Category: Companies

BirchenallHowden merges with ASK4 subsidiaries

Two Sheffield IT companies have merged to cement more than a decade of close partnership working.

Sheffield Digital member, BirchenallHowden has merged with two subsidiary companies of the ASK4 Group – ASK4Business and ASK4Datacentres. The merger has created a new business-services focussed subsidiary of the ASK4 Group, ASK4 Integrated Services, which will offer unique end to end support to a growing client base in the UK and across Europe. BirchenallHowden Ltd

Elements Technology receive £250,000 investment

Sheffield IoT company secure NPIF funding to develop its team, product portfolio and headquarters.

About Elements Technology Founded last year in Sheffield by Dr. Joe Handsaker, Elements is an Internet of Things (IoT) software developer for small and micro manufacturers. The business is creating software that re-purposes consumer technologies for use in manufacturing, with a specific interest in exploring opportunities for wearable technologies in the sector. Elements’ revenue model

Sheffield tech company tackles social exclusion with free event tickets

Tickets For Good is helping thousands of people enjoy gigs, performances and events via its online ticket donation platform, The Ticket Bank.

For many people, live music gigs, theatre performances and other events are not accessible due to financial constraints, care commitments or social exclusion. The Ticket Bank programme is designed to help people overcome these barriers so they can go out and enjoy events. Benefits to health and wellbeing The link between mental wellbeing and access

The Workshop and The Sheffield College pioneer a new tech talent pipeline

An alternative recruitment route has helped to secure young tech talent for a local company.

Sixteen-year-old Jack Buss has joined the company as an apprentice after he had previously completed a two-week placement with them, making an immediate impression. Director Mark Pearce comments, “We’ve always taken graduates in the past, but I’ve been involved with apprenticeships in another business and that’s exposed me to a lot of youngsters with talent,