Welcome to Focus Group

Who we are?

Established in 2003, we’re proud to have grown into one of the UK’s leading independent providers of essential business technology.

Employing over 650 exceptional individuals across the UK, in offices from the south coast to Scotland, we’re here to take care of all your IT, telecoms and connectivity services. This means everything you need in one place. Leaving you free to focus all your energy on the important stuff. Like growing your business.

Our teams are experts in their field; passionate about finding the right solutions for you and committed to ensuring your business runs like clockwork. We’re by your side to keep your IT optimised, your business phone system at the top of its game, your data secure, your teams connected and your customers happy. At all times.

Whether you’re an SME or global enterprise business; in the public sector, private sector or a charity…whatever your size, shape or service, we’ll take the time to get to know your business and deliver the technology to fit the bill.

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Our purpose

We’re here to help your business shine. We’re committed to creating opportunities for our customers and for our own team, together with developing trusted relationships in our local communities. In essence, we’re here to make good things happen.

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits all approach. So, we are laser-focused on finding the right technological solutions for you – designed for your business and for your objectives. We’re here to help your business transform and grow with digital workplace solutions - enabling you to connect to your customers and your team anytime, anywhere. Keeping you one step ahead of the competition and ready for the future.

Our culture

We believe in doing business the right way. We’re a talented team of people who are determined to empower our customers with the right technology to evolve, the support to thrive and the solutions to grow.

At the heart of our culture, is the attitude of our people - fresh-thinking, switched-on, passionate. Entrepreneurial spirit was embedded in our business from the get-go and we’re committed to keeping this spirit alive and kicking as we grow.

We use the best tools and technologies to drive success for our customers but above all, it’s the experience, expertise and positive attitude of our people that makes Focus Group stand out from the crowd.

Ultimately, we’re proud to have built a successful business which is also an outstanding place to work. A workplace where people thrive, where they can express themselves, have fun, create careers and feel recognised for their achievements.

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Our financials

We’re here to deliver growth that is consistent, competitive, profitable and responsible. Our financial performance is a solid foundation on which we can build for the future. A foundation on which our customers can feel confident.

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Our partners

Technology is always evolving so our teams work continuously to establish partnerships with principal suppliers of innovative, industry-leading services and manufacturers. Our long-standing relationships, preferential agreement and accreditations with leading suppliers across the technology sector are testament to the commitment we have to delivering best-in-class products, solutions and services to your business.

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Frequently asked questions

Focus Group is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of essential business technology, delivering telecoms, connectivity, IT, cyber security and mobile solutions for SMEs to global enterprise businesses, across every sector. Focus Group provide everything you need to keep your business connected, in one place. Leaving you free to focus on the important stuff. Like growing your business.

Our teams are experts in their field, passionate about finding the right solution for you and committed to ensuring your business runs like clockwork. The expertise of our teams also means we’re at the forefront of the latest technological developments. Ready to deliver innovative solutions to ensure your business is future-proof and one step ahead of the competition. And our independence - together with a powerful network of preferential partnerships with all the leading suppliers – keeps the all-important costs down. Ultimately, you’ll get the right service, at the right price, every time.

Chris Goodman and Ralph Gilbert established Focus Group in 2003, starting as a tiny start up business and building it into the industry-leading force it is today. In 2021, Chris and Ralph were joined at the helm by Barney Taylor who, as our Chief Executive Officer, leads the day-to-day operation of the business, builds our development strategy and has responsibility for the continued expansion of the business through M&A activity.

Telecoms, connectivity, cyber security, IT, business mobiles, energy – no matter the technology, the expertise of our sales and support teams is second to none. We’ll take care of it all. We’re partnered with the best suppliers in the marker so we’ll do the research and find the right technology for your business, at the best prices. We’ll set it all up, run it 24-7. All in one place and a single bill so you’re not trawling through endless paperwork or the small print.

Trusted by leading UK businesses

Somerset House Uk
Somerset house

Adopting a cloud-first strategy, Focus Group delivers a digital transformation for the 18th century attraction.

Brewers Uk

Cisco SD-WAN simplifies retail branch networking for Brewers.

Hogan Case Study

Focus Group is Hogan’s trusted partner of choice for its Cisco network design and implementation, boosting productivity and connectivity for this top law firm.

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