Leicestershire Successes - Case Studies

The Leicester and Leicestershire Digital Growth Programme has supported more than 1,100 businesses over the last two years, helping SMEs invest in new technology. Below you will read the stories of some of those SMEs who have taken advantage of the invaluable support provided through the programme, showcasing the benefits of digital technology and the positive impact it has had on the business.  


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PGM REBALL
PGM Reball is the UK’s leading technical expert in ballscrew design and manufacture. It has designed and repaired ballscrews for more than 40 years and provides a unique range of linear motion technology solutions and services. It was looking to improve its digital presence, raise the profile of its products and services online and, ultimately, use the internet to reach more customers and win more business.
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MO BRO'S
Mo Bro’s is an online retailer which supplies a full range of UK-manufactured premium male grooming and beard care products. The challenge for Mo Bro’s was to keep up-to-date with ever-changing advances in technology and marketing techniques, to ensure it could make the most of the opportunities this presented.
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Food Attraction

FOOD ATTRACTION
Food Attraction makes frozen and chilled food for national restaurant chains and supplies a range of finger foods to national wholesalers. It has developed a range of handheld snacks, called Naanster – delicious wraps made from fresh naan. It has built up its presence using social media, where it has a large community of followers. However, it needed a website to create an avenue to talk to its consumers directly.  
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London Edge

LONDONEDGE
LondonEdge is a long-standing, world-renowned trade show which brings music, fashion and lifestyle exhibitors and buyers from around the world together at annual events in London and Las Vegas. It wanted to create a platform which would bridge the gap between exhibitors at the trade show and buyers around the world, all year round.
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AIR AUTO

AIR AUTO ID
Air Auto ID supplies hardware and software solutions which enable companies to print their own labels and capture data through barcode scanning, allowing customers to track and store information about their products. It wanted to develop an online portal that would enable training to take place remotely, via the internet, to give clients an insight of the functionality and features of their systems.   
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Lanke Kade

LANKA KADE
Lanka Kade is a family-run business which designs, crafts and supplies fair trade wooden toys that inspire learning through play. Lanka Kade’s aim is to reduce poverty through trade by building long-term, sustainable trading partnerships that provide stability and protect local skills.
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Assured

ASSURED SOLUTIONS
Assured Solutions Limited (ASL) is a family-owned chemical manufacturing business. It makes and distributes cleaning and maintenance products to the own-label reseller market. It wanted to introduce a host of technology solutions into the business to help automate its processes, increase productivity and make the business more efficient. 
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QUICKCHOICE
Quickchoice Ltd specialises in providing sourcing, analysing, developing and testing new fabric ranges, along with high quality dyeing and printing services to the textiles manufacturing industry. It has been operating within the highly-competitive UK textiles industry for more than 30 years and has constantly had to find ways of reinventing itself. It needed to enhance its digital capabilities and find a new and innovative way to provide a fast-turnaround sampling service for its manufacturing clients. 
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REAL Education

R.E.A.L EDUCATION
R.E.A.L Education is a specialist provider of education solutions for children and young people who are ‘lost to learning’ or ‘hard to place’ within mainstream schooling. The business has undergone rapid growth and needed scalable technology in place to ensure all of its business management policies and procedures, from staff admin and HR to documentation and the storing of personal data, were not only futureproof but also secure and GDPR-compliant.
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TROY BUSINESS SERVICES
Troy Business Services provides a range of administrative and support solutions to help SMEs stay in control of their business. The business had experienced significant growth since starting in 2006 and wanted to take advantage of new technologies to make its operation more cloud-based, which would help to make the business more efficient and increase productivity. 
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