Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:35am by Editorial Content
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Commenting on Royal Mail’s price rises, Dr Paul Simmonds, a Senior Teaching Fellow at Warwick Business School, said: “The increases come as the Royal Mail is under pressure to improve its performance. Its shares are currently trading at 410p, well below their post-privatisation peak of 604p; they have also declined since their May 2016 peak of 541p. “Royal Mail does face a challenging...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Mailmark still good value say franking machine suppliers On March 27, the price of a First Class stamp went up by 1p to 65p; the price of a Second Class stamp rose by the same amount to 56p. Prices have also gone up for franking machine users. For Standard and SMART franking machine users, First Class letters now start at 57p, Second Class letters at 41p and an International Standard letter at £1.07....

Posted on Jul 12 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on CFOs see services as the future of business growth

CFOs are retooling their businesses to drive more revenue from services and capitalise on the shift to a subscription-based economy, a study by FinancialForce reveals. More than a third of the 163 CFO respondents said that subscription-based services have become significantly more important for their companies over the past five years. Currently, 71% of CFOs report that more than half of their revenue...

Posted on Jul 11 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Ransomware attacks prevalent for European SMBs

European-based small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBS) are being actively targeted by ransomware attacks, according to a survey conducted by data protection solutions provider Datto. Of the 148 European IT service providers questioned, 87% revealed that their SMB clients had been victimised by ransomware in the twelve months to September 2016. More than a quarter (27%) said that they experienced multiple...

Posted on Jul 11 2017 - 3:00pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on bakergoodchild reports increases in print for targeted direct mail campaigns

Birmingham-based direct mail fulfilment and print management services provider, bakergoodchild, has responded to industry reports that targeted direct mail material volumes are on the increase, stating that strategic print does appear to be on the rise, as marketers increasingly are turning to print to get their messages across. This has also been reflected in the 2016 DMA Response Rate Report, which...

Posted on Jul 11 2017 - 12:04pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Vaddio launches Enterprise-class camera with remote management system

The ConferenceSHOT AV Enterprise-Class Conferencing System from Vaddio integrates a 10X zoom HD PTZ camera and audio conferencing mixer into a single USB 3.0 device, easily expandable with two microphones and an external speaker. •  Ideal for small- to medium-sized conference rooms •  Incorporates Vaddio Remote Management system for remote monitoring, management and updates •  Plug-and-play...

Posted on Jul 11 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Lifesize has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the European video conference market segment. Lifesize scored 9.3 out of 10, the highest in the industry. Frost & Sullivan researchers praised the company for its bold move to a cloud-based offering, its technology developments and product features, as well as its dedication to customer service. “As...

Posted on Jul 10 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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To mark the launch of its new website, Duplo UK is giving customers the opportunity to win a family day-out at the National Space Centre. The print finishing specialist is challenging customers to take images featuring specially crafted die-cut space rockets and post them on Twitter. Creators of the most inspired entries will be able to book a family day out at the National Space Centre. Duplo itself...

Posted on Jul 10 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Steelcase and Microsoft introduce technology-enabled spaces

Steelcase and Microsoft have jointly developed a range of technology-enabled spaces designed to foster creative thinking and aid collaboration. The spaces integrate Microsoft Surface devices with Steelcase architecture and furniture. Research by the two companies found that during the creative process people need to work alone, in pairs and in different size groups, using a range of devices that are...

Posted on Jul 10 2017 - 10:00am by Tayla Ansell
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The new NEC E Series commercial-grade large format signage displays are designed to bring NEC’s heritage of performance and quality to the most cost-conscious customers. The perfect choice for essential applications in Retail Signage, Restaurants, Corporates, Education, Leisure, Manufacturing and Engineering. Boost your business with a low cost of ownership yet benefit from the high reliability...