Driving an Electric Car – is it Time to Make the Change?

Charging Your Car at Work – Electric Cars for the Commute If your driving experience is centred on the commute to work, that daily grind can be much improved by an electric car. Not only does having an electric vehicle (EV) mean that you are likely to be sitting in a brand-new car with all the comfort that comes with, but also you are sitting there safe in the knowledge that you aren’t [...]

Pre-Brexit Bounce for Asset Finance

Asset Finance Continues to Grow Despite Uncertainty It might be hard to believe but, in the midst of the turmoil around the UK’s exit from the European Union, there are positive signs in the FLA’s most recent set of statistics on asset finance volumes. The newly published figures show growth of 4% for the twelve months to the end of January 2019 against the same period last year, and the rolling three-months to [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Mobile Devices in School

The Pros and Cons of Allowing Mobile Devices in School Nick Gibb, the schools minister, recently called for a ban on mobile devices in school due to a desire to limit the time children spend online At the moment, it is the head teacher’s decision whether to ban mobile phones at school or not, and opinions are split on the matter.  Many people see  mobiles and tablets as useful and positive learning tools [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

The Right School Equipment

Do You Have the Right School Equipment this Year? Due to constant financial pressure on schools, it is not a surprise that schools are struggling to update their equipment to run new courses for each upcoming year. The DfE (Department for Education) and Ofsted (The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) have piled on more pressure for schools in terms of league tables, student welfare and student progression. Whatever the course [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Windows 7 Support Withdrawal

The Withdrawal of Windows 7 Support and the Effect on Schools After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will withdraw Windows 7 support. This operating system (OS) is a popular choice for a lot of secondary schools in the UK. However, once Windows 7 support ends, PCs will become more vulnerable to security risks and schools will no longer receive security and feature updates. Windows 7 can still be installed and activated after support has ended, [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments