Press Releases

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.

£100k contracts surge for Acutec

Dec 16, 2013 17:50 GMT UK IT Association Trio of deals for Coleshill-based firm which specialises in managed IT services to software and web development

Internship Pays Off

Nov 29, 2013 12:53 GMT UK IT Association Borwell are so proud of Software Engineer Sam Williams - a rather shy student who joined the company in July 2011 - for achieving the award for ‘Best 3rd Year Project in Computing’ from University of Worcester.

Nov 29, 2013 12:49 GMT UK IT Association UKITA member Coventry University’s Institute of Applied Entrepreneurship (IAE) will showcase its expertise and services at the West Midlands Cloud, Data & Smart Mobility Expo in Birmingham this week.

IT firm grows with help of Government programme

Nov 13, 2013 08:30 GMT UK IT Association A West Midlands IT firm is working to the adage that ‘profit is for sanity’ after joining a programme to help it grow by 30 per cent over each of the next five years. Earlier this year, ACUTEC joined the Government-backed GrowthAccelerator service in a bid to meet managing director Chris Roche’s ambitious growth plans for the firm.

IASME Cyber Security Consultancy Package for SMEs

May 17, 2013 12:13 BST UK IT Association UK IT Association member IASME are pleased to announce that they now offer a specialist package of cyber security consultancy for small companies, followed by a free audit against the IASME standard. This package is designed to help SMEs protect new inventions and business processes by upgrading their levels of cyber security.

OCR seeking employer input on new IT qualification

May 09, 2013 16:26 BST UK IT Association UK IT Association member OCR are currently developing a new OCR Cambridge Progression Award/Certificate in core IT Skills and are seeking the input of employers to ensure the course fits IT employers needs.

UKITA speaking at Gold Standard Apprenticeship launch event on the 30th April 2013

Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST UK IT Association The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.

Mar 06, 2013 09:00 GMT UK IT Association A Warwickshire based member of the UK IT Association have worked with partners to develop a software solution to help drive the international success for a logistics firm.