ITS helps keep the lights on at Lyco with new data recovery products

Retailer Lyco was established in 1995 and has grown to become the UK’s premier lighting company. It sells over 4,500 lighting products, for commercial and domestic use, within the EU, and is currently planning an expansion to a second warehouse. The company differentiates itself by providing the latest products from around the world at competitive prices, coupled with award-winning customer…

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Conference calling – don’t make the wrong call

With public sector finances subject to increasing scrutiny and cuts, cost-effective procurement of good and services has never been more important. Yet many procurement managers in charge of purchasing conference call services – a key tool for meetings – may be completely unaware of new charges affecting the amount of money spent on these calls. Kieron James, founder of free…

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How clean is your desk?

Your desk home away from home, you spend up to 75% of your working week sitting at it, you may even eat your meals there, but is it clean? According to Professor Charles Gerba the answer is no. (You can go and wash your hands before reading the rest of this if you like…) Desk equipment that isn’t regularly cleaned…

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Why FM must utilise IT to drive strategic change

By Michael McCullen, Executive Chairman, Asta Development We are told that UK business is experiencing ‘economic recovery,’ however, while confidence is rising, the business community shows no sign of returning to its pre-crash complacency. Economies of scale are the aim of expansion, efficiencies are the goal of restructuring, and there seems general acceptance that future uncertainty and rising energy costs…

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More than 1000 businesses recognise the benefits of edoc

Just two months after the launch of edoc – an innovative new online system for recording waste transfers, over 1000 businesses across the UK have recognised its benefits and started making the switch (www.edoconline.co.uk). The innovative new system which is designed to save businesses across the UK both time and money has been adopted by a number of the large waste…

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