Sandyford.com Specialist Features

What is a Managed Print Service (MPS) & Should You Engage an MPS Provider?

27/11/2018 - In the broadest and most basic of terms, the printing in your business is either managed or it’s unmanaged. I would imagine that it’s an easy question to answer for most businesses and for so many businesses, it’s still unmanaged. So why is this the case, when having a managed print service could potentially save up to 70% on print costs for some organisations?

Storing Santa’s Secrets: Christmas Storage Solutions

15/11/2018 - Excited for the most wonderful time of the year? We literally can’t wait for all the festivities to kick off! The cold snap is teasing snow, and the Santa lists have all been left up the chimney. However, as joyous a time it is, the festive season can be a stressful time for parents.

When I put money into a pension, where does it go?

08/11/2018 - When it comes to investing in pensions, a lot of people don't know what happens to their money once they hand it over to the pension provider. So we are going to have a look at where your money goes when you join a pension scheme, explaining the main asset classes (types of investments) that you can invest in.

The Benefits of Leasing Your Office Equipment

01/11/2018 - Have you ever thought about the benefits of leasing your office equipment? This is a conversation that we have every day. We’re asked – how much does it cost to buy X machine, Y printer, Z projector.

Water Damage to your Property : Be Aware and Prepare

05/10/2018 - Water damage is no laughing matter. Repairs can be extensive and expensive, and it can end up destroying some of your most treasured possessions. How can you minimise the risk of this ?

Evaluating the Board

07/09/2018 - With ever increasing regulation and the relentless scrutiny from the media, organisations have never faced so much pressure to ensure they are operating diligently, transparently and to their full potential.

3 Tips for Buying a New Projector

06/09/2018 - If you want to buy a new projector for a classroom, meeting room or even a home theatre, the image you project on the screen should make a great impression on your audience.

Developing A Business Plan: Do I Need To?

06/09/2018 - Starting a new business can be a challenge for anyone, whether you’re a novice or an experienced business mogul.

Government announces Auto Enrollment pension scheme plans. What will this mean for you ?

06/09/2018 - The government have published their Strawman proposal on the auto enrollment pension scheme. In other words, this is a very rough draft and the actual form of the scheme will be different.

E-waste : Getting a grip on a growing global problem

14/08/2018 - The consumer push to own the latest electronic device has left an ever-growing wake of electronic waste. Country after country is passing legislation to regulate “e-waste” in order to protect their environments.

How female entrepreneurs can overcome key challenges – top 5 tips

14/08/2018 - The challenges faced by female entrepreneurs need to be proactively addressed to create conditions conducive to scaling their businesses, but, with the right approach from the outset, success is eminently achievable.

5 Ingenious Ways to Declutter Your Home

02/07/2018 - Are you a victim of clutter culture? Some experts have discussed how this behaviour can directly link to stress, and we have to say that we agree. If you want to declutter your home, and avoid that unneeded stress, check out the following tips.

The best investment strategy: Sloth bordering on death

02/07/2018 - A number of years ago, Fidelity Investments carried out an internal study on the best performing policyholders they had. It turns out the clients with the best performing investments were dead people. And the second best performing? People who had forgotten they had a policy with Fidelity.

Top Ten Storage Items And Tips For Proper Storage

07/06/2018 - Are you moving house, relocating to new business premises or preparing for the overseas adventure of a lifetime? There are all kinds of reasons why people use storage units and often, you find that certain items end up in storage more often than others.

10 Steps for Compliance with GDPR

01/05/2018 - D-DAY is 25th May 2018 when all business must be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Workplace Security Hygiene: Tips For Your GDPR Strategy

01/05/2018 - Although the ramp up to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been on the cards for the past couple of years, I think most companies and most people haven’t really started to take note until the past few weeks.

Moving Tips: What You Can Do To Make Your Move Less Stressful

04/04/2018 - If you take a look at polls and surveys, you’ll find that moving house is up there with changing jobs and planning a wedding when it comes to the most stressful things you can do in life.

Inkjet or Laser Printer: Which is More Suitable for Your Business?

05/03/2018 - Inkjet or Laser Printer: Which is More Suitable for Your Business? In order to answer this question, let’s take a look at what the fundamental difference between the inkjet printer and the laser printer, a few good points and a few not so good points for each printer type and go from there.

Commercial Leases - Essential Questions for a Prospective Tenant

01/02/2018 - A commercial lease can be an extremely onerous contract and expert legal advice is essential from the negotiation stage through to the point of signing the original lease and related documents.

How to Choose the Right Photocopier and Printer for Your Business

01/02/2018 - There is no doubt about it – purchasing equipment for your business today has never been a more complex process, between security, networks, technologies, speed, quality…the list goes on.