The Big Switch: Talk more Text Less

If you’re a regular traveller on UK buses or trains, you may have noticed a recent ad campaign urging people to get their business contacts off email and onto conference calls for more effective interaction. And it’s not just in the world of business that people are noticing that calls are more effective than texts. Even in their personal lives, people are becoming more inclined to opt for a phone call – just as long as they can use the internet to make it rather than their landline or mobile phone. It’s a symptom of an interesting shift, as telephone user’s switch back to calls for important communication, but why?

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Home Business Ideas for Mums – Working From Home

There are now over 1 million mums running home businesses in the UK – and it’s easy to see why. Running your own business puts you in control – allowing you to fit work around childcare and set your own flexible hours. If your business is run from home, you also reap the benefits of low start-up costs – no office rental and you can take advantage of services like the Vonage Home Business package, which is specifically tailored to the needs of people working from home. Continue reading

Mumsnet Workfest : Starting a Small Business

Vonage was extremely proud to be one of the partner sponsors of Mumsnet Workfest – a special event aimed at helping mums craft the career they want – whether through returning to work, or starting a small business. The event was a great opportunity to demonstrate that our support of small and home businesses goes beyond our service range, and to interact with some of the UK’s most enterprising women.

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