Predicting 2019

2019 – A big year

Our Director Peter Gough, looks into his crystal ball and predicts the future for the contact centre industry and talks about how business is developing for SVL in 2019.

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19th December 2018

Listen to our latest webinar: Engaging with your human workforce in a digital workplace

On Wednesday 5th December, we held our latest webinar, Engaging with your human workforce in a digital workplace.  The subject matter specialists for this webinar were Donna Baxter, Workforce Planning Specialist for SVL Business Solutions, Ben Willmott,  Customer Lifecycle Manager at Teleopti and the event was hosted by Anne Holmes from SVL. To support the event there was a Twitter […]

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11th December 2018

Please take action – PCI SSC guidance changes

For the first time in over seven years, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI DSS) have updated their guidance document. They have strongly reiterated their advice about the risk to businesses and contact centres who continue to use “Pause and Resume” methods for processing telephone card payments. Updated guidelines clearly state that removing […]

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5th December 2018

SVL team will “Sleep in the Park” for homeless charity.

6 brave souls from SVL Business Solutions have decided to help the homeless here in Scotland by taking part in “Sleep in the Park” on Saturday 8th December, 2018.

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8th November 2018

Leap of Faith

In our latest blog, Steven Perrins discusses why, over 20 years in the industry, it still requires a “Leap of Faith” from our clients to embrace the latest technologies.

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1st November 2018

Breaking the Stigma

Thursday 18th October is World Menopause Day. The Menopause affects millions of working women across the UK every day, but is a condition which can be misunderstood, misdiagnosed and swept under the carpet. I have followed the work of Louise Newson,  Lauren Chiren and other experts on the subject over the last couple of years. […]

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18th October 2018

Is outbound dialling a dying art?

Having worked in an outbound sales / appointment making role for several years, 10 to be exact, it has been very interesting to watch the change in response to direct or ‘cold’ calling. Up to 12 months ago, I had a relatively good success-rate in getting the people I wanted on the phone. However, over […]

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9th October 2018