Articles in the category General

Print is dead, right?

28/09/2018

If you have read any of my stuff before, you’ll know that I often have only a passing, nodding acquaintance with facts, so please don’t confuse this piece with a finely researched, deeply analysed polemic, distilled from months of exhaustive inspection of 13 tons of cross-referred statistics. There are a few facts (I will helpfully point them...
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Sorry, a Print what?

26/07/2018

So, if you print things, you pay for them to be printed. It’s only fair… But how do you know if you’re paying too much? And how do you know if you are getting the right quality? Truth is, you probably don’t. And you also probably don’t have the time to check properly. But hey, look, it...
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Bucking the trend

19/06/2018

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” You see it, almost daily; another retailer struggling, closing branches, negotiating CVA’s, restructuring… Ok, we know it’s the high street, and retail, and not really directly relatable to a business to business environment, but it is symptomatic of commerce in today’s Britain. Today, the customer wants more than just cheap...
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Whatever you do, you need ALL the tools.

07/12/2017

We’ve all been there; that DIY job that just has to get done, the widget-flange that needs changing on your car, the pushchair with the weirdest bolts you’ve ever seen needs adjusting… Unless you are very lucky, there’s a terrific chance that you’ll have about 70% of the correct tools required to complete any of these tasks....
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It’s a bit like having a butler…

17/11/2017

Whenever Bruce Wayne had ‘the call’ from some poor benighted soul, who needed rescuing, protecting or in some way morally uplifting, he just went. No hesitation, no preparation, no faffing; he just jumped into his mildly baggy and slightly dubious outfit, sprang into his improbably finned Batmobile, collecting Robin on the way (“Holy dodgy stalkers,...
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There are a few immutable laws in life…

10/11/2017

Being in the slowest of four lanes of traffic at all times, irrespective of how often you swap, is one. Spotting an horrendous typo in a very important, sensitive email, exactly 3 nanoseconds after you press the ‘send’ button, is another. And when was the last time you dropped a piece of toast and it...
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What does he DO all day?

17/10/2017

It’s lunch. I’ve eaten my sandwich. There are a few minutes of my break left; YouTube beckons… Oh, what’s this? Someone has attached a GoPro camera to their dog’s collar, to see what happens when they leave the house. What fun; ‘A Day in The Life of Our Dog’… I get on pretty well with my...
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Happy Birthday to us!! Officially 6 years young today!

23/03/2016

We just wanted to say a big thank you to all our customers, friends and suppliers that have helped us get to where we are today. From a desk in a dining room 6 years ago to now having offices in both Nottingham and Belper and an enviable client list to boot! If you haven’t...
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