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Creative and digital sectors ‘on growth path in Liverpool’

The creative and digital sectors of the Liverpool economy have the capability to grow further and diverse funding streams are available despite the challenges...

Apply for Kickstart scheme funding now, says training specialist

Leading Cumbrian training provider PHX Training has sent a message to employers in the region – we can help you to take advantage of the new £2billion government Kickstart Scheme.

Experienced tech advisor joins hyper-growth digital services firm

Technology solutions and services provider Solutionize Global has appointed a former Dell Technologies managing consultant as it gears up to more than double its...

Adzooma and Trustpilot bring people and businesses together in new partnership

International digital and technology platform provider, Adzooma, today announced their partnership with the world’s most powerful review platform, Trustpilot. The combination of trusted customer reviews...

Gala Technology accelerate pay-by-link open banking through Nuapay

Nuapay is one of the only PISPs which offers a fully inclusive open banking payment initiation, webhook notification and payment account solution, which quickens checkouts, speed-up access to cash flow, reduces processing costs, and enables full ....

Tech Experts Launch AI Product To Support SME Businesses As Online Sales Soar

With ecommerce sales in Europe up nearly 20% from pre-pandemic levels and customer behaviour continuing to move online, digital customer experience experts, Lokulus, has today announced the launch of Pulse.

Fleetondemand featured in Sunday Times Sage Tech Track 100

Business vehicle hire and mobility provider Fleetondemand has been recognised in The Sunday Times Sage Tech Track 100 as one of Britain’s fastest-growing technology companies.

Stephen Hobson Appointed Director of Business at Datacentreplus

Datacentreplus is pleased to announce that Stephen Hobson has been appointed as Director of Business at Datacentreplus. Since joining the company back in 2017, Stephen...

Digital agency shortlisted for duo of awards following Covid response

Leeds-based multi-national web development and digital marketing agency, GRM Digital has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards.

Absurd Strikes a Deal to Design Umbro Global Site

UMBRO has appointed Manchester agency Absurd as its digital partner to create a new global web platform which will replace its existing site.

Housing Provider Protects Tenants With Investment in GUARDIAN®

Believe housing, one of the largest housing associations in the North of England, has successfully implemented GUARDIAN® technology to keep their residents of 136...

Cybersecurity expert joins Northumbria university employer liaison board

David Horn, chief technology officer at Seaham-based cybersecurity firm, CyberWhite, has been appointed to the employer liaison board at Northumbria University. He brings with him...

Workplace health and wellbeing provider creates guide to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Workplace health and wellbeing provider, Champion Health has released a free guide in support of World Suicide Prevention Day this Thursday 10th September 2020.

AlphaBiolabs expands with two new labs for Covid-19 testing

AlphaBiolabs is expanding to meet growing demand for its Covid-19 PCR testing services by opening two new laboratories at Sci-Tech Daresbury science and innovation campus, creating 12 new roles for scientists.

S2S Wins £400k Contract for I.T. Asset Disposal and Processing

South Yorkshire based S2S has recently won a tender valued at £400k for a large pharmaceutical Company with a UK wide requirement for the secure disposal and recycling of a wide range of I.T. equipment and mobile devices.

Healthtech firm raises £2m as pandemic boosts demand for patient app

A healthtech business with an app that helps patients communicate with clinicians remotely has raised a further £2m to help expand its use.

Sustainability expert appointed to head up the Material Processing Institute’s circular economy team

The Materials Processing Institute has appointed resource efficiency specialist Andrew Buchanan as its Group Manager for the Circular Economy. He is experienced in working across...

360 Video Explores 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Journey

MBD is an arts organisation specialising in creative digital storytelling. This year they're sharing the story of the Mayflower, which set sail 400 years ago in September 1620.

Ebac launches touchless technology for watercoolers

Ebac, the UK and Europe’s leading manufacturer of watercoolers, has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic and introduced simple kits to ensure the office watercooler...

European Freeze Dry invests in recruitment as growth continues

Specialist food producer European Freeze Dry has continued to expand with the recruitment of eight employees across its facilities in the UK and Denmark.

Medtech firm launches to help companies create safer working environments

We see our role as creating solutions which can be easily implemented, providing a range of products to enable businesses to ensure a clean environment and protection against contamination.

Evolved Search appoints Head of Strategy & Performance in newly-created role

Growing Newcastle-based search marketing agency, Evolved Search, has announced it has appointed Martyn Addison into its newly-created Head of Strategy and Performance role, a...

Stop Sharing Pens! Workplace COVID Risks Revealed

Whether you’re working from the office or working from home your workspace is in constant use throughout the day…… Can you remember the last time you cleaned it? And not just the surfaces? When did you last clean your keyboard, your pens, your earp

Engagement with One Day smashed all-time sales for Manchester-based KOI Footwear

One Day Agency appointed little over 5 months ago to oversee all digital marketing for the growing Manchester-based niche footwear brand KOI Footwear have just set an all-time sales record for August and doubling last year’s November shopping season.

Linaro Hosts Exclusive Virtual Connect Event for Arm Developers

Arm software experts Linaro, are preparing to pivot to an exciting new digital format ahead of their next event this September. The bi-annual event, which...

TRBUK gets Manchester’s Football4Football on-side to kick-off research project

The UK subsidiary (TRBUK) of global pharmaceutical and medical device company TRB Chemedica has teamed up with Football4Football to develop an online guide into tendon and joint treatment and rehabilitation options.

Manchester-Based Tech Start-Up Set To Shake Up Student Accommodation Market

A new Manchester-based tech start-up is set to shake up the UK and international student accommodation market with the launch of its innovative online student property platform.
Yorkshire document management specialist collaborates with global software provider to help businesses find a new way of working

Yorkshire document management specialist collaborates with global software provider to help businesses find a...

Yorkshire-based Professional Document Management (PDM) have become UK certified partners with PIQNIC, a smart software platform which has been designed and developed in New...

Equity Release Supermarket partner with LiveMore Capital

Leading independent equity release advisory services provider, Equity Release Supermarket (ERS) today announced their partnership with specialist Retirement Interest Only (RIO) mortgage provider, LiveMore...

PR and Marketing Firm Appoints Digital Marketing Apprentice

Huddersfield based communications agency KC Communications has appointed digital marketing apprentice, Chloe Kerfoot, as the firm ends its financial year with revenues increasing by 25%.

HITRANS chooses Mobilleo to power its GO-HI rural MaaS project in Scotland

The Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS) has chosen Fleetondemand’s Mobility-as-a-Service platform Mobilleo to support the trialling of its GO-HI rural MaaS project in Scotland.

Five startups win £1000 worth of finance training

Five startup businesses have won a year’s access to a new online finance training platform from Yorkshire-based finance management firm, Mellor Financial Training.
James Blake, Managing Director of Vindicta Digital pictured at Belfast Offices

Successful Marketing Firm Aims To Help Local Businesses With Free Audits

Local Firm allowing access to free audits worth £300.00 each - The super generous offer is available for you to take advantage of from Friday 21st August at 10AM and is available for any business that has a website.

International tech partnership launched to safeguard supermarket shoppers from coronavirus spread

Data analytics software created by developer Panintelligence has been selected to be used as part of an innovative, high-tech trial aimed at keeping shoppers...

Zonegreen extends staff safety at Manchester depot

Sheffield rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has ventured across the Pennines to equip a brand-new maintenance facility in Manchester with the latest technology for protecting workers.

CurrencyWave launches new multi-currency account

CurrencyWave launches new multi-currency account to help SMEs realise their global ambitions.

Northern agency Fablr launches new Sonnen Bassermann website

Northern digital agency Fablr has just launched a new website for an iconic German food brand. Based in both Leeds and Manchester, Fablr champions industry best practice across creative, strategic and development services for website design and build

Sauce gives arts festival the freedom to go digital all year round

Smart tech specialist Sauce is helping reinvent Hull’s biggest arts festival as an interactive, year-round digital experience.

New Contactless Concierge for Luxury Manchester Aparthotel

Manchester’s only luxury aparthotel CitySuites has introduced new technology and digital-first services to bolster its revised Covid-19 social distancing procedures.

Online card retailer raises a smile with exclusive face-coverings range

Fast-growing online cards and gifts business Love Layla has launched its first-ever range of face-coverings. The 'cough blockers' range includes 150 designs including amusing and...

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