New Member Profiles

iDeal Unified Communications Limited

iDeal Unified Communications are a dedicated team of telephony specialists based in Warrington, Cheshire. Our approach to our work is simple; to deliver the best possible solution for your business. Our clients value our hard work and perseverance when it comes to their business needs and we’re proud to work alongside them too. 

iDeal specialise in the following areas: Telephone Systems, VoIP Solutions, Landline, Business Mobile, Cloud Based Solutions, Business Grade Connectivity, SMS, Network Cabling & Installation, WiFi, IT Services & Support. You can contact our team on the following: sales@idealuc.co.uk or 01925 591 396

Discover how iDeal Unified Communications can help you by getting in touch. Let’s start a conversation about your business telecoms.

Websitewww.idealuc.co.uk


O2 UK

O2 in Halton
In 1999 we (O2) moved from Warrington to Runcorn our flagship purpose built contact centre on Chester Road in Preston Brook.  

From Martin Dawes Telecommunications, to BT Cellnet, to O2 we employ over 1,000 people in ‘the big glass building near the M56’

Now a multi-client Capita site, the Preston Brook centre is home to O2 teams providing specialist support to both Consumer & Business customers, alongside IT, Network, and Finance functions. 

The O2 Media Awards began in the Preston Brook site to recognise the best in local and regional talent in the media industry.  Now in their 10th year they continue to celebrate the best-of-the-best welcoming entries from both BBC and ITV.  In 2016 the Weekly Newspaper Reporter title was awarded to Olive Clay of Runcorn Weekly News.
O2’s corporate responsibility programme www.o2thinkbig.co.uk has led to a number of local relationships helping to support young people to gain employability skills and skills for a digital future. 

The Preston Brook site is home to O2 NSPCC Online Safety Helpline, a key part of O2’s partnership with NSPCC to help keep kids safe online.  The helpline - available to both O2 and non-O2 customers – helps parents and carers with advice on a range of popular Apps and Websites and how to set up parental controls and privacy settings.  The O2 NSPCC Online Safety Helpline is open 7 days a week on 0808 800 5002 or visit www.o2.co.uk/nspcc for more information 

About O2
O2 is the commercial brand of Telefonica UK Limited and is a leading digital communications company with the highest customer satisfaction for any mobile provider according to Ofcom.  With over 25 million customers, O2 runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the UK, as well as operating O2 WiFi and owning half of Tesco Mobile.  O2 has over 450 retail stores and sponsors The O2, O2 Academy venues and the England rugby team.  Read more about O2 at www.o2.co.uk/news

Telefonica UK Limited is registered in England and Wales. Registration number: 1743099.  Its registered office is at: 260 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4DX United Kingdom.

Websitewww.o2.co.uk


Runcorn Rotary

Runcorn Rotary was formed in the town in 1946. We are a group of people who give our times and talents to serve the community in Runcorn and overseas as part of Rotary International, the world’s largest service organization.

We are currently a small club and are actively looking for people who would like to join us as a member or simply want to volunteer supporting our work.  Becoming a Rotarian is a great way to make friends, increase your social & business network and put something back into the local and worldwide community.

We meet on a Monday evening for a meal and a chat, sometimes with a speaker. We have social events as well as fund raising activities and get involved in local and international projects.  Our meetings are held a 6.00pm for 6.15pm at the Campanile Hotel, Lowlands Road, Runcorn, WA7 5TP.  

Want to know more? Please view this clip on our club activities: https://.youtube.com/watch?v=am6a-tAfsx4

Or visit : www.rotary-ribi.org

If you would like to join us for fun and friendship and want to help make a difference please contact our secretary, Barrie by email barrie77davidson@gmail.com  It would be good to meet you.

Websitewww.rotary-ribi.org


Ryan Publishing

Ryan Publishing is a creative self-publishing business who develop information and children’s books about rabbits, wildlife and all other pets.  They develop sophisticated brands inspired by stories for both adults and children.  The main brand is Rodriguez and Consuela (or R&C) after the authors’ two rescue rabbits.
 
They deal with both independent and chain stores such as gift shops, book shops, pet supply shops, garden centers, farm shops and any other businesses who need a quality, prestigious brand of products to retail.
 
Ryan Publishing also has a strong eco-friendly and green ethos which is integrated throughout the books, products and business practices wherever possible.  Their other passion is rabbits!  Rabbits are the main inspiration for our stories and products.   


 
Polymorph

Microsoft Gold Partners Polymorph, deliver IT solutions and services which reduce running costs, increase productivity and improve collaboration through using the right technology.

With over 15 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies, you are in safe hands with Polymorph. 

What can we do for you?

•         Analyse your current infrastructure and provide a free strategic report
•         Manage your technology and IT support
•         Move you to the cloud with Office 365, SharePoint, Yammer, OneDrive, Skype for Business
•         Migrations from Lotus Notes or Exchange to Microsoft Office 365. 
•         Show how Microsoft Azure can benefit your business
•         Provide bespoke software application development
•         Host free coffee & cake sessions talking technology topics of your choice
•         Develop unique, creative, responsive intranets, extranets or websites. 

Our goal is to help your business succeed by supplying secure IT systems, services and support that are right for your business needs.

Call us for a free consultation on 01928 517888
or visit http://www.polymorph.co.uk/

Websitewww.polymorph.co.uk

Telephone: 01928 517888


Cheshire Business Exchange

Cheshire Business Exchange is the fast growing business to business bi-monthly magazine that is crammed full of local news, articles, interviews and regular columnists and it reaches across the whole of Cheshire. Cheshire Business Exchange offers a detailed look at business life throughout the region. We offer advertising for your business in the magazine, on our website or both as we deliver to business centres across Cheshire and post copies directly to the directors and owners of businesses plus our website has lots of traffic.

If you would like to share news, views or information of value and interest to business leaders in the Cheshire, we would like to hear from you. Content can include images and/or video, but must be focused on issues relating to business in the Northwest. We also offer a generous business rewards scheme where you can receive 60% of the advertising cost back on a rewards card which can be used anywhere that accepts MasterCard. 

Websitewww.cheshirebusinessexchange.co.uk

Telephone: 0151 345 6363 - Joseph Taylor


 

ACR

ACR are building experts who take away all your hassles and concerns on building related issues, providing a complete Construction Design, Consultancy and Property Care Services.
 
Whether you’re building it up, knocking it down, adding a bit here and there or maintaining your existing properties, ACR have an expert on hand to guide and advise allowing you to concentrate on your own business.
 
Our bespoke, customer focused property helpdesk services proactively manage your maintenance reducing the need for repair, saving you money and ensuring your buildings are legally compliant with all regulations.
 
Knowing your properties are taken care of allows you the peace of mind to get on with your own areas of expertise but you don’t need to take our word for it, visit the testimonials page of our website at http://www.acr.org.uk/testimonials/ to check out what our customers have to say.
 
For example Flowserve describe ACR as “our ‘go to’ consultant in all matters relating to our buildings management”.
 
Please feel free to call us for a no obligation chat on 01744 621 669.

Website: www.acr.org.uk

Telephone: 01744 621669

 


 

InstallingIT

InstallingIT are a trusted IT support company based in Runcorn, providing a range of IT services, from web hosting & online backup to all-inclusive IT Support. Our location at The Heath Business Park means we are only a few miles away when you need us.

Our focus has always been to provide first class service to all our clients at an affordable price, allowing us to win the Service Excellence award at the 2015 Liverpool Business Awards.

If you need IT services with friendly, reliable, customer focused support InstallingIT are the company for you.

Websitewww.installingit.co.uk

Telephone: 01928 207057

 


 

Orca Partnership Ltd

Orca Partnership Ltd creates people centric business improvement programmes that enable their clients to accelerate their business's growth. With 20+ years of successfully creating value within the Chemicals & Life Science sectors, our strength is to expertly bring your people and processes together, creating a company culture that nurtures creativity and innovation in order to deliver exceptional & sustainable results. A jargon free, no nonsense approach enables us to quickly gain a deep understanding of your business needs and expertly translate these into practical, engaging and innovative solutions that immediately deliver business results that stick long after we are gone.

Telephone: 07766 070093

 


 

Coservit

Coservit is an innovative software vendor whose solutions enhance our customers’ competitiveness by optimising the use of IT to drive business forward.
Created in 2006 in Grenoble, France, we started by providing consulting services to IT companies. Through understanding the needs of our customers across different roles and organisations, we concentrated our efforts around two key market sectors.

Sales and Marketing: Providing a smarter route to sales growth, our innovative solution, LeadSeed, delivers better qualified sales opportunities, strengthens customer relationships and improves sales efficiency.

IT Service Management: Our fully customisable monitoring software delivers fast and accurate insight, and reporting to support proactive management and preventative maintenance of internet connected devices (“Internet of Things”).

Our solutions change the way that teams work, enabling organisations to be more efficient and profitable than ever before.

Website: www.coservit.com

Telephone: 01925 394130



KDE Ltd

KDE Ltd is an established and trusted family run company founded in 1989, which operates throughout the North West of England and North Wales and currently employs 55 operatives. Our Head Office is based in the heart of Cheshire in Sutton Weaver and since 1989 we have forged long term, sustainable and recurring relationships with domestic customers, main contractors, local authorities and public bodies.  

KDE Ltd provides a comprehensive range of Electrical, Fire Alarm and Plumbing & Heating services to the public and private sectors in corporate, commercial, retail and industrial markets. Our mission is to be the best in our field and to continuously exceed customer expectations.

Website: www.kde-ltd.co.uk

Telephone: 01928 711444


Display Team UK

A qualified photographer, Lee set up Display Team almost by accident, he was working freelance for a creative agency and was offered some extra work updating some displays, as a struggling photographer, he jumped at the chance of some extra work and travelled round the country doing so. 
He shortly discovered there was a market for retail display installation, and after enlisting help of others and renting some vans, he soon found himself with a storage facility and then his own business unit, 12 months later he was moving into a 8000sqft Distribution facility and employing his first full time staff members. 
Display Team have grown fast into a well known and reliable name in the Point of sale installation and retail display industry. We have also recently expanded our repertoire to Event exhibitions and warehouse distribution.  

We Provide display construction, POS design and installation, Live event stand design and build. Logistic teams, project management of your experiential, marketing and retail display. Travelling team, rigging team and event managers. We work along side your existing display manufacturers or use our own to print, create and implement your and your clients vision.
We have a UK based warehousing facility for storage, facilitation and distribution of your displays, stands and POS.

We provide Brand Presence Solutions, Point of Purchase Installation and Display Maintenance, Field Marketing - Merchandising, Retail Audits, NPD launch support, Team Training, Mystery Shopping, In-store Insight, Logistics and Distribution solutions.

Also, branded merchandise, printed, embroidered and etched products to your bespoke specification. 
Small to extremely large quantities can be dealt with, shipped direct to your event or location. 

Website: http://www.display-team.com/

Telephone: 01928 571556


The Contact Group 

 

Contact Group is a leading provider of best in class communication and data services to thousands of state and independent primary and secondary schools, academies, nurseries, sixth form colleges, local authorities, charities and clubs in the UK and Ireland. In addition we operate to international schools in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia.

 

Website: http://www.the-contactgroup.com/

Telephone: 0844 448 4422


Santander 

 
We're proud to have been awarded Business Bank of the Year 2015 by Moneyfacts. We support small to medium sized start-up and established businesses with straightforward banking needs and up to two directors, owners (shareholders) or partners. We offer current accounts, savings accounts, card acceptance services, insurance and loans of up to £25,000.

Telephone: Alex Harrison 07793 221270



CSols 
 
CSols is an internationally acclaimed software company that specialises in optimising the performance of regulated analytical laboratories by the integration and automation of laboratory data systems, scientific instruments and their laboratory staff. The growing use of handheld mobile computers has paved the way for the introduction of very varied and innovative applications. CSols is spearheading the development and introduction of imaginative and versatile software by developing new laboratory applications that can be used on personal computers and handheld computing devices in the water and environmental industries to better meet regulatory requirements.

http://www.csols.com/wordpress/

Telephone: 01928 513535



Land of Beds

A third-generation proud family business, Land of Beds has enjoyed a multi-million-pound meteoric rise to the top of the sleep industry - capitalising on the e-commerce explosion and building a sustainable infrastructure with solid Cheshire roots.

With showrooms in both Helsby and Frodsham, a new distribution centre on Runcorn’s Astmore Industrial Estate and a sophisticated online presence at www.landofbeds.co.uk, the company proudly retails products by leading bed and mattress manufacturers including Sealy, Relyon, Slumberland, Silentnight, Myers, Dunlopillo, Hypnos, Millbrook and Sleepeezee.

For the third time in the last four years, Land of Beds was commended at the National Bed Federation’s Bed Industry Awards 2015-16 - cementing their national reputation as the leading independent retailer in the UK. They are finalists in the High Sherriff Awards 2016.

Land of Beds believe that sleep is the cornerstone of a healthy, happy family life. Their mission is to help as many people as possible to get comfortable and 'sleep better'.

 

www.landofbeds.co.uk

Telephone: 0800 158 4842


Dav-idea Workshops

What does Innovation mean to you? Does your business need new or improved products and processes, or new markets to compete? Innovation is not just idea generation but also successful implementation to create business profit and growth. That’s where our training and consultancy helps.

Dav-idea’s approach equips you with all the necessary skills and techniques to transform your business via our workshops and seminars held in-house or at a public venue.

www.dav-ideaworkshops.co.uk

Telephone: 07486 026479 / 07947 495252


The Forklift Training Centre Ltd

We are an ITSSAR accredited company, with centres in Widnes and Ellesmere Port.

Forklift Training 
We offer Novice, Experienced Novice, Conversion and Refresher Courses on the following machines at our centres:

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach
  • Flexi/ Bendi
  • Pedestrian Reach
  • Pallet Stacker
  • Sideloader
  • Scissor lift
  • Cherry picker
  • Hiab
  • Slinger/Banksman
  • ITSSAR Instructor courses

 

At Customers Premises

We offer Novice, Experienced Novice, Conversion and Refresher Courses on the following machines at your premises:

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach
  • Flexi/ Bendi
  • Pedestrian Reach
  • Pallet Stacker
  • Pallet truck
  • Sideloader
  • MEWP Scissor lift
  • MEWP Boom (Cherry picker)
  • Hiab
  • Slinger/Banksman
  • Rough Terrain Masted
  • Rough Terrain Telescopic
  • Multi directional lift trucks
  • Sideloader
  • VNA
  • Tow Truck
  • Teletruck
     

Driver CPC Training - Periodic.
The courses are 7 Hour modules at a cost of £48.75 per person.  That would be £240 for 35hours training.  Group discounts available.
We offer Hiab training with 7 hours CPC included. 1 day refresher is £152.75 inclusive of VAT and upload fee. A 2 day Novice course is £200.75 inclusive of VAT and upload fee.

www.forkliftexpert.co.uk

Telephone: 0151 257 9955


 

Radium Security Systems

Radium Security Systems Ltd was established in 1982, under the leadership of Paul Robinson Director. Since incorporation Paul has utilised his 30 years of experience in the industry to build a successful well respected company.

Over the past 18 years Radium has expanded considerably, this growth has been achieved through the rapid development in our loyal customer database. Our commitment to offer exceptional quality of service, has led Radium Security Systems Ltd to maintain 96.8% customer retention. Our management and installation teams here at Radium Security Systems Ltd work together in order to provide our customers with the highest possible quality security solutions.

Radium Security Systems Ltd specialises in installing Insurance approved alarm systems, Police Compliant & Police Monitored Type A Security Systems that Meet the Police Policy Requirements and insurance approved LPCB 1277 monitored systems.

Radium Security Systems Ltd is a well-respected and established company and our security solutions are delivered well across the UK. We install intruder alarms systems to the North-West of England and North Wales, and CCTV and access control throughout the whole of the UK to corporate businesses, small businesses, and domestic property owners as well as industrial and commercial sites.

Radium provide a wide array of services:

  • SSAIB & Insurance Approved Home Alarm Systems
  • Commercial ACPO Approved Intruder Alarm Systems
  • Domestic and Commercial CCTV Systems 
  • Domestic and Commercial Access Control Systems

For more details, go to:

www.radium.co.uk

Telephone: 0151 428 9999


Status Events Ltd

Introducing Status Events Ltd – your corporate event solution! Following experience in the hospitality and events industry Status Events exists from a desire to support brand growth, stakeholder interaction and to ultimately produce successful events. 

Our services include: event planning, event management, event administration, feedback analysis, venue sourcing, hospitality staffing and experiential marketing solutions. 

We also aim to engage the public through our various online platforms such as facebook and twitter with our content including: local event news, industry topics and tips & advice to support basic event planning. 

We offer free consultations; with no cap on our time or advice and compliment this with a no obligation quote – seriously no strings attached! Contact us today and we’ll schedule a consultation at your convenience. 

www.statusevents.co.uk

Telephone: 07938 438492


Child Bereavement UK

Our charity supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. We also train professionals such as teachers and doctors, helping them better understand the needs of grieving families in their day to day working life. Our aim at Child Bereavement UK is for everyone to have access to good quality bereavement support if and when they need it.

Since opening a centre on Runcorn High Street in 2014 we have already provided free bereavement support for almost 100 families and trained more than 300 professionals. We want that figure to continue to grow and for everyone in Halton to be aware of the support we offer.

One way we hope to achieve this is by connecting with businesses and hopefully working in partnership with employers in the borough.

www.childbereavementuk.org

Telephone: 01928 573539 - Jonathan Evans


DeepStore

DeepStore, which is part of the Compass Minerals group, has more than 1,000 public and private sector clients including the National Archives and the Royal Society, as well as pharmaceutical, legal and financial organisations, police forces and the healthcare industry.

Set up in Winsford, Cheshire, in 1998, in Britain’s largest salt mine, it already operates vault space the size of 700 football pitches with items under current management equating to 3.25 million cubic feet.

The mine, 150 metres below ground, is ideal for storing documents as it has consistent temperature and humidity levels that meet the specifications of British Standard PD5454. Storage areas also are naturally free from ultraviolet light, vermin and flooding. 

In addition to underground storage, clients of DeepStore's door-to-door nationwide service also benefit from Scan-on-Demand and DeepStore Online services.

www.deepstore.co.uk

Telephone: 07799 343717 - Emma Dale


Geotek.Biz Associates Ltd

For 6 years Geotek have been quietly selling Refurbished Cisco systems from Manor Park Industrial Estate in Halton. Over this time they have become synonymous with the phenomenal service, care and attention to every project it embarks on. Well regarded with both suppliers and customers alike, it has always been Geotek’s desire to continue to offer a high quality service and effective hardware solutions. Geotek have also recently started offering business telephone systems.

www.geotek.biz

Telephone: 01928 481000


Courier Post Ltd

Courier Post is an established same day courier service with high professional standards meeting the needs of our customers efficiently and effectively.

Courier Post  offer  a secure, on demand collection and same day delivery of any item to anywhere in the UK and across Europe.

Particular specialisms include hazardous and temperature controlled goods.

Courier Post are proud to be the only local same day courier to hold all three ISO standards; ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 14001. This demonstrates our total commitment to customer care and validates our quality on delivery.

A major plus for customers using Courier Post is the fact  that there are no surcharges on our service which means that out of hours, bank holidays and weekends are all charged at the standard rate.

Celebrating 15 years trading this year, Courier post are going from strength to strength and will be expanding further in the next couple of months by way of acquisitions.

Strong customer service is the key to this success and long may it continue.

We really do go the extra mile!!

www.courier-post.co.uk

Telephone: 0151 423 0222

 

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