Technology

Systemagic maintains expansion with two new arrivals

June 30, 2016
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Systemagic maintains expansion with two new arrivals

Two new recruits have joined IT support specialist firm Systemagic as it continues to grow.  The Monkton Combe-based firm has taken on Rebecca Land in the new role of marketing officer while Rhys King arrives as an apprentice. Rebecca is managing the company’s social media, newsletters and events. It is her first job after...

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Jobs axed and investment frozen as Brexit starts to hit Bath firms

June 29, 2016
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Jobs axed and investment frozen as Brexit starts to hit Bath firms

Firms across Bath and the West of England are already cutting jobs, hiking prices and freezing investment as a result of the fall-out from the Brexit vote, according to a snap poll by Business West, the region’s largest business organisation. One company said it was considering moving overseas while others have stopped taking on...

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Views on Brexit impact sought from Bath firms as Government moves to steady businesses’ nerves

June 28, 2016
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Firms from Bath and across the West of England are being asked for their views on the likely impact of Brexit ahead of a series of crunch meetings between business leaders and senior government figures. The first takes place today when Business Secretary Sajid Javid, pictured, hosts a round table with more than 20 representatives...

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Brexit: Bath area firms suffer from stock market fall-out

June 24, 2016
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Brexit: Bath area firms suffer from stock market fall-out

Millions of pounds were wiped off the value of Bath area firms quoted on the London Stock Exchange today as they became caught up in the Brexit share price collapse. Rotork, Bath's largest manufacturer, suffered a 4.4% drop in its share price this morning. The firm, which makes specialist valves for the global oil...

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Regional group calls on Bristol’s tech innovators to help showcase South West as global hub

June 22, 2016
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Regional group calls on Bristol’s tech innovators to help showcase South West as global hub

Bath’s tech sector is being urged to get involved with a new group that aims to promote the South West as a global hi-tech and digital centre of excellence. Tech South West is holding one of its first event tomorrow morning at the Bristol’s Engine Shed innovation hub at Temple Meads, pictured. Launched in...

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Free web encryption offer puts Cloud Heroes in vanguard of cyber security

June 20, 2016
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Free web encryption offer puts Cloud Heroes in vanguard of cyber security

Tech firm Cloud Heroes has become one of the first companies in the UK to offer free web encryption to all its hosting customers in a bid to make their activities more secure.   The move recognises the growing need for online transactions and browsing to remain private. Trowbridge-based Cloud Heroes believes its updated...

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Strong start to this year draws line under IT firm SciSys’ woes of 2015

June 9, 2016
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Strong start to this year draws line under IT firm SciSys’ woes of 2015

A spate of new contract wins this year have boosted specialist IT firm SciSys as it continues to recovery from a disastrous 2015. A year ago the Chippenham-based firm was rocked by serious problems with a major fixed-price contract. The crisis pushed the firm, which develops complex IT projects for clients in sectors such...

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Half-year sales growth of 48% ‘not reflecting our potential’ says Bath tech innovator

May 27, 2016
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Half-year sales growth of 48% ‘not reflecting our potential’ says Bath tech innovator

Bath digital pioneer Actual Experience believes it is on the cusp of major growth after clocking up a 48% increase in half-year revenues. The advanced analytics firm, which signed a five-year framework agreement with Vodafone in March, said its financial results for the six months to the end of March did not reflect its...

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Deal with US tech firm puts inhaler pioneer Vectura at forefront of digital health sector

May 27, 2016
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Deal with US tech firm puts inhaler pioneer Vectura at forefront of digital health sector

Asthma and lung disease treatment firm Vectura is to collaborate with a US tech firm to develop a range of innovative inhalers. The Chippenham firm, which makes inhalable dry-powder drugs that treat lung conditions such as asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, has agreed a partnership with Propeller Health to use its intelligent sensor technology....

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UK cloud award recognises Bath tech firm Gradwell’s innovation

May 20, 2016
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UK cloud award recognises Bath tech firm Gradwell’s innovation

Bath-based communications tech firm Gradwell has achieved second place in a national award scheme championing companies that are innovating in their use of the cloud. Gradwell, which employs more than 70 staff, was runner up from a wide field in the Best Newcomer category in the 2016 UK Cloud Awards. The awards, now in...

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