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Friday, 9 July 2021

Friday, 9 July 2021

Welcome to the July 2021 newsletter from your favourite telecoms experts - read on to catch up with all of the latest company and industry news as we get stuck into the second half of the year...

Smartphone Safety

As mentioned last month, scam and phishing emails are on the rise now more than ever, but did you know the same applies for mobile threats? There are a number of ways hackers can infiltrate and exploit your personal information through your smartphone, some of which you may not have even thought about.
Click below to check them out, as well as find out what security solutions 2Circles can offer you and your business to prevent mobile scams slipping through.


A Solution to Remote Working

Working remotely? No problem! Since the pandemic hit at the start of 2020, there has undoubtedly been a massive change in the way businesses are operating, with many now even still opting for a work-from-home or hybrid working pattern. We believe that working remotely should still allow for collaboration between your team and even just the odd catch up with your colleagues - just as it would be in the office. Our 2Circles Callable and Future Office telephone systems can now be integrated with Microsoft Teams to allow you to do just that, click below to find out more.

2Circles X Microsoft Teams

Royal Connectivity

In the last few weeks, here at 2Circles we have had a brush with royalty - our clients and friends at both Heavy Sound C.I.C and Turning Point Scotland had the honour of a royal appointment when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came to visit and find out all about the incredible work they do for their respective users. Well deserved recognition for 2 amazing charities - we are so proud to work with them and offer a wide range of telecoms solutions for them.
To see what they had to say about our service as well as some of our other customers, click here.
If you or anyone you know would benefit from prestigious, royal connectivity from 2Circles, we can be reached on 03456 200 222 or at info@2circlesconsulting.com

Team Member Spotlight - Kieran

Meet our newest member of the team! After graduating from Stirling University, our Geordie lad Kieran has joined 2Circles as a Business Development Consultant, ready to make a difference to UK businesses' connectivity. When he is not being a telecoms superstar, Kieran is a keen footballer - the team can't wait to get to watch him play, hopefully sometime soon!

1. What is your favourite holiday destination?
Orlando, Florida

2. What is the biggest challenge you have overcome?
Going back into education after years of being a full-time athlete and gaining a degree

3. Little known fact about you?
I have represented Scotland in football

4. If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be, and why?
I'd be a golden eagle because I'd love to be able to fly

5. What is your favourite thing about telecoms?
The fact that every single business needs telecoms to operate and be successful, so it is such an important industry to be part of
6. What is your favourite mobile handset?
7. What is your favourite app on your phone?

8. You are a new addition to a crayon box, what colour would you be and why?
Blue, because it is my favourite colour

9. If you were a shape, what shape would you be and why?
A circle because it has no sharp points or angles - just nice and well-rounded

10. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Time travel so that I could check out the future and hopefully see if Newcastle United ever win the premier league

Customer Spotlight - Countrywide Signs

This month we are delighted to feature our friends at Countrywide Signs, who benefit from broadband and mobile services across all of the networks from us thanks to Jess!

Meet Countrywide Signs
Countrywide Signs operates as a franchise network of 40+ franchisees, installing property signage for residential and commercial estate and letting agents nationwide. A full member of the BFA and fully ISO 9001:2015 accredited, Countrywide Signs is much more than a property sign installer. The franchisees are experts in their field offering a full management service at competitive rates, with quick turnaround times and an impeccable service level.

Operating for Over 20 Years
Established in1998, Countrywide Signs' founder and managing director, Tony Williams QFP, started out as a property sign installer himself. Honing and developing the brand and business structure to become a leader in the sector and franchising arena. The group's area coverage has grown exponentially. Ranging from one-van businesses to multi-van regional operations. As a result, the network has the capacity to fulfil orders the length and breadth of the UK for independent estate, letting and commercial agents, as well as on a regional and national level.

The Network Continues to Grow
For some in the franchise industry, there has been a downturn in recruitment since the pandemic hit last year. However, sectors have been impacted in different ways. Countrywide Signs has continued to ride the wave and has maintained not a trickle, but a healthy stream of new franchisees joining the network over the past year.

In fact, three new operations have just opened and two more are currently undertaking training ready to launch this summer. The newest franchisees to join have been Duncan & David Sands, Countrywide Signs Bedford and Stevenage; Alison & Ian Cooke, Countrywide Signs Shropshire and Dave & Karen Marshall, Countrywide Signs North Nottinghamshire.

If you're interested in learning more about becoming a Countrywide Signs Franchisee, please Get in Touch or visit the Countrywide Signs website for more information.

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