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Digital marketing agency Summit Media becomes first occupant of new C4DI tech hub

A leading digital retail marketing agency has become the first occupant of a new building in the heart of Hull’s growing tech quarter.

Code Computerlove creates new agri-tech app for Bayer Crop Science

World leading innovators in crop protection Bayer Crop Science is providing the agriculture sector with greater access to valuable data, information and content with the launch of its new FieldMate app.

Taylor&Emmet leads drive to modernise courts

Family law experts from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are playing a key role in revolutionising the way documents are delivered to the region’s courts, saving valuable time and paper.

Rdentify launch new solution championing consumer welfare and protecting the vulnerable

Mobinc sign up to bring the pioneering solution to their customers

North East tech firm launches partnership with international cybersecurity vendor

CyberWhite, a North East cybersecurity specialist with offices in Sunderland and Middlesbrough, has brought onboard a new vendor, RiskXchange. RiskXchange helps companies of all sizes...

Digital demand drives growth for public services technology provider

The remote, digital services trend of the pandemic has helped drive 90% growth for Voicescape and led to nine new hires at the public...

Company behind 5D mapping system raises £750k to drive growth

A company with a new interactive 5D mapping platform that makes it easier to monitor and manage complex infastructure has raised £750,000 from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Sauce develops innovative app to tackle bullying and discrimination in the TV and film...

Smart tech firm Sauce has developed an innovative new app to tackle workplace bullying and discrimination across the television and film industry.

Fruition IT announces bursary partnership with Northcoders

Fruition IT bursary set to help two people with their living costs while they learn to code at Northcoders.

New Chief Operating Officer at Manchester-Based Leasing Options

Manchester-based Leasing Options has announced the appointment of Mike Thompson as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Milestone funding for Lancaster based next generation battery technology company

Lancaster based LiNa Energy has closed out a £3.5m late seed funding round, attracting a combination of existing and new investors who recognise the...

Fuel Ventures’ £1.5m Investment Supports Materials Market to Build its Business

Materials Market has raised £1.5m to grow its digital building materials marketplace. Their innovative solution to ease supply chain issues is an online marketplace for building materials and is saving trade and DIY customers time and money.

Networx3 UAV’s latest recruit using latest US tech

Networx3 UAV is harnessing the power of bleeding edge technology from the US to offer the best-quality inspection and survey work available in the...

4lite Launches Biggest Ever TV & Digital Campaign

Warrington-based lighting manufacturer 4lite has announced its second, and largest, multi-channel media campaign to date, as it looks to raise awareness across both trade and consumer audiences.

When Facebook went down, what did people ‘really’ do?

Leeds marketing agency, The Marketing Optimist wanted to find out exactly what people did when Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline for 6 hours...

Deputy launches shift engagement feature in Mental Health Month

Deputy, the workforce management app, has launched a tool that allows managers to understand the emotional wellbeing of their team members. The new Shift Engagement...

Mobilleo integrates what3words to improve location accuracy

Leading Mobility as a Service platform Mobilleo has announced its adoption of innovative global addressing system what3words to help its users identify their precise location and destination more easily.

Yorkshire Water partners with Leeds agency to launch ‘genuinely customer-centric’ experience

The new digital platform has resulted in a substantial reduction in customers needing to get in contact with Yorkshire Water A wealth of new research...

Tap into #TeamEarly with Christmas brand campaigns going live

To tap into #TeamEarly – the thousands of consumers that like to prepare for Christmas before summer has been packed away – online retail Studio has launched its Christmas brand ad campaign voiced by actor and TV personality, Joe Swash.

Zonegreen leads safety drive in Scottish depots

Rail safety specialist, Sheffield-based Zonegreen, has completed the first in a series of planned depot enhancements for Scottish railway operator, ScotRail.

Media Displays becomes recruitment lifeline as companies face ongoing staff shortages

Media Displays, the company responsible for digital marketing display screens throughout the UK, has become a lifeline for businesses that are experiencing staff shortages.

Vicki Gets Set to Energise Local Network Growth Plans

Energy Assets Networks & Pipelines, a leader in final mile gas and electricity network adoption, ownership and management, has appointed Vicki Dunn as a new Business Development Manager covering the north of England and Scotland.

York staff safety software firm Vismo wins Ordnance Survey contract

Employee location and protection software developer Vismo, which is based in York, has won a contract to supply its suite of applications to Ordnance...

FOD Mobility Group to launch new Movezero eMaaS technology platform

Leading mobility technology provider FOD Mobility Group has announced the launch of its new Movezero electric Mobility as a Service (eMaaS) technology platform to help companies make the shift towards greener, more sustainable travel.

Manchester International Festival announces its Factory Academy skills and training programme for 2021/22

Manchester International Festival (MIF) has announced its latest Factory Academy programme for the 2021/22 academic year, providing skills and training programmes for the creative...

Financial Sector First for Equity Release Supermarket (ERS)

Code Computerlove develops financial sector ‘first’ for Equity Release Supermarket

Clive Owen LLP helps the ambitious RAH Group kickstart its growth plans

Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Clive Owen LLP has supported an ambitious business with a new acquisition. Teesside-based training organisation RAH Group, led by...

Latus Health appoints DA Creative Studio as new marketing partner

Creative marketing and PR agency Drunk Animal Creative Studio, which has offices in Hull and London, will provide wrap-around brand development and strategic marketing support for customer-focused occupational health specialist Latus Health.

Cybersecurity firm issues warning as online fraud continues to grow

Fuelled by the pandemic, online fraud is on the increase and website performance and cybersecurity company RapidSpike warns the trend is set to continue.

The Great Return: Tips for a Safe and Secure Post-Pandemic Workplace

As rush hour traffic returns to pre-pandemic levels and bosses call time on working from home, Stockport-based and photo ID card specialists Digital ID shares advice to help ease the great return to work.

Greater Manchester IT firm appointed as Brighter Futures Housing Association’s IT partner

Heywood-based IT solutions provider, Central, has been appointed by Brighter Futures Housing Association as the firm’s dedicated technology partner for the next three years...

Manchester’s CloudM Wins Management Solution of the Year

CloudM took home to the prestigious award last night for its SaaS data management platform

Digital Agency Access Expands Client Portfolio with Two New Wins

Disability charity and textile accessory business turn to Access to ramp up their digital experiences

Group CEO of musicMagpie Urges Local Leaders to Join Stockport’s Sustainability In Action Summit

musicMagpie CEO wants Stockport leaders to unite to tackle key environmental issues

Georgia Steps Up To Newly Created Cascade Role

Georgia Boddy has been appointed as the new head of business operations at Cascade Cash Management. The newly created role will ensure that the...

Equity Release Supermarket launch UK Industry-first digital solution for consumers

The UK’s No.1, independent equity release advisory service, Equity Release Supermarket (ERS), today announced the launch of its NEW smartER digital platform, bringing to...

COO leads new line-up at ‘digital twin’ company in countdown to launch

Slingshot Simulations, the Leeds company which is a pioneer of ‘digital twin’ technology, has made four new appointments to support its growth as it rolls out its software to the market.

YFM-backed Leeds software scale up Force24 sees record results

Force24, the Leeds-headquartered marketing automation platform which is supported by YFM Equity Partners (YFM), has put in another strong financial performance. Financial statements filed...

Bondgate IT praises councils and universities for strengthening cybersecurity – but investigation reveals dark...

Bondgate IT has praised the ongoing efforts of councils and universities in the North East and North Yorkshire to tackle the growing threat of...

Alder Hey and NeedleSmart in Exciting New Partnership

NeedleSmart’s hardware and data software solutions will empower Alder Hey to accelerate clinical innovation and expand technological healthcare capabilities.