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Predictive Crime Analytics

Crime Mapping is not a new concept for practitioners of law enforcement. The production of crime maps to identify hot spots or high concentration of crimes within an area has been standard practice for investigators since the mid 19th century, where police departments could better visualise the categories of offences, the frequency and density of crimes by placing coloured...

Resource Efficiency Wales Framework Provider

AP Benson is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a delivery contractor under the Welsh Government's Resource Efficiency Wales (REW) framework. AP Benson has been appointed, as one of the delivery contractors, under the Welsh Government's Resource Efficiency Wales (REW) framework. The framework is intended the support a service being developed by the We...

Researching the UK Rag and Fibre Supply and Demand markets

Textiles (Clothing, Shoes, Household items, Mattresses, and Carpets) have been designated a ‘priority stream’ for resource efficiency in each of the UK regions as they have a large impact on the environment. Post-consumer textiles make up a sizeable proportion of the UK waste stream – of the 2,725kt of textiles consumed in the UK market in 2010 only 24% were c...

ICT Strategy for Life Sciences Sector in Wales

The UK Life Science sector is going from strength to strength. The industry is growing faster than the economy as a whole [1] and is a key source of high-skill, high-tech jobs. This growth is not just restricted to companies based in England. Wales’ Life Science sector has grown over 19 per cent in the last three years and boasts over 300 active businesses, empl...

IT Transformation for Welsh Maintenance Company

AP Benson is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a delivery partner for Contract Services Limited to help the company transform their business processes through facilitating the implementation of a PDA software solution (Personal Digital Assistant). Contract Services is an independent maintenance contractor which undertakes work on properties owne...

Mapping the Electronics and Electrical Equipment Sector in Scotland

Scotland has a global reputation for excellence in the electronics industry with over 50 years of electronics manufacturing experience. Ever since Ferranti, NCR Corporation and IBM established bases in the 40’s and 50’s, the Scottish Electronic manufacturing sector (or Silicon Glen) grew to such an extent that at its peak, produced approximately 30% of Europe's ...

AP Benson announces agreement with the Oxford Foundation for Theoretical Nueroscience and Artificial Intelligence (OFTNAI)

AP Benson is delighted to announce an agreement with the the Oxford Foundation for Theoretical Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (OFTNAI) which will lead to the development of improved services to clients of our Modelling Group. The Foundation is an independent registered charity that aims to raise funds for teaching and research in theoretical neuroscience ...

AP Benson announces collaboration with Marches Energy Agency (MEA)

AP Benson is delighted to announce a collaboration with Marches Energy Agency (MEA) which will lead to work on projects examining the feasibility of new renewable energy schemes at a community scale. Marches Energy Agency is one of the UK's leading sustainable energy and climate change social enterprises and an independent, registered charity. Created in 1995 MEA ha...

AP Benson helps provider of skips and recycling services to achieve business objectives

As part of the Waste & Resource Action Programme, WRAP, scheme AP Benson has been assisting a provider of skips and recycling services to achieve its strategic goals. The Waste & Resource Action Programme, WRAP, is a not-for-profit company created in 2000 as part of DEFRA's (the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) waste st...

AP Benson celebrates one year as part of Business Link West Midland's Technology at Work scheme

During the last year AP Benson has advised small and medium sized companies on strategic and related IT issues, business process improvement and business systems, as a delivery partner of Business Link West Midlands's Technology at Work programme. Business Link West Midlands is a not for profit organisation which provides impartial and expert inf...

AP Benson conducts feasibility study to help agricultural products merchant identify new business opportunities

As part of the Waste & Resource Action Programme, WRAP, scheme AP Benson has been helping an agricultural products merchant to identify new opportunities for its business. The Waste & Resource Action Programme, WRAP, is a not-for-profit company created in 2000 as part of DEFRA's (the UK Government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) was...

AP Benson selected to deliver "Going-For-Growth" assistance to rural businesses in the West Midlands

AP Benson is delighted to announce that it has been selected by Business Link West Midlands Going for Growth scheme as one of the providers to give expert business mentoring to land based SMEs. AP Benson is a business management consultancy group that has strong links in the West Midlands area, having delivered elements of both the Accelerate programme and the curr...

AP Benson selected to provide IT Transformation services as part of Business Link West Midland’s Technology at Work Service

AP Benson has been selected, as the result of a successful tender, to provide assistance to small and medium sized companies on strategic and related IT issues, business process improvement and business systems, as part of Business Link West Midlands's Technology at Work programme. Business Link West Midlands is a not for profit organisation which pro...

AP Benson appointed WRAP delivery partner

                                                       AP Benson is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a contractor for the delivery of services to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). AP Benson h...

AP Benson to provide IT Transformation Services to Welsh Assembly Government Client SMEs

AP Benson has been selected to provide a range of IT Transformation services to Welsh Assembly Government clients as a result of a recent tender process. Successful bidders will provide services to small and medium sized enterprises across the whole of Wales. Services will be provided via the Welsh Assembly Government's Flexible Support for Businessprogram...

HCD Group Select Deltek Vision

Implementation work began today on a new Professional Services Automation tool project at HCD Group in Cardiff.   AP Benson was engaged by HCD Group, initially under the SME-Business programme of the Welsh Assembly Government, to undertake a holistic review of ICT systems within the firm and to make recommendations for improvements.   In particular, ...

Deploying Digitally Networked Businesses in the Welsh Social Housing Sector to deliver real benefits

Working with the Welsh Assembly Government AP Benson has researched and developed a digital business ecosystem (DBE) in the Welsh social housing sector. The practical implementation of a DnB will lead to business processes changes that improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase productivity. A DnB is a digital market place that is made up of a number of businesses, organi...

AP Benson appointed to London Development Agency Specialist Consultancy Panel

AP Benson appointed to London Development Agency Specialist Consultancy Panel. AP Benson consultants Tom Girn, Shally Kaur and Craig Livingstone have been selected to provide advice and business support services to the London Development Agency (LDA) as a result of a recent tender process. As part of the London Development Agency Specialist Consultancy panel, AP Benson wi...

AP Benson chosen to supply consultancy services to ESPO

AP Benson chosen to provide Information & Communication Technology (ICT) consultancy services to the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation AP Benson is delighted to have been chosen to provide a range of consultancy services to Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) including business consulting, IT Transformation internal audit and finance consulting. ESPO is...

AP Benson appointed to lead Accelerate Networks

AP Benson takes part in Director Development initiative to aid automotive companies based in the West Midlands. AP Benson is delighted to be retained by Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (funded by Advantage West Midlands) to manage strategic networks of automotive parts manufacturing companies operating in the West Midlands as part of their Accelerate Programme....

AP Benson helps a leading lean manufacturing consultancy firm to improve its business processes

AP Benson helps a leading lean manufacturing consultancy firm to improve its business processes AP Benson has been retained to develop an ICT strategy to support the business plan for a leading lean manufacturing consultancy firm (the Company) to help the partners improve management of intellectual property rights (IPR), internal communications and the sharing of information...

AP Benson chosen as a preferred supplier to London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

AP Benson chosen as a preferred supplier of support and development services for the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority. AP Benson is delighted to have been chosen as supplier of ICT support and development services to the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA). The LFEPA is a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and was establ...

AP Benson chosen as a preferred supplier to the Financial Services Authority

AP Benson chosen as a preferred supplier of Accounting and Management Consultancy Services for the Financial Services Authority AP Benson is delighted to announce that it has been chosen, after a rigorous tendering process, as a preferred supplier by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). AP Benson will assist the FSA in accounting services, business consultancy and regulat...

AP Benson plays a key role in the creation of HR Wallingford Innovation Centre

AP Benson plays a key role in the creation of HR Wallingford Innovation Centre as part of the Southern Oxfordshire Enterprise Hub (SOEH) AP Benson is delighted to have played a key role in the recent creation of the HR Wallingford Innovation Centre as part of the Southern Oxfordshire Enterprise Hub (SOEH) in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. AP Benson was also instrumen...

FamilyGenetix Confirm Management Agreement

Agreement strengthens AP Benson IT & Internet Services portfolio in healthcare. AP Benson is pleased to announce the finalisation of an agreement between AP Benson Ltd and FamilyGenetix Ltd on the transfer of the CyrillicSoftware and ModelKinetix businesses to AP Benson Ltd together with the use of the FamilyGenetix Ltd. trading name. AP Benson is a business managemen...