Wherever you are in your business journey, the cost of computer hardware is likely to be just one of the expenses you will have to incur. With resources extremely tight for growing business, it’s understandable that you’re going to be looking to make savings wherever you can, but there are certain business costs you can’t really avoid. Most business owners assume buying equipment such as laptops and computers is one of those essential costs. However, that’s not always the case.
Laptop hire is one option an increasing number of small businesses are choosing to use. Rather than buying laptops upfront and reducing the levels of cash flow in the business, more and more SMEs are looking to rent or lease their equipment and ease their financial burden.
Although reducing business costs is certainly one of the most compelling benefits of laptop hire, there are also a number of other advantages that make it an increasingly attractive option.
Top eight ways laptop hire comes out on top
1.Conserve and control cash
The ability to hire equipment rather than buying multiple laptops upfront can... Read More
Is A Printer With A Built-In Scanner A Better Choice Than A Photocopier?
Businesses of all shapes and sizes have to make smart decisions when it comes to buying equipment for the office. If you’re in need of something to help you scan and print documents, you might be wondering whether a printer with a built-in scanner a better choice than a photocopier.
Typically, photocopiers and multifunction printers provide similar support, although there are some subtle differences between the two, including size and range of features.
One of the biggest decisions you will need to make, however, is whether to buy or rent a printer with a built-in scanner or photocopier. In many cases photocopiers hire, printer hire and scanner hire can be a cost-effective and flexible alternative to buying the equipment outright.
In this blog post we look at the key differences between photocopiers and multifunction printers to help you decide which product is right for your business.
Have you thought about enhancing your B2B events by hiring a projector? Whether you want to have an experiential marketing event in a park or meet with clients in an outdoor setting, projector hire can transform an outdoor event into something truly special.
And for many businesses, projector hire is the best way to go about it. Think about it: if you buy a projector outright it can be expensive, you’re going to need somewhere to store it and you’re going to have to spend time cleaning and maintaining it.
But hiring a projector is a much cheaper option, you won’t spend any time looking after it, it won’t take up much-needed space and, perhaps best of all, you can hire one only when you need it.
But it’s not just a case of hiring the first projector you see and taking it to the park with you. There are a number of things to consider when deciding to hire a projector for outdoor use. Let’s take a look.
When you’re working away from the office it’s important to ensure that someone isn’t eavesdropping on your online activities.
If you were working in a cafe you wouldn’t let the person at the next table watch over your shoulder, but that’s exactly what you could be doing if you’re using public Wi-Fi without the protection of a Virtual Private Network.
Who’s to say that the wireless network is secure and someone isn’t secretly monitoring your internet traffic? Who’s to say that the network is even operated by the cafe, and not someone sitting in the corner generating a spoof Wi-Fi hotspot? It doesn’t matter... Read More
Laptops come in all shapes and sizes so choose wisely when selecting a travel companion to help you stay productive on the road.
Rather than having your heart set on any particular make or model, the first step when choosing the right laptop is to decide what you’ll do with it.
Will your laptop spend more time in your carry bag than on your lap? Will you just be performing basic office tasks or do you need extra grunt at your disposal? Does the battery need to last all day? Once you can answer these questions it becomes much easier to find the right laptop for the job.
If portability is your highest priority then focus on size and weight, but keep in... Read More