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New ultra-fast internet scheme open to West Yorkshire businesses

A new £2 million Gigabit Voucher Scheme is being launched to help businesses to invest in their digital infrastructure. Yorkshire is one of six locations chosen to pilot the UK Government funded scheme which offers SMEs in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield and York Council areas vouchers worth up to £3,000

NGC Networks grows education portfolio

Business communications specialist NGC Networks has implemented a new telephony solution at a leading Yorkshire independent school. NGC Networks has completed a project for Silcoates School in Wakefield to replace a legacy Alcatel telephone system with a new Avaya IP based telephony solution. The investment by Silcoates School has delivered improved internal

Multinational investment secured and jobs created at Sheffield City Region

A huge vote of confidence has been demonstrated in Sheffield City Region (SCR) with the creation of new jobs, new businesses, and major international investment over the last three years. Figures show that, since 2014, the local economy has gained 37,000 jobs, with 16,000 created due to activity led by the

Daisy looks to plug digital skills gap

Yorkshire-based IT services and business communications provider, Daisy Group, has launched an innovative new apprenticeship scheme – the Digital Apprentice Programme. The Digital Apprentice Programme will provide those with a thirst for IT and technology with the opportunity to embark on a new career journey with the UK-wide company, for roles

Recruitment specialist invests in ultra-fast internet connectivity

A multi-sector recruitment company is investing in its digital infrastructure to support its business growth strategy. Huddersfield based Major Recruitment has almost doubled its workforce in the last 12 months to 90 people and added new sectors to its recruitment services. Led by managing director Phil Bottomley, Major Recruitment provides bespoke recruitment

Launch of thebigword’s innovative mobile phone app

Global Language solutions provider thebigword has launched an innovative mobile phone app which is set to dramatically improve the linguist experience. Interpreters working with thebigword are extremely busy professionals working on very important assignments across the public sector, from supplying vital information to Doctors in emergency situations to helping to bring

Leeds-based technology firm appoints non-executive director

A leading Leeds-based technology company, KwizzBit, has appointed a new non-executive director to its growing team.   Francis Patton, who has over 30 years' industry experience in the licensed hospitality sector, brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the business and will be advising on KwizzBit’s continuing growth within the pub market.  Currently

Hull’s “most advanced” wireless broadband to be installed at new K2 development

K2, Hull’s new £6m multi-functional living and workspace complex, will be equipped with the city’s most advanced telecommunications and wireless broadband systems, ahead of its opening next month. The 90,000sq ft development, which is located at the former Kingston House premises in Bond Street, will have a fully-managed, state-of-the-art telecoms service,