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Deal or no-deal Brexit: ParcelHero on what’s likely to happen to EU shipments after 1st November

There has been a great deal of publicity in recent days about how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, but delivery expert ParcelHero says the procedures for shipping items to the EU from 1st November onwards will be very different if a deal is agreed. “The Government’s £100m advertising campaign has …

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Brigantia’s Iain Shaw: “SMEs need the right system to make GDPR compliance achievable”

Brigantia Partner’s commercial director Iain Shaw, discusses why it’s important to allocate a budget for GDPR best practises and recognise the benefit of ongoing staff training. In this month’s print issue of PCR, I especially enjoyed Laura Barnes’ piece called “The Data Game”. This article examining the perceptions of GDPR …

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Dealer Discussion: Is there still value in selling gaming gear?

This month, Tech For Techs asks its members if they still find value in selling gaming gear, what items are they’re looking forward to stocking, and whether low-end or high-end products are proving most popular. DANIEL CLIFFORD, VOLTS UK “I often find we get undercut by the larger online gamer-focused …

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5 ways to innovate tech packaging in 2019

With a huge number of start-ups emerging with innovative plastic products, Damon Culbert from The Juice Guru looks at how the tech industry as a whole can create more effective packaging. The global packaging industry is worth almost $1 trillion and forms a vital part of the sales experience in …

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Why you should consider adding gaming products to your portfolio

Jonpaul Warren, Product Sales Manager for PC Gaming and Components at distributor CMS Distribution, looks at the successful growth of the gaming industry and the opportunities that presents to the channel. The gaming industry is a fast-paced business with an improving market cost. At the end of 2018, the market …

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Understanding VAT for small tech businesses

David Redfern, director of DSR Tax Claims, breaks down what small tech businesses need to know about Value Added Tax. Tax is rarely at the forefront of the mind when setting up and running a business, with most effort being made in making the business viable and profitable. As a …

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How multi-cloud computing is creating new opportunities for the channel

Johnny Carpenter, Director of Sales EMEA at iland looks at the value a cloud-experienced channel company can offer its customers. For many organisations, the cloud journey has only just begun, while others continue to collect clouds as if they were coins or comic books. Both groups are venturing into uncharted …

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‘Third Age of Print’ will change everything

Gemma Glen, Product Marketing Manager of OKI Europe’s North West Region, looks at how economic, business, technological and social shifts will put consumers in the driving seat. The print industry is now entering the ‘Third Age of Print’; it’s being driven by technology and commercial developments, but the ultimate beneficiaries will …

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Smashing the glass ceiling: Women from the tech sector share their experiences

Events such as the recent Women’s Equality Day have gained recognition around the globe over the past few years as opportunities to celebrate women everywhere and reiterate the importance of gender equality. The world of technology is an area where gender equality could be improved. We are in an age …

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Good news for high street tech sales, but etailers are still missing out

ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT, looks at the recent healthy results for tech sales – but questions why some online stores are still missing out… A recent Reuters poll revealed retail experts feared a particularly dismal outlook for June sales, with a slump of 0.3% or more …

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