SF Recruitment expands tech team to meet growing demand

SF Recruitment, which has offices in Birmingham, Nottingham and Leicester, set up its tech team a year ago to specialise in roles such as development, software engineering, design and IT networking. Now it is looking to add 10 new team members over the next year to meet growing demand for tech jobs. SF Recruitment chief […]

Midlands companies urged to enter Best British Tech Pioneer competition

KPMG’s Best British Tech Pioneer (BBTP) 2020 competition is still open for entries, until 11.59pm on Sunday 1 December 2019. Applicants will need to complete our short application form, which can be found here. Since launching BBTP in 2013, the annual competition has been propelling forward the game changers, the disruptors and tech titans of tomorrow. […]

SAP specicialist ASCARII secures new base for further growth

SAP Business One specialist Ascarii has made its new home in a Grade II listed barn conversion in Redditch. Ascarii specialises in the SAP Business One software system and its clients range from small and medium-sized firms up to multinationals such as brewing giants SABMiller and InBev, computer game developer Codemasters and technology group Panasonic. […]

Solihull-based Phoebus Software completes fundraise after MBO

Solihull’s Phoebus Software which is backed by NorthEdge Capital has raised new debt facilities, months after completing a management buyout (MBO) in June 2019. The company has secured senior debt and working capital facilities from the Midlands office of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank’s Corporate and Structured Finance team, led by Sunil Prabhaker and Ian Howey. Phoebus Software […]

Ideagen opens Technology ‘Centre of Excellence’ site in Malaysia

Ideagen officially opened its new Technology ‘Centre of Excellence’ site in Malaysia to strengthen its position in the multi-billion dollar governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software market. The ambitious project brings with it around 80 new jobs in its first phase of recruitment, with roles ranging from software development, test and cybersecurity. The new Centre of […]

MSP Quiss Technology achieves £14.1 million turnover

Tamworth-headquartered managed IT service provider Quiss Technology has achieved a turnover of £14.1m in the year to 31 May 2019, up from £11.6m in the prior 12 months. The company whose clients include Pepsi, Topshop, Selfridges and Britvic, increased its turnover and pre-tax profits during its latest financial year, according to newly filed accounts. Its […]

IT security recruiter LA International excedes £225 million turnover

Stoke-on-Trent-headquartered LA International has exceeded turnover topped £225 million. The rise was reported for the year to 30 June 2019 after posted £224.8m in the prior 12 months. Its pre-tax profits also rose from £12.5m to £13.2m over the same period. A statement signed off by the board said: “The directors are pleased to announce […]

LT Security receives £30K investment boost for surveillance system

Malvern-based tech security firm, LT Security, has received £30,000 from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF). The company has developed a surveillance system which uses radar, cameras and a mobile tower to track movements within a 400-metre radius. The firm is to use the funding to further invest in R&D and recruitment. The firm’s system ‘STL […]

Purple Frog wins major data security contacts with businesses worldwide

Purple Frog Systems in Telford has launched a software called Power BI Sentinel, and it’s been adopted by businesses across a range of industry sectors around the globe. The software has been developed over a number of years, and is designed to enhance security and accelerate disaster recovery for businesses that are already using Microsoft’s […]

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 […]

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 […]