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What’s the Next Big Thing in Web Hosting?

by Sarah Holt

Introducing UK2’s read-all-about-it new control panel. Google ‘chi’, and one of the first things your search engine will pull up is an article on Chinese chi. It’ll tell you that this type of chi is life force and energy. In a nutshell, it’s pep.

Entrepreneur? We have just what you need…

by Mark Bonington

At UK2, we believe in helping entrepreneurs make their mark online. We strive to make our products and service second to none, allowing you to focus solely on creating and maintaining your business. As the current climate can make it especially hard for a new enterprise to get started, we are giving away 200 .org…

Battle of the Valentine’s Day Mix Tapes

by Sarah Holt

UK2’s Mark goes head to head with Sarah in the quest to compile the ultimate Valentine’s Day playlist. Whose is better? You decide. Fierce rivalry has broken out in the offices. It started with a simple task – make a playlist to share with customers on Valentine’s Day. But then differences of opinion happened…

UK2 in Top 10 Blog Hosts

by Tim

We have been included in the top 10 of’s latest poll to find the best web hosts for bloggers. The poll was created by asking genuine bloggers which hosts they liked using and which they would recommend to others. came 9th in the poll, with 25 hosts listed in total.

UK2 Joins i2Coalition

by Tim

The UK2 Group is pleased to announce that it is a founding member of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition, or i2Coalition, which launched today. i2Coalition is a group committed to supporting private investors who help to maintain the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the Internet, ensuring continuing growth in online industries. Over 40 companies have helped found…

Which hosting is right for your business?

by Tim

An online presence is crucial for almost all businesses these days. 78% of internet users conduct product research online, so visibility on the web plays a vital role in driving customers to a business. This can be complicated for a small business though, not least in knowing how a website should be hosted. We will…

E-commerce sales are rising in UK. Have you set up your online shop yet?

by Guest Blogger

If you are retailer, big or small, you should already have an online e-commerce presence.  If not, you could be losing out on an extra 10% in sales revenue.  The Interactive Media Group reports that online shoppers spent 5.7 billion pounds in April 2012, which is a 10% increase over figures for the same period…

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“I've been a faithful customer of for about 12 years, regularly registering new domains on behalf of clients. The costs are superb value, and the service - online or over the phone - is fantastic. I'd highly recommend them to anyone - and regularly do.“

Jay Commins - Pyper York Ltd

“We would like to thank the support team for easily answering our website problem. They turned my day around with just a simple, understandable resolution with a friendly Service so a big thank you from me and all the elves here at the wicked chilli company“


“Great experience with UK2 support. We've been with them since they started up way back. Always good responses and the tech guy today who helped me out after I wiped my .htaccess file was brilliant. I'd recommend without reservation.!!“

Julian Jones - Hursley emc services Ltd

“I have been a customer of UK2 for as long as I can remember. It never ceases to amaze me the speed in which you respond to problems or queries, usually of my own making. The live chat for tech support is so efficient. I have nothing but praise for you guys and gals. The level of service is second to none. Nothing ever seems to be too much hassle. Well done, you all deserve a medal.“

- Yvonne Armitage Computer Services

“9pm on Sunday evening, realised that I hadn't renewed my hosting service. 10 minutes of help from your live chat support and my websites are up and running again. As a company offering 24 hour emergency electrical/locksmith services most of our work comes from the websites, so getting this fixed without having to wait for Monday morning was very important.“

Nick Lane - Kent Security and Electrical