Established in 1993, Chess have helped over 100,000 businesses improve their communication experience and reduce their costs. Not only do we pride ourselves on our award winning customer service…

We are also a Sunday Times 3rd Best Company to Work for in the UK.

A great place to work, a great place to be a customer

great people

& more awards

£million turnover


Who are Chess?

Chess Business Solutions is one of the UK’s leading providers of Telecoms services operating in the Business to Business sector. We offer customers with a minimum 15% saving on BT, and have helped over 100,000 businesses reduce their communication costs to date. Our relationship with all major UK networks and partners allows us to offer an extensive portfolio of communication packages at the best possible price. You also benefit from our bulk buying power as we always pass the savings directly to you. Our people always place the customer at the heart of their decision making and this has transformed Chess into a performance benchmark in the business community.

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Chess Corporate Solutions offers a comprehensive suite of business communications, ICT and CRM solutions. With over 20 years of experience in offering professional services, Chess have helped over 100,000 businesses to improve their efficiency, productivity and reduce their operational costs, and in doing so we have become one of the most trusted brands in the industry. No matter the size or type of your business, our relationship with all major UK suppliers have allowed us to provide bespoke solutions to individual level.

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Chess Partner Services was formed in June 2014 from the merger of Chess Wholesale and Avenir Telecom’s Airtime division. Chess Partner Services has developed one of the most successful telecoms partner programs in the UK, winning business and industry awards for excellence and service. From providing award winning customer service to owning the UK’s leading billing system in ebillz, we can provide you with the outstanding solutions and world class support that you need to grow your business.

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The CRM Business is a Microsoft Gold-Certified partner with over ten years’ experience working exclusively with Microsoft’s CRM products on over 200 projects. We work with customers across the UK, from small businesses to large enterprises, delivering both online (cloud and partner hosted) and on-premise CRM solutions. Our dedicated team of Microsoft certified consultants provides a full end to end service, from CRM project requirements gathering, design and implementation through to tailored training and ongoing support.

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Latest News

Chess wins Employer of the Year at the Cheshire Business Awards

Chess wins Employer of the Year at the Cheshire Business Awards

Alderley Edge based Chess, the Sunday Times 3rd Best Company To Work For in the UK and a top 100 Best Companies to Work For over the past six years, is delighted to announce they are the winners of the Employer of the Year category at the Cheshire Business Awards. The Cheshire Business Awards took place on Friday 3rd October at Chester Cathedral and was attended by the top Cheshire businesses who showcase great companies and individuals whose drive and talent contribute to making the region a vibrant, successful and diverse place both to live and work. Since 1993 Chess has been dedicated to serving the needs of UK businesses of all types and sizes and today are one of the UK’s largest privately owned telecoms company. Chess are one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions serving over 40,000 business customers, delivering a full range of services including business broadband, phone lines & calls, mobiles, data, ICT, CRM and telephone systems. CEO and founder of Chess David Pollock commented It is with great pride that Chess has been named as Employer of the Year, we continually strive to create a happy working environment where everyone can progress their career, develop knowledge and skill, gain reward and recognition and maximise their potential. Since 2013 we have doubled the number of people that work at Chess from 200 to over 400 and we look forward to growing this number even further. Andy Phelan, business development director Cheshire and North Wales, Trinity Mirror North West and North Wales, said, We are delighted with the quality and quantity of... read more

Our Core Values

Our people understand and are totally committed to our core values…


Quality describes the high standards we set ourselves. It reflects our commitment to build a business we can be proud of, to be a great place to work, a great place to be a customer. Quality is reflected in everything we do.


Spirit reflects the mindset, energy and behaviours of our people, our passion and the positive effect it has on others. We care, support and help each other to achieve our work and personal goals. Our Spirit inspires our people to exceed customer expectations. Our Spirit inspires and motivates, it is infectious, stimulating and must never be taken for granted.


Our Blueprint for Success

Chess blueprint

Produced by our people to describe the high standards we set ourselves

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We continue to find ways to protect our unique culture and core vision of being ‘a great place to work’ that attracts, retains and inspires people to give their best.


Our Charity Work

We are a company striving to be defined not just by our £50 million turnover but for playing our part in the wider community with the same passion, energy and attitude that drives us to succeed in the workplace.

Part of success is giving something back, and we’ve had a laugh doing so many crazy things in the name of charity. Cycling across Costa Rica, throwing ourselves out of planes, racing in rally cars to Budapest and so much more, so it’s nice to finally do something a little closer to home in Alderley Edge, where we’ve been based since 1993!

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