Posted on May 24 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Apogee has been employing health and fitness specialist David Boost to provide weekly one-on-one, one hour consultations with employees based at the firm’s Maidstone head office. Each workplace wellness consultation includes an assessment of key measurements including blood pressure, body fat, BMI, lung function, blood glucose, blood cholesterol and cardiac risk and gives employees the opportunity...

Posted on May 23 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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With the July 2016 deadline for ‘digital courtrooms’ fast approaching, Tech Data has bundled together Fujitsu scanners and Netgear NAS storage to help courts and law firms go paperless. Suitable for organisations with scanning requirements, ranging from 700 to 40,000 pages per day, the three bundles include an entry-level ScanSnap iX500 with a 900GB NAS device; a midrange fi-7160 with a 2.7TB...

Posted on May 22 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Brother UK has become the first large business in the UK to receive Investors in People (IIP) Platinum status in recognition of its leadership, continual improvement and support for employees. Phil Jones, managing director of Brother UK, said: “Investors in People estimates that only 0.05% of businesses could achieve platinum status, so we’re all incredibly proud of the award, which represents...

Posted on May 21 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Tech Data and HP Finance are making it easier for businesses with limited budgets to invest in the latest printing technology by introducing a 0% financing package for HP LaserJet devices. Delivering the benefits of a ‘small-scale’ MPS, the package includes the cost of the printer, installation, one set of replacement toner cartridges and warranty cover, paid for in monthly instalments over 36...

Posted on May 20 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Westcoast is offering customers a printer pre-delivery inspection service (PDI), following the opening of a brand new facility at its Theale HQ. The service is available for reseller partners of most major brands, including HP and Lexmark, as well as brands not distributed by Westcoast. It removes the need for managed print partners to unpack, inspect, configure, test and software-image large printers...

Croydon based distributor, DMC Business Machines has recently embarked on a Giving Back initiative along with remanufactured toner brand, planitgreen. planitgreen has four core values; Reduced Costs, Reduced Environmental Impact, Quality Solutions and Giving Back. Having turned four in March, it is the fourth and arguably most important core value that they will be focusing their attention on, Giving...

What strange times we live in. It really does feel as though we are on the cusp of major cultural change, as people demand ever greater access to ‘private’ information like tax returns and medical records. But if we expect full disclosure from leaders, shouldn’t everyone offer up their tax return for scrutiny? Actually, this is something many seem prepared to do. Amazingly, the same holds true...

Posted on Apr 27 2016 - 10:05am by John Peters
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Last month Lexmark announced a new channel partner programme developed so that partners can offer a broader range of solutions to their customers, including hardware, supplies, break-fix service, managed print services and software solutions. The Connect Partner Programme provides qualifying partners with enhanced training and marketing support, including access to Lexmarks online information resource,...

Posted on Apr 26 2016 - 10:05am by John Peters
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The Print Bureau in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire was one of many businesses affected by flooding at the end of last year. With all of its print devices damaged beyond repair, the firm needed to get back into operation as soon as possible. Apogee identified the exact configuration for a five-colour Ricoh digital press and fast tracked its installation. Mike Dumbreck, Owner of Print Bureau, said: “The...

Posted on Apr 25 2016 - 10:05am by John Peters
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After more than 20 years in business, Mode Print Solutions hosted its first Sales Awards Dinner on January 29 at Tewinbury Farm, Hertfordshire. The event was attended by employees and suppliers of the London and Hertfordshire family business, plus guest speaker Matthew Le Tissier. Commenting on the awards, Sales Director Michael Davis said: “The awards dinner celebrates our success and our continuing...