Tag Archives: IT

The importance of a good team

August 25th, 2016

The Government has confirmed that a national IT project to distribute smart meters to consumers has been delayed for the third time in 18 months.  The meters will measure gas and electricity use and will send this data back to the energy suppliers to end manual readings.  Reportedly, it is the communications infrastructure behind this […]

My thoughts on G-Cloud and its growing pains

May 9th, 2016

Four years after the Government’s G-Cloud framework was launched and it has facilitated a number of transformations within public sector IT systems.  Largely giving departments and organisations greater agility and flexibility in the services they use and projects they’re running.  What’s more, compared to relying on legacy equipment and systems, the move to the cloud […]

We’re proud to pay the Living Wage, as accredited by the Living Wage Foundation

April 1st, 2016

We want to be a company that puts people first. Indeed, Spectromax has always paid close attention to the rising cost of living and factored this into employee wages, which is why we are incredibly proud to be a Living Wage employer. Unlike the Government’s national living wage, which still means minimum pay and minimum […]

Rebranding minimum wage as ‘living wage’ doesn’t make it so

March 31st, 2016

The rebranding of the new legal minimum wage as a ‘national living wage’ on April 1st doesn’t mean people can afford to live on it. Osborne has set a low bar, while telling anyone who will listen how high it is. Every worker in the UK is feeling the pinch of increased living costs, but […]