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Lockdown 2.0 - Helping You Work From Home

Work From Home

1. Phone Calls

Getting calls to your home workers can be difficult and depends on the type of phone system and lines you have. We have a range of solutions to suit every requirement and budget, covering simple call divert options through to fully hosted cloud PBX solutions. 

Chess Divert  Cloud PBX  Mobile  Teams Voice

2. Connectivity

The UK broadband and mobile network continues to hold up well despite the significant increase in daily usage. Some of your users may be struggling with slow line speeds or contention with other family members. Openreach engineers continue to service installations, but this may not last if lockdown is prolonged.

Mobile Data  Connectivity  

3. ICT Support

In the last lockdown we found that supporting remote users adds additional pressure on your in-house ICT people, so we released a number of support options so that we can help you bear the load.

Support Packs

4. Protecting Your Data

Having a widely dispersed workforce with access to key systems, possibly using home equipment, increases your risks significantly. We have a range  of services  to help ensure you are protected from the increased hacking activity focused on remote workers.

EndPoint Security   Sophos MTR Flex

5. Looking After Your People

Working from home on a prolonged basis has many advantages, however, it is widely accepted that we all have to work harder to look after the mental wellbeing of our home workers. In a way a new lockdown will be more challenging than the first one, as it removes some of the hope that was building that we were through the worst of the situation. 

Tips to Keep Your People Engaged


Find Out More

If you are interested in finding out about our products and services you can find more information on our website, or you can contact us by using our Customer Portal. Simply click on the link below, log your query and we'll be in touch.



Stephen Dracup

Stephen Dracup

Stephen is an experienced telecoms & IT professional with over 25 years industry experience. After graduating from the University of Manchester with a degree in English, Stephen started his career with Lister and Co PLC working for them for 12 years, rising to the position of Head of IT.

Stephen then set up Hoodpoint Communications, specialising in providing business phone systems and ran the business for eight years until it was sold to Chess in 2005.

Stephen stayed on at Chess as Managing Director steering the company to its best financial results. He recently became Chief Operating Officer and looks after the successful further development of the business.

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