Transforming Subcontractor Management at Taylor Wimpey with Crimson’s Microsoft Power Pages

Background  Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest homebuilders, faces a challenge typical to all homebuilders: they don’t directly employ the vast army of plumbers, electricians, carpet fitters and other specialists needed for their projects. Instead, they work with a network of subcontractors. With 22 business units across the UK, managing these subcontractors was becoming increasingly cumbersome, and inefficient. Their …

Crimson provides Newcastle University with a transformed admissions process from application to registration

  Background: Newcastle University can trace its origins to 1834 with a strong civic mission to advance education, learning and research for the public benefit. As a founding member of the Russell Group, Newcastle University has a global reputation for academic excellence, innovation, and creativity. The University plays a leading role in the North East of England, having a significant …

Peabody Case Study

Crimson rapidly provides Dynamics 365 Sales and Marketing to Peabody Group

Background  Peabody is one of the oldest and largest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK. Following a merger with Catalyst in April 2022, the Peabody Group is responsible for over 104,000 homes and 220,000 customers across London and the Home Counties, as well as 20,000 care and support customers.   Created 160 years ago to alleviate poverty in London through quality …

NTS Nuclear Transport Solutions

Crimson provides Microsoft Power Platform solution for Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS)

Background Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) was formed in April 2021 as the UK’s specialist nuclear transport organisation. It brought together Direct Rail Services (DRS), International Nuclear Services (INS) and Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited (PNTL) to operate as the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) single transport division. NTS is the leading global provider of safe, secure and reliable nuclear transport solutions that …

Home Buyer

Crimson enhances home buyer experiences at Taylor Wimpey with Microsoft 365

This case study was originally posted in Microsoft’s Customer Stories portfolio.  Taylor Wimpey is one of the UK’s biggest house builders. It aims to deliver an excellent customer experience for all home seekers and purchasers. With 23 different business units across the UK, ensuring information is shared across plots, developments and regions is key to ensuring excellence and consistency of …

Crimson provide Microsoft Azure solution for Phoenix Community Housing

Background Phoenix Community Housing owns and manages over 6000 homes in South London and is starting to build new homes in the area. As a not-for-profit resident-led housing association, Phoenix Community Housing is a member of PlaceShapers, a national alliance of over 100 housing associations that are community-led.   The Problem Phoenix Community Housing had built up a collection of …

The University of Salford launches its Education Technology Fund to reduce digital exclusion during lockdown

Background The University of Salford Education Technology Fund (SET Fund) was established to support students who are unable to access or cannot afford a laptop to assist with their studies. Successful applicants can select a laptop from a restricted range available through the University of Salford’s nominated hardware supplier. New and existing students studying for a foundation degree, undergraduate degree, …

Crimson provides Microsoft solutions to the University of Salford to transform student attraction, recruitment and admissions

THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD The University of Salford was founded in 1896 and gained its University title in 1967. Based in Salford, Greater Manchester, the University placed 91st in The Guardian’s University league 2021. With over 30,000 students, the University has increased its undergraduate intake by 26% in five years against a sector increase of circa 7% as a result …

Crimson provides Accent Housing with Dynamics 365 Sales and ClickDimensions to improve customer experience and new home sales efficiency

Background  Accent Group was established in 1966 and provides affordable housing and services across the North, East and South of England. With over 20,000 homes, Accent Housing offers high quality, affordable homes for those also taking the first step on the housing ladder, a new beginning, or more support. Accent’s property sales team, Homemade offers both new and resale shared …

Crimson provides a single view of the customer through Dynamics 365 for Platform Housing Group

SOCIAL HOUSING AND THE CHANGING DIGITAL LANDSCAPE With pressure to meet political, environmental, customer and cost-saving demands, it’s no exaggeration to say that social housing across the country is experiencing unprecedented change. As sector specialists, Crimson understands the complex challenges that social housing sector is facing and our flexible digital solutions enable UK providers to improve their customer service accountability …