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Cancer Research UK appoints new COO and CTO

Cancer Research UK appoints new COO and CTO

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Spring Budget 2021: what it means for the UK tech sector

Spring Budget 2021: what it means for the UK tech sector

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People Moves
Ian Duggan appointed Indigo Telecom Group CEO

Ian Duggan appointed Indigo Telecom Group CEO

3 March 2021 / Duggan joins as CEO after founding and serving as CEO of 4site, the mobile wireless [...]

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People Moves
Former Worldpay executive, Shane Happach, appointed Mollie CEO

Former Worldpay executive, Shane Happach, appointed Mollie CEO

2 March 2021 / New Mollie CEO Happach, who will succeed Gaston Aussems, previously spent 10 years in leadership [...]

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Releases & Updates
Smarter data use can boost lockdown confidence for SMBs, says TrueCue

Smarter data use can boost lockdown confidence for SMBs, says TrueCue

2 March 2021 / Recent research from Nucleus Commercial Finance has revealed that lockdown restrictions have impacted future plans [...]

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People Moves
Trulioo appoints Hal Lonas as chief technology officer

Trulioo appoints Hal Lonas as chief technology officer

1 March 2021 / Lonas, who brings over 25 years’ technology leadership experience to Trulioo, will look to help [...]

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People Moves
First Derivatives hires Eric Raab as CTO for its KX division

First Derivatives hires Eric Raab as CTO for its KX division

1 March 2021 / New KX CTO Raab, who will report directly to First Derivatives CEO Seamus Keating, will [...]

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Releases & Updates
UK Fintech investment should support “truly early-stage startups” — fund manager CEO

UK Fintech investment should support “truly early-stage startups” — fund manager CEO

26 February 2021 / The report, led by Network International chairman Ron Kalifa upon request by the Government, revealed [...]

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People Moves
Redwood Software appoints Amede Hungerford as CMO

Redwood Software appoints Amede Hungerford as CMO

25 February 2021 / New CMO Hungerford brings over two decades’ expertise in driving growth and innovation strategies in [...]

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Releases & Updates
Eight 5G solution providers join SONIC programme

Eight 5G solution providers join SONIC programme

25 February 2021 / The SONIC 5G programme is set to become fully operational in May 2021, and aims [...]

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People Moves
Reframe appoints Catherine McDermott as new CEO

Reframe appoints Catherine McDermott as new CEO

24 February 2021 / New CEO McDermott brings 16 years’ leadership experience across the healthcare and technology sectors to [...]

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Major Contracts
Paragon Customer Communications (PCC) selects Beyond Encryption for email security

Paragon Customer Communications (PCC) selects Beyond Encryption for email security

24 February 2021 / Enterprise communications provider PCC, part of Paragon Group, will look to enable leveraging of encrypted [...]

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People Moves
Matthew Halligan appointed CTO of Optiva

Matthew Halligan appointed CTO of Optiva

23 February 2021 / New CTO Halligan brings almost 30 years’ experience in software development and delivery, across bare [...]

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People Moves
Kaspersky appoints Christopher Hurst as UK&I general manager

Kaspersky appoints Christopher Hurst as UK&I general manager

22 February 2021 / New UK&I general manager Hurst‘s initial objectives include more aggressive growth in the enterprise business [...]

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Releases & Updates
Home Office reports 24% rise in permanent IT staff during Covid-19 pandemic

Home Office reports 24% rise in permanent IT staff during Covid-19 pandemic

22 February 2021 / Obtained by think tank Parliament Street, the FOI provides insight into how major government departments, [...]

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Releases & Updates
Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA) to be launched

Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA) to be launched

19 February 2021 / Built in a bid to continue being competitive in science and technology development globally, the [...]

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People Moves
Marta Zarraga appointed chief information officer of Capital Group

Marta Zarraga appointed chief information officer of Capital Group

18 February 2021 / New chief information officer Zarraga brings over 25 years’ industry experience to Capital Group, and [...]

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Releases & Updates
Facebook leaving Australia would be “bad outcome for both sides” — CCS Insight

Facebook leaving Australia would be “bad outcome for both sides” — CCS Insight

18 February 2021 / Facebook placed a ban on coverage from news sites based in Australia, following a media [...]

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People Moves
Surecloud appoints Caren Havelock as first chief marketing officer

Surecloud appoints Caren Havelock as first chief marketing officer

17 February 2021 / New appointment Havelock brings over 20 years of IT marketing experience to Surecloud, and joins [...]

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Releases & Updates
AI file analysis SaaS solution, OmniIndex, launched

AI file analysis SaaS solution, OmniIndex, launched

17 February 2021 / With around 80% of data in the enterprise believed to be unstructured, OmniIndex looks to [...]

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Major Contracts
Post Office partners with Yoti to expand identity capabilities

Post Office partners with Yoti to expand identity capabilities

15 February 2021 / The partnership combines existing experience in identity services accumulated by Post Office, and its extensive [...]

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Major Contracts
PwC UK and Panaseer join forces to offer cyber risk monitoring

PwC UK and Panaseer join forces to offer cyber risk monitoring

10 February 2021 / The partnership between continuous controls monitoring (CCM) platform Panaseer and consulting firm PwC in the [...]

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Releases & Updates
“Increased collaboration” needed for crypto to power global finance — IOHK CTO

“Increased collaboration” needed for crypto to power global finance — IOHK CTO

9 February 2021 / In a whirlwind start to the year for crypto, it’s been announced that Tesla, led [...]

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People Moves
Phil Barker joins the Co-Op as head of CRM and CX

Phil Barker joins the Co-Op as head of CRM and CX

8 February 2021 / The appointment of Barker to the management team at the Co-Op comes as part of [...]

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Major Contracts
Westcoast acquires minority stake in Beyond Encryption

Westcoast acquires minority stake in Beyond Encryption

8 February 2021 / This development, which was brokered by PwC, looks to bolster the growth strategy set out [...]

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