UXBRIDGE, U.K. 05 June, 2013 – It’s hard to imagine how a collection of highly-efficient Xerox multifunction printers could lend a hand to young people in the United Kingdom, but at The Prince’s Trust headquarters in London, they are doing just that. Recently donated by Xerox, the youth charity’s new office equipment is helping manage their printing requirements centrally and saving about £7,000 per year, which means the charity can help young people across the UK.
“This success puts a human face on the benefits of using more reliable and efficient machines and a centralised approach to our printing needs,” said Gordon Mead, deputy director of IT at The Prince’s Trust. “Xerox will be an integral part of our future strategy due to the time and money we will be able to save.”
Xerox supplied a range of multifunction printers providing processing, scanning and printing within a secure environment to support The Trust’s national operations. The devices provide security features such as swipe cards and personal codes, ensuring sensitive information is protected.
The organisation plans to roll out a centralised system across its 60 regional offices in the future to further increase efficiency. Xerox is working with The Trust to find ways to simplify its business operations so it can focus on what it does best: supporting disadvantaged young people into work.
“The Trust is taking the next step in its technology infrastructure, and the decisions it makes today will impact staff efficiency for years to come,” said Alan Charnley, managing director at Xerox U.K. and Ireland. “More than anything, this effort gives The Trust greater bandwidth to carry out the incredible service it offers.”
The Prince's Trust, founded by HRH The Prince of Wales, is a youth charity that helps change young lives. It gives practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. It works with 13 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. It has helped more than 700,000 young people since 1976 and supports 100 more each working day.
To find more about The Prince's Trust and the work it does, go to www.princes-trust.org.uk
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