razorblue puts people first with new director

A leading managed service provider which works with over 500 companies across the UK has strengthened its HR provision through an internal promotion and investment in a new bespoke system. North East headquartered razorblue, which boasts seven offices and announced record financial results earlier this year, has promoted Head of People, Joanne Finkeldey to People…

razorblue partners with Teesside University in MOU agreement

Leading IT firm, razorblue has entered a partnership with Teesside University to explore mutually beneficial ways for the two organisations to work together. The partnership will see the University working with IT solutions provider razorblue across a broad range of areas including student recruitment, joint research and the development of academic and training programmes. With…

Harnessing hybrid

Changes to the way in which employees want to work, collaborate and communicate has forced even the most traditionally upheld organisations to consider altering their working models. For the most part, employee productivity levels have been maintained through remote working environments, and in some cases, even enhanced. Studies show that 75 per cent of employees…

Ask The Expert: How do I get started on modernising my workplace?

As we fast approach the two-year mark since Covid first hit the headlines, for many businesses the enforced wave of digital transformation signals only the start of their IT modernisation journey. Reliance on technology sky-rocketed during the lockdown months and there has undoubtedly been a fundamental shift in the role of technology within organisations. Now…

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Excellence Award Winners 2021

razorblue were awarded the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Excellence Award for Entrepreneurial Success. The Entrepreneurial Success Award sponsored by Augere celebrates our success from creation to current trading achievements. This includes innovation, creativity, as well as growth highlights and how the business has overcome challenges. The Excellence Awards, which were sponsored by Biffa, were…

razorblue appoints industry expert to drive market growth

A leading managed service provider has appointed a familiar face, bringing an industry expert to its board to drive growth in the business applications market. Microsoft Gold Partner razorblue, which boasts seven offices and completed its second acquisition in as many years earlier in 2021, has welcomed back Chris Gill as its Managing Director of…

Ask The Expert: The Power of Automation

Jonathan Anderson, managing director of razorblue Business Software discussing why and how businesses can benefit from automation. Most companies have already made great strides in improving customer experience, maximising profitability and increasing efficiencies. But many are still missing out on huge opportunities even with direct access to the most valuable asset available to them; data….

razorblue adds award to record breaking year

Multi-award-winning Managed IT Services Provider razorblue has been recognised once again with its latest win at the North East Business Awards. Over the last four years razorblue has seen turnover increase by 128% and is on target to reach £20m turnover by 2023, completing its second acquisition in as many years earlier in 2021 and…

Business development specialist calling for more women in tech

From a law degree to helping grow a wedding decoration business, Louise Gilbey is keen to encourage more women to get into tech as she spreads her wings in her latest role at a leading managed service provider with offices across the UK. Having joined razorblue in May 2021, Louise is tasked with identifying new…

Generation exiled: the business risks of discarding young workers

The youngest employees are bearing the brunt of pandemic-induced redundancies, but this trend is likely to create problems for businesses in the longer term. Those operating last-in, first-out policies risk jettisoning highly talented post-millennials who could prove vital to their survival. The Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics surveyed just over…