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Ask the Expert: building a marketing strategy that delivers growth

BIG Partnership is a national creative communications agency with more than 90 consultants across its four offices. The agency functions as a full-service marketing consultancy with services including PR, social media, digital marketing, creative strategy and design.  We spoke with director Bryan Garvie about marketing strategies and why management teams need to create strong links […]

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NorthEdge acquires energy technology and data business Correla to drive forward net zero ambition

We have acquired Correla, an innovative technology and data services business that aims to help to create a less complex and more sustainable energy sector. Our acquisition of Correla follows the divestment of the subsidiary by the Gas Industry’s Central Data Service provider Xoserve. The divestment will see Xoserve become a specialised contract management and […]

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Introducing Nexus – a new online community platform for the NorthEdge portfolio

Having a portfolio that collaborates, shares learnings and best practice, and keeps connected has always been a core focus for us as we work towards building better businesses together. That is why we are pleased to launch our exclusively developed online community platform, Nexus – a tool our portfolio teams can use to learn from […]

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Ask the Expert: building a pricing strategy that delivers growth

We spoke with James Brown, UK Managing Partner at strategy and pricing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, about pricing strategies and how they can be incredibly valuable in improving earnings for businesses. Simon-Kucher & Partners is an international firm with 40 offices and over 1,400 employees. The firm works with businesses in all industries to help […]

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International Women’s Day: Choose to Challenge

Today marks International Women’s Day. The theme for this year is “Choose to Challenge” – challenging bias, old habits and the status quo. The reality is we need to choose to challenge ourselves every day, not just today. We recognise that we have a collective responsibility to continually demonstrate leadership and use our voices to […]

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Distology secures NorthEdge investment

We have invested in Distology, a leading specialist cyber security distributor, to grow the business’s services and presence domestically and in Europe. Founded in 2014, Distology is a value-added-distributor representing vendors of IT security technology products across EMEA, helping to protect businesses’ digital estates from the growing threat of cyber-attacks. The business is headquartered in […]

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The NorthEdge ‘March march’

In June 2020 our Managing Partner Ray Stenton was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré (pronounced ghee-yan bar-ray) syndrome, which is a very rare and serious neurological condition that affects the nervous system. It mainly affects the feet, hands and limbs, causing problems such as numbness, weakness, pain and paralysis. Ray spent 172 days in hospital, was paralysed from […]

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Our new series on value creation

We’ve launched a new area on our website focusing on value creation in all its forms, highlighting why it is so central to the work that we and our portfolio companies do. Value creation – growing your business through strategy, action and data – is underpinned by 10 principles, which we call Value Levers. Over […]

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Ask the expert: Migrating to the cloud

Cloud Technology Solutions, a NorthEdge portfolio business, is a cloud technology specialist and Europe’s largest Google partner. We asked CEO James Doggart for his thoughts on modernisation and digital transformation and the benefits these bring to businesses looking to generate greater value. Can you briefly explain what migrating to the cloud means? “In simple terms, […]

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