Rebecca Lawton

Silver Accreditation from Investors in People

After a rigorous assessment process, we’re pleased to announce that we have received a silver accreditation from Investors in People, a standard for people management. This award proves how our people are actively engaged in ensuring the consistency of the principles and practices covered in the Investors in People standard. Our mission remains to positively…

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Simply the Best of 2017

Here we are again, the beginning of a new year. It seems like only yesterday that we had just jumped into the wonderful year that was 2017, and although we’ve had some amazing times, we’ve also had some bad. 2017 was the year we lost our amazing and dear friend, Andy. Although we’ve now moved…

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GreatUniHack and Hackathon Season in Review

Hackathon season is almost over – and we’re pretty gutted about it. There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing passionate programmers learn, develop and solve problems that are being experienced in this ever-changing digital age. This month, we were proudly a gold sponsor for GreatUniHack, which meant that we got to set our own challenge: build something that…

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A Day at the Palace

If you’re a reader of our blog, or you keep up-to-date with our social media, you’ve probably seen that earlier this year we were proudly awarded the Princess Royal Training Award for our industrial placement programme. Our IP programme sees on average 10-12 industrial placement students, annually spend a year working as full-time employees as…

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We’re a Gold Sponsor for GreatUniHack!

This year, we’re proud to be a gold sponsor for GreatUniHack – a 24-hour student-oriented hackathon which is organised by the University of Manchester Tech Society, HackSoc. The hackathon will be taking place over the course of two days, on 11th-12th November. Having not sponsored the event previously, we’re extremely excited to get involved and see…

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What Makes for Good Digital Innovation?

Every year, our sister company Tech Angels holds a start-up competition in collaboration with the University of Salford, that sees budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. Last month we hosted a workshop at the University of Salford Business school, speaking to students about what makes for good digital innovation. Here are the key topics discussed,…

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Why You Should Take Advantage of Degree Apprenticeships

Every year we take on around 20 placement students, including those working over the Summer period and those taking a year out of their University degree. However, we also take on apprentices who are studying towards a relevant degree and want to gain experience in their chosen industry. Dominique Ward-Marsh has been with us since February 2016,…

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We’re Trying to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

One in four people in the world, will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. In the workplace one in (around) seven people are experiencing mental health problems. Stats from World Health Organization and Mental Health Foundation. This means that either yourself, or someone you know could be suffering from a mental illness. Ask…

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Happy 10 Year Webbieversary, Chris!

Coming to us in 2007, Chris (also known as Sweens) is well known for mentoring young developers, and helping to build on their knowledge – it’s actually the best part of his job! Now, he’s joining the 10 year Webbie crew for his Webbieversary. What better way to celebrate, than with dressing up his desk,…

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We Peaked in Saddleworth!

As I sit here, aching and sore on a rainy morning, reflecting back on the long exhausting day that was Saturday, I look at what we accomplished and how much money we raised for a great cause. On Saturday 8th July, us Webbies (along with over 100 other volunteers) decided to raise some money for…

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