Flexible, innovative, bespoke financial solutions. Read on to gain an insight into how CHG-MERIDIAN works.
Explore the differences between Cyber Security and Data Security. Learn what sets them apart and the importance of having cyber security.Read on
Sustainable finance considers environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations when making investments.Read On
Sustainable development is a way of developing for now without compromising on the needs of tomorrow. Find out what that means and why it’s important.Read On
A cash flow problem occurs when the outgoings of a company are greater than the money coming in.Read On
Introduced on 1 January 2019, IFRS16 provides a new International Financial Reporting Standard for lease accounting.Read On
A leasing agreement is a legal contract which permits the user to pay the owner for the right of use of an asset.Read On
Technology has changed the way we work, learn more about the new digital workplaces and all their benefits and disadvantages from CHG's experts.Read On
In this article, we’ll look at what IT Asset Management is, why it’s important, the benefits, asset management tools, and more.Read On
More businesses than ever before are turning to asset finance in order to fund new business assets, including plant and machinery.Read On
Two of the most common financing options are a finance lease and an operating lease. Here we look at some of the key differences between the two.Read On
Business equipment financing allows businesses to access business equipment, usually via a loan or lease arrangement.Read On
With a sale and leaseback agreement, businesses sell the equipment they already own to a financing company.Read on
Equipment leasing and financing are two common ways to acquire new equipment and technology without jeopardising cash flow.Read on
Asset finance is a popular way for businesses to access the funding they need to operate and grow.Read on
Also known as a fair market value lease (FMV), an operating lease gives businesses the opportunity to access equipment without the risk of it losing its value or becoming obsolete.Read on
Make sure that you have all of the information before discussing IFRS 16 and Finance Leases in schools.Read on
Aimee Ravate discusses how the solutions available to the NHS and broader healthcare market have changed since she joined CHG-MERIDIANRead on
In this blog post, Danielle Pettet discusses the challenges facing the industry post-COVID, and how CHG-MERIDIAN can make expensive healthcare equipment more accessible to the UK healthcare market.Read more
In this blog post, our Head of Healthcare Technologies, Paul Ley-Pollard, sits down to discuss how the UK healthcare team has changed since he joined, the challenges currently facing the sector, and finally, what the future might hold for the healthcare market.Read On
2020 was the year where digital transformation plans had to be put into place at the drop of a hat. However, the processes that were put in place then were only designed to be a temporary solution and now we have to look for more permanent solutions.Read on
A year into the pandemic, it is clear that productivity in the digital workplace is largely dependent on employee satisfaction. But how do you motivate your most important resource when you need to cut costs and your IT department is facing unprecedented challenges?Read On
Newer and larger IT equipment often generates more CO₂ emissions than their previous models would have done. Here, we show you how you can make your IT more sustainable in three simple steps.Read On
In this article, we highlight the 4 key barriers that prevent organisations from implementing automation and robotic technology and how to overcome them.Read On
Thanks to carbonZER0, the ‘green’ financing option from CHG-MERIDIAN, companies can make carbon-neutral IT investments for the first time. Here we explain how straightforward and sustainable this new offering is.Read On
NHS Trusts require a complex and diverse range of equipment and products to provide the standard of clinical care that is expected, all of which has to be compliantly procured. Managed Equipment Service solutions can provide one such compliment procurement route.Read on
Proven to be one of the most effective ways to grab the attention of your target market, communicate with them, and promote your products or services, digital signage solutions are a fantastic promotional tool.Read on
Over the years, display technology has evolved and become one of the most attention-grabbing methods to connect with an audience. Screens have increased in size, become flat, and can have 4K resolutions. Digital displays have transformed the way we view media and opened the door to new ways of content creation and advertising.Read on
Digital technology has completely transformed the way we communicate. Paving the way for a whole host of opportunities when it comes to maximising exposure, connecting and engaging with target markets, and of course, inspiring action.Read On
In this article, we sit down with Ulrich Bergmann, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at CHG-MERIDIAN and discuss change culture, visions for the future, and five success factors of major digital transformation programs.Read on
In this interview, Matthias Dreizler, Head of International Business at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks to us about financing models and how they can be applied in an international context.Read On
Thanks to significant advances in technology, there are now more possibilities than ever before for integrating digital signage solutions into your business or marketing activities.Read On
There are several benefits in moving from a capital expenditure business model to buying technology assets via a subscription service.Read on
When it comes to digital signage, the options are endless. From text and images, through to videos, menus, adverts, and social media feeds, digital signage can be used to display a wide variety of information.Read on
As you plan your marketing strategy and the ways in which you want to get your message out to your intended audience, you should consider digital signage. Here, we explore the benefits and opportunities that digital signage can deliver.Read on
Having access to the right technology is crucial for the growth and success of businesses in all sectors. But that technology can prove to be costly, which is why businesses are increasingly turning to leasing to help them to access the equipment they need, when they need it, without upfront costs.read on
Police forces operate not knowing what their budget will be each year; this creates problems with planning IT investments. Here we answer how you can use this year’s budget to ensure your IT technology remains up to date for the next 3 years.Read on
UK police forces spent approximately £1.1 billion on ICT goods and services in 2019-20, remaining flat versus 2018-19. Although this might sound like a lot, the police market has the second smallest ICT spend within the public sector. Here we present how you can make your IT budget go further.Read on
UK police forces often find themselves stuck in a pattern of using their IT equipment on seven-year cycles, or until it breaks. Here we discuss why it is important to adopt digital technology and keep your IT technology up to date.Read on
UK police forces are often lagging behind the curve when it comes to modern IT infrastructure. Here we discuss the true cost of doing nothing and not upgrading your IT estate.Read on
By 2021 there will be up to 438 million 5G connections, with up to 1.5 billion users predicted to have access to a 5G network by 2024. But what is 5G? And what is the difference between 4G and 5G?Read on
Technology is constantly evolving. Now, finally, 5G has officially landed in the UK and is currently being rolled out to cities and towns throughout the country.
User experience matters. Especially at work. The better the hardware meets the needs of employees, the more motivated and happy they will feel. But how can companies create the perfect digital workplace? Find out more here.Read on
Many IT departments were caught out in mid-March, when entire workforces suddenly needed to start working from home. Since then, it has become clear that this is not a temporary switch, but the start of a longer journey.Read on
Here we sit down and interview Oliver Schorer, CIO at CHG-MERIDIAN, on the subject of the ‘new normal’ and how he believes businesses can ensure their digital transformation plans are successful.Read on
Many companies have had to recently switch to new ways of working to keep their day-to-day business running. Now there is demand for more permanent solutions.Read on
The advantages of robotic systems for the hospital, the surgeon and the patient cannot be denied. But hospitals often face the same challenge when looking to procure robotic technology, namely the high capital costs.Read on
Our society has been living beyond its means for decades. Whether the coronavirus pandemic will persuade us to use resources more responsibly and move away from the linear system depends to some extent on how cost-effective the alternatives are.Read on
In this blog post we take a look at the benefits of IoT, the security implications and what the future holds for IoT.Read on
As digital technology expands across everyday business operations, we explore how the digital workplace looks today and what it will be tomorrow.Read on
How can an enterprise grow to its full potential despite the costs? A finance lease provides the solution for many modern businesses.Read on
The coronavirus crisis has temporarily transported the world of work into its digital future – with no warning and leaving little choice in the matter. It has made the idea of the digital workplace more tangible for IT decision-makers while exposing areas where there is still room for improvement.Read on
5G is being rolled out across the world. Here’s our guide to everything you need to know about 5G and how you can benefit from it.Read on
More and more companies are recognising the many benefits offered by cloud computing. However, cloud computing is not without its risks. There are a number of security risks associated with cloud computing, but these can all be mitigated with the right protocols and approach.Read on
There is growing pressure to roll out digital workplace strategies. The technologies and processes deployed are often state-of-the-art, yet performance and employee productivity still lag behind. Here we highlight the key role that employees play in any digitalisation strategy.read on
Data platforms allow us to organise and structure the flood of digital information in a sensible way when working remotely. They also enable us to work in virtual teams across borders, from anywhere. Find out here what data platforms are all about.Read on
Buy, use, throw away – today’s consumer behaviour wastes huge amounts of resources and damages the environment. This is particularly true for IT equipment, where devices are replaced that are still working fine but are no longer state-of-the-art.Read on
Cloud infrastructure, platforms, and software can already be acquired as a service, so why not the entire suite of workplace technology? Discover the benefits that Device as a Service (DaaS) can have for your company.Read on
There are multiple options available for an organisation when looking to procure IT equipment. Two of the most common financing options are a finance lease and an operating lease. Here we look at some of the key differences between the two.Read on
Smartphones, laptops and smart speakers have already become the norm at home. Yet many people find themselves stuck in an out of date world at work, even though setting up a digital workplace is not that difficult.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way many businesses operate, providing smart and efficient solutions. Saving time and money across a broad range of industries, it’s no surprise many businesses are adopting IoT technology to access its benefits and incredible potential.Read on
We interviewed Jo Maule, E-Learning Manager at Talbot Heath School, to find out how technology hardware and software has helped them to carry on providing their students with a valuable education during lockdown.Read On
Digital communication in the workplace has become common practice in the current climate. It’s difficult for any business to fully prepare for a situation like the one we’re in right now, but if they didn’t already realise the importance of the digital tools at their disposal, they do now.Read on
Embracing the digital transformation is essential when it comes to creating a workplace that empowers your employees and boosts efficiency. The more focus you place on having high-quality technology within your business, the stronger your digital workplace will be and the better your employees will perform.Read on
The digital transformation is set to make the workplace more productive and flexible. But what does a digital workplace need to fulfil these expectations? Five IT experts talk about the various challenges they are facing and the strategies they are relying on to meet them.
The digital workplace is a vital component of any digital transformation strategy. When implementing the digital workplace, the technology that is made available to employees will have a significant role to play to ensure its success.Read On
Device as a Service, Software as a Service, Storage as a Service, and now even Anything as a Service. Just about everything is available as a service today, here we take a look at the vital role of services within your digital workplace solution.Read On
Mobile working is right on trend. But what do you need to do so that your employees can work remotely without any problems? Read on to find out how CHG-MERIDIAN implemented the digital workplace, and what elements were key to this.read on
The digital transformation of business makes innovative payment models such as pay-per-use possible. By relying on a payment method that is based on actual usage, companies can avoid high capital expenditure on IT equipment or on installing and running IT solutions.Read on
Today, employees expect their employer to provide a modern digital workplace that is equipped with the latest technology, and allows them to work from anywhere. Management need to work hand in hand if companies are to benefit from the digital workplace too.
Whether an IT estate pays for itself or not depends on more than the acquisition cost. We highlight the costs that are often overlooked and show you how to work out the correct total cost of ownership.Read on
AI is revolutionising medical industries across the globe, offering the potential to improve everything from daily admin tasks to the creation of new drugs. In the age of technology, digitalisation is evolving a whole host of industries, and healthcare is set to continue the integration of AI to support crucial advancements.Read on
Cloud computing has completely changed the way in which many businesses work day-to-day. Helping to improve workflows, free up physical and digital server storage space and make for a more efficient and flexible way of working.Read On
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way the healthcare industry operates, helping to improve everything from routine tasks to data management and drug creation.Read On
Successful digital transformation requires more than innovative, technology-based offerings and solutions. Oliver Schorer, CIO at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks to us about the digital workplace and its benefits.
It is difficult to imagine digital transformation without state-of-the-art workplaces and remote working concepts. We highlight 6 steps you can take to make the digital workplace a reality.Read On
CHG-MERIDIAN has officially launched a local entity in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region, reflecting another important milestone in the implementation of the company’s international growth strategy.Read On
In 2019 the spotlight was firmly on environmentally friendly practices, and how we, as individuals, can reduce our carbon footprint. To really make a difference though we need large corporations to make a stand and pledge to encourage sustainable business and the circular economy.Read on
Research has found that 96% of the UK’s FTSE 100 and 250 companies are still running legacy applications on the old Windows 7 OS. Here we take a look at how you can avoid this situation in future, and ensure your IT estate remains up-to-date.Read On
IntraLogisteX is an unmissable show featuring the latest and best in intralogistics. The show is packed with everything you'll need to improve your productivity, safety, maximise space and cut costs.Read On
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is firmly engrained in CHG-MERIDIAN's company culture. As a family orientated business, we look to take on new CSR projects every year that help to benefit our society and bring our team closer together.
If you want your business to operate efficiently and develop, you need to have a growth strategy in place that has been skilfully thought out alongside a viable business plan.Read On
Technology continues to evolve and grow every day, whether that be the way in which we communicate with each other, travel, shop and even live in our own homes.
With the constant evolution in the world of technology, many industries are feeling the impact of change and the need to keep up with tech trends.Read On
EAHM is the 28th European Congress for Hospital Managers, hosted in Ghent, Belgium. The event serves to unite healthcare leaders and professionals from all over Europe, to educate them about innovative new technology that is available to the healthcare sector.Read More
IMHX is the UK’s largest logistics exhibition and acts as a meeting place for those involved in the handling, movement or transportation of goods throughout the supply chain to come together and do business.
Have you tied up all your budget in ageing IT hardware? Our sale and leaseback programme is a simple financial solution, which allows you to raise cash by selling your existing equipment to CHG. Unlock the equity that’s hiding in your existing IT estate today.Read On
Here we answer some of the common questions we receive from local authorities and government departments regarding our in-house asset and contract management system, TESMA®.Read On
To compete with the recent rise in online sales traditional bricks and mortar shops are having to explore new innovations and ideas to maintain a strong physical presence. Here we take a look at 5 retail technologies that are set to impact the future of the sector.Read On
Technology investment is often associated with high up-front costs and inherent risk. However, we argue that by embracing digitalisation, local authorities and government departments can reduce costs and improve productivity.Read On
In a world seemingly dominated by Amazon and having seen multiple retailers already fall by the wayside, with many more struggling to remain profitable. It raises the question, is the high street really dying?Read On
The learning environment is a different place now to the one it was 20 years ago. Technology is now an integral part of the educational process for both students and staff. IT Research firm Gartner recently identified the top 10 technologies that will impact higher education in 2019. Here we take a closer look at 3 of those technology types.Read on
Our Global Healthcare Business Development Manager, Andrew Hockenhull discusses how hospitals can improve their patient care, while also lowering costs by embracing new technology and the digital transformation.
Through the CARE initiative, CHG-MERIDIAN employees continue to make a difference. Contributing to society has long been important for the family-owned group, and we continue to fulfil that tradition.
2019 is set to be another year where mobile technology continues to break boundaries. We take a quick look into some of the trends you can expect to see.Read On
Mobile phone technology has significantly improved in recent years, but many businesses remain locked into an outdated procurement strategy.
From retail to healthcare, people expect more from their experience as both a customer and a patient due to modern technological advancements.Read On
With support for Microsoft’s Windows 7 coming to an end on the 14th January 2020, time is running out for the popular legacy operating system.
Asset management is a way of managing, tracking and maintaining fixed or movable assets for a business, whether that’s physical equipment or digital software and data.
The Device as a Service (DaaS) model is a trend that is being embraced by many businesses to transform their workplaces, improving productivity, efficiency and saving money in the process.Read On
Digital signage is a form of content that is displayed across a number of different screens or displays, in order to present information in an eye-catching and convenient way.Read On
A mobility technology solution is a solution that allows employees to work from anywhere, at any time, using devices and software suited to their job role.Read On
Many types of medical equipment can be remarketed after hospitals move onto newer technology. Learn more todayREAD ON
In this interview, Peter Krause, Head of Healthcare at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about data protection in the healthcare sector and the requirements for data erasure, which many people are unaware of, especially in the case of printers and similar equipment.Read On
Capital expenditure on IT is a key factor in the ability to innovate, especially for financial services providers. However, the necessary financing measures can have an adverse effect on a company’s flexibility.Read On
Our group CIO, Oliver Schorer speaks to IT Business Magazine about digital transformation and how companies can ensure its successful implementation.Read On
“Multiple devices, managing a combination of hardware and software, an increasing focus on security and assets that are constantly evolving. A technology lifecycle management solution is now more imperative than ever.”Read On
How digital technology can help transform and rejuvenate your retail environmentREAD ON
We answer some of the frequently asked questions we receive surrounding our healthcare remarketing process.Read On
Come and join us at the UK Health Show on stand J38 to find out more information regarding our financial solutions, our asset management system (TESMA®) and our remarketing and data erasure serviceREAD ON
By 2020 millennials will make up the bulk of the workforce. By this same stage, the global mobile workforce is predicted to account for 42% of the global workforce. Here we take a look at the top 3 benefits driving enterprise mobility and the demands of the millennial workforce.
Dr. Mathias Wagner, Chairman of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, looks back on 2017 and provides an optimistic outlook for the future.READ ON
Declan McGlone, Vice President Finance UK/Ireland, talks about business development, the effects of digitalisation and the impact of Brexit.
Intelligent finance models that are designed around your requirementsREAD ON
We all want to learn & work in an environment that provides us with the best possible chance to be successful. We take a dive into what the effect is of having the latest technology available to staff & students.READ ON
10 reasons why you should lease rather than purchase your IT equipmentREAD ON
Using a pay-per-patient model to manage investment risks in healthcare technologyREAD ON
As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN offers benefits for CIOs and CFOs alike. We'll show you how to implement innovative projects cost-effectively.READ ON
Why the CIO and CFO are in the same boat when it comes to TCO calculations, and how only an independent expert can help.Read On
Benefit from our flexible, bespoke, customised financial solutionsRead On
How pay-per-patient models can help to preserve liquidityREAD ON
"A 24-month deal, locked into the same network provider, with the same handset resulting in next to nothing in terms of flexibility."
IT procurement is very different to purchasing consumables. Ralf Behrning clarifies what really matters.READ ON
Keeping pace with the latest technology and trends can be a real challenge in today's world, with staying one step ahead almost impossible. We take a look at one of the latest digital trends to impact the Enterprise Mobility world - convergence.READ ON
The right to erasure or the right to be forgotten. How can you equip yourself to ensure you comply?READ ON
In this interview, Oliver Schorer, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and member of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about how digitalisation and the impact of intelligent mobile working is changing our future workspace.READ ON
As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN sheds light on your overall costs. We will show you where you have potential savings and how you can achieve these savings.READ ON
With decades of experience in project financing, be assured that your investment will pay off with CHG-MERIDIAN's holistic view & expertise. Learn more online.READ ON
As an innovative technology manager with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN creates maximum cost transparency, identifies potential savings – and achieves these savings.READ ON
We sat down with our Country Service Manager, Scott Linley and our Head of Sales Corporate, Danny Persaud to take a dive into the world of Enterprise MobilityREAD ON
Find out how our partnership can benefit your institutionREAD ON
For years, an office, a desk and fixed working hours have been considered the unchangeable reality of everyday working life, but this pattern is now rapidly changing thanks to the rise of modern mobile working.READ ON