• May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Services demand bounces back after recessionary low

    Spending on IT services appears to be returning after a recessionary dip providing revenue for vendors and channel partners. SAP's recent results indicated that the demand for its services had risen significantly and figures from Gartner have ...  Continue Reading

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Mimecast to push VARs towards Office 365 opportunity

    Cloud emailmanagement firm Mimecast is looking to its partner channel to exploit the imminent release of Microsoft's new Office 365 suite, which is expected later in the year. Speaking to MicroScope, Nessa Lynchehaun, newly-appointed UK and Ireland ...  Continue Reading

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    EU doesn't want to be late

    The European Union has adopted the European Late Payments Directive, which, by 16 March 2013 at the latest, will bring in 30 day payment terms. Under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 and the Late Payment of Commercial ...  Continue Reading

  • May 02, 2011 02 May'11

    Checking out cheques

    If you are a business that still accepts cheques as a method of payment, so long as a cheque guarantee card is supplied, you need to be aware of the withdrawal of the cheque guarantee card scheme from the end of June this year. The scheme which ...  Continue Reading