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School Summer Installations: Pay Later with a Compliant Operating Lease

At the end of March, EdTech companies from around the world were brought together at Bett to showcase some of the amazing new tech on offer. As I’m sure you know, the rate of progress in educational technologies is exceptional, with the capabilities of EdTech growing each year. Therefore, schools are keen to get the…
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How Education Leasing Helps Schools Manage Edtech Lifecycles

As education becomes increasingly reliant on the capabilities of EdTech, it is more important than ever that schools effectively manage the lifecycles of their tech equipment. However, schools are facing a budget crisis and have been forced to make difficult decisions regarding what they should spend their limited budget on. Sadly, this has meant schools…
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6 Reasons Why Schools Should Lease Interactive Boards

Leasing is becoming increasingly popular for schools, as the sector has realised the many benefits leasing can offer. Interactive boards are one of the most popular assets we fund. By compliantly leasing boards, schools don’t have to delay classroom projects until they have enough capital reserves as they can install their desired boards now and…
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The road to Net Zero for Schools and the wider Public Sector

Back in 2019, the UK Government committed in law to achieve ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The Government’s Net Zero Strategy was published last year, committing the Government and wider public sector to lead the decarbonisation transition. For example, the NHS has announced its aim to achieve net zero for Scope 1 and…
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5 Effective Ways to use Tablets in Schools

Tablets such as iPads are becoming increasingly popular and it is now common to see them being used as teaching tools in classrooms. Many teachers agree that using tablets in schools makes lessons more fun and interactive, meaning students are more motivated to learn. Here are five ways schools can use tablets for education: 1.…
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Education Leasing: 5 Top Tips

Having the option to pay for the equipment as it is used rather than finding the capital upfront provides you with a much easier way to manage budgets, spreading the costs over several years. However, leasing equipment for schools can appear daunting if your school has not gone down this route before. We promise you…
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Why lease an artificial turf Sports pitch?

Sports and physical activity are playing an essential role in the recovery process of many people’s lives after a year of having our worlds turned upside down.  This month is especially significant for all sports lovers with the UEFA Euro 2020 matches in full swing —A delayed tournament that eventually got going on June 11th…
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Benefits of switching to LED lights

More and more of us are aware about the seriousness of environmental conservation and are consciously trying to protect the environment by changing choices and priorities. Innovation in lighting to LED lamps mean that we can all do something to help ourselves and help the environment at the same time. Using our operating leases for…
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