Business software provider Onesys acquires Sage Coretime


York-headquartered business software provider Onesys has expanded with its biggest acquisition to date, supported by funding from HSBC UK. Onesys Group supplies timesheet, project and billing systems across the UK, Ireland and globally. The company has used six-figure funding from HSBC UK for the acquisition of Sage Coretime, timesheet and project management software used by the […]

New recruits for Newcastle software firm Komodo


North East product design and software engineering agency KOMODO has announced four new recruits. Kyle Heron joins as Associate Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer following a role at Accenture, Sarah Heanan and Hugo Duarte join as Software Engineers in the platform team, and Rebecca McLaughlin as a Software Engineer in the mobile team. Commercial Director Armin Talić said: […]

Yorkshire tech firm provides free BI software to help local enterprises


Panintelligence is offering its business intelligence solutions for free to support and empower Yorkshire organisations in the wake of the global disruption caused by Coronavirus. Eager to help enterprises survive and navigate the global crisis – and provide a helping hand to the local economy during true times of need – the Leeds-based firm is […]

Leeds ed-tech specialist scoops national award


Smoothwall has been awarded a national accolade as one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Small Companies to Work For’. The leading digital safeguarding technology provider, which is head-quartered in Leeds, was named as number 62 on the list and was also awarded the ‘Best Improver’ title. The news comes as the specialists in online monitoring and […]

Five tech startups launch per hour


More than five new tech startups launched every hour in 2019, contributing to a record 681,704 new business formations over the year – a 2.8% increase from 2018. These are some of the findings of the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ sixth annual analysis of Companies House data. “It is encouraging that despite a politically turbulent year […]

Yorkshire public sector procurement body opens £400m framework


Public sector procurement body YPO opens framework for  data centres, cloud hosting and security, worth £400 million Public sector procurement body Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) has opened its £400m framework for data centres, cloud hosting and data security. Owned by 13 local authorities in the north of England, YPO supplies products and services to councils, schools, […]

Burnley IT firm can boast it’s big in Japan


A Burnely IT specialist has secured recognition from one of the world’s leading tech outfits – in Japan Bosses at Holker IT are celebrating after being named Fujitsu small or medium-sized business partner of the year, thanks to managing director, Matthew Metcalfe, and his team tripling their revenues on the Japanese giant’s products over this year. […]

Edge Testing – crystal ball gazing at DevTest North

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Software testing company will demonstrate how to marry capacity models with load testing One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, will be presenting at DevTest Conference North. The event, which is being held at Plaza Park, Leeds on 24 – 25 September […]

Fast-growing RotaCloud has ambitious plans to expand


The sky is the limit for fast-growing software developer, RotaCloud The staff scheduling and attendance platform started out as a side-project in 2015, with co-founders, David Brandon, Joel Beverley and James Lintern, working from their shared home in York. Pooling their skills and cash, amounting to just £500, they used that to get the business off […]

Manchester Metrolink gets contactless payments technology


Travellers using Manchester’s trams can now complete their journeys using contactless payment Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has introduced a contactless payments infrastructure to its tram network, as research reveals the technology has transformed user experience. Travellers on Manchester’s trams can now use bank contactless bank cards to tap when they get on and off […]

Synapse360 to be acquired by Manx Telecom


The company will continue to operate under the Synapse360 brand and direction of its existing management team Manchester-based IT firm Synapse360 is all set to be acquired by Isle of Man-based telecommunications, data centre, and managed services operator, Manx Telecom. Established in 1999, privately-owned Synapse360 currently employs 40 staff based in Manchester and the Isle […]

US tech firm boosts Sunderland team by 10

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The US tech firm has hired a team of 10 developers in the North East Global technology business, Saggezza, has boosted its offering in the North East after creating a new team of 10 at its office at Sunderland Software Centre, which it opened in 2014. The group of 10 java developers will be dedicated to supporting Saggezza’s […]

Sage offers people a chance to get back into work


Company’s Pathways programme is aimed at parents and former members of the Armed Forces. Newcastle software company, Sage, is offering people who have been out of the workplace a way to return to it, with a new pilot scheme that will be trialed in the North East. 50 people will be given the chance to improve […]

York IT firm PowerON makes senior appointment


AFTER a bumper year, a York IT firm has powered its expansion plans with a new senior appointment. PowerON, which is based on Bishopthorpe Road, has appointed Peter Egerton, an IT specialist with almost 20 years of industry experience. In six years, PowerON’s workforce has grown from just four people to 28. The company has also seen […]

Excelpoint boosts Durham cancer appeal with raffle prizes

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Campaign to raise £1 m to improve the care of cancer patients boosted by County Durham software company. A year-long fundraising drive, launched by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, is being backed by software developer Excelpoint, which is based at Aycliffe Business Park and donated two 40-inch high-definition LED televisions, and a tablet […]