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Charities Telephone Scam

We were approached by a small London based charity who thought there was something strange about the telephone system which they leased, basically, they could not find it !! This was a 4 line 8 extension Toshiba telephone system, which was…

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Reduce your costs Photocopying Scam

During a visit to a Kent school recently, while saying our farewells in reception, a salesman from the schools copier supplier came in and told the business manager he was there to save them £1,040.00 per quarter on their photocopying costs. Being…

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Avoiding Leasing Scams

Unfortunately, buying office equipment is not always as easy as it may seem, there are so many scams operating today that it makes the buying process a minefield for the unwary buyer.  Our advice, never assume, ‘they would never do…

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Understanding Your Office Equipment Supplier

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] To avoid the copier scam, the telephone scam, the franking machine scam etc, you need to understand your Office equipment supplier. So to begin to get a fair deal from an office equipment supplier, you need to understand a…

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School Special

Did you know that you may be paying far too much to your current suppliers? Schools we already work with have had thousands of pounds reimbursed from being overcharged by suppliers – and this money can be reclaimed. A ‘leave no stone…

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How To Find Your Fair Contract Pt.3

Welcome to the third in the series, these tips will help you to achieve a fair deal when you are considering leasing or buying equipment and services, keep these in mind before you sign and look out for the final…

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How To Find You Fair Contract Pt.2

Welcome to the second of our tips to help you get a fair deal when you look to lease or buy equipment and services. Look out for more tips in our future posts. 2) There is no ‘standard lease term’ for…

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How To Find Your Fair Contract Pt.1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When we started Fair Contract Associates Ltd in 2008, it was with the intention of instilling fairness into office equipment contracts, our target audience are schools and charities as these are the sectors hit hardest by sales companies with…

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Office Equipment Leasing Pitfalls

When it comes to office equipment such as copiers, phone systems and franking machines etc it is considered normal practice to use a finance lease with rental being the more popular option. Listen to a typical salesperson and they will…

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Frankly Machines

While carrying out one of our free contract reviews for a local charity, we noticed that the franking machine which they had leased didn’t match the machine described on the paperwork, basically it wasn’t as good as the one they…

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Absurd Terms Continues

More absurd terms with unfair charges attached to them this week. It’s the turn of the maintenance and support agreements to take the gold medal for greed and stupidity.  For example, these terms were found in a maintenance agreement from…

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Absurd Terms

Avtalet mellan oss och kunden skall för alla ändamål anses ha gjorts vid (leverantören) Plc:s säte och utgör det fullständiga avtalet mellan kunden och oss och ingen representation, sikt eller uttalande, muntligt eller på annat sätt, som inte finns i detta…

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