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Openreach has back office function impeded by offshore workers

  • On March 23, 2020
23 March 2020 Impacts of the curfew in India This briefing is to update CPs on the impacts to Openreach desk based operations due to the continuation of the COVID-19 curfew being implemented by the Indian government. The Indian government announced that it would be extending the curfew, due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, to […]
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Coronavirus Business Continuity Planning

  • On March 12, 2020
Statement 12th March 2020 This is a communication to all our customers about our plans for the impact of the virus and likely government actions and restrictions, the effects on our employees, supply chain, customers and finances. Initial planning has been around testing the move to a full, partial or combination home working format.  We […]
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ISDN switch off scam

  • On July 4, 2019
Dear Customer, We have felt the need to contact all customers about dubious sales techniques using the ISDN switch off as a route to exploit customers into changing their service or equipment unnecessarily. Some of the methods that we have seen include purporting to be “working with BT or Openreach”, or even passing themselves off as BT […]
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Calling all independent financial advisors, investments firms and market operators.

  • On November 27, 2017
  With MiFID II taking effect on 3 January 2018 you may well have updated your office telephone system to record your calls but what about your company mobiles? MiFID II requires firms to record ALL “electronic communications” (including landline/mobile phone calls, SMS, and chat) that relate to the reception, transmission and execution of orders, […]
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Midland Telecom celebrating Guhring’s continued Success & Growth!

  • On June 12, 2017
On Friday June 9th at 1pm, Dr Joerg Guehring, Chairman of the Guhring Group, cut the ribbon at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston celebrating the company’s new premises. After residing in Castle Bromwich Business Park since its UK inception back in 1990, Guhring has recently moved to a purpose built 55,000 sq ft facility […]
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Midland Telecom successfully defuses Guhring Ltd emergency situation

  • On May 18, 2017
When a 500lb Bomb was discovered on their doorstep in Aston, Birmingham, Guhring Ltd along with other Midland Telecom Customers and Local Residents were immediately evacuated at an instant notice. This caused huge disruption for the entire North Birmingham and everyone commuting in from this direction as the A38 Expressway, M6 J6 and Trains were […]
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Fraud Alert

  • On December 22, 2016
Fraud telephone systems A number of frauds have taken place these last couple of weeks involving telephone systems. As a system user, you are prone to this fraud and may well be targeted. It could cost your Organisation thousands of pounds in only a few days, so you need to take action as the frauds […]
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