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Posted on Oct 17 2018 - 10:44am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Beta Distribution goes into administration

The news has just broken that Beta Distribution PLC has gone into administration. Deloitte has confirmed that Clare Boardman and Richard Hawes, restructuring partners at the company, have been appointed as joint administrators. “Beta Distribution has been experiencing increasing competition in the consumables market and this has placed it under a degree of liquidity pressure and has restricted...

Posted on Oct 15 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on New CFO to drive further growth at Olive Communications

Cloud communications provider Olive Communications, has appointed Brett Morris as Chief Financial Officer. Morris’ appointment comes at a pivotal time for the business, which has seen expansive growth from £10 million turnover in 2012 to £32 million in 2017 and following the £10 million investment in the business in 2016 from BGF (Business Growth Fund). Morris’ immediate focus will be on creating...

Posted on Oct 14 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Ian Allan Group Chairman elected Master of the Stationers’ Company

With a background in publishing, printing and book-selling, and a fear that within the family business they might become insular, David Allan joined the Stationers’ Company in 1987. Thirty-one years on he is stepping up to be Master of a Livery Company with an ambition to “use the past to plan the future.” www.stationers.org ...

Posted on Oct 13 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Sharp scoops five BLI awards

Sharp has received the award for Most Reliable Monochrome Copier MFP Brand plus a PaceSetter award and three BLI Picks. Presented once every three years, the award for Most Reliable Monochrome Copier MFP Brand honours the manufacturer whose product line is determined to be the most reliable based on the combined results of all models subjected to BLI’s rigorous testing. Sharp also earned a BLI PaceSetter...

Posted on Oct 12 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Management changes at Kyocera

Kyocera Document Solutions Europe’s Executive Vice President, Oscar Sanchez, is taking on a new challenge of innovation and digital transformation with his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kyocera Document Solutions America. During his time in the European business, Sanchez defined a new era, leading the company through a demanding digital transformation which optimised performance...

Posted on Oct 11 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Tech Data strengthens ties with Google

Tech Data has introduced Android zero-touch enrolment, giving resellers the opportunity to offer swift and simple, large-scale deployments of Android mobile devices. Zero-touch enrolment enables fast, safe and secure deployment of corporate-owned devices in bulk. Management, apps and configurations come pre-installed on devices and resellers or customers can select their preferred option to set policies...

Posted on Oct 10 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on VCW Security signs distribution deal with Garland Technology

VCW Security has announced a distribution agreement with Garland Technology, a provider of network access technology solutions. Under this new agreement, VCW Security will act as a key distributor for Garland’s passive fibre network Test Access Points (TAPs) and network packet broker solutions across the UK. “Partnering with VCW Security is a key part of our international growth strategy and will...

Posted on Oct 9 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Premier supports charity for third consecutive year

The Premier Paper Group has helped fund a UK project for the Friends of Chernobyl’s Children charity, which works to provide respite for children living in poverty-stricken Belarus following the after-effects of the 1986 nuclear disaster. For one month each year, the children are hosted by UK families and benefit from an action-packed activity programme based at an outdoor camping facility. Premier...

Posted on Oct 8 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Sustainable office event incites awareness and action

Headline speakers at Commercial’s 11th CSR Day included designer Wayne Hemingway and environmental entrepreneur Ed Gillespie. The event marked the latest phase of Commercial’s sustainability journey and inspired more than 400 delegates to take action within their own organisations. Commercial also launched a new initiative focused on reducing single-use plastic in the office supply chain through...

Posted on Oct 7 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on A winning formula

27 teams lined up on the starting grid at this year’s Toshiba Karting Cup Challenge, which took place at the Daytona race track in Milton Keynes in July. Now in its fourth year, this has become a hotly contested event, with print and barcode dealers from all over the country taking part. Glasgow-based NCS drove off with this year’s champion’s cup, Managed Technology ran a close second and the...