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Webbie Awards Shortlist 2019

With just five weeks away until this year’s Webbie Christmas Party. The time has come to announce this year’s shortlist for the Webbie Awards. So, without further ado, here are your nominees: The Alice in Wonderland Award – For always being up for a challenge Ashley Rushworth Luke O’Keeffe Ned Grady Stephanie Lomax   The…

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Hack Manchester 2018

As keen supporters of the technology industry and hackathons in particular, Hack Manchester Junior and Hack Manchester took place last week as part of the Manchester Science Festival. We were once again, delighted to be headline sponsors alongside our event partnership with our friends at Hac100. Winners of Best in Show by HEADLINE sponsor @WebAppUk were…….

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How are you Finding your Work-Life Balance?

We’ve all been there. Work is a significant part of our lives, and we just can’t help thinking about it. You spend your days at work, and whilst relaxing at home, you’re still thinking about your workload, deadlines, or knowing you have a busy day ahead. Achieving a work-life balance is tough, but also important….

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Double Whammy

Thursday 13th September was a busy day here at Web Applications UK as we celebrated Programmers Day and our 18th birthday. It’s a huge achievement for a software company to be standing for 18 years. Statistics show on average 6 years is a life expectancy for a software company. Technically, Web Applications UK is now…

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Webbies Celebrate International Youth Day 2018

  Established in 1999 by the United Nations (UN), Sunday 12th August was International Youth Day 2018. Occurring annually, it raises issues relating to young people and celebrates successes of people aged 10 to 24 around the world. This year’s theme, ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’, places emphasis on providing young people safe areas where they…

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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. Mental wellbeing is dynamic. It can change every day, every moment, and every year. Having good mental wellbeing means you should be…

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The Benefits of Giving Back to the Community

A core tenet of the company ethos at Web Apps is to have a positive impact in our community, and we’ve found that one of the most effective ways to do that is to invest in the future. Since young people are the future (as cliché as that phrase is), we spend a lot of our time sharing our passion in programming, by mentoring at code clubs. Code clubs are volunteer-led coding sessions to help…

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