VDT Direct, the leading developer of rapid deployment video security solutions, has announced that WebEye Home™, a new cloud-based alarm system for the residential market sector will be launched on April 1, 2013.  Quick and easy to install, it enables alarm notifications to be received and handled from any internet-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone.   Read more

Euromix Concrete, a leading supplier of high quality ready mixed concrete to the construction industry throughout London and the South East, has awarded e-docs UK a major contract to automate the processing of delivery tickets and invoices.  It will enable Euromix Concrete to achieve significant efficiency gains and cost savings whilst delivering a higher level of customer service. Read more

Broadening Choices for Older People (BCOP), the charitable provider of nursing homes, housing for independent living and sheltered housing, has awarded a major contract to Hexagon Software to upgrade its property and financial management systems.  Hexagon was awarded the contract after an extensive market review and will be supplying and installing its LandMark property management and Dream financial management solutions at BCOP’s Birmingham-based head office. Read more

Kwik-Fit Financial Services (KFFS), one of the UK’s leading insurance intermediaries, is installing a NICE IEX Workforce Management system at its contact centre in Uddingston, Lanarkshire. Supplied and supported by Sinclair Voicenet, in partnership with NICE, the new system will integrate with KFFS’ existing Avaya telecoms infrastructure and initially help manage contact centre staff handling inbound calls.  It will improve workforce planning and scheduling to increase efficiency and enable the delivery of a higher level of service to customers. Read more

X2 Computing, a leading supplier of mobile computing solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Workforce Management software for the retail and order fulfilment market sectors.  Forming part of the new suite of retail software, it will enable retailers to optimise the deployment of staff and deliver an improved customer service using tablets, smartphones and handheld computer devices.  Read more

ESPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector professional buying organisations, has added a new EU-compliant insurance framework to its portfolio of professional procurement solutions.  Developed in partnership with Government Procurement Service (GPS), this is the first national agreement for the provision of non-life insurance and is estimated to be worth around £850 million over the next four years.  It will deliver significant cost and time savings to the public sector by providing access to brokerage services, insurance underwriting, claims and risk management without having to go through lengthy EU procurement processes.  Read more

Toad Hall Nursery Group, a growing provider of childcare and early education for children from the age of 3 months to school age, has deployed the Dream financial management software solution.  Supplied and installed by Hexagon Software, one of the UK’s leading independent providers of financial management solutions, it will enable Toad Hall Nurseries to streamline operations at its head office and provide a flexible platform to support the company’s strategic expansion plans across London and the South East. Read more

e-docs UK, the leading independent provider of Business Process Optimisation services, has introduced ChequeBox, a new service that will streamline cheque and remittance processing and deliver significant cost savings.  The ChequeBox service will provide organisations that receive high volumes of cheques in payment for goods and services with quicker access to cleared funds, improve cashflow and reduce processing costs by up to 25%.  Read more