Category Archives: PEER 1 Hosting

Sometimes things go wrong

I hate it when we get it wrong. It’s fair to say I spend most of my professional energy, and a large chunk of my personal energy ensuring we avoid getting things wrong as well as focussing on getting things so … Continue reading

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Time for a pint – in the office

At PEER 1 Hosting Friday night at 4pm is “beer o’clock”, time to pour some wine or open a few bottles of beer. We do it to promote a team work and a positive office environment. Some times it’s not … Continue reading

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top 10 ways to motivate employees

Image via Wikipedia Top tips for getting the most out of your team startups.co.uk 15th July 2011 Staff morale is more difficult to measure than sales or margins, but is equally important. Unhappy employees are likely to be unproductive employees … Continue reading

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The Hidden Secrets of finding great employees

Carly Chynoweth Published: 13 March 2011 The Sunday Times Few interviewers who ask job candidates to paint them a picture of their abilities and experience mean it literally. Dominic Monkhouse, Peer 1 Hosting’s managing director, is the exception. Once candidates … Continue reading

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Offering a grand to quit and cock-up of the month – how I built my dream team

  Image via Wikipedia 16 June 2010 by Sophie http://www.smarta.com/blog/2010/6/guest-blog-offering-a-grand-to-quit-and-cock-of-the-month—how-i-built-my-dream-team Dominic Monkhouse is the UK managing director of web hosting business PEER 1, where he’s recruited more than 20 people since joining. He shares his most effective – and often … Continue reading

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We give our clients homemade chocolate cake

Rebecca Burn-Callander, Real Business, 12 June 2009 Dominic Monkhouse has made a career out of rejuvenating businesses in the tech industry. He took Rackspace from nothing to a £30m turnover and is now MD at PEER 1 Hosting, a global … Continue reading

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UK Customer Experience Awards

“Will I be the guest speaker, just tell a few stories from the front line of customer service and hopefully be entertaining?” I can guarantee the former, so yes. I was absolutely delighted to be asked to attend the UK … Continue reading

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