Technology

Withy King Directors’ Briefing

January 21, 2014
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Withy King Directors’ Briefing

Swindon law firm Withy King provides a round-up of a few of the latest legal developments which may affect directors, in business as well as their private lives.  Tax implications for home owners After MPs got caught ‘flipping’ their homes for a CGT (Capital Gains Tax) advantage, it must have grated. Chancellor George Osborne...

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Red letter day as comms firm brings village phone box back to life as hi-tech centre

January 15, 2014
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Red letter day as comms firm brings village phone box back to life as hi-tech centre

Data communications company Lde Digital Services has teamed up with the parish council in Purton near Swindon to turn its original red phone box into a 21st century communications centre and community asset. The firm, based nearby at Braydon, has carried out what it believes is a unique transformation of the box by installing...

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Sensata recruits experienced IT manager

December 27, 2013
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Sensata recruits experienced IT manager

Technical consultant Phil Cater has joined fast-growing Swindon-based IT company Sensata. Phil, 32, pictured, has been in the IT industry since taking his A levels and has worked for a range of companies in the Midlands and South West.  His roles have included IT manager, managing multiple sites and a support team; technical manager...

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Specialist IT group SciSys appoints new chief exective

December 20, 2013
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Specialist IT group SciSys appoints new chief exective

Klaus Heidrich, chief operating officer of Chippenham-based specialist software and IT group SciSys, will assume the role of chief executive tomorrow, January 1. He will take over from David Jones, who will remain with the group as executive director for the foreseeable future.  SciSys chairman Dr Mike Love said: “I would like to thank...

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Outsource UK recruits IT industry stalwart as its non-executive chairman

December 10, 2013
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Outsource UK recruits IT industry stalwart as its non-executive chairman

One of the UK’s leading IT industry figures has joined Swindon-based specialist recruitment firm Outsource UK as its non-executive chairman. Charles Hughes, pictured, has more than 40 years’ experience in the sector having held senior positions at British computer giant ICL and in the Government. He was chairman of the European Computer Research Centre, president...

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Data security warning to firms using outdated Microsoft systems

November 28, 2013
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Data security warning to firms using outdated Microsoft systems

Businesses relying on old Microsoft systems to run their computers could be putting the security of their data at risk, a Swindon IT specialist is warning. From next April, Microsoft will no longer support the Windows XP operating system – potentially leaving those companies still using it at the mercy of hackers, according to...

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New dual-fuel trucks help Howard Tenens in its drive towards carbon reduction

November 26, 2013
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New dual-fuel trucks help Howard Tenens in its drive towards carbon reduction

Logistics group Howard Tenens, which has major operations in Swindon, has reinforced its commitment to cutting carbon emissions and operating in a sustainable way by buying 36 dual-fuel trucks this year. The vehicles, which use compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel, are among 42 new trucks bought this year by the group. Their arrival...

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Nationwide’s mobile app in running for top IT industry accolade

October 25, 2013
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Nationwide’s mobile app in running for top IT industry accolade

Mobile banking apps built for Swindon-based Nationwide Building Society are in line for one of the computer industry’s top awards. The iPhone and Android mobile banking apps designed for Nationwide by Bath-based IT consultancy IPL have become the highest rated of all the major current account providers on the respective mobile app stores. They...

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ISO accreditation underpins achievements for Outsource

October 14, 2013
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ISO accreditation underpins achievements for Outsource

IT and technical recruitment specialist Outsource UK has been awarded the coveted ISO 9001 quality management standard in recognition of the consistent quality service it provides to its clients. The accreditation applies to all the Swindon firm’s UK offices and ensures that operating systems and procedures are traceable and streamlined and that they help...

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Warning over Google penalties for use of digital press releases

October 7, 2013
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Warning over Google penalties for use of digital press releases

Businesses using digital press releases as an integral part of their web presence now risk penalties from Google, according to digital marketing specialist Darren Moloney,  managing director of Highworth-based online marketing consultancy All Things Web. Savvy companies have for some time been using online press releases, among other techniques, to optimise their website ranking....

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