Price increases are a way of life and we cannot really avoid them, so how is it then that some copier companies who work with the same suppliers allegedly suffer bigger supplier increases than others. It seems annual increases of between 8 and 15% are accepted as normal in the Office Equipment industry, how…

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When you decide on your new Copier deal, your chosen supplier has probably done a print audit review and suggests these figures be used as a ‘minimum agreed volume’ each period going forward. It may be you insisted you do not want any minimum volume just pay for the copies you actually use when you…

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Very creative use of microprint. A small business paid outright for a copier from their local dealer and took out a 12 months Maintenance agreement with the dealer, all went well until the customer tried to cancel the agreement toward the end of the agreed 1 year period then the dealer highlighted clause 4.2 of…

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When is an exclusive advertising contract NOT an exclusive advertising contract? When you sign a contract with Community Sport Ltd, apparently! A property letting agency recently contacted us for help, after a representative of Community Sport Ltd offered them an exclusive deal to advertise in a publication for the leisure department of a local council.…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] LIES AND GENERIC DOCUMENTS Working with a client to acquire a photocopier recently, we invited companies in to  quote for the business. When we queried some of the terms in the finance document, One sales rep from a company based in NW Kent emailed our client written confirmation, allegedly authorised by the MD of the…

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Contracts

1 If you want a copier for 3 years, get a 3 year lease, if you want it for 5 years, get a 5 year lease. Lease rental periods typically vary in length from 3 or 5 years for photocopiers, 6 years for franking machines and 7 years for telephone systems, and, as a general…

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OVERCHARGED ON A LEASE We were contacted by an overseas company who were concerned that their UK office was paying too much for their photocopiers. We completed a review of the office equipment agreements for the UK operation, we found that they were in fact paying finance Leases for 5 photocopy machines to One dealer yet they…

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