(L-R), Andie Stokoe, Allay Director, Steven Bell, Managing Director, and Stuart Bell, Allay Director
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Newcastle fintech startup reveals plans to create 200 new jobs after tripling profits

Fast-growing Newcastle fintech startup Allay has announced plans to create as many as 200 new jobs by the end of the year, after tripling its profits in only its second…

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Leeds event technology firm launches new app and website as part of £3m investment

Ticket Arena, the Leeds-based event technology company, has launched a new iOS app and revamped website as part of a…

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A growing sense of gloom is settling over the capital’s tech firms ahead of the formal triggering of Article 50…

Morecambe-based ICT Reverse Asset Management expands with £250k HSBC funding

IT data protection company ICT Reverse Asset Management has created new jobs with a six-figure funding package from HSBC. The Lancashire-based…

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Work is progressing on the new main stage at The Space Project in Manchester, with TV production crews offered a…

Digital Catapult has selected six VR and AR startups for Augmentor programme

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‘Femtech’ startup Elvie has raised £5m with backing from Octopus and AllBright

London-based connected healthtech startup, Elvie, has announced the closure of its seven-figure Series A round as it eyes expansion into…

UK ahead of European rivals on digital-tech investment as sector value hits £97bn

The value of the UK’s booming digital sector has leapt by 30% in the last five years, according to new…

London tech firms turned over a combined £56bn in 2016

Investment and turnover in London's tech and digital sector continued to boom according to new figures released by Tech City…

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Communication bottlenecks are frustrating UK workers

Despite two thirds (66%) of employees claiming to be happy to be contacted out of working hours, only 50% of…

How Technology Is Helping Healthcare Business

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Manchester makes its mark on the UK’s digital map as co-working drives growth

A NATIONAL report into the rapid growth of Britain’s digital tech industry has highlighted Manchester as a hotspot for growth. The…

Co-op and Webhelp Create 50 Jobs

Leading global BPO and customer experience expert, Webhelp, is pleased to announce that as of the April 1, 2017, it…

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