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Forget the Hidden Costs of Cloud Hosting

20.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

  You’ve made the big decision – you’re moving to cloud, and you couldn’t be happier! While you’re getting all your systems ready for the big Cloud Migration Day, there’s still a niggling question at the back of your mind… When it comes to hosting your website or application in the cloud, one of the main struggles for businesses can be the unpredictability of hidden costs. So many hosting services present hidden charges under difficult jargon, so when it comes to their billing models you can be left with skyrocketing bills. But how can you avoid being roped into these…

Soaking Up That Summer-Shine!

8.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s only two weeks ‘til summer and we’re more than ready for our promised 25 degrees! But how can you celebrate summer when you spend 38 hours a week inside the office? Work doesn’t always have to be all emails,…

Where Did All The Good Customer Service Go?

6.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

“Press One if you’d like to get through to our customer service department. “Press Two if…” The dreaded robot voice! A new article from ZDNet has just predicted what customer service will look like in 2025: we’re talking AI, Alexa and…

A Day in the Life of a UKFast Apprentice

5.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Apprenticeships have been shining in the media spotlight recently, with many businesspeople - including our own CEO - speaking up about the benefits of gaining experience on the job. Our very own apprentice, Sally, is here to tell you about…

My Two Weeks at UKFast

1.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

My name’s Marcin. I’m a 17-year-old from Cecil Jones Academy and I’d like to tell you about my work experience so far at UKFast. It’s been such an amazing first week, working in different areas of the company and shadowing each…

We Stand Together

22.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

There are bees all across Manchester today as we remember the victims of last year’s tragic terror attack. It’s been one year since the Manchester bombing in which 22 were killed at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.…

Hanging With The Sheriff

13.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s Friday and it’s time to get our glad-rags on! But we had a very special event earlier this week that gave us another perfect excuse to dress up. On Monday 9th April, the UKFast Training and Education Team was…

On Cloud Nine: The Best Cloud Events of 2018

11.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

This year has been a rip-roaring year so far when it comes to events– our team have been zipping off all over the country, getting the best up-to-date info on the latest innovations. And one topic has been dominating the…

Fighting Fit: The 5 Benefits of an Office Gym

6.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

Dumbbells? Check. Running shoes? Check. Free gym for life? Check! Tomorrow, Saturday 7th April, is World Health Day and we’re already flexing our muscles. Many of our team members are massively into health and fitness – if you’re not in…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About UKFast!

29.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

I don’t know about you, but we’ve got that #FridayFeeling this Thursday! We’re certainly ready for our Bank Holiday Weekend and we hope you are too. UKFast is such a fun place to work and we’re a pretty OK bunch.…