Hot off the press in January!

Hot off the press in January!

We can’t quite explain the excitement that each of us feels when we land a piece of awesome coverage – whether it’s in a trade mag, a traditional broadsheet or on a cool digital site. The thrill is real, which is why securing our clients a spot in their desired publication is something that we will always pride ourselves on.

It’s been a busy month all round — as we kickstart our 2021 strategies for assorted clients, attend plenty of virtual socials, and eagerly await the day we can be reunited under one roof at Scriba towers.

So, to celebrate a successful January, here’s a collection of clippings that the crew is particularly proud of.

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Disruptive Vapour aligns with tech giants

Months of hard work came to fruition in January, as a link up with Tech Data and enhanced relationships with Fortinet and Veeam put cloud specialist Vapour on the road to hitting its £7m turnover target by year end and on course to bring greater disruption to the market, according to CEO Tim Mercer.

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What happened to innovation during Covid-19 fight or flight mode?

Fergus Bailie caught up with Influence to look back on the events of 2020 and discuss how landscapes evolved faster in weeks than they had in decades, particularly in terms of remote working, public transport usage, and high street footfall.

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How to monitor remote workers humanely

Caroline Lewis, sales director for workplace data analytics provider Tiger Communications, discussed with Computer Weekly how monitoring employees who work remotely has taken on a whole extra dimension in the Covid-19 pandemic year of 2020.

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Yorkshire agencies highlight importance of flexibility and digital

Scriba PR appeared alongside The Bigger Boat and The Engine Room in Yorkshire Business Insider’s piece looking at the importance of flexible working, digital technologies, and communication when it comes to helping businesses handle the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How can the finance industry be more inclusive with communications?

A financial adviser should be well-versed in understanding the importance of maintaining regular, informative, and engaging communication with customers.

But are all industry professionals thinking about inclusivity when they’re drafting their next email on the latest mortgage deal or asking individuals to tap on their app and ‘read the small print’ when agreeing to their terms and conditions?

Judith Doherty, business development manager at SimpleUsabilty, took a closer look for Financial Reporter.

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A guide to writing a killer SaaS investment pitch

Nick Halliday, CEO at software design experts IDS Group is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in digital businesses worldwide and a proven track record of delivering strategic software solutions that provide a competitive edge.

In this profile, Nick discusses the difficulties that can prevent technical visions from getting off the ground and the growing pains that come with SaaS business growth.

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Chairman steps down as Connect Childcare secures £4m

Connect Childcare has named a new chairman after securing £4 million investment.

Bill McCall will replace Ashvin Pathak, who spent nine years in the role, as chair of the nursery software specialist following the new funding from Mobeus Equity Partners.

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IDS Group secures government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus certification for commitment to cyber security

Yorkshire-headquartered software and security specialist IDS Group has been accredited with the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus scheme certification.

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Study reveals 75% of students feel interview ready after using employability platform

Shortlist.Me – a platform that enables users to boost their employability skills in an experiential learning environment – has revealed that it has experienced a massive surge in demand as the UK job market is decimated by pandemic fallout, and redundancies are rife. Here’s come coverage on

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How to boost your team’s happiness with regular communications

Lorna Stellakis, managing director of Lancaster-headquartered tech support firm Q2Q IT, firmly believes that happy and productive teams – which thrive all year round – are motivated by much more than a 12-monthly review. Here, she speaks to UMi, to explain why.

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Bailie Group to provide economic boost for Leeds as it prepares for growth

Growth by acquisition is on the cards for Vicky Wordsworth, CFO at the Leeds-headquartered Bailie Group, writes deputy business editor, Greg Wright.

Here, she shares her insights about planning a major career change, and how it often pays to ask some straight questions.

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Digital Enterprise TOP 100

Congratulations to one of our longest-standing clients, UNTHA! The firm appears in the Digital Enterprise Top 100 Awards, recognised for its digital innovation, transformation and resilience.