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Lease Group, a leader in soft asset vendor finance has introduced a bevvy of new features for it’s Partner Channel, one of which is white-labelling of the entire customer experience. Partner branding is a rarely seen feature of vendor finance due to lending restrictions however due to Lease Group’s growth and dedication to clean-book lending,...
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In an earlier blog post we revealed why businesses consider mobile phone leasing to be the smarter and more cost effective way of upgrading employee handsets, particularly when compared to traditional network contracts. The aforementioned blog post highlights the potential savings offered through smartphone leasing and why many companies have embraced bill separation in favour...
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CFOs are looking to invest in technology In the last 12 months, CFOs, particularly in the UK, have tightened the purse strings due to political and economic uncertainty. As we move into 2020 we expect, or at least hope, that we will have more clarity. With this comes spending – CFOs will look to spend...
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New research by Onecom has revealed SMEs on average spend £2,052 a year on telecommunication services, an increase of as much as 40% since 2016. Onecom believes this increase has been largely driven by the need for SMEs to keep pace with new emerging digital services such as cloud, the Internet of Things, advances in...
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Apple is currently the third biggest supplier of smartphone handsets to the international market, but has fallen far behind in the race to release a 5G compatible handset US tech giant Apple is reportedly mulling the idea of releasing three 5G compatible iPhones next year, according to reports in the press. A report in the...
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A new, digital revolution might be about to hit us. Autonomous cars are driving our way, cities and companies are rapidly ramping up the use of sensors—also called the Internet of Things (IoT) – and virtual and augmented reality are making rapid strides. But in order to build all of this we’ll need the fifth...
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Lease Telecom’s Managing Director, James Phillips, answers key questions from the channel in an interview with Mobile News Magazine. Read the full feature here. 1) What factors are driving device finance and leasing? In terms of the Partner channel, increased hardware costs have caused network providers to address the way they pay commissions, and for...
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Before the days of sophisticated mobile phones, or ‘smartphones’ as they are now known, the cost of acquiring the latest models rarely broke the bank. 10 years ago, even the most premium of premium handsets would retail for no more than £450. The all-inclusive network contract also took care of financing these devices. It was...
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Companies using IFRS accounting standards, which include all listed companies, are now in the process of ensuring that they comply with the new regulation, IFRS 16, which stipulates that the value of leased assets and all associated payments due are shown on company balance sheets. The new rules applied from 1 January 2019 and the...
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Telecoms equipment (telephone switchboard, landline telephones, business smartphones etc.) are essential to running a company, whatever its size. For this type of equipment and others, the question is: is it smarter to buy or rent? Here are the advantages offered by the latter, particularly in view of the specific features of telecommunications devices. 1. LIMITING...
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