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On the 27th August this year, Matt Hancock, the Minister for the Cabinet Office announced a new target for small business’ to work in the public sector: 33% of government spending should go to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The government definition of an SME is those employing 250 employees or less. In IT, this would be a pretty sizeable company. Currently Company Connecting only has detailed figures for Scotland and our figures show that 97% of IT tech companies registered in Scotland have less than 250 employees.

How can IT micro SMEs get contracts in the public sector?

One minute video demonstrating how to update your Company Connecting User profile

One minute video demonstrating how to update your Company Connecting User profile

Company Connecting helps tech business’ connect AND be found by any company interested in tech skills.

It only takes 23 seconds to find potential suppliers who can help your business, and it only takes 23 seconds to be found by a potential customer!

Picture or the front page of Company Connecting - for the 26 Second Search Video

We have reviewed thousands of companies. How does the Web Development or IT Support company with growth ambitions differentiate itself from the other pebbles on the beach?

 

How do Web Development or IT Support companies differentiate themselves:

Trace Learning (http://www.tracelearningsolutions.com/ ) and Company Connecting have common aims. Trace Learning is all about training and Company Connecting is all about IT tech. We both have the common aim of streamlining the ‘finding’ process for companies and individuals.

Trace Learning has just launched a great new site – but getting there wasn’t easy. Here is their experience.

Finding the right IT supplier - saves time and money

Company Connecting Launches A Platform For B2B To Source Professional IT Companies

The comprehensive ecosystem and directory of IT tech companies with Company Connecting costs nothing to register, manage company details or to carry out searches.

Company Connecting Launches A Platform For B2B To Source Professional IT Companies

Importance of technology for all businesses

In the last two decades there has been an enormous growth and increase in the use of technology. 

Technology and Your Business

In the early 80s I started my career in IT as a trainee programmer working in a software bureau where the proportion of men and women were more or less equal. In fact, my second boss was female. In these early days we did everything. We wrote code,   we managed what was then a complicated process of printing and distributing reports, and we could re generate the whole computer from a cold start.

 

Women working in IT and with DEC  (Digital) PDP 11/70 in the 1980s