News

The latest news reports on business telecommunication system developments and issues faced by the communications industry.

Merry Christmas

Posted on 17/12/20

We’d like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Please note our opening times at Christmas are as follows:- 24th – Closing at noon 29th – Open as normal 8-5 30th – Open as normal 8-5 31st – Closing at noon

Merchant Voice from AVD

Posted on 02/12/20

We’re very proud to be Approved Telecom Suppliers for NMBS Members. Merchant Voice from Active Voice and Data has been created specifically with Builders Merchants in mind to help implement and make the most of unified communications within their business. Whether internally collaborating with other employees or dealing externally with customers, your business would benefit […]

5 remote working tools to succeed in the new normal

Posted on 19/11/20

Well before the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working had been gaining traction across all industries. Home workers nearly quadrupled in the last decade – and this was before the pandemic forced the majority of us to work from home. As we face a second wave of the pandemic, it has become clearer than ever that […]

Are you ready to go back to the office?

Posted on 04/09/20

While you make your place of work safe for your employees to return to we can help you make your #telecoms and #UnifiedCommunications Systems work harder for you giving you one less thing to worry about. Improving your business performance while you adjust to new working practices without compromising on accessing data securely, having a […]

Working smarter, not harder

Posted on 22/06/20

Saying 2020 hasn’t gone to plan is one of the biggest understatements ever! We are living (and working) in unprecedented times.  As more of us are encouraged to go back to the workplace (providing it’s safe to do so) rather than exclusively working from home this will bring a new set of challenges for most […]

A personal survival guide for “working from home with the family”.

Posted on 21/04/20

A couple of months ago, working from home was an option when one of the children was sick at home, a personal appointment split the working day, or even a day requiring either constant concentration with no need for direct collaboration with my team of fellow engineers. Fortunately, my employer (Atos) has embraced and developed […]

COVID 19 – Coronavirus Update

Posted on 23/03/20

A message to our customers, clients and friends, Following the recent advice and support issued by the UK government regarding COVID 19 Coronavirus, we wanted to reach out to share our plans for Active Voice and Data. We have continuously provided our teams with guidance and information so they can keep themselves and their families […]

Are you tired of the noise and confusion in your workplace?

Posted on 10/02/20

Communication should be simple, easy and fun! The workforce is rapidly changing. Your employees and associates are more likely to be working remotely or on-the-go, and businesses are increasingly dispersed across offices around the country or the globe. We’re no longer stuck at our desks and many tasks can be done anytime, anywhere. While these […]

Is-out-of-date technology hampering your business?

Posted on 13/10/19

Time for a Communications refresh? What to know when calculating the cost of maintaining an outdated system! Holding on to outdated communications systems may seem like a good idea. After all, you want to maximize your investment. But there’s a formidable downside to maintaining a legacy communications system too long, including security risks, rising costs […]