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UKITA member EPX Ltd supports Staffordshire University's Challenge Lab

UKITA member EPX Ltd supports Staffordshire University's Challenge Lab

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2015 12:48 GMT

The technical challenge EPX gave the final year Computer Games Programming students, Josh Gibson and Russel Stocking, was to distribute audio via WiFi, with the idea being, for example, that one computer could stream music to several others located around a building.

UKITA member EPX celebrates ten years of trading

UKITA member EPX celebrates ten years of trading

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 17:11 BST

Two young entrepreneurs, who first met at University, celebrated their first decade in business last week. It was while studying IT at Staffordshire University that Dan, 30, first met co-director Mark Pennington, also 30, at a local student club night.

New government funding initiative subsidises “IT and digital” advice

New government funding initiative subsidises “IT and digital” advice

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2014 10:00 BST

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.

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CREATING SUCCESS 2014 - Thursday 12th June - Where creative businesses meet, learn and collaborate.

News   •   May 29, 2014 16:48 BST

Creative and digital businesses in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are invited to a special event on Thursday 12th June. ‘Creating Success’ aims to increase the strength of the creative and digital sector in the county by encouraging them to work more closely together and to raise awareness of the business skills they need to operate effectively.

This year's global OpenStreetMap convention will be in Birmingham, UK

This year's global OpenStreetMap convention will be in Birmingham, UK

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2013 14:36 BST

OpenStreetMap's annual international conference is returning to the UK, the first time it has come to the UK since the very first State of the Map in 2007.

Live Budget Event

Live Budget Event

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2013 12:59 GMT

Black Country businesses will be tapping into the knowledge of a panel of experts when a Budget event is held in Wolverhampton. Organisations from across the region are being invited to the event held by Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre - based at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park on Glaisher Drive - to coincide with Chancellor George Osborne’s statement on Wednesday, March 20.

Flood Doesn't Stop Print Presses Thanks to MBM

Flood Doesn't Stop Print Presses Thanks to MBM

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2012 11:40 BST

A local printing company had a shock when their roof caved in following the recent heavy downpour that hit the Midlands. But thanks to their IT Disaster Recovery plan with Micro-Business Maintenance, operations were able to continue practically unaffected.

Small businesses across the West Midlands could become targets of computer hackers

Small businesses across the West Midlands could become targets of computer hackers

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2012 09:58 BST

Small businesses across the West Midlands could become targets of computer hackers shifting their focus to those which lack security and are an easier target, the Shropshire chairman of the institute of IT warned today. Investigations across the UK show small and medium-sized businesses are being targeted and the majority are unprepared for the attack.

Remote networking could prevent problems in the event of a tanker driver's strike

Remote networking could prevent problems in the event of a tanker driver's strike

Press Releases   •   Apr 02, 2012 11:50 BST

Businesses across the country need to look at remote networking to prevent massive issues for the economy if staff are unable to get to work due to closed petrol stations, the chairman of the Shropshire branch of the Chartered Institute of IT warned today.

The UK's IT industry Census

The UK's IT industry Census

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2011 13:08 BST

The first ever comprehensive census of the UK's IT industry is to be launched this month in a pioneering project which will support business development and innovation.

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FAST GROWTH KILLS BUSINESSES

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:59 BST

Less than half of the companies featured in a high profile list of the UK's fastest growing enterprises over the last decade remain in business today, new research reveals.

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MAKING OPEN DATA REAL:A PUBLIC CONSULTATION

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:55 BST

The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services.

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:46 BST

UKITA Director Helen Brewster and UKITA member company ACUTEC have had a good write up on the Midlands Business News website. Helen and Chris Roche, the MD of Acutec are featured in a write up on Helen joining the Acutec team

THE UKITA DAILY MEGA TWEET

THE UKITA DAILY MEGA TWEET

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2011 20:59 BST

The daily MegaTweet contains a bunch of member-to-member requests for information, help or skills and small items of news that wouldn't normally make it to the main weekly e-newletter.

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Calling the Digital Nation

Blog posts   •   May 27, 2011 21:20 BST

A guest blog on UK Fast Blog by Andrew Corbett from the UKITA. The UK IT ecosystem is fractured. There is a glass ceiling between the IT businesses that are known to and have accessed help from things like RDA growth project funds and the huge number of IT businesses who are not on the radar of the policy makers and funders.