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 […]

Edge Testing celebrates record year of growth in England


Expansion continued with 50 per cent revenue increase across England, the establishment of a Northern team ad Manchester office, 15 new client wins, senior-level appointments and new service launches The company’s rapid growth in England came as a result of adding new clients to its roster and the appointment of David Singleton as Regional Manager […]

Trio of appointments to aid Burnley IT firm’s continuing growth

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A new trio has been hired by an East Lancashire technology firm to deal with a growth in business. Burnley-based Holker IT has welcomed three fresh starters across the board. Simon McGowan and Jordan Woodwock have joined the Phoenix Way outfit as account manager and service desk engineer respectively, and Martina Giles Kusakova as business administrator. […]

100 new apprentice roles up for grabs with UKFast


The scheme will meet the growing need for programmers and software developers in the region Manchester tech firm UKFast is creating 100 new apprenticeship roles within its IT, software development and customer service programmes, in a bid to supercharge the region’s tech talent pool. The firm’s award-winning scheme has seen more than 80 apprentices graduate […] to recruit 50 tech experts in Bolton and Manchester


AO is looking for software developers, UX designers and business analysts to commercial IT analysts to support its future growth Online white goods retailer has launched its biggest ever recruitment drive. The company has pushed the button on recruiting over 50 new staff in IT roles across its Bolton and Manchester offices over the […]

VR company Zerolight strikes deal with Lamborghini


Virtual reality company Zerolight has signed a deal with Lamborghini to help the supercar maker market its cars online. Through Zerolight’s technology customers can customise their dream car on a computer, tablet or smartphone. For the Aventador, Huracan and Urus car models, customers can tweak the car by changing anything from its rims, paint colour, to […]

Saggezza to double North East headcount with 50 new jobs

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Fintech software company Sagezza is planning to double its headcount in Sunderland by creating 50 new jobs. Saggezza is planning to grow its team to 100 members of staff over the next year. It is now looking to fill positions in a number of roles, including graduate software developers, Java developers, GMC developers and performance testers. It is […]

Turnover and profit improvement for Gateshead IT firm

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A Gateshead-based IT consultancy is looking ahead to a “bright future” after edging turnover towards the £20m mark in another profitable year. ITPS provides IT support, data centre and telecoms services for a range of clients, employing more than 120 employees and operating an additional office in London. Turnover for the year ending 31 May […]

AccessPay raises £9m funding to develop software platform

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AccessPay, a Manchester, UK-based fintech firm, raised £9m in funding, in a round led by Beringea, with participation from True Ventures and Route 66. The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales, marketing, and engineering teams and further develop its software platform. Founded in Manchester in 2012 and led by Anish Kapoor, AccessPay […]

Leeds-based Tracsis acquires Coventry event traffic specialist

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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 […]

Stokesley software company bought by French group

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Stokesley-based enterprise software company, Opentree, has been acquired by international engineering and construction software group Graitec. Opentree provides electronic document management software developer for all forms of office documents and CAD drawings, serving multinational clients such as Tata Steel and Siemens. As well as its Stokesley headquarters, the business has a development office in Sheffield. […]