Mike Cowin, CEO of Touch Biometrix fingerprint sensors

Touch Biometrix secures £2 million funding from Deepbridge Capital

16th April 2019

Touch Biometrix, the disruptive fingerprint technology company, has received a £2million investment from Deepbridge Capital. The Series A funding through the Chester based Deepbridge Technology Growth Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund follows initial seed funding of £150,000 last year. Touch Biometrix is developing a new class of fingerprint sensors for application to consumer electronics such… Read more »

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The PC Support Group Ranked Among Top 501 Global IT Managed Service Providers

24th July 2018

The PC Support Group Ranked Among Top 501 Global IT Managed Service Providers Local IT support company, The PC Support Group ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to 2018 MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 identifies the World’s most forward-thinking MSPs and leading trends in… Read more »

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Superfast broadband now reaches 95 per cent coverage for Cheshire East

26th June 2018

Nineteen out of 20 homes and businesses across Cheshire East can now access superfast broadband – thanks to the council-backed Connecting Cheshire partnership. Investment by Connecting Cheshire, a partnership between four Cheshire councils, BT and central Government, with additional funding from the European Regional Development Fund, has now reached more than 85,000 premises with superfast… Read more »

Knutsford company blazing a trail in hospitality market

14th June 2018

A Knutsford company which specialises in sophisticated intelligent building technologies and whose latest contract has seen it working on the £55m redevelopment of Annabel’s private members club in London says that it will have a year of substantial growth in 2018. The company, Intecho, is currently blazing a trail in the London hospitality market and… Read more »


Engineering firm expands with second office launch

8th May 2018

Grimsby-based engineering firm opens new office in Cheshire Grimsby-based multi-discipline engineering firm, Technica, has opened a new office in Congleton as part of its UK growth and recruitment strategy. The company’s second office is located within the Somerford Business Court in Congleton, a former dairy farm and barns that have been converted into luxury offices.… Read more »

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Gates partnership launch event goes with a bang

17th April 2018

An event held to launch the exclusive partnership between a north west gates firm and a premium French manufacturer went off with a bang. Earlier this year Country Gates & Barriers signed a deal to become the UK distributor for a range of high-end aluminium gates made by Horizal in France. It is now in… Read more »

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Carbon capture experts create synergy at Thornton Science Park

31st October 2017

In an age where global carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have crossed a worrying milestone, carbon capture is becoming an increasingly important aspect of greenhouse gas removal and decarbonisation technologies. Carbon capture and its subsequent storage (CCS) is recognised as a key factor to tackle global warming – by reducing the amount of carbon… Read more »

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General Data Protection Regulation – Are Your Plans in Place?

31st October 2017

You cannot fail to have heard about the GDPR Regulation which becomes enforceable next year on 25th May 2018. There’s a lot to the GDPR, and there’s a lot of news and internet coverage being devoted to it. Not all of it is accurate. Here’s the lowdown on what you need to know right now.… Read more »