a number of our engineers are now fully MCSA 365 qualified and Communicate Better plan for all of our 2nd and 3rd line engineers to be 365 MCSA qualified by the end of the year.

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Continued High Scoring Customer Service For Communicate Better

Jan 13, 2015

With a totally independent service performance indicator in excess of 95% Communicate Better are leading the UK on client satisfaction and customer support.

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Christmas Jumper Day at Communicate Better!

Dec 16, 2014

It’s Christmas Jumper day and the team at Communicate Better have been joining in by wearing an array of brightly coloured festive knits in the office. The day has been organised by Save the Children who are encouraging people to ‘make the world better with a sweater’.

 

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Employee of the Year 2014

Dec 3, 2014

Congratulations to Jake Johnstone who is Communicate Better’s employee of the year for 2014.

Jake (Fixed Line Engineer) successfully beat all competition to the prestigious award. The award is decided by the board of Directors.

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First Quarter Sales Performance target achieved!

Jul 3, 2014

At Communicate Better we like to sing the praises of our hard working team. This month we would like to congratulate Joanne Redburn for achieving best rolling sales performance against target for the first quarter of this financial year. Very well done Jo! Keep up the good work.

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Further Expansion as Communicate Better acquires Yorkshire based Green House Telecom as part of growth strategy.

Apr 3, 2011

Communicate Better’s business strategy has historically been one of buy and build and the North has been a particularly strong area of growth over the past 2 years. The expanding company doubled in both size and turnover in 2011 and predicts an equally high level of growth again next year through a highly strategic sales approach.

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Communicate Better Group Ltd Makes Fourth Acquisition

Mar 3, 2011

The Communicate Better Group, the telecommunications solutions provider, has acquired Merseyside business MH Communications (UK) Ltd, for an undisclosed sum. This is the fourth acquisition by Communicate Better and forms part of their growth strategy to invest in, and expand their product portfolio and services. The deal which was led by the Manchester Corporate Finance team at Cowgill Holloway LLP, and will see their fixed line services division double in size.

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Tech The Halls: 5 Must-Have Tech Gifts for Christmas

Dec 4, 2018

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Just finished writing up your Christmas wish list? You may want to add these little tech gems.

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Quiz: Can You Identify this Old School Technology?

Dec 4, 2018

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Do you know your floppy disk from your USB stick? How many of these iconic pieces of technology do you remember?

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Samsung's New Folding Phone comes at a Price

Nov 12, 2018

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The Samsung Galaxy X won't come cheap, but is it worth the price tag?

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