IT equipment recycling & other end-of-life options

What to do with that ageing IT equipment? Recycling and other options   "Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is currently considered to be one of the fastest growing waste streams in the EU, growing at 3-5 % per year"– epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu   It’s no secret that IT equipment has a finite lifespan, and in the corporate world, this is illustrated by the almost constant creation of waste electrical and electronic equipment. From screens and [...]

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Reduce business costs by using the right equipment

How investing in IT can help reduce business costs "88% of UK and US business respondents using the cloud have saved money" - Rackspace.com As the global economy improves, organisations are setting their sights firmly on the future and increased business growth. However, following the economic downturn, many of these organisations are striving to achieve new goals with previous levels of budget allocation (or only slightly more). With new targets and limited budget amounts, [...]

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How leasing can streamline ICT funding in schools

Leasing and streamlining ICT funding in schools The necessity for computer technology within the education sector in 2015 has become as fundamental to the learning environment as the school curriculum itself. Whereas ICT was initially seen as a tool for merely accessing information, it has now become an intrinsic part of the learning process and important for all children. From interactive teaching and new lessons such as coding, to the growth of pre-loaded iPads [...]

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Government closes capital allowance loophole

Swift action taken to stamp out possible tax avoidance The Government has taken swift action to close a potential multi-million pound loophole that extends to capital allowances available on plant and machinery acquired under a sale and leaseback arrangement. The Finance and Leasing Association has told its members that the proposals, in the Finance Bill 2015, will introduce changes to the sale and leaseback rules for capital allowances on plant and machinery. The legislation [...]

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Asset Finance|Comments Off on Government closes capital allowance loophole