How to work from anywhere and still deliver great customer service with a Cloud Contact Centre
Make calls and save money after 2025
Grant Thain, Vendor Manager and Connectivity Expert at Chess, advises how you can retain your phone line after 2025.
Kickstart your culture
Tim Wilkinson-Hall, Head of Knowledge and Culture, covers three simple things you can implement straight away to boost your company culture among remo ...
Defence in Depth
In this blog, Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what defence in depth stands for and whether it's a valid approach nowadays.
The key benefits of a Projects team – The car analogy
What are the key benefits of a Projects team and why do you need Project Management. Martin Bacon, Consultant at Chess, simplifies the benefits of expert Project Management.
Active Monitoring Keeps You Secure
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, takes a trip down memory lane, summarising his years of experience in the industry and the new level of protection all organisations need.
The Biggest Benefits of Managed Support
35% of UK businesses entrust a third party to manage their IT. In this article Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, summarises the three ke ...
Change management for guaranteed adoption
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, has years of experience in the industry and has seen not one or two jumps in technology. He covers how you can manage change in your organisation using a simple three-stage method
Is your router secure?
Helping customers work securely from anywhere is a key focus area for us. In this article, Gavin Wood, CTO of Chess, gives some pointers on how to maximise your Small office or Home office (SOHO) network by looking at the router you are using.
Our performance-driven culture
We recently interviewed Mark Lightfoot, our CEO, about our award-winning culture and what advice he'd give to other companies on this same journey.
PSTN Switch Off in 2025 FAQ's
Our Connectivity Consultant, Grant Thain, has collected the top questions that suppliers and customers have regarding the PSTN 2025 Switch Off.
Top 5 Tips for the Public Switched Telephone Network 2025 Switch-Off
The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is being closed in Dec 2025. In preparation Grant Thain, Vendor Alliance Manager at Chess, has provided T ...
Chess wins Cybersecurity award
Chess has been awarded the Sophos 2021 Public Sector Partner of the Year in UKI. Chess is recognised for its outstanding performance and commitment to securing organisations with Sophos’ next-generation cybersecurity solutions and services.
Your Security Questions Answered
Dan Cooper, Security Consultant at Chess, answers three key questions every small to medium-sized business asks themselves about protecting their data:
- Has security really changed that much in the past few years?
- Am I using the best-in-class security vendors today?
- Do I have the right skills and time in-house to manage these solutions?
Fibre Fit for the Future
Grant Thain, Vendor Manager and Connectivity Expert at Chess, summarises what the 2025 PSTN switch-off means to businesses and what the alternative options are:
- All-Internet Protocol (All-IP)
- Metallic Path Facility (MPF)
Top 3 on Onboarding New People Remotely
Stephen Dracup, COO at Chess, looks at the three key things we learned about how to adapt our new starters onboarding process to make it work virtuall ...
Best Companies to Work For Awards 2021
Chess, a leading provider of technology solutions to UK business, has retained a place in the top 15 list for 12 consecutive years having placed #1 in 2018 and in the top 3 for four years. Chess also received the highest accolade ‘world class to work for’ 3-star accreditation rating.
We're the only supplier of LogPoint on G-Cloud
In this article, Graham Foreman, Public Sector Team Leader at Chess, explains how LogPoint would assist in securing digital transformation in your organisation.
Customer Survey Report 2021
Work better together with SharePoint
A key remote collaboration tool to help you work from anywhere and enable a hybrid workforce