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London, United Kingdom, 2010/01/19 - BrightHouse is working in partnership with Centerprise International Limited, an approved Becta supplier to participate in the Home Access programme.
BrightHouse, the UK’s leading rent to own retailer is working in partnership with Centerprise International Limited, an approved Becta supplier to participate in the Home Access programme. This is a Government-backed initiative through which some 270,000 eligible low income families in England will be offered grants for a home computer and internet access.
Customers who have successfully applied will then be able to arrange the delivery of their free computer and broadband package from one of BrightHouse’s 150 English stores.
Alan Pascoe, BrightHouse Category Manager for Technology says: ‘We are delighted to be working in partnership with Centerprise, which is allowing us to be able to offer members of the community our stores are based in the ability to own the latest Acer Netbook and broadband package. This amazing opportunity will allow families access to the internet and all the educational advantages it offers’.
Picture: Alan Pascoe, Category Manager for Technology, BrightHouse.
BrightHouse (brighthouse.co.uk) is the UK’s leading own to retailer. With 191 stores, it specialises in the sale of home electronic, domestic appliances, household furniture and related products, on a ‘rent-to-own’ affordable weekly payment basis. BrightHouse provides customers access to a choice of products, operating without the normal requirement of large deposits and credit ratings. With 2200 staff UK-wide, BrightHouse is a major employer in the local communities where its stores are located. BrightHouse plans to open an additional 20 stores during 2010.
BrightHouse supports NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity that specialises in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.
Caversham Finance Limited trading as BrightHouse. Registered in England 785922.
Established in 1983, Centerprise International is a supplier and Manufacturer of bespoke and retail hardware & services. Centerprise uses its experience and IT expertise in providing strong service and has built a reputation for delivering large scale IT projects within the Corporate, Education and Government sectors.
For the last 19 years, Centerprise has supplied to the MOD and is accredited by every major Government body in the UK. Centerprise is also an approved supplier for the Home Access programme, launched to provide more children in England with free access to technology and connectivity at home to support learning.
Becta is the government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning. It is Becta’s ambition to utilise the benefits of technology to create a more exciting, rewarding and successful experience for learners of all ages and abilities, enabling them to achieve their potential.