$7.4m Fine For Supermarket Chain After E-Waste Errors

After having to pay a $22.5 million settlement in 2011 for improper e-waste disposal, US-based supermarket chain Target have had to pay a further $7.4 million for unsuitable disposal methods for handling e-waste. Between 2012 and 2016, Target reportedly discarded … Read More

Google Fined Over GDPR

Search engine giant Google has been fined €50 million by CNIL. CNIL is France’s data protection regulator, their fine of Google in response to the digital company’s failure to comply with the GDPR. Although a record fine and one of the … Read More

Tier 1 Supports Oldham Foodbank

Oldham Foodbank provides emergency food to people in crisis throughout the Oldham area. The foodbank opened in 2012 and provided 7435 three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis in 2018. With 1 in 5 people living below the poverty … Read More

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Why You Should Refresh Your IT in 2019

More often than not, small businesses wait until a device fails before replacing it. But is there a case for replacing IT equipment before it reaches its end of life? In this article, we take a look at why you … Read More

5 Top Data Security Issues in Business

Data security is a major concern for every business. Data breaches are increasingly common, with 945 data breaches and an astonishing 4.5 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018 alone. However, there are steps you … Read More

3 Risks of Improper IT Disposal

IT disposal holds many risks when it’s not done by professionals, especially for businesses found to be using improper means to dispose of their end-of-life IT assets. What Is Improper IT Disposal? One common issue with improper IT disposal involves … Read More

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GDPR Already Costing Some Companies

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th of May 2018, and acts to better protect consumer’s data and empower them to have more control of how their data is used and stored. The penalty for … Read More

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Refurbished Laptops and PCs: The Benefits for Businesses

Whether your business is looking to buy refurbished laptops or redeploy IT from one area of your business back into another area, there are plenty of benefits to utilising refurbished PCs. Save money with refurbished laptops Many new businesses begin … Read More

Tier 1 Passes Unannounced ADISA Audit

Following another unannounced ADISA audit, Tier 1 is delighted to announce that we have passed the audit and remain ADISA certified, retaining our Distinction with Honours certification. Tier 1 has consistently been one of the few IT Asset Disposal companies … Read More

Why You Should Dispose of Your Old Computers

Many businesses are guilty of allowing old IT equipment to pile up, fearful of disposing of the items. Their lack of action is often excused because the computers could become useful again one day. One of the main reasons businesses … Read More