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Smithie UK on the hunt for experienced storage salesperson

Distributor Smithie UK has announced that it is on the hunt for an experienced storage salesperson to join the team. The company is looking for someone to sell Samsung SSD Client & Enterprise from 250GB-30TB, Samsung RAM, and 3 optical franchises, Pioneer, Liteon and Asus. The role offers no commission …

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PCR Awards 2020: Here’s who made it into the shortlist…

We are very pleased to announce the shortlist for the PCR Awards 2020! Congratulations to everyone listed below, and thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this year’s PCR Awards. The finalists for the PCR Awards 2020 are: RETAILER CATEGORY System Builder AWD-IT CCL Chillblast Cyberpower UK …

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Read PCR’s audio special online now!

I don’t think it’s too dramatic of me to say that 2019 was a somewhat trying year. Judging by the seemingly never-ending commentary on the state of the nation, the high street, and consumer spending that hit my inbox over the past 12 months, I’m in awe that we’ve actually …

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Diversity in tech: Creating a winning workforce

Over the years, the industry we work in has often been criticised for its lack of diversity. Traditionally, tech and IT was seen as a boys’ club. But we have seen a shift over the past decade, where more women are taking up managerial and exec roles, companies are understanding …

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Claudia Winkleman to host PCR Awards 2020!

Taking place at The Brewery, London in March, the PCR Awards 2020 will be hosted by television presenter Claudia Winkleman. Perhaps best known for co-presenting BBC show Strictly Come Dancing, Claudia is a British household name, working across TV and radio for the best part of 20 years. On Wednesday …

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Synaxon UK backs PCR Awards 2020 as Vendor Category Partner

Channel services group Synaxon UK has joined the growing list of PCR Awards 2020 Partners by sponsoring the Vendor Category. Launched in the UK in 2008, Synaxon has since become firmly established as a market-leading channel services group. Much more than a dealer buying group, Synaxon is a thriving, dynamic …

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Half of women in tech feel the gender pay gap is still an issue

New research from Ivanti has found that the majority of women who work in the technology industry are still experiencing inequality when it comes to salary and career progression. The Ivanti Women in Tech Survey 2019 surveyed over 800 women about their experiences and priorities working in the technology industry. Despite the …

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Addressing the talent shortfall in technology

Anthony Webb, Vice President EMEA at A10 Networks, looks at how the modern talent pool is changing, and why building and nurturing talent is a vital part of creating a resilient industry. Regardless of Brexit, it seems certain that the shortage of talent in the UK’s technology industry is set …

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ParcelHero predicts a “Christmas crush” with 3 “Super Saturdays” before Christmas

The final Saturday before Christmas has become known as ‘Super Saturday’ as Christmas shopping, both in store and online, reaches a crescendo.  A quirk of the calendar means that December 2019, for the first time in four years, has just three Saturdays rather than four, before Christmas. That will turn …

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Why a happy, healthy workforce is good for business

Nick Foster, HR Director at Exertis, discusses the benefits of promoting positive mental health and why the wellbeing of the distributor’s employees is at the top of its agenda. The importance of mental wellbeing both in and out of the workplace is rightly gaining more attention. The Department of Health …

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