30 10, 2019

The PSTN & ISDN Switch Off

2019-10-30T12:48:29+01:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, Knowledge|

Ever since 1876, the PSTN network has been in operation ensuring that we all have communication methods that are fit for purpose. Until now, the PSTN network has served millions of users, and with technological advancement growing increasingly quick, it’s not surprising the network is now old and in-efficient. From December 2025, the [...]

16 07, 2019

Charity Photocopiers: Our Case Study

2019-07-16T07:54:57+01:00July 16th, 2019|Blog, Case Studies|

Managing the running costs for your organisation, especial charity photocopiers, can sometimes be a bit challenging. The cost of your calls may fluctuate from month-to-month and sometimes you may have unexpected costs that may arise if your equipment is dated. Here at the VS Group, we've recently saved ourselves a fortune and we'd like [...]

8 04, 2019

What would happen if your telephone system went down?

2019-04-08T09:13:27+01:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Knowledge|

Your telephone system is crucial to the way in which you communicate across your organisation. We know that investing in a new telephone system can be costly, but the link it provides you to your customers is crucial. Many UK Charities and businesses overlook the essential ongoing maintenance once they have made the initial [...]

28 03, 2019

Why reviewing your communication infrastructure can have significant cost savings for you!

2019-04-12T08:48:24+01:00March 28th, 2019|Blog, Knowledge|

Telephone systems are fundamental aspects to any charity and business, providing ways of communicating both internally and externally for you to become more efficient in your processes. Upgrading your infrastructure can seem daunting, but does have significant benefits from an operational view of efficiencies and cost savings, to which this can sometimes be delayed or deprioritised. [...]

11 03, 2019

Transformation of the Charity Sector; Are You Apart Of It?

2019-03-11T11:25:18+01:00March 11th, 2019|Blog|

A recent study revealed that a staggering 50% of charities and third sector organisations have not got a digital strategy in place, despite acknowledging that having a digital presence would significantly increase their fundraising activities. With technology growing at a fast pace, embracing new technological advances can help make a big difference to your [...]

25 02, 2019

How To Reduce Your Charity’s Telecom Costs

2019-02-25T10:01:13+01:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|

Moving towards remote or mobile working can be daunting, and finding ways in which to save money is crucial. Reducing the telecommunication spend of your charity shouldn’t be difficult and can help you towards achieving specific goals. WHAT ARE YOU SPENDING NOW? Future planning is crucial for your charity, however, it's important you [...]

12 02, 2019

Introducing VS Charity Connect

2019-04-12T08:59:26+01:00February 12th, 2019|Blog, Knowledge|

Here at the VS Group, we are delighted to introduce you to our newest addition to our ever growing product range, VS Charity Connect. We know that diving into the world of VoIP can be intimidating, especially you choose to educate yourself about the technology. So what does VoIP mean to you? [...]

7 12, 2018

VS Group Named ‘Best Telecoms Provider’ At Talk of Manchester Awards

2019-04-24T12:30:27+01:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, Case Studies, Charity of the Month, Events, Knowledge, News|

Last night, the VS Group team headed down to the Mercure Piccadilly hotel to attend the 2018 Talk of Manchester Awards. For the second year running, VS Group had been nominated for 'Best Telecoms Provider' and in addition, this year, VS Group's Directors, Kevin Penman and Jason Savion were both nominated for the Entrepreneur [...]

22 11, 2018

VS Group Completes Telecoms Install At Age UK Bradford

2018-11-22T10:15:58+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Blog, Case Studies|

VS Group has completed another Age UK telecoms installation, at the Bradford branch.  The VS Group technical team installed a Samsung 7100 digital telephone system, along with 8 Samsung digital telephones at both sites then linked them together with SPNet.  This was to provide the capability to communicate internally between sites, completely free of charge. [...]

2 11, 2018

VS Group Complete Major Installation At Police Treatment Centres

2018-11-02T16:15:05+01:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, Case Studies|

The VS Group Technical Team recently headed up to Scotland to complete a major installation at charity, Police Treatment. The installation, which took 4 days in total, comprised of a Samsung 7100  telephone system and 20 Samsung digital handsets. Both Jim Yelland, VS Group's head of Technical Engineering, and Daniel Cure, our Samsung Telecoms Engineer, worked [...]

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