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C&W creative industries to be badly hit by Covid-19

By Michelle Wilson

May 27 2020 11:03AM

Technology Business News - The creative industries sector in Coventry and Warwickshire is set to shrink by nearly 50 per cent as the city prepares to become UK City of Culture. The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership CWLEP Growth Hub s weekly SmartRegion report from May 12-18 features new intelligence gathered from the CWLEP s business engagements and survey data, the CWLEP Digital and Creative Group, Coventry and Warwickshire Champions, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Coventry City Council and Warwickshire County Council.


C&W creative industries to be badly hit by Covid-19

Coventry manufacturer lands engine parts work

By Lee Corden

Jun 03 2020 11:17AM

Technology Business News - Midlands-based lightweight casting specialist Sarginsons has helped a UK engine-maker get back on track after the supply of parts was disrupted by Coronavirus. Sarginsons Industries, which is based in Torrington Avenue, Coventry, was approached to produce 1,000 components on behalf of a UK-based OEM.


Coventry manufacturer lands engine parts work

commercetools named a Leader in B2C commerce

By Juliet Haley

May 22 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, has been named a Leader in B2C commerce in The Forrester Wave B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020 report.


commercetools named a Leader in B2C commerce

Technology Business News - Students and graduates are landing jobs and career opportunities in the engineering and manufacturing industries, through paid work experience with Made Smarter.


Digital technology internships leading to job offers and career opportunities

Technology Business News - New research reveals that in March, before extensive Covid-19 restrictions, just 8 of businesses surveyed said they would not be investing in innovation activity this year, with that rising to 25 during the current crisis - a 213 increase. In the UK that change is higher - from 4 to 23 .


Businesses cutting spend on innovation at dangerous rate in UK

TalkOut Doubles to Offer App and VR Experience

By TalkOut

May 28 2020 11:52AM

Technology Business News - Just a month away from its first anniversary, Manchester-based, mental health organisation, TalkOut is significantly expanding its support for the UK s business community through the addition of highly immersive virtual reality VR software and the launch of a wellbeing app.


TalkOut Doubles to Offer App and VR Experience

Technology Business News - Skybox Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management solutions, announced today that Charlie Velasquez has joined the company as chief financial officer. Velasquez brings to the company more than 25 years experience in financial roles, heavily concentrated in the tech industry.


Skybox Security Appoints Charlie Velasquez as Chief Financial Officer

commercetools recognised for B2B Commerce

By Juliet Haley

May 29 2020 02:45PM

Technology Business News - commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, has been named a Strong Performer in B2B commerce in The Forrester Wave B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2020 report.


commercetools recognised for B2B Commerce

Telecoms specialist paves the way for future working

By Mike Smith

May 20 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - CHH CoNeX has featured on the UK Government s Business Support Blog as an effective example of a company following government advice and using clear communication with staff to maintain a healthy workforce throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.


Telecoms specialist paves the way for future working

Technology Business News - Picturepath was borne from local businessman Richard Nurse s own experience with his autistic son Freddie. Richard noticed Freddie became severely distressed and anxious without a clear daily timeline and activity list that he could tick off throughout the day.


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Coventry manufacturer lands engine parts work

By Lee Corden

Jun 03 2020 11:17AM

Technology Business News - Midlands-based lightweight casting specialist Sarginsons has helped a UK engine-maker get back on track after the supply of parts was disrupted by Coronavirus. Sarginsons Industries, which is based in Torrington Avenue, Coventry, was approached to produce 1,000 components on behalf of a UK-based OEM.


Coventry manufacturer lands engine parts work

Technology Business News - Students and graduates are landing jobs and career opportunities in the engineering and manufacturing industries, through paid work experience with Made Smarter.


Digital technology internships leading to job offers and career opportunities

commercetools recognised for B2B Commerce

By Juliet Haley

May 29 2020 02:45PM

Technology Business News - commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, has been named a Strong Performer in B2B commerce in The Forrester Wave B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2020 report.


commercetools recognised for B2B Commerce

Technology Business News - Skybox Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management solutions, announced today that Charlie Velasquez has joined the company as chief financial officer. Velasquez brings to the company more than 25 years experience in financial roles, heavily concentrated in the tech industry.


Skybox Security Appoints Charlie Velasquez as Chief Financial Officer

TalkOut Doubles to Offer App and VR Experience

By TalkOut

May 28 2020 11:52AM

Technology Business News - Just a month away from its first anniversary, Manchester-based, mental health organisation, TalkOut is significantly expanding its support for the UK s business community through the addition of highly immersive virtual reality VR software and the launch of a wellbeing app.


TalkOut Doubles to Offer App and VR Experience

C&W creative industries to be badly hit by Covid-19

By Michelle Wilson

May 27 2020 11:03AM

Technology Business News - The creative industries sector in Coventry and Warwickshire is set to shrink by nearly 50 per cent as the city prepares to become UK City of Culture.


C&W creative industries to be badly hit by Covid-19

Technology Business News - New research reveals that in March, before extensive Covid-19 restrictions, just 8 of businesses surveyed said they would not be investing in innovation activity this year, with that rising to 25 during the current crisis - a 213 increase. In the UK that change is higher - from 4 to 23 .


Businesses cutting spend on innovation at dangerous rate in UK

commercetools named a Leader in B2C commerce

By Juliet Haley

May 22 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, has been named a Leader in B2C commerce in The Forrester Wave B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020 report. commercetools received the highest scores possible in the campaign management, promotions, platform architecture, product vision and roadmap, and delivery model criteria.


commercetools named a Leader in B2C commerce

Telecoms specialist paves the way for future working

By Mike Smith

May 20 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - CHH CoNeX has featured on the UK Government s Business Support Blog as an effective example of a company following government advice and using clear communication with staff to maintain a healthy workforce throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.


Telecoms specialist paves the way for future working

Coventry business working with iconic McLaren Racing

By Michelle Wilson

May 20 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - A Coventry business has been working with one of the world s most iconic motorsport companies as part of the Ventilator Challenge UK Project. Whiteley Brooks Engineering in Brandon Road, Binley, which was established in 1965, usually supplies high-quality precision engineering parts for motor sport, medical, automotive, defence, diesel testing and new technologies sectors.


Coventry business working with iconic McLaren Racing

Technology Business News - At a time when many charities are struggling due to the impact of Covid-19, Raffall s charity initiative shows how the software as a service SaaS platform is leading the way for users to host and participate in competitions in a safe, secure and trusted environment online.


Online raffle platform ask influencers to help charities by raising funds for the NHS

Technology Business News - West-Yorkshire based Venari Group has confirmed a major exclusive partnership agreement for the firefighting sector, with one of the globe s leading helmet manufacturers, SCHUBERTH. SCHUBERTH is a famous, 90-year old, manufacturer of safety helmets for motorcyclists and motorsport, including Formula One.


Manufacturer launches firefighting equipment department with major partnership

Technology Business News - Coventry-based Penso has invested 16.3 million in producing its range of Blue Ocean Home Delivery Pods the first of which go into operation with a major retailer later this month. The lightweight nature of carbon fibre means goods weighing nearly 50 more can be carried per van while still meeting legal weight requirements for a 3.5-tonne vehicle.


British Engineers Solve Carbon Fibre Conundrum That Could Transform Home Delivery Market

Technology Business News - A new security bollard designed to protect pedestrians from terrorist vehicle attacks on London s bridges has successfully come through crash testing and could be installed at key locations in the coming months.


New security bollard could be used in months thanks to Coventry company

Technology Business News - Siemens has teamed up with the Cyber Resilience Centre CRC for Greater Manchester to help businesses stay secure after surge in COVID-19 related online crime. The CRC for Greater Manchester are offering a free three-month membership for any business in the region with up to 100 employees.


Siemens partner with Cyber Resilience Centre to help combat surge in COVID-19 related crime

Technology Business News - A North East academy trust has hosted a virtual school choir to bring staff and students together on VE Day. 189 pupils and some of their teachers from 10 schools across the region got involved by providing their rendition of We ll Meet Again , a famous wartime song from the World War II era that also holds great significance during the current COVID-19 pandemic.


Education trust brings together schools in VE Day inspired virtual choir

Studley business diversifies thanks to WCC grant

By Michelle Wilson

May 07 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - A grant from Warwickshire County Council for a Studley business to invest in a state-of-the-art machine is paying dividends to provide vital PPE equipment for hospital and care home staff in the Covid-19 pandemic.


Studley business diversifies thanks to WCC grant

Technology Business News - Picturepath was borne from local businessman Richard Nurse s own experience with his autistic son Freddie. Richard noticed Freddie became severely distressed and anxious without a clear daily timeline and activity list that he could tick off throughout the day.


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Innovative engineering firm set to double its workforce

By Michelle Wilson

May 05 2020 12:00AM

Technology Business News - An innovative automotive engineering firm in Coventry will more than double its workforce if its design to manufacture face masks for frontline NHS staff is given the go ahead.


Innovative engineering firm set to double its workforce

Technology Business News - Nearly 13,000 businesses in the West Midlands have been supported in the Covid-19 pandemic by Growth Hubs in the region. Companies ranging from sole traders to multi-nationals in a range of industries have been in touch with their local Growth Hubs throughout the West Midlands cluster.


Nearly 13,000 businesses helped by West Midlands Growth Hubs in Covid-19