Focus Group

One of the UK’s leading independent providers of essential business technology. Focus Group is an award winning leading UK communications provider, specialising in all aspects of Business Communications to SME, Mid-Market and Enterprise clients in the private and public sector.

Our excellence spans across a broad range of products, with a portfolio that now includes; Voice, Mobile, IT, Data, Media, Print and Energy. To facilitate this we work with global brands such as BT, Virgin Media, Gamma Telecom, Vodafone, O2, Samsung, Exponential-e and Microsoft. As a company, and as individuals, we value integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence and continual self-improvement. We employ over 250 staff and are on target to turnover in excess of Β£40m in 2016.

Operating as usual

Photos from Focus Group's post 23/03/2022

At last years Awards, we introduced a new category 'Peoples Choice'. Chris was nominated for loads of reasons, being a great manager, his awesome work ethic, nurturing his team, good hair, basically it's the ultimate 'Good Egg' award.

The team did a live vote at the awards after party and Chris, our Telco Operations Provisioning Manager was crowned the winner πŸ† His prize, a trip for two to South Africa!

He sent us some photos from his trip, and he 'promised' he took his lovely wife Beth along on the adventure, however, looking at these snaps we're not convinced... πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦

22/03/2022

We've won an award and we're super proud of this one- it's the Cisco Meraki Effects Global Award.

We asked our Head of Enterprise Network Operations Chris Morris to tell us a bit more about this award winning project:

CM: 'Using webhooks and APIs, our team built scripts to integrate into Cisco Meraki technology, that meant we could deploy thousands of devices across hundreds of sites, reducing configuration time by 96%, from months to days. Not only was the code used for the initial installation, it is also embedded into the on-going management of the customer infrastructure helping them realise significant cost savings.'

Non-Techie Translation:
Our team wrote some pretty cool code, which talked to some awesome Cisco technology, which chatted to some other devices, that got the job done in record time and saved our customer a load of money. Boom! πŸ’₯

16/03/2022

Over the past few weeks we have all been deeply saddened by the terrible events in Ukraine, and as we watch and hear the news each day wonder how we can help. Rather than donating funds, we decided to work with local Brighton charity, Sussex Homeless Support CIO collecting essential items for their Ukraine Aid Appeal.

On Monday, some of their amazing volunteers began their journey to the Hungarian boarder and into the city of Mukacheve in Western Ukraine, where they have partnered with a hospital to set up a shelter and hostel for women and children, allowing them to rest before their continued travel to safety πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦

We were completely overwhelmed by the generosity of our people and our community. Special mention to Chloe who coordinated the project and Will, Alex, Jordan, Cheryl, Melissa and Mat for all their help packing and loading over the weekend.

ACS International Schools Case Study | Focus Group 14/03/2022

ACS International Schools Case Study | Focus Group

Renowned for its commitment to using technology to elevate educational experiences, ACS International School Cobham conducted a vast amount of research to find a technology business which could take journey for enhanced learning to the next level.

Read the full case study πŸ‘‰ https://bit.ly/36dnyNF

ACS International Schools Case Study | Focus Group Cisco network technologies for a digitally-led education establishment looking to take enhanced lear

Timeline photos 08/03/2022

We're delighted to announce our investment in Midlands-based communications specialist EVAD - Think Unified to support its ambitious plans for growth and development into new sectors.

"The acquisition of Evad is a great achievement for Focus Group and we’re delighted to welcome them on board. There is a brilliant cultural fit between the two companies that will create great collaborations and opportunities for geographical reach across the Midlands. Evad, as a dynamic and ambitious brand, will bring extensive experience in contact centres, enterprise business solutions and healthcare expertise. Focus Group will provide Evad with the power to diversify its product portfolio with IT, cyber and connectivity services" - Rhys Bailey, Sales Director at Focus Group.

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Hello! πŸ‘‹ I'm Katie, Group's Talent Acquisition Manager and I am taking over our regular content for National Careers Week!

I have worked with the team for 10 years as a recruiter and my main role is to ensure that our vacancies at Focus Group are filled by the best people!

With talent, I look at the progression and career paths of existing employees and this includes identifying employees who would benefit form our internal talent programme.

⭐ Starting a new career can be a real challenge, so leave your questions in the comments and i'll be answering them throughout National Careers Week- let's get your journey started!

Timeline photos 07/03/2022

Disaster-proofing sounds dramatic but if your Microsoft 365 system is hit by ransomware, malware, user error, malicious behaviour or sync and configuration issues – the impact on your data files, email platforms and corporate data could be significant.

Don’t worry, we’ve got your back with our Back Up Manager for Microsoft 365, learn more πŸ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3K6zoYF

Timeline photos 04/03/2022

Keeping your telephone systems current in an educational setting is key. Discover how to ensure teachers, parents and pupils stay connected, wherever, whenever, with VoIP telecoms for education.

Never stop learning πŸ§‘β€πŸ« https://bit.ly/3MgEjIy

Timeline photos 03/03/2022

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The new Focus 10K course is here!

We are delighted to share with you the map of the brand new Focus 10K course at the stunning Sutton Hall Estate. This is an exciting opportunity to make fresh tracks, on land that has never before been open to the public, nestled in the beautiful Sussex landscape between Newick and Barcombe.

The course goes past the Christmas Tree plantation, through the woods and along the River Ouse - you'll have lots of beautiful scenery to spot along the run and we can't wait to see you all on the course.

Sign up for a ticket now and support the young people in our care.https://www.chf.org.uk/Focus10ktickets.html

Timeline photos 03/03/2022

The Focus Run Club met their training mentors for the first time last night, we have some great runners in our team so there is suitable lever for all abilities:

πŸƒ 'Stuart's Starters' Beginners (10 min mile)

πŸƒ 'Ralph's Runners' Intermediate Runners (7.5 - 8.5 min mile)

πŸƒ 'Luke's Long Distance' Advanced Runners (7.5 min mile)

Timeline photos 02/03/2022

Monday 7th March is the start of National Careers Week, and our Talent Acquisition Manager, Katie Gibson will be taking over our social platforms to answer your career questions!

Drop your questions in the comments and head to our stories between 7th-12th March for the answers.

In the meantime, why not take a look at some of our current vacancies πŸ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3C4wGA6

Timeline photos 02/03/2022

PhoneLine+ has been designed to replace the traditional landline service using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to deliver calls over the broadband network, at a highly competitive price. It's the perfect small business solution!

Find out more πŸ“² https://bit.ly/3MoDPjA

01/03/2022

What a flippin' good way to start the week! πŸ₯ž has gone down a treat across our offices today, check out Head Chef, Stu's skills! πŸ™Œ

28/02/2022

The clock is ticking! is increasing its pricing across the most popular Microsoft 365 licences from March 2022. That makes today the deadline to lock in your current price until 2023! ⏰

Get in touch today to take advantage of this limited time offer πŸ‘‰ https://bit.ly/3C71wrN

Timeline photos 27/02/2022

Shout out to everyone running the today!

Extra positive vibes going out to all the awesome people running on behalf of The Sussex Beacon and Chailey Heritage Foundation we'll be cheering you on all the way, you got this! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Timeline photos 25/02/2022

NEW webinar announced! With supply chains squeezed, the energy sector is under enormous pressure to adapt and change in 2022.

In our FREE webinar, our Head of Energy Strategy, David Ellis, talks you through how to manage your rising business energy costs.

Register now πŸ–₯️ https://bit.ly/3JZHjqP

Timeline photos 25/02/2022

3, 2 ,1, GO! 🏁 Some of sales team took to the track last month as part of their sales incentive and headed down to TeamSport Karting. Congratulations to Lee, Abi and Chris who burnt some serious rubber and took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively! 🏎️ 🍾

Timeline photos 24/02/2022

Business leased lines deliver unrivalled speed and reliability, guaranteeing optimal business internet access. So, what exactly are they and how can they help your business?

We give you the lowdown on leased lines in our latest blog ✍️ https://bit.ly/3s5QXBX

Timeline photos 23/02/2022

We have been working with Coty Inc. for over a decade now, as its Cisco partner of choice. During this time, the cosmetics giant has received a comms makeover to allow cool collaboration...

Read the full customer story https://bit.ly/3vah9x8

Timeline photos 22/02/2022

Thinking of upgrading your phone system? We're here to find the right solution for your business.

Talk to one of our experts today https://bit.ly/3sOxkxq

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Focus House, Ham Road
Brighton And Hove
BN43 6PA

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Monday 9am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 5:30pm
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