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Edinburgh-based Ideal Electrical Solutions (UK) Limited (“IES”) has secured a funding package from Santander Business Banking to support the expansion of its headquarters in Edinburgh.

Established in 1985 by Michael Smith, MSSL has grown into a national business under the leadership of his son and daughter-in-law Sean and Emily.

The business was set up in 2013 by the current managers, James Smith and Stephen Thair. James and Stephen saw an opening within the market to build an IT Development and Operations (DevOps) business from the bottom up, by using the skill set of the two founders in IT development and IT operations. The company recently won an award for ‘Creative and Digital start-up of the Year’ at the Wales Start-Up awards.

Founded in 1995, TFM Networks is a leading provider of voice, data and IT network connectivity services to multi-site SMEs across the UK. The company builds customised private telecom networks and has developed its own Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network, designed to converge customers’ legacy voice and data networks on to a high performance single platform. The firm has expanded in recent years with the acquisition of Conexion Communications in 2012 and Waveworks in 2013, which has positioned the company for further organic and acquisition growth.

Established in 2010 by entrepreneurs Ben Haworth and Andrew Lord, Flipbook has grown to a pan-European video reproduction company which uses animation and CGI to enhance visual content for TV commercials, dramas, film, video games and factual programmes. Their portfolio includes work completed for the BBC, ITV, Aldi and Reebok.

Ashley Wright’s ingenious new LunchAlert app is the first of its kind for Android and iPhone, and is based on the simple idea of alerting staff when their favourite sandwich van is about to arrive.


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