25th June 2018
With the introduction of new European Union wide General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) this month, the importance of data security has been pushed to the forefront of business operations. As well as having systems in place to protect data stored on PCs as well as in paper form, it is also important that other equipment such as the officer photocopier has adequate protection.
18th June 2018
A proposed $6.1 billion deal between Xerox and Fujifilm was blocked in the US last month. Two of the Xerox’s biggest shareholders, Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who own 15% of the photocopier and printer company between them, led the opposition to the merger.
30th May 2018
When choosing a photocopier it is essential to bear several factors in mind to ensure you pick both the most suitable machine as well as the most cost effective lease package.
25th May 2018
When choosing a new copier for your business it is important that you select the model most suited to your company’s individual needs. When comparing the different machines and lease packages available we suggest bearing the following in mind to help you choose the best equipment for your office:
22nd May 2018
Leasing print equipment for your office can have many benefits. For example it allows access to the latest technology machines at an affordable cost without any lump sum fees. It also means you can pay for the copier usage in monthly instalments rather than making a large initial outlay. When choosing a contract it is really important to make sure you have read all of the conditions so there are no surprises or extras on the bill.
2nd May 2018
Deciding to lease print equipment for your office can be a great long term investment. Not only do you know upfront what the service charge is, there is also no large outlay on an expensive piece of equipment. Once the initial contract has finished you can choose to move onto a new more up-to-date piece of equipment if you wish too, rather than owning one which has devalued greatly as new technology has entered the market.
2nd May 2018
Whatever type of business you are, it is likely that photocopying costs make up a significant proportion of your outgoings. Luckily there are some things that you can do to help ensure you are not spending too much on photocopying unnecessarily: 1. Introduce quotas If you are worried about the volume of copies being made by staff then it is possible to introduce quotas to reduce this. Staff ..[read more].
19th April 2018
As technology has advanced and altered the way we work, it is no longer necessary to spend every day in the office in order to be able to complete tasks. With the cloud, documents can be shared online and worked on by colleagues simultaneously all over the globe. Hosted telephony systems mean that employees can dial into a work phone number via the internet and work as if they were at their desk f..[read more].
12th April 2018
It can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint exactly what the difference between a photocopier and a multifunctional device is. With so many models available it is important to know how the machines differ though in order to be able to make the right decision about which product to use. A standalone copier is a photocopier that is not networked to anything else. This means that you cannot send ..[read more].
11th April 2018
The office photocopier is one of the most important and most used pieces of equipment for many companies so it is important that it is reliable and cost-effective. These days businesses are increasingly leasing photocopies rather than buying them. Here are some of the reasons why: 1. Access to the latest technology Leasing a photocopier gives businesses easy access to the latest technolog..[read more].
10th April 2018
XBM is proud to announce the opening of a further company office in Birmingham. The office, which is located in Aston will create 10 new jobs when it opens in March, adding to the 35-strong staff currently employed across XBM’s Leeds, Newcastle and Manchester offices. The company has used £235k of funding from NatWest to secure its first office in the Midlands. The total investment ..[read more].