2009
Is There Life After 32 Years
In Corporate Finance?
David Coulton
Managing Director
The Archive Centre Ltd
37 Years of
‘Safe’ Employment
of which
32 years working for major firms in the Corporate Finance Sector:
NU, UCB, BNY, GMA...
Late 2009
Early Retirement and Redundancy Option
What Do I Do?
MBI of
The Archive Centre Limited
Positives• Customer Base
• Market Position
• Reputation
• Systems
• Building – Heated an...
MBI of
The Archive Centre Limited
NegativesPersonally:
• No Sector Experience
Company:
• Largest Customer 40% of Sales
• N...
So Why Archive?
• Virtually all businesses or organisations need to
retain records for Operational and Statutory
requireme...
Why use The Archive Centre Ltd?
• Regional Specialists in Document Archiving
• ISO9001 Approved
• Data Protection Act 1998...
Why use The Archive Centre Ltd?
• Simple “Pence per Month” per Box Storage Charge
No Extras, No Hidden Charges
We do not C...
Our Clients
• Playgroup
• Shops
• Solicitors
• Accountants
• Councils
• Regional Bodies
• Charities
• Hospitals
Not Sector...
Recent Clients Benefits
• Solicitors – Saved 25% on Archive Storage Costs Plus
Other Savings Compared to Existing Archive ...
Secure Destruction Services
• Always Provided Service for Archived Material – Now Extended to
Include Office Waste, Domest...
• Archiving – If it Fits in a Box, is Non-Perishable and Not
Dangerous, We Can Store it
• Secure Storage for Other Items A...
We are just an email or phone call away!
01296 425744
enquiries@thearchivecentre.com
David Coulton
Managing Director
The A...
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  1. 1. 2009 Is There Life After 32 Years In Corporate Finance? David Coulton Managing Director The Archive Centre Ltd
  2. 2. 37 Years of ‘Safe’ Employment of which 32 years working for major firms in the Corporate Finance Sector: NU, UCB, BNY, GMAC, ING, GE Business Finance and ABN-Amro Providing Corporate Finance for SME’s and Mid Market • Refinancing • MBO’s • MBI’s • Turnarounds ‘Gearing’ up by funding against the assets of companies
  3. 3. Late 2009 Early Retirement and Redundancy Option What Do I Do?
  4. 4. MBI of The Archive Centre Limited Positives• Customer Base • Market Position • Reputation • Systems • Building – Heated and Secure • Potential with Only a Partly Filled Warehouse • Scope to Add on Services A Great Opportunity to Use Previous Experience
  5. 5. MBI of The Archive Centre Limited NegativesPersonally: • No Sector Experience Company: • Largest Customer 40% of Sales • No New Customers in Previous 18 Months • High Overheads – High Spends on Advertising Particularly • Poor Marketing • Lack of Funding
  6. 6. So Why Archive? • Virtually all businesses or organisations need to retain records for Operational and Statutory requirements • No matter the sector, size or type of business or organisation retaining paper records with a professional archiving company is efficient and cost effective – it can usually be even more cost effective than using self-storage units or scanning and storing digitally
  7. 7. Why use The Archive Centre Ltd? • Regional Specialists in Document Archiving • ISO9001 Approved • Data Protection Act 1998Compliant • Full CRB Checked Staff • Heated Warehouses • 24-Hour Site and Building Security • No Minimum Box Numbers – Clients Range From 5 Boxes to 9,000 • File Retrieval Within 5 Minutes of a Request • No Charges for Collections Into Store From Client’s Premises or Existing Storage • Simple Indexing or Full Cataloguing Services Available
  8. 8. Why use The Archive Centre Ltd? • Simple “Pence per Month” per Box Storage Charge No Extras, No Hidden Charges We do not Charge Take-in, Admin or Barcoding Fees • Retrievals can be Files or Boxes – Simple Charge per Trip no Matter How Many Files or Boxes Requested • Standard Next Morning Delivery – Same Day Service Available for Very Urgent Requests (Subject to Time of Request and Availability) • Return to Store Included –For Re-filing When Finished With • Destruction Date Monitoring • The Archive Centre Boxes – Superior Quality – Supplied at Great Value Prices
  9. 9. Our Clients • Playgroup • Shops • Solicitors • Accountants • Councils • Regional Bodies • Charities • Hospitals Not Sector Specific • We Can Store The Unusual – Dental Models, X-rays etc • We Manage Around 250,000 Medical Records
  10. 10. Recent Clients Benefits • Solicitors – Saved 25% on Archive Storage Costs Plus Other Savings Compared to Existing Archive Company • IFA – Paying £208 per Month for Self-Storage Unit – Saved Over 60% on Storage Costs Plus Improved Efficiency • Accountants – Quoted £1,300 to Scan 29 Archive Boxes - £60 per Month to Store With us. AdditionallyPaying Nearly £200 per Month for a Self- Storage Unit Saving Over 60% on Storage Costs
  11. 11. Secure Destruction Services • Always Provided Service for Archived Material – Now Extended to Include Office Waste, Domestic Clear-out’s etc • No Need to Archive With Us to Benefit From Great Service and Value for Money • Sacks and Security Tags Provided Free of Charge • Free Collections from Area Served • One-off Clear-out’s and Regular Collection Service • Simple Destruction Charge per Sack • No Need to Remove Paperclips, Folders, Sleeves etc – All Processed • Certificate of Destruction Provided – Fully ISO9001 Approved • All Material Remains in The UK for Recycling - Cross-cut, Shredded Paper is Used in Hygiene Products, Cardboard is Used in Cartons and Metal is Recycled
  12. 12. • Archiving – If it Fits in a Box, is Non-Perishable and Not Dangerous, We Can Store it • Secure Storage for Other Items Available – Exhibition Stands and Equipment, Stationery, Small Goods Stocks etc • Archive Boxes Supplied at Great Prices • Secure Destruction – Best Price Promise – We will Always Aim to Charge at Least 10% Less Than any Equivalent Service Provider • Secure Shredding Cupboards Available
  13. 13. We are just an email or phone call away! 01296 425744 enquiries@thearchivecentre.com David Coulton Managing Director The Archive Centre Ltd

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