Archive for July, 2016

Spoonfed helps popular social enterprise take a bite out of corporate catering

Monday, July 25th, 2016

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A growing Scottish software-as-a-service company has helped increase Social Bite’s corporate catering revenue by 1000 per cent, seeing monthly sales from the service grow from £7,000 to £70,000.

Spoonfed, provider of end-to-end drop off catering software that offers an efficient ordering system for corporate catering, began working with Social Bite in 2015 to help them increase efficiencies and reduce errors created by manual order taking.

Since implementing Spoonfed’s software, corporate catering has become Social Bite’s biggest revenue generator, accounting for 50 per cent of all company revenue.

The popular social enterprise has also seen a 25 per cent increase in average order value over a six-month period.
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Scottish technology companies join support for diversity in software development

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

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A leading software development conference in Scotland has seen a significant increase in the number of underrepresented groups speaking at and attending their conferences, thanks to a number of initiatives.

The Scottish JavaScript Conference (ScotlandJS), was attended by over 250 people this year, with 50% of speakers and 30% of attendees being female or non-binary (individuals who do not identify as either male or female).

The initiatives, undertaken by the event’s organisers to increase participation from more diverse groups come in direct response to the overwhelming number of men in the Scottish software development industry. Women and other minorities are hugely underrepresented in Scotland’s tech sector, with 96% of software developers being male.
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TenTel and Hallmark combine as ‘one-stop shop’ for letting agents

Friday, July 8th, 2016

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Challenger telecoms company TenTel has acquired ownership of utility management firm Hallmark to provide an all-inclusive hub for the lettings industry.

This acquisition along with an ongoing partnership with British Gas offers a one-stop shop for change of lease management, including changeover administration of tenants, broadband and phone services and all utilities.

Investment of over £100,000 in new technology, such as Hallmark’s Letting Agent Portal, enables fast check in/outs at no charge, offering commission to letting agents and expediting the process for tenants.

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