Ticketing software firm expands with new appointments

Aldridge’s ticketing software company Vennersys is targeting business growth with the appointment of three new members of its sales team. The company has undergone a 53% expansion in its team in the last two years, with entry into new markets including Scottish attractions and the heritage railway sector. Luke Fletcher joins Vennersys as a business development […]

Castleton Technology acquires IP in £1.6 million deal

Sutton Coldfield-based Castleton Technology, a software and managed services provider for the public and not-for-profit sectors, has paid £1.6 million to acquire the IP of the platform of its modelling solution. In 2015 Castleton acquired Brixx Solutions, which had a platform that enabled users to produce financial models and long-term forecasts. Castleton has been paying a licence […]

Mitrefinch is aiming to create 500 jobs in Nottingham

HR and payroll software company Mitrefinch says it wants to create “500-plus” jobs in Nottingham as it embarks on an aggressive expansion strategy. The company officially opened its Nottingham at Nottingham One on Monday, says it has already targeted office space to move into when it outgrows its current offices, which can house up to […]

Payroll software firm Star Computers bought by IRIS

Star Computers, a provider of payroll software to bureaus and businesses, has been acquired by IRIS Software Group, a software supplier which works with companies across the UK. Star Computers’ Star Payroll Professional is used by payroll bureaus serving more than 75,000 organisations and delivering in excess of one million payslips every single month. The […]

Investment secured by software provider The Access Group

The Access Group, a provider of integrated business management software, has secured strategic investment from private equity firm Hg. The deal gave the business an enterprise value of approximately £1 billion. Current majority shareholder TA Associates will retain joint control of The Access Group. The Access Group, which has an office in Macclesfield, targets UK […]

Synapse securing £1.2m funding to add 20 new employees

Birmingham technology start-up Synapse that re-engineers spreadsheets to meet the demands placed on financial reporting is in the process of completing a fundraising round in excess of £1.2m. Working with two organisations to secure the funding – Shadow Foundr and Central Business Finance – Synapse was initially looking to raise £300,000 of working capital. With the additional funding, Synapse intends to […]

Silwood Technology launches Oracle e-Business suite and Microsoft Dynamics starter packs for GDPR

– Starter Packs simplify personal data fields discovery in five leading application packages, ready for the upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and beyond – Strong interest in existing packs as organisations still facing major challenge when locating personal data Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd  has expanded its series of GDPR Starter Packs […]

Ideagen completes acquisition of US-based Medforce Technologies

Ideagen, the quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software developer, has announced the acquisition of American healthcare software specialists, Medforce Technologies Inc, for $8.7m. Medforce is a growing, profitable and cash generative organisation which has successfully developed its Command suite of enterprise information management, workflow, and compliance software since 1993. Its flagship CommandCenter product is used […]

Inventor-e wins £350,000 grant from Innovate UK

Solihull technology company Inventor-e has received a six-figure grant to develop an energy efficient product to track and monitor assets. The company is based at the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre, and provides a range of inventory management solutions linked to its cloud-based Sourcerer software platform. The business has won a £350,000 grant from Innovate UK […]

Notts software developer expands operations in Southeast Asia

Ideagen, a Nottinghamshire software developer has announced plans to expand, relocate and refurbish its operations across the Asia-Pacific region. The company provides software for information management, compliance and risk management. It employs approximately 400 staff in the UK, including 110 in its head office at Ruddington Fields BusinessPark. The company’s latest expansion project involves Ideagen’s office […]

Silwood Technology releases JD Edwards and Siebel Starter Packs for GDPR data discovery

Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd has announced the availability of GDPR Starter Packs for two major application packages – JD Edwards and Siebel – enabling users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data. The GDPR Starter Packs are underpinned by Safyr®, a dedicated metadata discovery software, which enables users to access, understand, […]

Pinnacle acquires Sage software & IT services business from MSA Systems

Pinnacle, specialists in providing Sage business management software and IT Services, has acquired the Sage software & IT Services business of Midlands based MSA Systems Ltd (MSA) for an undisclosed sum. Pinnacle will take over MSA’s customer base of over 80 sites in a move designed to support its penetration geographically into the Midlands region and […]

Birmingham software firm named among UK’s top exporters

A Birmingham software firm has been named as one the UK’s fastest-growing small companies for its exporting activities. It is one of seven West Midlands companies to feature in the 2018 Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100. Jewellery Quarter-based Mercato develops sales software for clients such as  IBM and Lenovo and growth in the […]

Ideagen expects strong revenues through international client wins

Nottingham’s Ideagen has announced that it expects to record its ninth year of successive growth following the release of its unaudited Interim Results. The software firm grew both organically and from acquisitions made in the previous financial year, recording significant increases in new and recurring revenues. Among the highlights include revenue rises of 43% to £17.2million, […]

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 […]