System integrator Phoenix IT Group put a figure to the number of jobs it expects to cut as part of an ongoing restructuring programme, saying that over 300 back-office and delivery staff are heading for the exit.
The firm said it would also cop an £8.1m impairment charge in the current financial year reflecting the write-off of the intangible asset value of the ICM brand, which was done away with earlier in January.
Both vendors and the channel could save millions of pounds if the electrical recycling laws were changed to improve the collection and charging procedures, according to a report from HP.
Softcat was named among a select group of service providers to provide server and data storage equipment to further education institutions by the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC).
Research out this week suggested that certain aspects of the BYOD pitch may be considered largely irrelevant by end-users, with a majority even accusing the vendor channel of "overhyping" the trend.
HP this week vowed to continue offering financial support for resellers in the face of an ongoing tough economy, extending its pay for rewards scheme into the second quarter.