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 […]

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 […]

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trust is to create a £800,000 data warehouse In bringing together clinical and care information currently stored in an outdated way, in a range of disparate systems, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trust project will enable clinicians and other staff to access “a transparent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

Govt minister visits Institute of Tech site in Dudley

Government minister James Brokenshire has visited Dudley to take a look at the development site of an upcoming £32 million Institute of Technology. Mr Brokenshire, who sits in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, was invited by Dudley North MP, Ian Austin, to discuss plans to attract high-skill jobs to […]

Edge Testing celebrates record growth year in the Midlands

Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has experienced a record year of growth, which saw the company increase its presence in England by 50 per cent and welcome the addition of 15 new clients to its portfolio, served by its Digital Test Hub in Birmingham. Working with Directors Rob Maxfield and Richard Mort, who […]

Nottingham tech firm, GeoSLAM, recruiting 20 jobs at its HQ

GeoSLAM, the 3D mobile and mapping technology firm, says it wants to create 20 jobs at its, Ruddington, Nottingham headquarters. The firm operates in the surveying, mining and engineering, forestry, facilities, and asset management industries, and says the jobs will be in software development, human resources, technical support and channel sales. Chief executive of GeoSLAM, […]

Vodafone tests 5G tech at Birmingham train station

U.K. telecommunications group Vodafone carried out a 5G test at a train station in the city of Birmingham as part of its country-wide trial The carrier revealed in a statement today that Birmingham New Street became the first train station to test 5G technology in the U.K. During the test, passengers at the station were […]

Peppermint Technology secures £7m+ strategic funding

Nottingham-based legal cloud software provider, Peppermint Technology, has secured over £7 million strategic investment from Accel-KKR, a Silicon Valley technology-focused investment firm and existing investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). The funding will support Peppermint Technology management’s plan to accelerate growth, further develop the company’s Legal SaaS platform and scale resources to solidify the company’s market […]

Birmingham listed tech firm signs E.ON supply deal

A Birmingham-based listed technology company has signed a supply agreement with energy giant E.ON. LightwaveRF will provide its latest range of Lightwave Smart series lighting and power devices. The agreement is part of a collaboration between E.ON and housebuilder Berkeley Group at its Kidbrooke Village development in Greenwich, London. Lightwave’s smart hub, light switches and […]

Node4 gains CREST Certification for pen testing services

Node4, a cloud, data centre and communications solutions provider, is now certified as a global CREST penetration testing service provider. Established in 2004, Node4 is a Managed Services Provider that offers end-to-end IT infrastructure and services, technical expertise and innovation, all fully managed and flexibly deployed across the company’s own infrastructure fabric. CREST provides an internationally […]

Leeds’ Tracsis acquires Coventry-based event traffic specialist

Leeds-headquartered transport software business Tracsis has acquired a Coventry-based event traffic planning specialist in a deal that could be worth more than £2.5m. Cash & Traffic Management, founded in 1998, provides event traffic planning, admission control, and other event-related services. It employs 20 permanent staff, all of whom will remain with the business following its […]

Ideagen acquires Irish software firm Scannells for £3.5M

UK based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) sector software developer, Ideagen Plc, which is headquartered in Ruddington Fields Business Park, Nottinghamshire, has announced the acquisition of Irish company Scannell Solutions Ltd for a fee of £3.5m. Scannell Solutions Ltd is known for its Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Environmental Health, Safety and Quality monitoring […]

Bromsgrove public sector finance firm snapped up by Astuta

Bromsgrove-based public sector finance systems company, Trojan Consultants, has been acquired by UK software group Astuta. Trojan Consultants is a leader in public sector finance systems, which developed, supplied and supported specialist finance systems for social services, NHS and local government organisations for more than 30 years. Howard Sears, Astuta’s founder and executive chairman, said: […]