Technology

Govt. pledges to invest further £200m in high-growth and innovative businesses

June 19, 2014
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Govt. pledges to invest further £200m in high-growth and innovative businesses

Ambitious Swindon and Wiltshire businesses were today urged to bid for a share of a £200m investment pot – the latest phase of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF). Firms applying for round six of the RGF, launched today by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, will be following in the footsteps of businesses such...

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Swindon firm Excalibur’s boss in running for coveted Director of the Year award

June 12, 2014
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Swindon firm Excalibur’s boss in running for coveted Director of the Year award

Swindon IT and communications support firm Excalibur’s chief executive James Phipps will this evening find out whether he has won the prestigious South West Director of the Year award. James, pictured, is shortlisted for the title in the Institute of Directors (IoD) regional awards, which celebrate excellence in the boardroom. Swindon Business News, the...

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Chippenham move for fast-growing customer relationship management software firm

June 3, 2014
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Chippenham move for fast-growing customer relationship management software firm

International specialist software company Quality System Solutions has moved its head office to Chippenham to meet its expansion plans. The firm, behind the international cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) software CallPro CRM, has taken a five-year lease on a 2,400 sq ft unit at Lansdowne Court on the town’s Bumpers Farm business park. It...

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Space order intake lifts SciSys’ outlook at AGM but shares lose height

May 22, 2014
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Space order intake lifts SciSys’ outlook at AGM but shares lose height

Shares in Chippenham-based specialist software and IT group SciSys, best known for its work in the space sector, dipped today despite it issuing an upbeat statement at its AGM. The group, which supplies highly-complex systems to the global space, defence and media industries, told shareholders it was making further profitable progress and was on...

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Excalibur chief executive in the running for coveted regional IoD award

May 15, 2014
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Excalibur chief executive in the running for coveted regional IoD award

James Phipps, chief executive of fast-growing Swindon-based IT and communications support firm Excalibur Communications, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) regional awards, which celebrate excellence in the boardroom. Excalibur was founded more than 20 years ago and now provides IT, landline and mobile solutions to more than 5,500 businesses in...

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Star role in space exploration project for Wiltshire IT group SciSys

May 13, 2014
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Star role in space exploration project for Wiltshire IT group SciSys

Specialist software and IT group SciSys has landed a €1.2m (£980,000) contract to work on the next generation of planetary rovers and robots for future space missions. The Chippenham-based group, whose roots are in the space industry, is to work with the European Space Agency on the Harwell Robotics and Autonomy Facility (HRAF) Pilot...

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Swindon office of US tech firm key to major deal transforming hotel booking industry

May 7, 2014
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Swindon office of US tech firm key to major deal transforming hotel booking industry

American hotel reservation technology firm Passkey, which has its UK head office in Swindon, has been bought by Lanyon, a US-based leader in technology for the meetings, events and travel industry. Passkey’s GroupMAX technology is the most widely-used group reservation and optimisation technology in the hospitality industry. It allows guests to book their hotel...

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Swindon entrepreneurs urged to enter home-grown small business contest

May 5, 2014
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Swindon entrepreneurs urged to enter home-grown small business contest

The Pitch, one of the UK’s longest-running competitions for small business owners, has opened for applications for the seventh year. Founded in by West-based BusinessZone.co.uk and UK Business Forums, it has helped thousands of entrepreneurs secure top-class business support and access to investors. Having been launched as a local event in the city, it...

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Police call up Swindon-developed technology to help drive vehicle theft off the road

April 30, 2014
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Police call up Swindon-developed technology to help drive vehicle theft off the road

Innovative technology designed by Swindon security firm TSSI Systems is being used by police in Northern Ireland to combat the growing theft of construction vehicles and plant. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has become the first in the UK to adopt TSSI’s Regula Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspection system, allowing officers to...

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Top award for Swindon-developed software that aims to de-risk property market

April 30, 2014
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Top award for Swindon-developed software that aims to de-risk property market

Swindon-based property search specialist TM Group has landed a prestigious software industry award for a recently-introduced new product. TMSecure scooped the coveted title of Risk Management Software of the Year at the FStech Awards. TMSecure has been created to address business challenges in the property market as it becomes increasingly more complex for lenders...

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