How do you secure your home?

With modern technology the majority of people have more than one type of security in their home – many people will have some form of intruder alarm as a given, some folk go the extra mile and have this connected to the police so if there is an incident the police will arrive when and… Read more »

Agile working – What is it? What are the benefits?

What is Agile Working? Definition: “Agile working is a way of working in which an organisation empowers its people to work where, when and how they choose – with maximum flexibility and minimum constraints – to optimise their performance and to do their best work” So many people confuse agile working with flexible working –… Read more »

Email Security Matters More Than Ever

Email is the lifeblood of businesses and the No 1 target for cyber attacks – if your email goes down, your business does too. HBT Communications provides a robust email support service to protect your data and your business. We implement an Intelligent Protection & Filtering Engine which is continuously updated with input from over… Read more »

There are many reasons your business can keep you awake at night…

Don’t let your phone system be one of them… Are you frustrated by high phone bills that keep changing each month, making it hard for you to budget? You pride yourself on your excellent customer service. Is your phone system helping or hindering your customers getting in touch? How about new leads? Can they always… Read more »

Is Your Business Eligible for Funding?

£3000 from the Government to upgrade your internet connection to ultra-fast.  Is your business eligible for £3000? As an ultra-fast business you will benefit from: • No more phone bills. All your phone call costs are included in your internet package (including to mobile) • Less waiting around. Downloads happen ultra-fast with speeds of 1000MB… Read more »

GDPR the end of BYOD?

How many of your employees use their personal mobile or tablet to access your business systems and their business emails? Do you know what protection is installed on those devices to keep your business data safe? The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) comes into force on 25 May 2018. These new regulations require you to… Read more »

Gone Phishing?

Phishing, Malware; words guaranteed to bring IT and anyone with systems knowledge out in a ‘cold sweat’. For the rest of us Phishing and Malware are something that happens to other people.   We are too savvy to get conned; right? WRONG The cyber criminals are working hard to trick us, and it can be difficult… Read more »

City of Culture – City of Success

Coventry will be City of Culture 2021, and the successful bid is drawing businesses and talent to the city.  If you are thinking of relocating to Coventry, now is the time to come!   With almost 3 years to get established and engage with the planning and preparation for the Coventry year of Culture, many… Read more »

Happy 30th Birthday to us and a look back on how things have changed.

A birthday is always an appropriate time to reflect and look back at how things have changed over the years. HBT Communications based in Coventry celebrates its 30th birthday this year and working within the IT and Telecoms sector the business has certainly seen some changes. When the business was started in 1988 by brothers… Read more »

HBT Gains Cyber Essentials Certificate

We are proud to announce we have just been awarded our Cyber Essentials certificate. Cyber Essentials is a Government scheme introduced to help businesses of all sizes demonstrate to their stakeholders that they have taken all the essential precautions to reduce the risk from cyber-attacks. Zamurad Hussain, MD at HBT, explains “Being at the top… Read more »