FHL Cloud Solutions selected as an approved G-Cloud supplier

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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 […]

Peak reaches £5m funding to meet customer demand

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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 […]

FHL reports revenue increase during year of great change

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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 – […]

Computing launches Cloud & Infrastructure North in Manchester

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In a couple of week’s time industry magazine Computing will be bringing a host of expert speakers to Manchester on the 18th of April for the inaugural Cloud & Infrastructure Summit North. The Cloud & Infrastructure Summit in Manchester will be covering: • The future of the cloud; • Implementing cloud culture; • The role of AI, IoT and […]

Upside Energy secures funding for cloud-based smart grid platform

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Manchester-based smart energy startup Upside Energy has secured investment totalling £5.5 million. The firm received the financial support to grow its team and speed up commercialisation and deployment of its cloud-based smart grid platform. Its platform aggregates the energy stored in everyday connected devices, such as batteries and hot water tanks, to create a virtual energy store that can […]

Giacom stages management buyout with VC support

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VC Livingbridge announced an investment in Hull’s Giacom, a specialist cloud services marketplace which provides cloud services to the SME market via the Information Technology Consultants (‘ITCs’) community. Giacom offers a one-stop platform for all of the cloud software, infrastructure and IT support services that an ITC might require to transition an SME client into a public […]

Kcom and University of Hull constructing new data centre

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The University of Hull and KCOM are set to construct a new multimillion-pound data centre to address demand in the region. The centre will be called The Hull Data Centre and is to be constructed at the University of Hull and will serve its needs as well as those of KCOM and Hull College. The […]

Data analytics start-up Peak raises £2.5m to further develop AI

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Manchester-based start-up Peak sells data analytics-as-a-service to businesses and has raised £2.5m in its latest funding round. Its total funding has reached £3.5m with London-based venture capital firm MMC Ventures is the main provider of the latest injection of capital, which will allow Peak to continue to help companies of all sizes use data, machine learning and AI technologies […]

Hedgehog Lab and Fuse Telecom scale up at Generator Studios

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Newcastle’s Hedgehog Lab has expanded its headquarters at the Generator Studios after posting a huge rise in sales. The technology consultancy, which boasts offices in London, Boston, Austin, Denmark and India, has leased space extending to 7,500 sq ft having outgrown the initial 1,700 sq ft of space acquired in 2012. The additional space is a […]

FHL joins forces with Kyriba to deliver secure cloud treasury solutions

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Kyriba Corp. a provider of cloud-based treasury, cash and risk management solutions, has announced a channel sales partnership with cloud solutions provider, FHL, a provider of NetSuite products in Europe and NetSuite’s EMEA Partner of the Year 2017. FHL’s 150+ NetSuite customers now have access to Kyriba’s cloud-based solutions. Security is a growing issue for treasury and finance professionals, […]

Cheshire’s MPP Global raises £12 million in Series B funding

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Cheshire-based MPP Global has raised £12 million in Series B funding from investors including Albion Ventures and Grafton Capital. Headquartered in Warrington, MPP Global delivers digital monetisation services to media companies such as Sky, News UK and the Daily Mail Group. The investment will allow MPP Global to expand into new markets and continue the […]

FHL named NetSuite’s partner of year for record sixth year

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NetSuite – the provider of a leading cloud business management solution – has named Crewe-based FHL its top solution partner of the year for UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for a record sixth time. The award was presented at the NetSuite Annual SuiteWorld Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, 24 – 27 April 2017). Competing against more than 50 NetSuite […]

Business profile – TechSparx talks to FHL

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Crewe business FHL kicks off our new series where we profile regional tech businesses. Andrew Peddie, MD of FHL tells us all you need to know about FHL in one comprehensive interview. Tell us in one sentence what FHL offers? “Best in class” cloud business systems. How is your service different from competitors? There is an […]

Who is Edge Testing?

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Edge Testing is a leading expert in providing world-class software testing solutions. The award-winning company is typically engaged when organisations are implementing a new system or making significant changes to an existing system. It ensures that systems are fast, secure, available and work as expected in an increasingly complex IT landscape. Founded in 2007, Edge […]

Leeds digital festival doubles in size

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The 2017 Leeds Digital Festival has experienced a huge increase in the number of events compared to its first year in 2016. This year’s festival, will run to 29 April and involves approximately 115 events, up from 56 in 2016, with more than 10,000 attendees expected Hundreds of Leeds-based firms and speakers will be taking […]