NewStarts offers tuition with every computer and laptop sold, to ensure you get the most from your new system. They also offer training, via their partner organisation, In-Tuition at Bromsgrove library.
Computers start from £30 and laptops start from £35, but NewStarts can also build systems to any spec, including gaming computers, high end workstations & servers. As well as computers NewStarts also sells printers, monitors, keyboards, mice, cables & other accessories at reasonable prices.
To be eligible to purchase discounted and licensed equipment or for an upgrade to a Windows 10 refurbished license you must meet one of the following criteria. You must be:
- In receipt of state benefit such as JSA, ESA, ISA or Universal Credit
- Considered to have a low income
- Or are on referral to receive low cost or free items
This eligibility also extends to the following organisations:
- Charitable or Non-Profit Organisation
- Academic Organisation
- Community Projects
NewStarts also offer repairs, computer recycling, data destruction, data recovery, virus / spyware removal, data transfers, technical support, a structured IT volunteering program and much more.
They can be contacted here
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Another source of discounted computers is Microsoft. They offer refurbished computers at a discount for people in receipt of benefits through their getonline@home scheme.
You must be a registered UK charity or receive at least one of the following benefits to qualify for the cheaper price:
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Jobseeker’s allowance
- Pension credit
- Disability Living Allowance
- Attendance Allowance / Constant Attendance Allowance
- Carer’s Allowance
- Incapacity Benefit / Employment and Support Allowance
- Disability element of Working Tax Credit
If you aren’t in receipt of the benefits listed above, you can still buy a computer through the Get Online @ Home scheme. Standard prices are:
- PCs from £119
- Laptops from £169
*ENTER JAN18 TO RECEIVE YOUR 5% DISCOUNT*
(5% discount ends February 28th)
For more information see here