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DealTrak appoints head of delivery alongside recruitment drive

Leeds Dock-headquartered tech firm, DealTrak, has started 2020 in style – with the appointment of a new head of delivery, as well as launching...

The Landing welcomes former president of Epic Games for exclusive event

Technology and gaming leader Dr Mike Capps will be providing insights into artificial intelligenceat MediaCityUK

A change of Status as leading digital agency becomes Qrious

Newcastle based agency Status Digital has rung the new year changes, unveiling a new status, rebranding as Qrious.

Onyx Health Launch ‘Game-changing’ New Digital Offer

Onyx Health has recently launched an exciting new digital offering to put healthcare and pharma companies

York-based SpeedQuizzing taps into bingo craze with launch of free interactive bingo game

SpeedQuizzing, a York-based tech company that’s revolutionising the pub quiz through its industry leading app, has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a free interactive bingo hosting platform.

All Adds Up With Launch of New Digital Agency

A new digital marketing agency has been launched in Sunderland with its sight firmly on creating jobs throughout 2020. Adel Fitch (Adds) is the man...

9xb ecommerce unveils fourth ecommerce store for Watco

9xb, the Leeds and Harrogate based ecommerce agency, has unveiled its fourth multi-language website for client Watco, a UK based manufacturer of industrial floor coatings. With offices in the UK, France and Germany and nominated distributors across f

Design By Day Launches Refreshing New Website for Joseph Holt

The Manchester design studio was tasked with creating a new website and filming an exciting new brand video for the iconic local brewery.

Leeds-based TruNarrative chosen to boost global currency specialist’s financial crime strategy

London-headquartered global currency specialist Mercury FX has invested in cutting-edge platform from RegTech firm TruNarrative, to enhance its customer onboarding processes, regulatory compliance and...

North West trio team up for Kingspan Augmented reality experience!

trio of northwest based tech marketers teamed up to bring a disruptive experience to the construction industry’s exhibition environment with an augmented reality experience this month.

Over 20 new jobs available at Newcastle tech firm Hive HR

One of the North East's 'Best Places to Work', Newcastle-based Hive (HR) has announced they will be recruiting over twenty new roles in the first half of 2020—including Software Engineers, Marketers and Customer Success Managers.

Bellingham Now Live At Production Park

Bellingham IT, the Wakefield based technology solutions specialist, has been awarded the IT support contract for Production Park, the UK’s leading live events community...

Supply Technologies launches Hull branch to meet growing demand from Yorkshire and East of...

Supply Technologies, the manufacturing component supply and efficiency specialists, has continued to grow its UK branch network with the completion of a new facility...

North East specialist SEO agency Evolved Search enjoys continued growth

SEO and content marketing agency Evolved Search has made four new appointments to its team in Newcastle. The multi-award-winning agency, which announced in July it...

UK’S Largest Vehicle Dismantler Partners Gala Technology as Payment Provider

SYNETIQ, hit the headlines earlier this year when the news broke that the most progressive and successful salvage and dismantling companies in the UK; Motorhog, Car Transplants, FAB Recycling and DH Systems were merging to create a company with .....

Manchester firm secure partnership with Australian Fintech giants to cap off a year of...

Amid recent growth, Manchester-based Venditan has partnered with next-generation, interest-free payment solution, Openpay, to become the UK’s exclusive first eCommerce software platform to offer the payment service.

IR35 legislation could create opportunity says Hortor

Introduced in 2000, IR35 is a legislation imposed by HMRC which seeks to deter tax avoidance by implementing a strict set of criteria that...

Delete Graduates with Joint Honours to Deliver Leeds Beckett’s New Digital Marketing Strategy and...

Following two separate competitive tender and pitch processes, Delete was selected to deliver a digital marketing strategy focused on student recruitment, while also being chosen to deliver the University’s new digital platform for 2020.

Openreach ready to keep the North East connected this winter

Openreach is getting ready for the worst of the winter weather after stocking up on thousands of snow shoes, snow socks for vehicle tyres, bags of salt and litres of screenwash.

Managing Director Joins iSource Group to Support Growth

iSource Group, the IT, digital and change management recruitment specialist based in Yorkshire and delivering services throughout the UK, has welcomed Andrew Haldenby as...

North East offshore engineering business achieves unprecedented growth

North East engineering company, Osbit, has just announced its most successful financial year to date, delivering 55% growth in sales, 44% growth in profit and 30% growth in employees.

New hires and client wins round off ‘incredible year’ for Lancaster design agency

Lancaster-based creative agency Hotfoot Design is rounding off “an incredible year” with a host of client wins and two new team members. The agency has recently announced a clutch of new clients from across Lancashire and Cumbria which span sect

BigChange appoints industry expert to spearhead big business expansion

BigChange, the mobile workforce management company, today announced the appointment of industry expert John Mills as its first dedicated Corporate Sales Director.

£35bn global currency specialist plugs in slick automation to power marketing performance

International foreign exchange firm moneycorp has appointed a specialist Yorkshire agency to manage its performance marketing activity.
New report highlights growth potential for FinTech in the North East

New report highlights growth potential for FinTech in the North East

The North East can offer growing FinTech firms a highly attractive base from which to build their future growth, according to a new report...

Present Works Wraps-up Its Debut Year on a High

To find more information about Present Works’ services visit www.presentworks.co.uk.

Manchester tech firm expands again with first US office

A tech firm specialising in world-class intranets and business solutions is pleased to announce it will be opening a new office in Chicago in January 2020.

North East And Aruba Clients Boost 2019 Business

In the last year, Teesside based photo experience company SK Click has not only invested well over £120,000 in unique technology for the region,...

Shout Digital announces new partnership with Northumbria University’s Business Clinic Scheme

AWARD-WINNING digital product design company Shout Digital has announced a new partnership with Northumbria University’s Business Clinic scheme, which enables students to undertake real-life business projects as an alternative to the traditional diss

Insurers join forces to fight cyber-crime

A North East specialist insurance broker has unveiled an innovative product designed to support businesses during a cyber-crime attack.

App helps cut carbon for Pacifica Group

A North East development firm has helped one of its longest-serving clients implement a new technology solution that will benefit the environment and the...

Travelogix signs agreement with STA Travel, extending its long term partnership beyond 2020

Manchester's data management specialist Travelogix today announced a new partnership agreement with travel company STA Travel. In this latest agreement Travelogix will provide STA...

AlphaBiolabs appointed to carry out random drug testing on cabbies

AlphaBiolabs has been appointed to conduct random drug testing on taxi and private hire drivers in Liverpool after a new policy was approved by councillors. Testing is due to begin before Christmas and continue on a monthly basis.
B-North Chooses Newcastle Strategic Solutions for Savings Solution

B-North Chooses Newcastle Strategic Solutions for Savings Solution

B-North, the Manchester-based firm building an SME lending bank for the UK, has selected Newcastle Strategic Solutions Limited to provide its deposit-taking solution. B-North...

Recruitment director supports Hortor vision

Hortor, the global strategic resourcing consultancy, has promoted Niall Cook to Recruitment Director to support the company’s ambitious five-year plan to become a £100m...

User experience consultancy strengthens team with new appointment

A Yorkshire-based user experience and behavioural research consultancy has appointed a new sales executive.

Leeds EdTech startup Synap signs exclusive contract with University of Law

Leeds-based online learning platform, Synap, has today announced that it has entered an exclusive partnership with legal education provider The University of Law.

The history of Hydraulic Torque Wrenches

The early 1960s saw the Hydraulic Torque Wrench being conceptualised and later being invented in 1968 by George Sturdevant. Ever since then, tool manufacturers...

The hidden foundations of the digital world: How datacentres stay cool

People spend around 6 hours and 42 minutes every single day online. Suffice to say we have, as a whole, become reliant on the...

Cash Management Savings Company Expands By Internalising Finance Function

One of the UK’s leading cash management savings services has expanded its team, in order to bring all finance provisions inhouse. The decision by Cascade...