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“Creativity Is Contagious; Pass It On”

Whether you are an artist, writer, blogger, designer, photographer, musician or any of the hundreds of other creative personalities, today is a day for you! May 30th is now being celebrated as Nationa…

The Importance of Positive Wellbeing

We all deserve positive wellbeing, and it’s important in every aspect of life. If you experience low mental wellbeing over a long time, then you’re more likely to develop a mental health illness. …

Why We’re Focusing on Mental Health

1 in 6 people experience a common mental health illness every week, and 1 in 5 have considered taking their life at some point. Mental health illnesses have always been there. We’ve either experienc…

Leeds Hack and Student Hack VI in Review

April was a bumper month for the North’s hacking scene. We had the pleasure of sponsoring the best in show prizes at both Leeds Hack and Student Hack VI. Leeds Hack was our first ever hackathon outs…

Let’s Focus on Stress

April was stress awareness month, so we took the time to try and make it as stress-free as possible here, whether this be with our wonderful dogs, Bea & Bo, a pool tournament – congratulations t…

The Unsung Heroes of Your Organisation

Let’s face it, you probably wouldn’t be nearly as organised, efficient or – honestly – successful if it weren’t for those administrative professionals in your team. Perhaps it’s because I…

We’re Heading to StudentHack!

We had such a great time last year at StudentHack, that we’re sponsoring the event again this year – and this time, we’ll be head-judging best in show. StudentHack is a 24-hour hackathon taking …

See you at Leeds Hack!

This year we’ll be heading to Leeds Hack, a 24-hour hackathon taking place over 21st-22nd April 2018 with our friends at Hac100. We’re extremely excited for the event, as it’s our first hackatho…

Having a Ruff Day

What do you call a dog that can do magic tricks …… a Labracadabrador. Being a dog person myself (and therefore somewhat biased), I think companies are barking mad not to consider the advantages th…

Raising Awareness for World Bipolar Day

Today is World Bipolar Day, so we’re raising awareness for another serious mental health condition, and talking about the facts and figures so you can help yourself or others around you. Bipolar dis…

Diversity and the IT Industry

The lack of diversity in the tech industry isn’t a new problem. The reasons behind it are regularly debated, and include issues such workplace culture, discrimination and who belongs to the pool of …

In Praise of the Raspberry Pi

We love the Raspberry Pi. This small, single-board computer roughly the size of a credit card may not look impressive at first sight, but its value in demystifying the world of computer programming ca…