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March 20th, 2014 09:30 by Martyn Hudson

Plusnet has today secured its sixth, consecutive Which? recommendation for broadband

Which? is the largest independent consumer body in the country and has given Plusnet broadband a five star rating for value for money, accuracy and clarity of bills, and a four star rating in all other judging categories including: connection speed; ease of set up; ease to contact to the service provider; overall customer service experience; reliability of the connection and technical support.

To become a “Which? Recommended Provider” a product must receive an overall score of at least 70% in the Which? consumer survey and get an average or above ratings for all other aspects of service.  Plusnet broadband gained an overall score of 73%.



Top 10 business apps

March 27th, 2014 at 03:00 pm by Guest Blogger

Top 10 apps for business

With Plusnet offering a dedicated business product and 24/7 support team, we know all about the broadband demands of small businesses and how our customers rely on reliable connection to operate effectively.

Today, more and more businesses are relying on the internet for marketing, sales and contacting potential customers. Having a great website is a no-brainer but what if you also want the very best business apps to make your professional life a little more… professional?

We’ve teamed up with Dean Reilly from telecoms advice service, to provide a guide to the 10 essential business applications for your mobile, tablet and PC.


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8 Out of 10 Yorkshire Businesses Claim Connectivity is Key to Success[1]

March 27th, 2014 at 09:00 am by Chris Cotterill

Welcome To Yorkshire

We are proud to be the headline sponsors of this year’s Welcome to Yorkshire annual conference, Y14, and to celebrate this special year for tourism in Yorkshire have commissioned some new research[2] that reveals just how crucial Internet connectivity is to businesses.

Comparing all the elements that are crucial to the smooth running of a business, over three quarters (77%) of businesses name connected technology as one of the most critical elements of their business.  Surprisingly, having good technology achieved 23% more than securing the right staff, which only scored 54% among the 100 surveyed entertainment, leisure, hospitality and retail businesses in Yorkshire.


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Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon

Eleven employees from phone and broadband provider, Plusnet, will bravely pound the streets of York this October taking on the challenge to run the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014.

The runners – will line-up as part of 7,000 strong field including both elite athletes and famous faces – to run 26.2 miles on Sunday 12th October. The team will be taking on the challenge to raise funds for the Plusnet charity of the year, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Despite this being only the second time this event has taken place, the event is in huge demand and all running places sold out within hours.


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Spam, phishing and the best ways to identify harmful emails

March 20th, 2014 at 03:45 pm by Martyn Hudson


Phishing emails are becoming increasingly difficult to identify as fraudsters get better.

Have you ever had an email from a Prince supposedly willing to split his large wealth if just send over your bank details? Or perhaps you’ve received an email claiming to be from your bank, asking for important security information? The likelihood is that both of these are what is known as ‘phishing’ emails, designed to get you to hand over personal information. Plusnet has put together this simple guide to help protect you against these when surfing online.


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