Press Releases

UKITA member Active Communications celebrates 25 years in business

Nov 12, 2014 13:08 GMT UK IT Association Four years ago, Pete Jacobs from Active Communications, Coventry, was quoted as saying ‘I’m looking forward to our next milestone of twenty five years, then I can say did we really achieve all that?’

Nov 06, 2014 11:27 GMT UK IT Association UKITA Chair Helen Brewster is behind a Kickstarter campaign to raise £18,000 to launch an online platform to help carers plan, communicate and share the care of an unwell loved one. The innovative software solution has been developed to reduce the stress, anxiety, fatigue and geographical & social isolation when caring for someone.

Nov 05, 2014 15:29 GMT Momentum Pensions Momentum Pensions Group, one of the world’s leading QROPS providers with offices in Malta, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man, today announced the completion of the acquisition of a strategic stake in North-West based pension business, Calderwood Pensions Limited (“Calderwood”). This comes after receipt of the necessary regulatory approval from the Financial Conduct Authority.

Lesjöfors enters US market following acquisition

Oct 28, 2014 14:22 GMT Lesjöfors AB Lesjöfors AB has purchased the spring operations of Sandvik Materials Technology – a leading manufacturer in the US market. The company focuses on power springs and revenue of about MSEK 100. The acquisition opens up a new market and provides the opportunity for support to existing customers.

ÅF acquires ITECO

Oct 27, 2014 10:03 GMT ÅF ÅF acquires 100 % of the shares of Iteco Engineering Ltd and strengthen the service portfolio in the field of small hydro power plants, irrigation and road & bridges.

Expo gets on board with Diversified

Jul 02, 2014 11:24 BST Diversified Communications UK Diversified Communications UK is delighted to announce the acquisition of Expo Management for an undisclosed sum. Expo Management organise three market leading events – the biennial Euro Bus Expo exhibition, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland, which all take place at the NEC, Birmingham.

TDM Wyre Academy to offer Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships

Jun 24, 2014 16:56 BST UK IT Association TDM Wyre Academy is delighted to announce that it will be licensed to offer Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships, the employer-designed apprenticeship programmes that equip young people with the skills for a career in technology.

First Seven Companies Certified to the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme

Jun 24, 2014 16:51 BST UK IT Association A week after the government launched the Cyber Essentials Scheme, seven small companies have already successfully achieved certification using IASME on-line self assessment.The Cyber Essentials Scheme focuses on the 5 most important technical security controls, identified as those that, if they had been in place, would have stopped the majority of successful cyberattacks over the last few years.

New government funding initiative subsidises “IT and digital” advice

May 30, 2014 10:00 BST UK IT Association The national organisation for SME IT companies, the UK IT Association (UKITA), has become part of the government’s £30 million Growth Vouchers programme. The government has launched the Growth Vouchers programme to identify the type of advice that most benefits small businesses. The Growth Vouchers programme will distribute vouchers to approximately 20,000 small businesses in England.

Recharge announces 4040 new-energy leaders

May 12, 2014 15:00 BST Recharge Recharge has today announced the final selection for its 4040 initiative, which will bring together young new-energy pioneers in a unique forum. The 40 are made up of a diverse group of individuals from across the globe, from the worlds of renewables technology, finance, development, social engagement and advocacy.