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The Circular Economy and the Butterfly Effect

There was an article in The Guardian recently, covering the topic of the Circular Economy. The key point to takeaway is that today our economy is inherently linear and this is ‘undermining the very foundation of our future’. Circular Economy will address this, whereby less wastage will reduce the...

Read More 16/06/2017 - 15:59

We're hiring. Why join us?

We are excited to announce that we are actively looking for sales individuals who are enthused by the changing technology and IT landscape. It’s an incredible time to join us on our journey and make a real difference to our future growth. So what’s happening? Technology is currently in the midst of...

Read More 07/06/2017 - 13:53

Pioneering in Circular Economy

We’re excited to let our readers know that we will be attending and presenting at the upcoming ‘World Circular Economy Forum 2017’ in Finland – Helsinki on the 5th and 6th June. As ambassadors for the Circular Economy, we are looking forward to sharing our knowledge and experience with others who...

Read More 30/05/2017 - 13:17

3 Step IT gears up for UK growth with new MD

Bracknell, UK, 22 February 2017 – 3 Step IT, the specialist IT financing and lifecycle management company, has appointed Jason Skidmore as managing director of its UK operations. Jason takes over the leadership of the business from Jon Davies and Peter Hetherington, who established the UK office 12...

Read More 23/02/2017 - 14:10

Windows XP checklist

If you are still running Window’s XP you should ask yourself the following questions: How old is your IT hardware? If it is over 3 years old, you may consider upgrading it to facilitate support of a newer operating system (OS) like Windows 7 or 8. We can support you in financing and managing any...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:57

Our top 9 dos and don’ts of IT leasing

Read our IT leasing checklist before you commit to a new lease agreement. 1. Do ask for a full breakdown of all the elements of any offering, including the actual interest rate, other fees and payments, plus extension rentals should you choose to keep the equipment beyond the primary term 2. Do...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:56

The risk of making a decision on IT procurement based on cost alone

“It is unwise to pay too much, but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money – that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do” The common law of business...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:55

Don’t get caught out like Whitehall did

Keep track of your IT devices to avoid financial and reputational damage It’s no surprise that IT devices get lost or stolen, but when a high profile institution like Whitehall is making the headlines, with a bill of £700,000 for lost and stolen devices and reduced public confidence to boot, it’s...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:53

The top 8 questions to ask when considering an IT lease

Navigating what can appear to be a minefield of IT leasing options isn’t always easy, but knowing the right questions to ask will help you make better decisions when it comes to choosing a leasing partner– based on overall value, not just cost alone. Asking the right questions when evaluating lease...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:50

Why should I care how I finance my IT?

What if you could have complete control and visibility of your IT estate and could spend less time managing it? What if you could spread the costs of assets across their life span rather than depleting cash reserves on capex, leaving more cash to run and grow your business? You should care how you...

Read More 14/11/2016 - 15:48

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