Posted on Dec 19 2018 by Elsa Chen | Comments Off on 2018: The year in review
Elsa Chen, CEO
As 2018 draws to a close, we reflect on what has been an exciting year for Entanet and take a look back at the highlights that we’ve put into the spotlight.
Some of the key topics we’ve covered throughout the year include our compelling full fibre message which we’ve taken on the road through our ‘Shaping Britain’s Full Fibre Future’ roadshows and the launch of our exciting THRIVE! partner programme.
We’ve also had our finger on the legal pulse as we scrutinised the impact on the channel of the Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) and of course…GDPR! We would like to say a massive thank you for keeping up with our opinion blog throughout 2018. We hope you enjoy your Christmas break and look forward to your continued comments and feedback in 2019!
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Posted on Aug 01 2018 by Hannah Jinks | Comments Off on Why women don’t need to be daunted by a job in the IT sector
Hannah Jinks, Customer Services Operative
Entanet’s Customer Services Operative, Hannah Jinks, tells us why she thinks IT doesn’t need to be just a man’s world any more…
It’s common knowledge that more needs to be done to attract more women into the IT sector, as the Harvey Nash / KPMG Chief Information Officer (CIO) Survey 2017 highlights, despite a lot of improvement happening to address a gender pay gap in IT in recent years the number of women in IT leadership roles is still just NINE percent!
It is very easy to think of IT as a male dominated industry. But, just because this has been the case previously doesn’t mean it always has to be that way. I was the only female apprentice in the cohort when I joined Entanet, which at first was a bit daunting, but the most important thing is to gain experience and learn from those around you because there is so much opportunity out there in the sector.
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Posted on Apr 26 2018 by Tim Roberts | Comments Off on CSR – Why connecting with your community matters
Tim Roberts, HR Manager
A regular debate that stirs in many businesses is ‘just how valuable is Corporate Social Responsibility activity to our company?’
Entanet has a long and proud history of trying to make a positive difference in the community, because as a responsible employer we believe in giving something back to our locality and we know it’s something our staff feel passionately about getting involved with.
In 2017 alone Entanet raised over £7,000 for a variety of charities including Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Severn Hospice and SANDS. Events included a Christmas raffle, Christmas party donations, casual dress days and even braving Tough Mudder!
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Posted on Apr 05 2017 by Darren Farnden | Comments Off on Corporate Social Responsibility: Is it worthwhile for businesses?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), also known as ‘Social Impact’, isn’t just throwing a few quid to a charity each Christmas or sponsoring the Sales Manager’s half marathon, it’s much more than that and if implemented correctly, can have a truly positive effect on your business from improving staff motivation and productivity, through to reducing costs, improving public perception, reducing risk and increasing sales. Perhaps that’s why 64% of CEOs increased investment in Corporate Social Responsibility in 2016.
Our updated eBook explains how implementing a CSR strategy could make a positive difference to your business and the key considerations you need in place to ensure it works effectively.
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Whilst we’re on the subject of CSR and charitable activities – 25 members of the Entanet team are undertaking the Tough Mudder Challenge this May to raise more than £6,000 for Sands (Stillborn And Neo-natal Death Charity). If you’d like to support #teamenta please donate via our JustGiving page and use #teamenta in the comments section. Thanks for your support, we – and Sands – appreciate every penny!
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