Double award nomination for Digital Balance

Stoke based Digital Balance develops human engagement software solutions that help organisations’ manage and engage with their workforce and has been nominated for leading personnel awards. Earlier in the year, Digital Balance was shortlisted for a Sentinel Business Award in the ‘High Performing Team of the Year’ category.  The company has now received two nominations […]

Over 300 tech staff return to Birmingham council with Capita JV ‘largely ended’

Birmingham City Council’s 13-year joint venture with outsourcer Capita has now “largely ended”. The authority has issued a statement claiming that, following the completion of a four-month programme of transition, most of the services covered by the agreement have now successfully been “brought back in-house”. 167 staff were last week transferred from Capita to the […]

Warwickshire Council seeks chief transformation and digital officer

Warwickshire County Council is seeking a chief transformation and digital officer to deliver savings by revamping the authority’s business processes and service delivery.   The council currently employs a contractor to lead its transformation efforts. With this person moving on shortly, Warwickshire wishes to bring in a permanent leader on a two-year contract. “It is recognised that […]

ByteSnap Finalists at British Engineering Excellence Awards 2019

We’re excited that ByteSnap Design has made it to this year’s finals of the prestigious British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs)! We’ve been shortlisted in the Consultancy of the Year category, where the judges look at the growth, performance and innovation of UK engineering and design houses.   The BEEAs celebrate the best in class of […]

Digital Balance becomes MyCleverGroup’s second acquisition

MyCleverGroup has acquired 100% of the share capital of talent management software developer, Digital Balance. MyCleverGroup’s second acquisition, as it looks to buy and build out its digital and cloud-based platforms to make it easier for organisations to embrace technology, incorporates Digital Balance’s team of 15. Digital Blue specialises in the development of software solutions that help […]

NoBlue receives the NetSuite 5-Star Partner Award

NoBlue, a specialist in developing and implementing tailored cloud-based IT solutions for businesses, has received the Oracle NetSuite 5-Star Partner Award for the third year in a row. The award acknowledges members of the NetSuite Solution Provider Program that continue to deepen their commitment to NetSuite customers through strategic expertise that enables organisations to achieve the benefits […]

JJX Logistics adopts ‘Spillard Live’ to boost driver safety

One of the UK’s leading logistics experts has teamed up with Spillard Safety Systems to help it combine consistent growth in its operations with improving the safety of its drivers. JJX Logistics, which has increased its workforce by 20% to 65 people, has joined fleets run by AF Blakemore, DHL, Fowler Welch, Lomas Distribution and […]

New appointment puts Lucideon on a growth curve

World-leading technology company, Lucideon ,has appointed a sales director to help the business reach its global potential. Noor Ali has joined the Stoke-on-Trent headquartered business to drive commercial growth through its global sales teams across targeted market sectors. Buoyed by success in national and international markets within the aerospace, construction, nuclear, healthcare and technical ceramics […]

South Staffordshire seeks tech and transformation leader

Authority recruiting for £60,000 role South Staffordshire Council is seeking to appoint a technology and transformation leader to help it become “an agile and digital enterprise”, and is advertising a vacant position as assistant director of digital technology and business transformation. The chosen candidate will spearhead the implementation of technologies and processes that ease South Staffordshire residents’ access […]

Xoserve cash boost to help Solihull’s elderly population

Older people in Solihull are being empowered to help themselves using digital technology thanks to a local charity and the generous support of a Solihull-based company, Xoserve. Xoserve, the Central Data Service Provider for Great Britain’s gas market, chose local older people’s charity Age UK Solihull as one of its 2018/2019 charities, focusing on raising […]

Additional major Investment from Mercia in Medherent

Clinical-stage developer of innovative transdermal delivery products for pain and CNS diseases, Medherant Limited, has announced a new £2 million investment. The additional funding from Mercia Technologies PLC, the national investment group focused on the identification, creation, funding and scaling of innovative technology businesses with high growth potential, is part of a circa £2.4 million […]

£800k data warehouse for Shrewsbury and Telford NHS trust

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS trust is to create a £800,000 data warehouse In bringing together clinical and care information currently stored in an outdated way, in a range of disparate systems, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trust project will enable clinicians and other staff to access “a transparent view of parent care”, the trust hopes. The […]

Ideagen “ahead of market expectations” for 10th year in a row

UK-based global software firm, Ideagen, expects to be marginally ahead of market expectations when it releases its full year results later this year. The Nottingham-headquartered, AIMS listed, technology firm provided an update to the London Stock Exchange on its performance during a pre-close trading update on Tuesday and expects to report a 29% rise in revenues […]

Sheffield to roll out better, and free, city centre Wi-Fi

Sheffield is to roll out a free-to-use city Wi-Fi network that’s going to be useful for more than just letting shoppers browse the internet. City centre Wi-Fi networks traditionally tend to consist of little more than a few rugged access points (APs) stuck to lampposts, delivering connectivity for shoppers and tourists, that’s at best described as “not […]

Telecoms giant BT considers regional hub in Birmingham

BT has launched a major office restructuring programme that could result in hundreds of staff relocating to Three Snowhill in Birmingham. The development is being considered by the telecoms giant for its new Birmingham home. Three Snowhill is the largest single office building under construction in the UK outside London. The 420,000 sq ft, 17 storey […]