University of Birmingham

Crimson secures CRM contract with the University of Birmingham

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In March 2022, Crimson secured a CRM contract with the University of Birmingham. As one of the 24 Russell Group universities, the University of Birmingham maintains world-class research, exceptional teaching and learning experiences, and unrivalled business links. Founded in 1900, the university has around 34,000 students, including 5,000 international students, and has over 7,000 members of staff. The university receives …

Harvey Nash Group becomes Nash Squared

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Harvey Nash Group becomes Nash Squared as it signals its intentions to double global headcount to over 6,000  Harvey Nash Group, the overall company for six market leading technology and talent businesses including Harvey Nash, NashTech and Alumni, is being renamed to Nash Squared. This comes as the company signals its intentions for rapid growth – which will see its …

Crimson signs Partner Pledge with Microsoft

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Crimson has now signed a Partner Pledge agreement with Microsoft. Details of the pledge are below. As a partner to Microsoft UK, we share Microsoft’s global vision to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. Together, Microsoft and its partners can and do have powerful impact. Our organisation will therefore strive to, wherever possible: • …

Sustainability

Harvey Nash Group pledge to use renewable energy in European offices by 2023 on the way to achieve Net Zero

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Harvey Nash Group, the leading global provider of talent and technology solutions, publish their Sustainability Report on February 9th, which includes details of how they will achieve Net Zero by 2050. The first steps on the journey to Net Zero will be to make sure European offices are powered by renewable energy by 2023, a 50 per cent reduction in …

Crimson Academy’s first cohort is graduating!

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On the 12th of November, Crimson celebrated the graduation of Crimson Academy apprentices alongside Meriden MP, Saqib Bhatti. The six apprentices who have successfully completed their Level 4 Software Tester Apprenticeship joined Crimson in September 2019 as part of the first Crimson Academy cohort. Since the birth of the apprenticeship scheme, Crimson Academy has gone on to win regional and …

Crimson’s 2021 Academy cohort reflect on the first two months of their apprenticeship

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In September we welcomed our third cohort of apprentices to Crimson Academy. The scheme, which makes up over 25% of the company, continues to grow in popularity, and so hundreds of applicants were narrowed down to ten successful candidates. September witnessed another big change to the Academy, as the Academy was joined by Jo Griffiths, Crimson’s new People Development Manager. …

Crimson Academy’s 2020 cohort reflect on the first year of their apprenticeship

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With September fast approaching, Crimson is preparing to welcome the next Crimson Academy cohort. But September doesn’t just mark the start of a new cohort, it also marks one year since our previous set of apprentices joined us. Our 2020 apprentices had all the usual challenges of starting a new job (new colleagues, change of routine, training), however, they faced …

Diversity

Harvey Nash Group launches Inclusion Passport to further support its 2,500 employees

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As part of its drive to create an environment where diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of its culture, Harvey Nash Group has launched its Inclusion Passport to provide further support to its 2,500 employees. The Inclusion Passport is designed for employees who may need reasonable adjustments in the workplace due to a health condition, disability or another …

Crimson celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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This Spring, Crimson is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Crimson was originally established under the name of Software Academy Limited in late 2000 but became Crimson Limited in early 2001. While the company began in Rob Mallaband’s garage (Crimson’s co-founder and Managing Director), Crimson relocated to its current office at Birmingham Business Park in 2015.   Crimson was acquired by Harvey Nash Group PLC, which allowed Crimson to maintain its identity but …