Supporting our Communities

If you are setting up a website for supporting your local community during the Coronavirus pandemic, we will offer you FREE web hosting. Please get in touch for more information. We hope that all our customers are keeping safe and doing their part to minimize the impact of COVID-19. If there's anything we can do to assist you during these ... Read More »

26th Mar 2020
Introducing MagicSpam

We are excited to announce our migration from SpamExperts to MagicSpam this week. The first thing we need to do is apologise for the lack of warning that we were switching to this system.  Unfortunately we were let down badly by a software developer in the USA who we had employed to assist us with the changes  - and we originally started the ... Read More »

27th Feb 2020
UK Domain price increase in January.

 Nominet have announced the wholesale price of UK domains (.uk .co.uk .me.uk .org.uk .ltd.uk) will be increasing on the 13th of Jan. As a result of this we have been forced to increase our pricing. There was also a price increase in 2016 which we absorbed into our current pricing of £4.99 +VAT for these domains but sadly we are unable to do so ... Read More »

10th Dec 2019
Small changes to our pricing, starting from the 1st of December

Please be aware that we have made some adjustments to the pricing of our hosting plans. Until now, we have offered a base monthly price for all our hosting products, with discounts for longer term billing periods. For example, the Basic plan has been £2.99 +VAT per month, but £29.99 +VAT per year, giving a discount for the longer term. From ... Read More »

29th Oct 2019
Changes to the way we charge VAT to EU countries outside the UK.

Please be aware that we have opted out of the EU VAT MOSS scheme and we operate our VAT charges under the HMRC 2019 VAT rules for the supply of digital services. We are a business located in the UK and the majority of our sales come from UK consumers and businesses. We have a very small number of customers in the EU. Due to the fact that our ... Read More »

14th Oct 2019
Default PHP Version changes.

Please be aware that  over the coming weeks, along with our MySQL 5.7 updates we are changing the default version of PHP on all our servers to 7.2. Currently, the default PHP version is set to 5.6 which as many of you will know, is now end of life and unsupported by the developers. How will this affect my website? If you are running a PHP based ... Read More »

1st Oct 2019
MySQL 5.7 Updates

Please be aware that over the next few weeks we will be updating our servers from MySQL version 5.6  to  version 5.7 There are no configuration changes, but customers should be aware that version 5.7 uses something called "strict mode" which, among other things, doesn't allow null values in queries, such as empty date fields etc - and these ... Read More »

5th Aug 2019
Communication from "Public Domain Registry".

We are receiving reports  from customers that they have been sent an Email referencing ourselves from a company called "Public Domain Registry". Please be aware that this is a legitimate Email. PDR are our domain wholesaler. They are an accredited ICANN registrar and we use them to register domains for our customers. They are required by ICANN ... Read More »

31st Jul 2019
.UK Domains. 25th June deadline.

We would like to make our customers aware that the deadline to claim the .uk version of your registered .co.uk, org.uk, me.uk or ltd.uk domain is up on the 25th June this year. You may have been contacted by Nominet already, explaining that your right to own the .UK ending domain of the same name will cease on that date. We've had some ... Read More »

13th Jun 2019
Discontinuation of Squirrelmail

Please be aware that the Squirrelmail webmail application has now been removed from cpanel. The software hadn't seen any development or updates since 2013 and was essentially an abandoned project. A decision was made to remove it for security reasons. We apologise for the lack of notice. Squirrelmail has been on the cPanel deprecation plan for ... Read More »

1st Mar 2019