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Expert Insights: Dotun Olowoporoku

by Mark Bonington

Mark Bonington speaks to CEO Dotun Olowoporoku on making a meal of it in the startup business. Say the word ‘takeaway’ to yourself and what comes to mind? Sludgy curries stuffed with salt? Lukewarm chicken and soggy veg stir fry? Greasy pizzas oozing out the box? Whether your mouth is watering or wired shut, even…

#MyUK2: Ross MacGillivray

by Mark Bonington

Mark Bonington speaks with #MyUK2 winner Ross MacGillivray about his website building business and why he hosts with UK2. Tell us about your business? It’s called Bexley PC consulting – basically it’s there to make websites as that’s what I enjoy. It’s currently part time on the side of my computing degree to make a…

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…

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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