Clearance Solutions and PHS Maxitech in Partnership Triumph

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Clearance Solutions Ltd, the office clearance specialists in London, teams up with PHS Maxitech to provide clients with a secure, efficient and reliable IT recycling service.

Maxitech has been a great partner to work with, always supporting our own business activities with professionalism and integrity.

It’s vital that businesses and organisations protect their clients, employees and the public by securely destroying data held on IT equipment, when it’s disposed of at the end of its life.

Simply pressing “delete” or emptying the “Recycling Bin” doesn’t fully delete that data. Clearance Solutions were approached by Maxitech to provide a mutually beneficial service to their clients, ensuring compliance with the Data Protection Act and also the WEEE Directive which covers safe disposal of electronic equipment.

Nick Anderson of Clearance Solutions has been impressed with the service provided by PHS Maxitech. “When approached by Maxitech, we soon realised that we were missing an opportunity to provide an IT recycling service to our clients. We already deal with a wide range of materials from customer sites when undertaking a clearance, but hadn’t any experience with electronic or IT equipment.

Nick continues, “Aware of the minefield of legislation involved with Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) and the Data Protection Act, we found that we needed Maxitech’s expertise and experience to be able to offer this to our clients.”

Clearance Solutions liaise with Maxitech when a requirement arises, detailing the equipment that is for disposal. Data destruction and IT recycling experts at Maxitech then prepare a bespoke solution for that client.

This relationship has developed significantly since its inception. Clearance Solutions’ clients comply with data protection and environmental legislation in a simple and effective way. Also, Clearance Solutions are able to add another service to their portfolio, helping them to win office clearance jobs and presenting a “one stop shop”.

Nick added, “We’ve been very pleased with the service Maxitech provides our clients. They always receive a Destruction Certificate, as proof that their data has been completely wiped from the equipment. Maxitech has been a great partner to work with, always supporting our own business activities with professionalism and integrity.”

Svetlozar Kanev, General Manager at PHS Maxitech commented, “Working with Clearance Solutions has proven to be a very rewarding partnership. Their business goals are in sync with Maxitech’s, and we hope the relationship continues to develop.”

Notes for editors

About PHS
The PHS Group is a leading workplace services provider and has traded in the UK since 1963. It has a diverse service portfolio aimed at improving work and leisure spaces while making life much easier for facilities, building and people managers.

PHS really does ‘do more than you think’, providing products and services for:

  •     Crate rental and packaging
  •     Interior and exterior planting
  •     Laundry equipment and workwear
  •     Matting and flooring
  •     Records storage and management
  •     Shredding and recycling
  •     Testing and compliance
  •     Washrooms
  •     Waste management
  •     Water machines
  •     Workplace consumables

PHS provides these direct to UK companies and also operates as a tier one supplier to the facilities management market, supporting the integrated service propositions of most of the major FMs.

The PHS Group’s annual turnover for the year ending March 2012 was £422 million. It employs around 5,000 personnel, operates from a wide network of 153 regional service branches, and takes care of over 250,000 customers at over 450,000 locations in the UK, Ireland, Holland, Belgium and Spain.

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