Leicester technology company 3T Logistics’ revenue surge

A Leicester-based company that specialises in developing technology for the logistics sector has reported an increase in turnover of about 50 per cent over the past four years. 3T Logistics is Europe’s largest independent 4PL, managing over £200 million in transport spend across Europe and the US. Based at Grove Park in Enderby, Leicestershire, the […]

Mayor backs govt proposal for West Mids tech innovation

West Midlands’ Mayor Andy Street has backed a series of proposals that the Government that will boost innovation and technology industries across the region, including creating a new tech hub in Birmingham and digital technology investment. The proposal will see the number of tech visas being offered to UK businesses double, while a £2m pilot scheme will be […]

Ideagen signs deal providing software to global packaging firm

Nottinghamshire-headquartered Ideagen has signed a deal to provide its software to global packaging business, Multi Packaging Solutions, which has its UK headquarters in Nottingham, in support of MPS aiming to standardise its quality management processes across each of its 70 global sites. MPS is a part of the US-based WestRock Company and has contracts with brands including Nike, […]

Bromsgrove’s Juniper Systems opens office in Austria

Bromsgrove-based Juniper Systems, which manufactures handheld computers, has opened a new office in Austria, thanks to recent growth. Simon Bowe, General Manager of Juniper Systems, said: “As Juniper Systems has grown in recent years, the need has grown for an office to serve our German-speaking partners and customers in Austria, Germany, and other Eastern European […]

Birmingham Airport service for real-time flight news via Twitter

Birmingham Airport sees more than 13 million people fly through it every year and, at this busy time of the year, passengers and those expecting them will be pleased to know that they can access and keep track of flight departures, and arrivals, in real-time thanks to a new service called FlightSmart. Using the @FlyBHX handle, […]

Silwood Technology launches SAP Starter Pack for GDPR

Silwood Technology Ltd, a supplier of enterprise application metadata intelligence software, has launched a new SAP Starter Pack that gives users of this widely implemented ERP a valuable kick-start in identifying the precise location of Personal Data fields in any SAP system; a critical starting point for any GDPR strategy. Underpinned by Silwood’s software-based solution, Safyr®, a […]

Safyr accelerates Personal Data discovery for GDPR compliance

Silwood Technology Limited (Silwood) has launched a software-based solution, named Safyr® Version 7, that makes personal data discovery in ERP and CRM systems, for GDPR compliance, easier and quicker. A fast, accurate and cost-effective software that provides accessible metadata intelligence for the most complex, customised ERP and CRM packages, including SAP and Oracle, Safyr enables users to […]

Leicester’s CloudCall raises £3.5 million on LSE

Leicester headquartered CloudCall, the AIM listed computer telephony integration company, has raised approximately £3.5 million before expenses, through placing 2,457,774 new Ordinary Shares on the London Stock Exchange at 143.5 pence each. In addition, the Company has conditionally raised approximately £2.2 million, before expenses, by way of a placing of 1,505,226 new Ordinary Shares at 143.5 […]

Software firm Synapse aims for crowdfunding boost

Birmingham tech firm Synapse is aiming to create 20 new jobs by securing £300,000 in new finance via crowdfunding. The new crowdfunding campaign has launched  with Shadow Foundr to raise the capital to help Synapse expand its team. The company is based at Innovation Birmingham Campus, and has created software which aims to help clients manage […]

Intercede sees huge growth in revenues as digital security sales soar

Intercede, based in Lutterworth, supplies specialist digital security systems for some of the world’s most sensitive companies said revenues were boosted by new customer wins. First half sales in its current financial year, to the end of March 2018, are said to be up nearly 30 per cent to more than £3.6 million compared to […]

Edge Testing completes 500 mile charity walk for 10th anniversary

Software testing company Edge Testing Solutions celebrated a decade in business with a cheque presentation at its 10th anniversary celebrations, after completing a £5,000 fundraising initiative for nominated local and national charities, which were invited to attend the event. 10 volunteers across Edge’s offices walked 500 miles from the company’s Glasgow office, via its new Digital Test […]

Occupational health software company expands in Birmingham

Provider of occupational health software, Cohort Software, is expanding in Birmingham after a successful string of client wins. The company has taken up 8,832 sq ft office space at Eleven Brindleyplace, Brunswick Square, from where it will grow its team and expand the worldwide services it already provides. Cohort Software creates solutions for the healthcare […]

EG Solutions agrees £26 million takeover offer from US firm Verint

New York-based analytics company Verint WS Holdings Ltd on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy London-listed back-office software firm EG Solutions PLC for GBP26.3 million in cash. Under the terms of the offer, Verint will pay 112.5 pence per EG Solutions share, which it noted is a 53% premium to the average EG Solutions […]

Portech implements new stock take system for Webster and Horsfall

Webster and Horsfall, a 297-year-old Birmingham company at the forefront of wire manufacturing, has transformed its stock taking with a new stock management system from mobile computer solutions provider Portech Systems. Responsible for the first ever transatlantic cable and based in the city of Birmingham, Webster and Horsfall combines its wealth of experience with state […]

Dividend increase for Sanderson after strong half year

Software and IT group, Sanderson has declared a 10% increase in interim dividend following a strong half year. The Coventry-based group, which supplies digital retail technology and enterprise software for the manufacturing, wholesale distribution and logistics sectors, saw revenue growth 10% to £10.9m (H1 2016: £9.86m) in the half year to March 31, 2017. Operating […]