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Moneypenny is to create 80 new jobs at its Wrexham-based phone answering business over the next two months.
BT has acquired a 20,000 sq ft office at Birmingham Business Park in Birmingham.
Exact Abacus is to expand its Chorley-based ecommerce software solutions business with a new 10,800 sq ft facility in January.
Redpixie has acquired Cloudamour for undisclosed terms, to create a combined London-based cloud technology business with over 70 staff.
Vital Network Solutions has acquired Octari, the Leeds-based IT solutions firm, for undisclosed terms.
Inspired Outsourcing is to expand the 205-strong workforce at its Newcastle-based contact centre with 50 new jobs next year.
Trakm8 Holdings is to acquire Route Monkey Holdings, the Livingston-based fleet routing software firm with 23 staff and an office in Gateshead, for up to £9.1m.
SpeechStorm, the Belfast-based telephone self-service and mobile apps firm, has been sold by Kainos Group to Greeneden UK Acquisition Company for £2m.
Oneserve is planning to expand its Exeter-based software business with an unspecified number of jobs in 2016.
Royal Mail has acquired NetDespatch, the Marlow-based parcel management software firm, for undisclosed terms.
Cisco is to create 200 cloud computing jobs at its Meraki operation in London by early 2017.
Bury Council is supporting an unnamed company with plans to open a business-to-business call centre in Bury in early 2016, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
The Test People of Leeds has merged with Brighton and London-based Centre4 Testing to create a combined software testing business with 350 staff.
Helical Bar has let an 8,500 sq ft office at London's 1 King Street Hammersmith to a global healthcare software firm.
Cascade HR is to relocate its Leeds-based software solutions business to a 16,100 sq ft office at One City West Business Park in January.
Fusion Contact Centre Services is to expand the 600-strong workforce at its Sunderland-based contact centre with at least 50 new jobs.
Positive Outcomes is to set up an office in Bristol city centre for its training and apprenticeships business early next year, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
The Contact Company is to expand the 1,500-strong workforce at its Birkenhead-based call centre business with an unspecified number of jobs.
PHSC has acquired two security businesses, including Wiltshire-based SG Systems (UK) and Camerascan CCTV of Basingstoke.
Cityfibre has acquired the national network infrastructure assets (outside of East Yorkshire and Hull) of KCOM Group for up to £90m.
Big Change has acquired an office at Temple Point Business Park in Colton for the relocation of its Leeds-based technology business.
NETprotocol is looking to double the workforce at its new 3,000 sq ft IT solutions office in Morley near Leeds over the next year.
Gavurin is to set up a new head office for its data analysis business on College Street in Newcastle, with the creation of 26 jobs.
Capita is to acquire the UK businesses and subsidiaries of Work Group, the London-based recruitment and engagement consulting firm, for £2m.
Peppermint Technology has secured a £10m investment from Scottish Equity Partners for the expansion of its Nottingham-based technology business.
Mkodo is to set up a mobile technology office at The Core in Newcastle next month, with the creation of 15 jobs over the next year.
EE has won a £1bn contract to manage a critical communications mobile network for the emergency services, including 500 new 4G sites.
Edif ERA has acquired Cuerden Consulting, the Swindon-based training consultancy, for undisclosed terms.
Dovetail Games is planning to create up to 50 jobs at its computer games studio in Stirling over the next year.
Ramsac has acquired Sastel, the Surrey-based telecoms firm with six staff.
WorleyParsons Europe has acquired a 20,000 sq ft office at Manchester Green in Manchester for the relocation of its Stockport-based project delivery operation.
DeltaDNA is looking to expand the 25-strong workforce at its Edinburgh-based gaming technology business to 50 next year.
Clear AV is creating ten new jobs at its Lisburn-based audio-visual business.
Advanced Computer Software Group is to set up a 45,000 sq ft IT services office for 400 staff at the Mailbox in Birmingham early next year.
Kaiam of the US is looking to develop a photonic circuits research and development facility at its site in Livingston over the next few years.
Edinburgh Instruments is to create up to 20 jobs at a new technology facility in Livingston.
Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership has secured a £10m government award to install smart technology to improve public services across Manchester.
Airwave, the emergency services network, has been acquired by Motorola for £817m.
Worldwide Recruitment Solutions is planning to create 40 new jobs at its Cheshire-based recruitment consultancy in 2016.
Exa Networks is to relocate its Bradford-based IT firm to a new £1.5m 15,000 sq ft office by the end of the year, and plans to create 25 new jobs over the next three years.
Tracsis has acquired Ontrac, the software and IT solutions firm with 30 staff in Gateshead and London, for up to £20m.
Alcumus Group has acquired Santia, the Cardiff-based health and safety accreditation firm with an office in Nottinghamshire, for £47m.
ABAX of Norway has acquired ABAX UK, the Peterborough-based software franchise, and is planning to open new offices and expand the 20-strong workforce to 100 by the end of next year.
Iomart has acquired United Communications, the Hemel Hempstead-based hosting services firm, for up to £11m.
8x8 is to set up a new technology office on King Street in Manchester by the end of the year, and plans to create 60 new jobs in 2016.
Complete Office Solutions has acquired Surrey-based WMS Office and WMS Interiors for undisclosed terms.
CodeClan has acquired a 7,000 sq ft office at Argyle House in Edinburgh for a new coding academy.
Simulity Labs is creating ten jobs at a new software engineering office in Belfast.
Intercity Technology has acquired Imerja, the Bolton-based IT managed services firm with offices in Hertfordshire and Leicestershire, for undisclosed terms.
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is to create a further 90 jobs at its data services business in Wrexham.
Yo Telecom is expanding the 40-strong workforce at its Southampton-based telecoms business with ten new jobs a month, and is planning to open an office in the Midlands.
Connect Telecom is planning to double the workforce at its Belfast-based telephony business to 70 over the next 12 months, having been acquired by a telecoms investor in a multi-million pound deal.
Codeweavers, the Staffordshire-based motor finance software firm with 50 staff, has undergone a management buy-out.
JLL has acquired Avenue9, the Newcastle-based hospitality IT solutions firm with seven staff.
Mirus IT is planning to expand the 85-strong workforce at its Milton Keynes-based IT services business to 160 over the next five years.
Acano, the Uxbridge-based software firm, has been acquired by Cisco for £460m.
Sitel is creating 113 permanent and about 340 temporary jobs at its call centre operation in Newcastle, as part of a nationwide plan to create 1,500.
Velocity has acquired Uncover, the London-based mobile reservations app with 135,000 users, for undisclosed terms.
Sapphire Systems has acquired a 15,700 sq ft office at The Shard in London for its accounting software business.
Tidy Build of New Zealand is to create 20 jobs at its new software office in Newcastle over the next three years.
Wise Ability has acquired a 6,000 sq ft office at St James House for its Sheffield-based recruitment business.
Sopra Steria has acquired a new office in Glasgow for the expansion of its IT services business.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the London-based telecoms firm with operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, is to be acquired by Liberty Global of the US for £3.5bn.
Innovation Birmingham and RWE Npower are planning to set up a 2,500 sq ft technology start-up facility at the iCentrum building due to open in Birmingham next March.
Sitel is looking to create 100 new customer care jobs at its site in Swansea by the end of the year.
Nicholas Associates Group has acquired XL Graduate Placement, the Newcastle-based recruitment firm, for undisclosed terms.
Complete Office Solutions has acquired RA Roberts out of administration, securing the future of 13 jobs at the Sheffield-based office equipment supply firm.
E2v is creating ten jobs at a new 14,400 sq ft technology office at Firth Road Business Centre in Lincoln.
NSL is planning to expand the 120-strong workforce at its outsourced services call centre in Ross-Shire with 50 new jobs over the next 18 months.
Microsoft is planning to build two new data centres next year, including one near London, taking its total number to 26 across the country.
Gleeson Recruitment Group is to set up a 6,300 sq ft office at Edmund House in Birmingham.
Viridian is creating 35 IT jobs at its Belfast-based energy supply business, as part of a £20m investment over the next three years.
Brightree of the US is planning to create more than 100 jobs at its new cloud-based software office in Glasgow over the next two years, as part of a £33m investment plan.
Alexander Daniels is to relocate its Birmingham-based recruitment business to a 4,500 sq ft office in St Paul's Square, with the creation of 25 new jobs over the next three years.
Shuttleworth Business Systems, the Kettering-based management information systems firm with 50 staff, has been acquired by EFI of the US for undisclosed terms.
North Highland Consulting is to relocate its consulting business from London's Covent Garden to a 12,000 sq ft office at 120 Holborn.
Airpoint has acquired a 3,900 sq ft office at Skypark in Glasgow for its mobile technology business.
The Home Office is converting more than 200 temporary jobs at its visa and immigration office in Liverpool into permanent positions.
King Digital Entertainment, the London-based technology gaming firm, is to be acquired by Activision Blizzard of the US for £3.8bn.
Mporium Group is to sell its call centre operation Global Mobile Transactions (Isle of Man) to an entrepreneur for a nominal sum.
Panasonic Computer Products Europe is to set up a new business called Global Docking Solutions in Cardiff, with the creation of ten jobs.
LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions is planning to expand the 120-strong workforce at its Software Centre of Excellence in Leeds to at least 150.
Bloxx, the West Lothian-based web filtering and online security firm with 55 staff, has been acquired by Akamai Technologies of the US for undisclosed terms.
Ifftner Solutions, the Suffolk-based IT recruitment firm, has been acquired by Beka Management for undisclosed terms.
Orchard is relocating its Newcastle-based software systems business to a new office at Central Square in Forth Street.
Vizolution is creating 22 new jobs at its Port Talbot-based contact centre technology business.
WorkWise Personnel, the recruitment and training firm with 33 staff and offices in Hartlepool and Bishop Auckland, has been acquired by Learning Curve Group in a seven-figure deal.
Syntel has acquired a 4,200 sq ft office at 145 St Vincent Street in Glasgow for its US-based IT business.
Elixirr Partners has acquired a 9,600 sq ft office at 100 Cheapside in the City of London for its consultancy business.
Port-P is to set up a 1,900 sq ft office at 37a Waterloo Street in Birmingham for its IT solutions business.
Allan Webb is to expand its Stonehouse-based technical publications business with a new office and 20 jobs, having secured a £9m contract with the Ministry of Defence.
PwC has acquired Kusiri, the London-based technology start-up with six staff.
BT has won provisional approval to acquire EE for £12.5bn, creating a combined broadband and mobile telecoms business.
Panalitix of Australia is to create 12 jobs at its new technology office at Hoults Yard in Newcastle over the next year.
IBM is to relocate its Inverclyde-based call centre and 200 jobs to Riverside Business Park by next spring.
Onecom is to create 250 jobs at its Hampshire-based telecommunications business, having won a £500m contract from Vodafone.
Media Cybernetics has acquired a new European head office for its US-based image analysis business at the Officer's Mess business centre at Duxford near Cambridge.
Firstsource Solutions is to set up a second Cardiff-based call centre at Oakleigh House, with the creation of 387 jobs.
Gospelware is to create 16 jobs at its Newcastle-based digital products business over the next year.
Teleperformance is to create up to 800 new jobs at its Enniskillen-based customer services management business by 2018.
Civica has acquired a 15,000 sq ft office at the Spectrum building in Bristol for its IT systems business and 180 staff.
Allegis Group is to set up a 15,000 sq ft recruitment office at Broadgate Quarter in the City of London.
Webhelp UK is planning to expand the 1,940-strong workforce at its Derby-based contact centre to 2,500.
Ventrica is to create 12 customer service jobs at its call centre in Southend, having won a contract from McCarthy & Stone.
Kroll Ontrack has acquired a 12,100 sq ft office at Global House in Epsom for its data technology business.
Staffline is to acquire Diamond Recruitment Group, the Belfast-based recruitment agency.
Alcumus, the Warwickshire-based compliance and certification services firm, has been sold by Sovereign Capital to Inflexion Private Equity for £92m.
Computershare is to expand the 1,500-strong workforce at its Bristol-based financial administration business with 200 new jobs.
Cryptosoft is to create up to 20 jobs at its new software security office in Bracknell over the next year.
Heat Recruitment has acquired a 4,900 sq ft office at One Castlepark in Bristol.
Nova Training is setting up five education training centres in King's Lynn, Dereham, Great Yarmouth, North Walsham and Thetford, with the creation of 40 jobs.
Zinc Ahead is looking to expand the 120-strong workforce at its Oxford-based commercial content management solutions business over the next year, following its acquisition by US-based Veeva Systems.
Idox is to acquire the London and Manchester-based digital consultancy business of Reading Room for up to £5.6m.
Ascensos is to expand the 200-strong workforce at its Motherwell-based call centre with 200 new jobs over the next six months.
Capgemini is to set up a £17m IT security office in Rhonnda Cynon Taff, with the creation of 100 jobs over the next three years.
BT is to create 36 customer service jobs at its telecoms office in West Bromwich.
Nasstar is to acquire VESK Group, the London-based hosted desktop provider with 20 staff, for up to £7.8m.
Apple has acquired VocalIQ, the Cambridge-based artificial intelligence software firm.
Cisco has acquired Portcullis, the Watford-based security consultancy, for undisclosed terms.
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is to create 30 new jobs at its Wrexham-based data services business by January 2016.
SCS Technologies has acquired Viewcomms, the Northwich-based satellite installation firm, for undisclosed terms.
NCC Group is planning to relocate the Manchester-based headquarters of its information assurance business to a new office at the XYZ building in Spinningfields.
Egon Zehnder is to relocate its London-based headhunting operation to a 24,000 sq ft office at the Nova South in Victoria.
Flexera of the US is to set up a 5,000 sq ft software office at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Cheshire, with the creation of about 30 jobs.
Raytheon UK is to set up a 55,000 sq ft Technical Centre of Excellence for 500 staff at Kao Park in Essex by summer 2016.
Arrow Electronics is to relocate its Essex-based electronics services office to a larger site at Kao Park.
Allegis Group is to set up an 18,000 sq ft recruitment office at The Bower on London's Old Street.
BT Local Business is looking to expand the 22-strong workforce at its Norwich-based call centre to 35 over the next 18 months.
CodeBase is seeking sites in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Dundee for the expansion of its Edinburgh-based technology mentoring business by the end of the year.
System C has acquired The Learning Clinic, the London-based clinical systems firm, to create a combined healthcare IT business with 500 staff.
General Electric is looking to create 1,000 jobs at UK sites including Aberdeen, Montrose, Bristol and Newcastle, as part of a credit guarantee deal with the government.
Claughton Office Equipment is to merge with British Thornton ESF and EME Furniture to create a combined Yorkshire-based education furniture supplier with 240 staff.
Capita has acquired Electranet, the Hampshire-based IT networks firm, for £37m.
Apple is reported to be planning to set up a 25,000 sq ft technology office at 21 Glasshouse Street in London's Soho.
BT is to create 35 jobs at its BT Flex call centre in Belfast by November.
Ethos has acquired Walters, the Peterborough-based office design and supplies firm, for undisclosed terms.
FDM Group is to relocate its IT services office in Glasgow to a 13,600 sq ft unit at 1 West Regent Street by the end of the year.
Dufrain Consulting is to set up a business intelligence office at 3 Hardman Street in Manchester, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.
AQL has acquired BlueWave Communications, the Isle of Man-based IT and telecoms business.
Ascarii is planning to expand the 12-strong workforce at its Warwickshire-based cloud solutions business with at least 12 new jobs over the next three years.
Lockheed Martin is to create 327 jobs at its new information systems office at Skypark in Glasgow.
BT is planning to transfer its India-based customer services operations to the UK, with the creation of hundreds of call centre jobs over the next year.
TSA is planning to expand its Leeds-based recruitment agency with two new offices in Nottingham and London by 2017.
Lyceum Capital has acquired an unspecified stake in TotalMobile, the Belfast-based mobile software firm with 150 staff.
Tessella is to set up a new office at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Cheshire for its software and consulting services.
SoftwareONE is planning to create more than 50 jobs at its newly-acquired software services office in Leeds over the next 18 months.
Target Group is to create more than 100 jobs at its software solutions offices in Cardiff and Newport.
Gecko-Labs is planning to expand its Edinburgh-based software business with a new office in London and ten new jobs.
Virtua UK has acquired Astral Specialist Contracts, the Warwickshire-based telecoms engineering firm.
Allstate NI is to expand the 450-strong workforce at its IT office in Strabane with 40 new jobs.
Resource Solutions is to set up a 10,000 sq ft Global Service Centre for its recruitment business at Manchester's Delphian House, with the creation of 200 jobs.
Inchora is to set up a call centre in Grantham for its Tenant Shop business, with the transfer of 50 staff and the creation of 100 new jobs.
Sony is creating 30 jobs at its Technology Centre in Pencoed for the development of a new storage service.
Hinduja Global Solutions is to create 200 jobs at its call centre in Selkirk, and a further 300 at its site in Preston.
Vapour Media is to merge with EveryCloud, the Manchester-based cloud services firm, to create a combined brand with 30 staff.
WHP Group has acquired Paragon Telecoms, the St Helens-based telecoms firm with 27 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Intelling is setting up a business services office in Belfast, with the creation of 250 jobs over the next three years.
Interoute has acquired Easynet, the Bracknell-based managed services firm, for £402m.
Manchester College Group has acquired Total People, the Cheshire-based apprenticeship training firm with 280 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Technology Supplies is to more than double the size of its 32,000 sq ft warehouse at Shrewsbury's Battlefield Business Park and create 20 new jobs by the end of the year.
SPTS Technologies is to create about 30 jobs at its Newport-based semiconductor manufacturing business, following an investment from Orbotech of Israel.
Fujitsu has acquired Applied Card Technology, the Chippenham-based smart ticketing firm, for undisclosed terms.
Chess Telecom has acquired IRW Systems, the Glasgow-based IT consultancy with 50 software design staff.
P&L Software Systems, the Oxfordshire-based waste management software firm, has been acquired by AMCS of Ireland.
CommonTime is to create 30 jobs at its Derby-based software business over the next two years.
Origin Broadband is planning to expand the 40-strong workforce at its South Yorkshire-based telecoms business with 45 new jobs by the end of the year.
Pulsant has acquired London-based IT services firm Spinnaker Red for undisclosed terms, and is seeking further acquisitions over the next few years.
LIMA is to looking to create 20 jobs at its new IT services office at City Square in Leeds over the next year.
Allcooper has acquired Executive Security, the Birmingham-based security systems firm.
MDS Technologies is to set up a 4,500 sq ft IT services office at Methuen Park in Wiltshire.
Siemens is creating more than 100 jobs at its new technology plant in Enfield.
Servoca has acquired A+ Teachers, the Berkhamsted-based education recruitment firm, for an initial £1.5m.
Pitman Training is to open three new training centres in Enfield, Hastings and Ipswich, and hopes to reach 100 sites over the next five years.
Synergy Technology has acquired Adept Software Consultancy, the Cambridgeshire-based IT firm, for undisclosed terms.
King Digital Entertainment has acquired the 66,000 sq ft Ampersand building in London's Soho for the expansion of its technology gaming business.
FDM Group is to create 150 jobs at its new IT office at 1 Whitehall Riverside in Leeds.
Bright Future Software is to create 100 apprenticeships at its Manchester-based IT business this autumn.
Visualsoft is to open a new office in Stockton this October, and plans to double in size over the next three years.
CGI Group is planning to create more than 200 jobs at its IT services business, having secured a £186m outsourcing contract from City of Edinburgh Council.
MidlandHR has unveiled plans for the £7m redevelopment of its software office at Ruddington in Nottinghamshire, and the workforce could reach 1,000 over the next three years.
Proact UK is setting up a 3,000 sq ft IT office at Maxim Office Park in Lanarkshire.
Amazon Web Services is to set up a temporary cloud computing innovation centre called Pop-Up Loft at Moorgate in London in September.
Thirdline has acquired Ciren IT, the Cirencester-based smartphone repair firm.
C&D Group is expanding its Swindon-based recruitment business with a new head office at South Marston Park and an office in London's Mayfair by October.
Cisco International is opening a 27,000 sq ft office at 10 Finsbury Square at London's Silicon Roundabout.
TenTel is planning to double the 50-strong workforce at its Selkirk-based telecoms business and relocate to a larger office in Edinburgh over the next year.
Digconn Systems, the Cheshire-based software firm, has been acquired by Agile Digital Systems for undisclosed terms.
Restore has acquired Crimson UK, the Manchester-based document scanning firm, for an initial £1m.
Avecto is to set up a 29,000 sq ft software office at the Trident development at Manchester Airport.
EMIS Health is relocating the headquarters of its software business to a 30,000 sq ft office at Middlebrook in Bolton, with the transfer of most of the 360 staff.
Paragon Group has acquired the assets of Boston-based security media firm Magnadata out of administration for undisclosed terms, securing more than 90 jobs.
Adept4 is to create ten new jobs at its IT office in Runcorn, and is also seeking acquisitions.
Denwa is to expand the 30-strong workforce at its Lancashire-based IT business with 20 new jobs.
Restore is to acquire Data Imaging & Archiving Company, the London-based document management firm, for an initial £1.5m.
ECS is to create 200 new jobs at its IT consultancy operations in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Manchester by the end of the year.
Synarbor, the Sheffield-based education recruitment firm, is to be acquired by Star Bidco for £18m.
Bluefin Solutions, the London-based data technology firm, has been acquired by Mindtree of India for £42m.
Bossa Studios, the London-based games developer, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms.
Node4 has acquired Premier IT Networks, the London-based cloud solutions provider with 17 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Aepona, the Belfast-based IT firm, is to be sold by Intel to Persistent Systems of India for an estimated £80m.
NCO Europe is to create 200 jobs at its Preston-based call centre by the end of the year.
Reward Gateway, the London-based employee benefits software firm with 269 staff, has been acquired by US private equity firm Great Hill Partners for £140m.
Anatwine is looking to expand the 89-strong workforce at its Cheltenham-based retail technology business with up to 200 jobs over the next 18 months.
Stadium Group is to acquire Stontronics, the Reading-based electronics manufacturer with 30 staff, for up to £6.5m.
Pinsent Masons is to acquire a majority stake in Glasgow-based cloud computing firm Cerico.
Mini-Cam, the Warrington-based camera manufacturer with 37 staff, has undergone a management buy-out backed by private equity firm LDC.
Ultra Electronics Group is setting up a 6,000 sq ft unit at Metropolitan Park in London.
Aspex Research & Technology, the Plymouth-based software firm, has been acquired by US-based Silhouette America.
My Drive Solutions, the London-based data analytics firm, has been acquired by Generali Group of Italy.
Experian has sold FootFall, the Solihull-based business intelligence firm, to US-based Tyco Retail Solutions for £38m.
Headforwards is looking to expand the 57-strong workforce at its Cornwall-based IT business with 20 new jobs this year.
Remark Group is to relocate its Peterborough-based IT business and 42 staff to Kingston Park in Fletton, with the creation of ten new jobs.
Company85 has acquired DVS Channel Services, the Reigate-based network security firm with 15 staff.
Equifax is to relocate 190 IT and analytics staff from Bradford to a 20,000 sq ft office at Wellington Place in Leeds in 2016.
AVEVA, the Cambridge-based engineering software firm with 1,600 staff, has announced a £1.3bn reverse takeover by Schneider Electric.
RPC Consulting has acquired Marriott Sinclair, the London-based financial software consultancy.
Microgen has acquired Jobstream Group, the Cambridge-based provider of wealth management software, from LT Group for £3.5m.
ANS Group, the Manchester-based IT services firm, is planning to create 36 new graduate jobs in its sales academy over the next three years.
Carphone Warehouse is looking to expand the 1,000-strong workforce at its Preston-based call centre with 80 new jobs.
Webhelp UK is to expand the 230-strong workforce at its customer services call centre in Greenock with 20 new jobs.
EMIS Group has acquired Pinbellcom Group, the Leeds-based supplier of care compliance software with 12 staff, for £3m.
Timico is expanding the 350-strong workforce at its Newark-based communications technology business with 20 new jobs.
Code Computerlove is to relocate its Manchester-based digital agency to a 13,000 sq ft office at Sevendale House.
Cisco is planning to invest $1bn in the UK technology sector over the next five years, including start-ups and acquisitions.
Sage is looking to recruit a further 60 apprentices for its Tyneside-based financial software business.
Capita has acquired Barrachd, the Edinburgh-based business analytics firm with 38 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Meetupcall is to create ten new IT jobs at its Doncaster-based conference calls business.
Broadband Satellite Services has secured funding of £6m to expand its Tyneside-based satellite communication business and create ten new jobs.
OneSource Virtual of the US is to set up an online human resources office in Londonderry, with the creation of 289 jobs.
Visualsoft is planning to expand its Stockton-based digital agency with 50 new jobs and new offices in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Leeds.
Exterity is to expand the 70-strong workforce at its Fife-based video technology business with up to 20 new jobs.
BT Openreach is to create a further 100 engineering jobs at its broadband maintenance operations in Scotland.
LogicNow is to relocate its Edinburgh-based IT business to a 14,000 sq ft office at Exchange Crescent.
QA is to relocate its Manchester training centre to a 20,000 sq ft office at Bruntwood's St James' scheme.
Virtual College is planning to expand the 100 staff at its Ilkley-based online learning business with 25 new jobs.
Virgin Media is to invest £75m in the installation of super-fast broadband in Manchester, as part of a previously-announced £3bn nationwide project.
TalkTalk is to relocate its North West-based broadband operations to a 106,000 sq ft office at the Soapworks development in Salford Quays.
Anite, the Hampshire-based supplier of research software with 500 staff in 14 offices, is to be acquired by Keysight Technologies for £388m.
MxData is to relocate its Manchester-based apps development business to a 7,000 sq ft office at the Atlas Business Park.
Dynamo is to unveil plans to launch a new £95m Northern Institute for Technology and Business Exchange in 2017, which could create 900 jobs in the North East.
Scotland Electronics is planning to expand its Moray-based manufacturing plant by 15,000 sq ft, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Leidos is to set up a 21,000 sq ft outsourcing office at Emersons Green near Bristol in July, having won a contract from the Ministry of Defence.
Dynistics, the Solihull-based software company, has been acquired by a consortium of investors for undisclosed terms.
IT Performs, the Birmingham-based business analytics firm, has been acquired by itelligence Business Solutions for undisclosed terms.
NuoDB of the US is to create 20 jobs at a new software development office in Belfast over the next three years.
GoodPractice, the Edinburgh-based online learning firm with 24 staff, has been acquired by Emerald Group.
Spearhead Interactive is looking to expand its Middlesbrough-based software business by opening offices on five continents over the next ten years.
Vodafone is to create 400 jobs with the launch of its new home broadband service, including 150 at its call centre in Glasgow.
Whitehall Resources is planning to relocate its Colchester-based recruitment business to a new £2.5m site in Newcomen Way by 2016, which could create up to 100 jobs.
Optix Software, the York-based supplier of software to opticians, is aiming to expand workforce from 30 to 50.
Spire of the US is setting up a satellite technology centre in Glasgow, in a partnership with Clyde Space that will create up to 50 jobs.
Hanweck Associates and Lucera of the US are reported to be setting up financial technology offices in Belfast.
Microgen has acquired Finalysys, the Jersey-based supplier of wealth management software, for up to £0.3m.
Jabil is investing £12m in the expansion of its electronics business in Livingston, with the creation of 212 jobs.
Iomart has acquired SystemsUp, the London-based IT consultancy, for an initial £9m.
ARM is seeking permission to expand the Cambridge headquarters of its microprocessor technology business, which could double the 1,200-strong workforce.
Capita has acquired Isys Group, the Swindon-based developer of workforce management software with 48 staff, for undisclosed terms.
TopQ, the Edinburgh-based analytics software company, has been acquired by US-based eVestment for undisclosed terms.
Just Eat is setting up a 10,000 sq ft technology innovation centre at Broad Quay House in Bristol this month.
Search Consultancy is looking to expand the 60-strong workforce at its new recruitment office in Leeds with up to 15 new jobs.
Chelsea Apps Factory, the software firm with 70 staff in London and Edinburgh, is planning to float on Aim and double in size over the next year.
Tascomi is expanding its Co Down-based software development business with the creation of 13 jobs.
Cray, the US supercomputer company, is looking to expand the 30 staff at its new 8,000 sq ft European headquarters in Bristol.
Castleton Technology has expanded its Cambridge-based software business with the acquisition of Impact Applications and Brixx Solutions for a total £10m.
Telecity, the London-based operator of 37 data centres, is to be acquired by US-based Eqinox for £2.3bn.
Ingram Micro is to set up a 222,000 sq ft technology products warehouse at Prologis Apex Park in Daventry.
Teleperformance UK is to set up a 28,000 sq ft call centre at the Cuprum Building in Glasgow.
IT Lab has acquired JMC IT, the Manchester-based IT firm with about 100 staff and annual turnover of £11m.
High Speed Training is relocating its Leeds-based online training business to a 5,200 sq ft office at the Riverside Business Park in Ilkley.
Coms is to sell its Buckinghamshire-based telecoms operations to Timico for an initial £2.5m.
GTech is seeking permission to relocate its technology design business to a larger site at Warndon Villages in Worcester.
Contact Centre 33 is planning to expand the workforce at its customer service call centre in Wigan from 22 to 60.
Think Analytics is looking to expand the 40-strong workforce at its Glasgow-based software business with ten new jobs.
Daisy has announced a £180m offer to acquire Phoenix IT, the Northampton-based cloud computing firm.
Kobojo is to expand the workforce at its Dundee-based computer games business from 25 to more than 40 over the next 18 months.
IO is to set up a 112,000 sq ft data centre at Slough Trading Estate.
Epos Now is creating up to 37 new sales and software development jobs at its Norwich-based IT business.
Moneypenny has unveiled plans for a new £15m headquarters for its telephone answering service in Wrexham, providing space for up to 1,000 staff.
Hitachi Consulting, the Japanese electronics consultancy, is setting up a 6,000 sq ft office at Manchester One.
KPMG has acquired Nunwood, the technology consultancy with 80 staff in Leeds and London, for undisclosed terms.
Robert Half is to relocate its London-based recruitment operations from three offices to a 20,000 sq ft unit at The Shard by October.
BT is to create a further 90 apprenticeship positions in Scotland.
Genfour is to create 36 jobs at a new automation software service centre in Cwmbran.
EventMAP is to create ten new jobs at its resource management software business in Belfast.
Learndirect is setting up an 8,500 sq ft skills training office at Monarch House in Bristol.
Midwich has acquired PSco Group, the Reading-based distributor of display solutions.
Satellite Solutions Worldwide, the Bicester-based provider of broadband services, has raised £2.3m in a share placing and reverse takeover by Cleeve Capital.
Exertis is to set up a 543,000 sq ft technology hardware distribution centre at Burnley Bridge Business Park in Lancashire by 2017.
Antal International has acquired Smart Moves, the Milton Keynes-based recruitment firm specialising in temporary office staff.
Arvato UK is creating 25 new jobs at its business process outsourcing office in Swansea.
Servelec Group has acquired Aura, the Salford-based healthcare software supplier, for up to £1.2m.
ADP is to set up an 8,000 sq ft HR services office at Templeback in Bristol.
Ex Libris Group has acquired oMbiel, the Wolverhampton-based educational software firm, for undisclosed terms.
WHP Group, the telecoms infrastructure firm with 275 staff in Warrington, Glasgow, Leeds and Reading, has undergone a £38m buy-out backed by Palatine Private Equity.
Atlantic.Net is looking to expand its US-based cloud hosting business to the UK by opening a data centre in London later this year.
Datatec has acquired Trovus, the London-based business intelligence consultancy, in order to expand its Logicalis subsidiary.
O2 is set to acquire full ownership of Weve, the London-based mobile advertising firm with 80 staff, from Vodafone and EE.
RFL Communications has acquired Wiltshire-based IT Solutions 4 Business and Plymouth-based JAD Integrated Solutions, doubling its staff to 90.
Adept Telecom is to acquire Centrix, the Hampshire-based telecoms firm, for an initial £7m.
Dixons Carphone is planning to relocate its mobile phones distribution centre and up to 500 jobs from Sandwell to Newark.
Towers Watson has acquired Saville Consulting, the Surrey-based provider of psychometric services and software, for £42m.
Infineon is to expand production at the International Rectifiers semiconductor plant in Newport over the next two years, and will then sell the site to secure 540 jobs.
Webhelp UK is to create about 400 new jobs at call centres in Kilmarnock and Dunoon over the next few months.
First Personnel Group has acquired Mainline Employment, the Swindon-based recruitment agency with 40 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Staffline has acquired A4e, the Sheffield-based welfare-to-work provider with 3,000 staff, for £34m.
CIP Recruitment is looking to set up a new office in Manchester, with the creation of 35 jobs.
BT is planning to recruit a further 800 broadband engineers this year.
Pace, the Bradford-based set-top box manufacturer, is to be acquired by US-based Arris for £1.4bn.
Saggezza of the US is looking to significantly expand the 16-strong workforce at its new IT office in Sunderland.
AOC Group has won permission to build the first phase of a £100m biomass-powered data centre at Queensway Park in Fife by 2016, with the creation of 50 jobs.
LDeX Group is to open a new £5m 20,000 sq ft data centre at Trafford Park in Manchester, with the creation of 25 jobs.
ReThink Group has acquired Consort Group, the London-based recruitment and HR consultancy, for undisclosed terms.
Access Training has bought the Pitman Training franchise in Newcastle from Entrust for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of five staff.
K3 Business Technology Group has acquired Willow Starcom, the Manchester-based IT support firm, from Access Intelligence for £1.7m.
Firstsource Solutions is to expand the 800-strong workforce at its Cardiff-based call centre with 300 new sales and customer service jobs.
Solutions for Accounting has acquired BluebirdCRM, the Derbyshire-based software firm.
Utilitywise has acquired t-mac Technologies, the Chesterfield-based cloud computing firm with 28 staff, for an initial £10m.
Personal Group has bought Shebang Technologies, the Daventry-based mobile phone supplier with 40 staff, out of administration for £1.3m.
Maxwell Bruce is planning to expand the 21 staff at its Dunfermline-based employment agency with 16 new jobs and a new office in Edinburgh.
PlusNet is to expand the 250-strong workforce at its Leeds-based broadband call centre with 200 new jobs over the next 18 months.
Smoothwall is to expand the 50-strong workforce at its new 10,000 sq ft internet security office in Fareham with 15 new jobs.
Northrop Grumman is setting up a new cyber security centre in Gloucestershire, with the creation of 100 jobs.
VoIP Unlimited, the Poole-based internet telephony firm with 30 staff, is considering plans to open an office in Manchester.
Technology Services Group has bought Newcastle-based Aegis IT out of administration for undisclosed terms, with the transfer of the remaining five staff.
IS Recruitment has merged with Saxus Solutions to create a combined IT recruitment group with 20 staff in Manchester and London.
Infotel of France is setting up a new software consultancy office in North Shields, with the creation of an initial 50 jobs.
FDM Group is to relocate its Leeds-based IT recruitment business to a 17,000 sq ft office at 1 Whitehall Riverside in June.
Allstate is planning to build a five-storey office at the former Maysfield Leisure site in Belfast, which could see the relocation of some of its 2,000 staff.
Cintra is planning to double the 92-strong workforce at its Tyneside-based payroll services and HR software business over the next three years.
Templine Employment Agency has acquired Corinium Employment, which trades as Witton Recruitment in Cirencester and Swindon, for undisclosed terms.
Alsbridge of the US has acquired Source, the Oxford-based IT sourcing advisory firm, for undisclosed terms.
Cleeve Capital is to acquire Satellite Solutions Worldwide, the Bicester-based provider of satellite broadband services, for £5m.
Universe Group has acquired Spedinorcon, the Surrey-based supplier of retail software, for undisclosed terms.
Eishtec is to set up a telecoms customer service centre in Craigavon, with the creation of 320 jobs.
Solid State has acquired Ginsbury Electronics, the Kent-based components manufacturer, for £2.1m.
EMS Internet is looking to expand the 80-strong workforce at its Warrington-based web design business, and a new office will open in London.
IPsoft is to relocate its London-based IT office to an 11,500 sq ft floor at The Leadenhall Building.
Redcentric is to acquire Calyx Managed Services, the Manchester-based IT firm, from MXC Capital for £12m.
BT is to create 80 new jobs in Northern Ireland over the next six months, including 50 at a call centre in Belfast.
Node4 has acquired Reconnix, the Newark-based cloud computing firm with 30 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Pure Wafer has submitted plans to rebuild its fire-damaged factory in Swansea, in order to secure the future of 130 jobs.
Learning Curve Group, the Bishop Auckland-based education subcontractor with 164 staff, has undergone a management buy-out backed by MML Capital Partners.
EFFECT Photonics of the Netherlands is planning to create up to 20 jobs at its new optical technology office in South Devon over the next two years.
The Contact Company is to relocate its Birkenhead-based call centre and up to 220 staff to a new site at the Wirral Waters Enterprise Zone later this year.
Communicate Better is to relocate from Swinton to a 6,800 sq ft office on the Trident Business Park in Birchwood.
Zerolight is to expand the 30-strong workforce at its Gateshead-based 3D technology business with up to 11 new jobs.
Attock Group is planning to expand its Accrington-based telecoms business with a new warehouse and office on the Altham Business Park, with the creation of ten jobs.
Simplicity is planning to expand the 53-strong workforce at its Bristol-based outsourcing business to 120 by 2020, and will relocate to a 14,000 sq ft office at Aspen House in May.
Altodigital is to double the size of its business technology office and warehouse in Kingswinford to 28,000 sq ft.
First Derivatives has expanded its Newry-based financial software business with the £3.4m acquisition of Dublin-based ActivateClients, taking its workforce to 1,000.
NCC Group is to acquire Accumuli, the IT security and risk management firm with offices in Basingstoke, Cambridge and Leeds, for £55m.
Hutchison Whampoa of Hong Kong has confirmed plans to acquire O2 for £10.2bn, in order to expand its Three mobile phones business.
MXC Capital is to sell two Calyx divisions, with the Break Fix hardware business going to Daisy Partner Services Trading for £3.7m and Carrier Services to Chess for £1.8m.
Nanoco is looking to create up to 30 new jobs at its quantom dot technology business in Runcorn and Manchester over the next year.
AlldayPA is to create 30 new jobs at its Salford-based telephone answering service, as part of a £2.5m marketing campaign.
Keycom, the Stafford-based broadband supplier, is to be acquired by UKB Networks for £12m.
Google is to open a temporary technology centre called the Digital Garage in Leeds, in order to support local entrepreneurs.
Queen's University Belfast has announced a £38m investment at its Centre for Secure Information Technologies, with the creation of 25 jobs.
Firstsource Solutions is to create up to 200 new sales and customer service jobs at its call centres in Middlesbrough and Sunderland.
Trojan Electronics has raised £2.5m to relocate its Swansea-based electronics manufacturing business to a larger site by 2018, with the creation of 118 jobs.
Ubisoft is to set up a computer games customer service centre in Newcastle, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Cambridge Consultants is to create 100 new jobs at its Cambridge-based product development business, having agreed a £6.2m finance deal with Barclays.
Saggezza has announced the creation of 15 jobs at a new software development centre in Sunderland.
Emtelle is to invest a further £2.2m in the expansion of its fibre optics factory in Hawick this year.
Software Solutions Partners, the Halifax-based IT services firm with 700 staff, has undergone a £200m management buy-out.
Domino Printing Sciences, the Cambridge-based printing technology firm with 2,300 staff, is to be acquired by Brother Industries of Japan for £1bn.
Amscreen is to build a 20,000 sq ft outdoor screens factory in Bolton, with the creation of up to 40 jobs over the next year.
Teleperformance is to create 300 new jobs at its technical support call centre in Gateshead this year.
CDL is to create 50 new jobs at its Stockport-based insurance software business this year, following the 30,000 sq ft expansion of its office and data centre.
BT is to recruit 1,000 apprentices and graduates at sites including Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle and Manchester this year.
LG Electronics is to set up a 48,000 sq ft office at the new Velocity building in Weybridge.
Sopra Steria is to relocate 30 jobs from the former Sopra IT office in Belfast to its main site at Upper Queen Street in March.
Rowan Group is looking to create up to ten new jobs at its Manchester-based executive recruitment consultancy.
Onyx Group is to invest £1m upgrading the core infrastructure at its Stockton-based data centres and networks business.
Agenor is to create 75 new jobs at its Borders-based IT business over the next three years.
A4e is looking to recruit 20 apprentices at its Sheffield-based training business.
Game Digital has acquired Multiplay, the Hampshire-based eSports gaming firm with 50 staff, for £20m.
Castleton Technology has acquired Southampton-based social housing managed services firm Keylogic for £3.8m, as well as Opus Information Technology for £1.5m.
Fieldmotion has announced the creation of 25 new jobs at its Newry-based mobile workflow management software business.
Freescale, the semiconductor manufacturer with a research facility in East Kilbride, is to be acquired by NXP of the Netherlands for £7.7bn.
Kainos Software is to create 400 new jobs at its IT operations in Belfast and Londonderry over the next five years.
FarmWizard, the Belfast-based agricultural software firm, has been acquired by Wheatsheaf Investments.
BT is to relocate 100 call centre jobs from Newport to Stadium House in Cardiff.
Intelligent Environments is to create 50 jobs at a new mobile and online software development centre in Belfast.
Royal London Asset Management has won planning permission to build a new 107,000 sq ft headquarters in Egham for IT research firm Gartner by 2017.
Grey Matter is to expand the 85-strong workforce at its Devon-based software sales business with 22 new jobs.
Calyx Managed Services, the Manchester-based IT firm with 200 staff, has been sold by Better Capital to MXC for £9m.
Northgate Public Services is to set up a document outsourcing business centre at Bulwell in Nottingham this summer, with the creation of up to 160 jobs.
Sagentia has acquired Oakland Innovation, the Cambridge-based technology consultancy with 47 staff.
Netwatch Ireland is to set up a remote monitoring and disaster recovery centre in Newry, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Coomber Electronic Equipment, the Worcester-based manufacturer of audio and visual equipment, has undergone a management buy-in for undisclosed terms.
Kallidus is planning to expand the 80-strong workforce at its Cirencester-based software training business with at least 200 new jobs over the next four years.
Tag Games is doubling the workforce at its Dundee-based mobile games studio to 70 this year.
Playtech has acquired Yoyo Games, the Dundee-based developer of games software, for £11m.
Webhelp Group is to relocate its Glasgow-based call centre and 1,000 staff from Atlantic Quay to a 40,000 sq ft office at CityPark.
EE is to invest £1.5bn in the expansion of its telecoms network by 2017.
Wireless Logic, the Buckinghamshire-based network services provider, has been acquired by CVC Capital Partners.
Capita is to set up a 42,000 sq ft business outsourcing office for 450 staff at Lingfield Point in Darlington later this year.
Concentrix is looking to create a further 200 new jobs at its business services centre in Gourock over the next few months.
Xchanging is to acquire Spikes Cavell Analytic, the Newbury-based spend analytics company with 35 staff, for up to £7.5m.
Ocado is planning to expand its 550-strong team of software developers with up to 150 new jobs this year.
CDI AndersElite is planning to expand the 25-strong workforce at its Leeds-based recruitment business with 15 new jobs over the next few years.
Hewlett Packard is to relocate to a 68,000 sq ft office at Aldermanbury Square in London in November.
Wey Education is to acquire InterHigh Education, the Powys-based online education provider with 42 staff, for an initial £0.8m.
Netmania IT, the Lichfield-based software firm with 30 staff, has been acquired by US-based Enhanced Telecommunications for undisclosed terms.
Sony is to expand the 70-strong workforce at its Raspberry Pi factory in Bridgend with 30 new jobs.
Computacenter is to sell RD Trading, the Essex-based IT recycling firm, to Arrow Electronics UK for £56m.
Risual is to create 50 new jobs at its Stafford-based IT consultancy this year, including 20 apprentices.
IBM Services UK is to open a new office in Leicester, with the creation of 300 jobs over the next three years.
Arkk Solutions is creating an initial nine jobs at a new financial software office in Belfast.
Swinton Communications, the Bolton-based telecoms equipment supplier with 12 staff, has been acquired by Can You Get Me.
Daisy Group has acquired Damovo UK, the West Sussex-based telecoms firm, for undisclosed terms.
Unicom has announced the creation of 100 jobs at its Manchester-based telecoms business, having acquired a new 13,000 sq ft office on Palatine Road.
Electric Word has sold Radcliffe Solutions, the London-based IT consultancy, to Clarity Informatics Group for £0.1m.
Hiring-Hub is planning to expand the workforce at its Manchester-based online recruitment business from 11 to 30 this year.
LCS Group is planning to double the 15-strong workforce at its Grimsby-based IT business over the next three years.
Ultima Business Solutions is planning to expand its Reading-based IT business with a new 20,000 sq ft headquarters and 80 jobs over the next year.
Avaya, the business communications firm, is planning to relocate its headquarters from Guildford to a 35,000 sq ft office in Addlestone.
Three is in negotiations to acquire O2, the mobile phone group, in a £10bn deal.
Scott Logic is to expand the 140-strong workforce at its Newcastle-based software consultancy with 70 new jobs this year.
Semetric, the London-based developer of the Musicmetric analytics tool, has been acquired by Apple.
Eaton has acquired Oxalis Group, the Warwickshire-based manufacturer of video surveillance systems with 40 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Route Monkey is to invest £2m in the expansion of its vehicle routing software business, with the creation of ten jobs in Gateshead and Livingston.
Ventrica is planning to expand the 160-strong workforce at its call centre in Southend with more than 80 new jobs.
IRW Systems of Paisley has acquired Unitech, the Edinburgh-based software firm.
Paragon Software Systems has acquired Axida, the Hull-based supplier of home delivery scheduling software.
Jisc is to relocate its Manchester-based IT training charity to an 11,000 sq ft office at Churchgate House.
Converge TS is to create 12 new jobs at its Runcorn-based cloud computing business this year.
Access Group, the Colchester-based software supplier with 450 staff, has been acquired by US private equity firm TA Associates for £225m.
Encore Personnel has bought Response Recruitment Solutions of Spalding out of liquidation, taking its branch network to nine.
Bentley Systems of the US has acquired C3global, the Dingwall-based developer of asset management software.
Better Placed HR has undergone a management buy-out and rebranded its Leeds-based recruitment consultancy as Eyzon.
CB Technology, the Livingston-based electronics manufacturer, has undergone a £4.5m management buy-in backed by Maven Capital Partners.
CCL Solutions is to create up to 40 new jobs at its new 20,000 sq ft IT consultancy office in Stratford-upon-Avon over the next few months.
Stafforce Recruitment has announced the expansion of its 28-strong office network with new sites in Doncaster, London, Sheffield and Wolverhampton.
Google has confirmed plans to acquire a 365,000 sq ft office at 6 Pancras Square in London.
Cloud Operate is creating 12 new jobs for software developers, testers and consultants in Belfast.
Frazer John is planning to expand the 21-strong workforce at its Manchester-based recruitment business with 25 new jobs over the next few years.
AQL is planning to set up a 57,000 sq ft data centre at South Point in Leeds.
Ultra Electronics is to create 40 new jobs at its sonar systems operations in Weymouth and Greenford, having won a £27m contract from the Royal Navy.
Rubicon Recruitment is planning to expand its workforce in Poole from 30 to 58 over the next two years, having acquired an adjacent office.
Leadin, the Finnish software company, is to set up a new UK headquarters in Swansea, with the creation of 30 jobs.
AVEVA Group has acquired 8over8, the Londonderry-based risk management software firm, for £27m.
FanDuel is planning to set up an additional fantasy sports league software office in Glasgow in February, with the creation of up to 25 jobs.
Red Embedded is to relocate its Bradford-based consumer electronics business to a 10,000 sq ft office in Shipley in January, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Restore has acquired Ancora Solutions, the document management business, from Ipswich-based IPPlus for £0.5m.