FHL Cloud Solutions selected as an approved G-Cloud supplier


The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced FHL Cloud Solutions (FHL) as an approved G-Cloud supplier on the Digital Marketplace, opening up numerous public sector opportunities. The Digital Marketplace supports the government vision of a public sector ‘Amazon’ meaning that FHL, as a fully-compliant supplier, is able to deliver services to Government departments across the UK. Launched […]

10 technology recruitment agencies in the North West


Summer is the perfect time for you to think about a new job opportunity, whether you are a graduate or already a tech specialist. We decided to help you out and list 10 recruitment agencies that specialise in technology in the North West. They have offices in all of the big cities and companies that […]

IT firm Tranquil PC snapped up by US/French company 2CRSI


IT firm Tranquil PC has been snapped up by US/French company 2CRSI. Tranquil is a family owned company based in Trafford Park and manufactures low energy IT systems. Founded in 2005 and with headquarters in San Jose, California and Strasbourg, France, 2CRSI Corporation designs and manufactures storage systems, high-performance computing (HPC) and customised IT appliances. […]

MirrorWeb awarded contract to archive the history of Wales


Manchester’s MirrorWeb has been awarded a three-year contract by the Welsh government to digitally archive the nation’s online presence, preserving the government’s web-published content in both English and Welsh on all websites of historic and national significance, including Twitter accounts. This will open up full accessibility for the Welsh Government’s Information and Archive Services team. […]

Edge Testing’s first ever Manchester DevOps event


Software testing company, Edge Testing, which is a part of Eurofins Digital Testing, is holding its first ever testing event in Manchester, at Malmaison on Wednesday 11 July. The breakfast seminar, which kicks off at 8.30 am, will offer insights into testing as part of DevOps while discussing the unique solutions available to help organisations […]

Silwood launches new ERP starter packs for GDPR data discovery


Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd  has expanded its series of GDPR Starter Packs for major application packages, including SAP, JD Edwards and Siebel. Today’s launch of Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Starter Packs will enable more users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data. The GDPR […]

Electronic components firm relocates Manchester office


Supplier of electronic components Arrow Electronics has relocated its Manchester office as part of a restructure of its UK locations. Arrow Electronics has taken a five-year term at Trafford House, moving from its previous base at New York Street. US-owned Arrow has three divisions, including Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions in Harrogate and Arrow Components in […]

Lancashire’s Daisy Group swoops in for Voice Mobile acquisition


Lancashire-based Daisy Group has partnered with Voice Mobile since 2004 and will retain its sales and operations teams to sell and manage EE mobile accounts to existing and new customers. Daisy said its distribution division will use the acquisition to create an “EE centre of excellence” to operate across the group, and that Voice Mobile’s relationship with […]

Peak reaches £5m funding to meet customer demand


Inteligent business system specialist Peak has been backed by a further £1.5m funding boost to help it meet market demand and accelerate its R&D efforts. Peak’s secured capital to date now stands at £5m and has allowed it to expand its operations, taking headcount from ten to 60 in the last two years with plans in […]

Immersive VR specialist outlines flotation plans


Manchester-based Immotion specialises in location-based immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences and has unveiled plans to float. Formed from the merger of Studio Liddell and Los Angeles-based filmmakers C2K, the firm has worked with the BBC, Toyota, English Heritage and Warner Brothers, has experience in storytelling, content creation, advertising, art direction and communications. It offers consumers […]

Bidco secures CityFibre as subsidiary in £537.8 million deal


The £537.8m acquisition of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings has completed. The company has Gigabit cities in Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Doncaster, Huddersfield and York. Cityfibre, which floated in 2014, has major networks in more than 40 cities and construction underway to reach five million homes. Greg Mesch, chief executive of CityFibre, said: “Having shaken up the UK […]

Edge Testing appointment for growth in North West


Software testing company, Edge Testing, which is a part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has appointed Sharon Hamilton as Managing Director to spearhead its growth in the North of England. With offices in Scotland, London and Birmingham, the company, which provides software testing services to public sector bodies and companies that are household names, is now planning […]

E-commerce software firm secures half a million investment


York-based e-commerce software developer, PureClarity, has secured a £500,000 investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). PureClarity’s technology uses big data and artificial intelligence to analyse customers’ behaviour and recommend the most relevant products when they search for goods in online stores. […]

Sunderland Software City signs MOU to help tech firms sell in China


Sunderland Software City has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TusPark Newcastle to explore how tech can be used to improve the way UK firms sell their products to China. One of the main projects the two organisations will be working on is discovering how software such as artificial intelligence (AI) can be improved for […]

FHL reports revenue increase during year of great change


FHL Cloud Solutions saw a single digit revenue increase for financial year ending 31 March 2018. This is despite a year of significant change, with FHL becoming part of RSM UK in November 2017. The combined FHL and RSM businesses has formed the largest and leading NetSuite provider across Europe. With the backing of RSM – […]