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MPs Slam BT

MPs Slam BT

MPs Slam BT - Must put house in order or face split

MPs strongly criticise telecoms giant BT in a new report from Department of Culture, Media and Sport. The recent report commissioned from a panel of independent experts, says BT is "significantly under investing" in Openreach, the shortfall in investment could potentially be hundreds of millions of pounds a year.


The Committee says BT has exploited its position to make strategic decisions that "favour the Group's priorities and interests" - and is likely to have sacrificed shareholder value and customer benefit as a result. 

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Venus Encourage Women in IT Apprenticeships.

Venus Encourage Women in IT Apprenticeships.

Venus has recently expanded its apprenticeship programme to provide more job opportunities for young people and help them to develop their skills. Savvy business-minded people are shunning traditional education for technical apprenticeships. Venus' latest apprentices, Monet Peart and Sara Hogarth, dropped out of college to forge careers in IT without lectures and loans.

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Technology Increases the Importance of Trust

Technology Increases the Importance of Trust

Trust is probably the single most important ingredient in any human-to-human interaction or relationship, personal or commercial, and as the volume and velocity of these interactions continue to increase with technology, so the importance of trust will continue to increase and in todays world trust is earned as trust is something you can no longer buy or cover, trust has to be earned and maintained within a business. 

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Best Business Broadband

Best Business Broadband

Venus are proud to be Winners of the Best Business Broadband award at the ISPAs and runner up to Best SuperFast Broadband. 

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How to run a great meeting

How to run a great meeting

How to run a great meeting, From Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

They're the great conundrum of businesses, large and small. We sigh when we think about bad meetings boring, unproductive, and stealing precious time that we'll never see again. Meetings can be done right and can be the source of great ideas and a wonderful platform to receive important feedback.

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How SMEs can win big

How SMEs can win big

Small businesses need not be afraid of cutting deals with the big boys, reports Joanne Frearson. When small firms start out they might not see themselves working with mega-corporations. But big companies do not necessarily share the same view - indeed many of them want to work with firms that can provide them with the goods and services they need, regardless of their size.

 

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Venus Proud to be Super-Connected in Camden

Venus Proud to be Super-Connected in Camden

Alex Proud, founder of London’s Proud venues, and Venus Business Communications will be presenting the benefits of being a ‘Gigabit Business’ at the ‘super-connected’ event during London Technology Week. The event showcased how Proud Camden, which is connected via Venus’ London fibre network,has transformed into a Gigabit business, realising significant savings through resource efficiencies.

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Venus Partners Celebrate at The Euros

Venus Partners Celebrate at The Euros

As part of the Venus Partner Programme the Venus Channel team invited their top achieving partners to watch the Euros match this week, where they witnessed a triumph 2-1 win for England.

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Microsoft buying Linkedin?

Microsoft buying Linkedin?

Microsoft shocked us all with the announcement of their Linkedin acquisition. At a huge price of over $26 billion dollars people are asking the question….why?

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Venus connects Soho Square with free ultra fast wifi for the first time

Venus connects Soho Square with free ultra fast wifi for the first time

Venus is providing free ultra fast wifi for SohoCreate festival and Soho Square visitors between 6th and 10th June. Highlights need for better fibre connectivity for London’s £14bn a year creative industries. Venus’ 10 gigabits per second service is the fastest fibre-based leased line service in London.

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