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What's going on at the PBS Group.

Mandy's Pick of the Week goes off-piste!

Mandy’s Pick of the Week is Herman Miller’s latest offering in premium lounge comfort – and it’s all inspired by ski boots! Stuttgart-based designers Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub designed the Striad Lounge Chair and Ottoman in layers to deliver a premium experience of comfort.

 

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PBS Lending team expands to meet growing demand

PBS Lending offers competitive, flexible personal and business finance and now there’s even more support for Islanders as the team has expanded to meet growing demand for their fast, stress-free and transparent approach to lending.

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'Sit to Stand' with our height adjustable desks

We are delighted to let our customers know we have a new set of height adjustable desks on display at our PBS Group showroom at One Liberty Place, St Helier.

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PBS team gets snap happy

The PBS team got snap happy at a recent shoot for our new group photographs. Primarily taken for this new website, the images will also be used in future marketing campaigns.

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PBS Cloud data protection solution reminder following ransomware outbreak

Following the global cyber attack that’s affected hundreds of organisations in more than 150 countries, PBS Cloud, a division of the PBS Group, is reminding Islanders about its service that offers business data continuity during a ransomware outbreak.

 

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One Source - Business Savings event 24th May 2017 5pm - 7pm

The PBS Business Solutions team would like to invite you to join them on 17th May 2017 at 5pm at our new office at One Liberty Place.

Our aim is to introduce you to the One Source Audit and the savings your business could be making.  The areas the audit covers are:-

•  Office Supplies

•  Cleaning Products

•  Copier and Print Management

On average, we save local businesses between

12 and 40% of their annual office spend.

Find our more about the event

Please email Sylvie to book -  slebihan@pbsgroup.co 

T: 01534 761418

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Canon U.S.A, Inc. Wins BLI's 2017 A3 MFP Line of the Year

For the second year in a row, Canon U.S.A., Inc. is the winner of Buyers Laboratory’s (BLI), a division of Keypoint Intelligence, most coveted award: 2017 A3 MFP Line of the Year.

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For the second year in a row, Canon U.S.A., Inc. is the winner of Buyers Laboratory’s (BLI), a division of Keypoint Intelligence, most coveted award: 2017 A3 MFP Line of the Year. BLI, the world’s leading authority on document imaging devices and solutions, presents its most coveted Line of the Year honor once annually to the vendor whose product line is determined to be the best overall, with models at every level that excel in BLI’s rigorous two-month laboratory evaluations.

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Canon awarded leading position on pan-Government framework

Canon awarded leading position on the largest pan-Government framework

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 3rd January 2017 – Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, today announces it has been awarded “supplier status” in three lots for the new Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM3781 framework. As a result, all parts of the public sector, including wider public sector and any registered charity, can now purchase the entire range of Canon imaging products.

 

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PBS Group launch of a new and exciting business venture

The PBS Group is always developing ways to improve the service offered to local businesses. Today sees the launch of a new and exciting venture designed to transform the way that businesses work in Jersey.

PBS Workspace offers businesses the flexibility of a serviced office environment, with an experienced team that is on hand to take care of your every need, leaving you to focus on your business.

 

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PBS Group makes significant investment in landmark properties

PBS Group makes significant investment in landmark properties across the Channel Islands

Tony Le Tiec, Chairman of PBS Group, said: “The PBS Group has made a significant investment in landmark properties across the Channel Islands to deliver the most dynamic and forward thinking services to local businesses. These buildings are an integral part of our development strategy and our PBS Group vision for future growth.”

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PBS relocates its Jersey warehouse

Due to recent expansion of the PBS Group, please be advised that PBS Business Solutions has now relocated its Jersey warehouse to the following address:

 

PBS Business Solutions

11 La Rue Le Gros

Rue des Pres Trading Estate

St Saviour

Jersey

JE2 7QP

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PBS and OSG Win Nuance Top Performing Channel Island Partner Award for 2016

Office Solutions Guernsey (OSG), Presented with Nuance’s Top Performing Channel Island Partner Award for 2016

OSG and PBS Business Solutions is delighted to announce it has been awarded Top Performing Channel Island Partner Award for 2016.  The presentation was made at the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce by Andrew Morrison, Nuance Sales Manager. 

‘OSG approach every customer with the objective of delivering innovative solutions to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve environmental credentials, Nuance’s Capture, Print Management and PDF solutions truly enable this’

OSG will showcase Nuance’s latest technology alongside Canon and Ricoh’s new product launches at the Showroom location at The Bordage throughout November, please contact Alan at amedcalf@osggroup.co for more information.

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National Conference video

PBS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS WIN MEMBER OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
 

PBS Business Solutions is delighted to announce it has been awarded Member of the Year 2016 at the recent Integra ‘Get Connected’ National Conference which was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on 15th September.

The annual event which provides members with the ability to ‘get connected’ with like-minded dealers, network and share ideas also held a supplier exhibition providing a further opportunity to connect with over 65 of the industry’s leading suppliers.

Aidan McDonough, Integra’s CEO comments “This award recognises not only the support and commitment shown to the group by PBS but also the excellent service they provide to their customers. Congratulations to everyone at PBS Business Solutions who are incredibly worthy winners.”

Tim Baker, PBS Operations Director, was delighted to pick up the award on behalf of the PBS Business Solutions team:

 

This is a fantastic accolade for PBS, and I know the team will be delighted.  We have worked tirelessly, over the last 12 months, implementing new systems to improve the customer journey and experience. We have also spent a lot of time with the development of a new website and the use of social media platforms which help to deliver our message.

 

We are committed to delivering a fast efficient service, with up-to-date office products throughout the Channel Islands.  2017 will see even more improvements with our new state-of-the-art Distribution Centre and a new Showroom in the heart of the business district of St Helier.   PBS is always looking to improve its customer offering and service, so we are delighted to receive this prestigious award". PBS celebrated its achievement with over 200 delegates from within the industry at the Integra ‘Get Connected’ Gala Dinner.

 

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PBS Business Solutions win Initiative Member of the Year 2016.

 
PBS Business Solutions were celebrating their win last Thursday night at the Integra National Conference and Gala Dinner. PBS picked up the prestigious award for Initiative Member of the Year 2016.

 

 

 

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Pride of Jersey, Customer Service Employee of the Year award

The PBS Group has always had Pride in our beautiful island and is delighted to be associated with these awards.

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The winning team - Cool down Friday

 Cool Down Friday competition winner is ...... 

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Jersey Evening Post ad

Tim joined the team in 2010 as the Operations Director and sits on the management team for the group's pan-island operations. With a background in office products and technology his experience within the industry has contributed towards PBS’s growth.

His mission has been to deliver an integrated ERP solution that embraces a total cloud based solution, combining CRM, financials, e-commerce, warehousing and logistics. He works closely with all PBS team members, ensuring that every customer is receiving the best possible service.

Tim has a hands on approach, managing an extensive portfolio of clients, this helps to ensure that the systems he has implemented work effectively in order to improve efficiency. 

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PBS Scores a hat-trick!

PBS Group is delighted to announce they have been appointed a Service Agent for another two leading global suppliers of digital print solutions. Sharp and Ricoh in an unprecedented move have come together along with Canon under one roof.

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Integra Rebrand

Our suppliers of office stationery have changed their business name from Integra office solutions Ltd to Integra Business Solutions Ltd with this change they have updated their corporate branding with a new colourful and modern looking logo. 

 

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Customer Service Employee of the Year in association with The PBS Group

This award is to recognise a person or company which consistently offers outstanding levels of customer service.

The winner could be anything from an outstanding call-centre team to an individual working in a large store. It may even be a one-man-band business which goes that extra mile, or an individual in a small store who offers something different and helps bring a community together.

Word spreads fast in Jersey, particularly about those businesses that get things wrong. This award is for those who go that step further in order to make sure that their customers are happy with the service they receive and want to keep returning.

Last year’s winner was Richard Tanguy, of Big Maggy’s cycle shop. His attention to detail, product knowledge and friendly approachable attitude made him stand out above the rest.

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Canon - Engineer Certification for Andy Sarre

At the OSG Group, we understand that our employees are the key to our success. We strive to be number one in everything we do. In keeping with this mission, We train our staff to the highest standards our team benefits for Canon training and Andy Sarre has achieved his Foundation Level - Engineer Certification Well done Andy. 

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INTEGRA WIN DEALER GROUP OF THE YEAR AT EOPA 2016

INTEGRA WIN DEALER GROUP OF THE YEAR AT EOPA 2016 
Integra Office Solutions Ltd is today celebrating its prestigious award win following last night’s European Office Products Awards. Integra was delighted to receive the award for Dealer Group of the Year at the 15th EOPA awards, held in Amsterdam on 9th March. 

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PBS Media Further Strengthens Team - Press Release - January 2016

PBS Media Further Strengthens Team
 

PBS Media, the largest independent television and video production facility in the Channel Islands, has further strengthened its post-production team with the appointment of Victoria Hall as Editor.

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Alan Medcalf become Managing Director of OSG

Alan is a Management Professional with over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, holding senior positions with both Xerox and Nuance. A specialist with workflow solutions, his role as Managing Director of OSG Group requires a solid understanding of customer’s requirements to deliver true value through each business offering.
 

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Sarah Moorhouse joins the PBS Media team

PBS Media, the largest independent television and video production facility in the Channel Islands, has appointed Sarah Moorhouse in the role of Corporate Business Development.

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Charity Fundraiser for MacMillan

Last Friday we held a charity fundraiser for MacMillan in our offices in New Street. Our MacMillan coffee afternoon was supported by many people and raised  a whopping £158 for the charity. Thank you to all those that not only attended but kindly donated cakes for us to offer.

 

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Hunt Estates join forces.

Hunt Estates is not just a new name amongst local estate agencies, it is the name of one of Jersey's best regarded estate agents; Gill Hunt.

Gill has over 15 years experience in local property transactions. Most recently she has launched Hunt Estates in the heart of St Helier, using the latest technology, Gill has opened prominent, modern offices at 9 New Street, just off King Street.

 

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PBS Group open finance hub

New finance hub opens in the heart of St. Helier.

The PBS Group has moved its financial divisions to this new hub which is located at 9 New Street, above Hunt Estates. They will still be offering lending solutions, financial advice and a number of other services. 

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PBS Insurance - Event

The PBS Insurance breakfast seminar was held at The Royal Yacht Hotel on the 6th March 2015.

 

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Nuance Award

Alan Medcalf picked up the Nuance, Solutions Partner of the Year Award for 2015 , It was presented at the Xerox Year Start Event by Olivier Dehon, CFO Xerox UK.

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Mark Taylor Joins the PBS Confidential team.

Mark Taylor joined the team at PBS Confidential in January 2015.

Starting out working for Prudential Assurance in 1987, Mark has worked tirelessly over the years successfully building strong, long-lasting client relationships with clients from a variety of backgrounds.

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PBS Confidential Ltd Launch

The latest stage in the evolution of the PBS group was the launch of PBS Confidential; a new incorporated company, in February 2014.  Fully regulated by The Jersey Financial Services Commission, PBS Confidential brings together a group of like-minded financial and business professionals who are driven by a passion to offer straightforward, transparent financial advice to individuals and businesses of all backgrounds and experience.

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PBS Media Launch Party

PBS Media Launch Party. 

PBS Media have opened their new green screen studio and editing suites at 9 Commercial Buildings. Guests were invited to read the weather report infront of the green screen. It made for a fun and interesting evening.

 

 

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Marco Fernandes joins the PBS Lending team

Marco Fernandes

Marco first moved to the island in 1995 before traveling to the United States for 2 years. His love for Jersey saw him return in 2000 and for the next 9 years he worked for Rossborough Insurance. Within that time he gained his Business finance certificate. In 2013 he moved to HBFS Financial Services as finance manager and then joined the PBS Lending team in June 2014. Marco is currently studying for the Financial Strategy Diploma.

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PBS Pomme d'Or event 2013

The PBS group hosted a hugely successful exhibition at the Pomme D’or hotel with 800 people from the business community in attendance.

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Video from the National Conference

PBS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS WIN MEMBER OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
 

PBS Business Solutions is delighted to announce it has been awarded Member of the Year 2016 at the recent Integra ‘Get Connected’ National Conference which was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on 15th September.

The annual event which provides members with the ability to ‘get connected’ with like-minded dealers, network and share ideas also held a supplier exhibition providing a further opportunity to connect with over 65 of the industry’s leading suppliers.

Aidan McDonough, Integra’s CEO comments “This award recognises not only the support and commitment shown to the group by PBS but also the excellent service they provide to their customers. Congratulations to everyone at PBS Business Solutions who are incredibly worthy winners.”

Tim Baker, PBS Operations Director, was delighted to pick up the award on behalf of the PBS Business Solutions team:

 

This is a fantastic accolade for PBS, and I know the team will be delighted.  We have worked tirelessly, over the last 12 months, implementing new systems to improve the customer journey and experience. We have also spent a lot of time with the development of a new website and the use of social media platforms which help to deliver our message.

 

We are committed to delivering a fast efficient service, with up-to-date office products throughout the Channel Islands.  2017 will see even more improvements with our new state-of-the-art Distribution Centre and a new Showroom in the heart of the business district of St Helier.   PBS is always looking to improve its customer offering and service, so we are delighted to receive this prestigious award". PBS celebrated its achievement with over 200 delegates from within the industry at the Integra ‘Get Connected’ Gala Dinner.

 

 

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Hunt Estates changed their normal logo to yellow last week and rased £200.00 for Jersey Hospice Care take a look at the video of the days events.

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Product launch - MP W6700SP Mono Wide Format MFP

We are pleased to announce the introduction of the new Ricoh Wide Format MFP MONO device MP W6700SP.

The MP W6700SP replaces the hugely successful MP W2401 and MP W3601 devices and compliments the previously

MP W7100 and MP W8140 series with shared technology and consumables.

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PBS buys Office Solutions Ltd in Guernsey - Press Release

Press Release

Office Solutions  Ltd now trading as OSG Group Guernsey

Formed over 16 years ago, the OSG Group, formerly known as Office Solutions, has grown to be one of the main suppliers of Office Technology solutions in Guernsey.

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PBS Media introduce 4K (ultra HD) and stereoscopic 3D

A Jersey production company has become one of the few 4K (ultra HD) and stereoscopic 3D production facilities.

PBS Media have made a considerable investment in the latest digital technology that has turned heads in the broadcast community. Industry reports are now acknowledging that Jersey is firmly competing within the UK broadcast arena.

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New role for Brian Rebindaine in the service department

Brian Rebindaine has now taken on the role as Service Manager Jersey. Brian will continue to work with the team to deliver an excellent service to all the Groups customers.

 

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October 2014 - Herman Miller Join PBS in a posture awareness event

The PBS Group in conjunction with their award winning business partners Herman Miller recently hosted a seating and ergonomics presentation. Herman Miller is a recognised innovator in contemporary interior furnishings, with solutions for every business environment; they’re also synonymous with high quality office fittings. Lillian Antonio from Herman Miller highlighted a number of issues associated with poor workspace design, including: musculoskeletal issues, neck and back problems and the number of days lost due to poor working conditions.

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