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Start Software is proud to be a Living Wage Employer (Tue, 22 Oct 2019)
We are delighted to announce that Start Software is now officially a Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by over 5,000 UK employers who believe a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay.  We have been working towards achieving this certification over the last few months and received notification of a successful accreditation this week. If you're interested in learning more, there is a great explanation of the difference between the Minimum Wage, the National Living Wage, and the real Living Wage here
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Alpha Software webinar to feature Start Software (Fri, 04 Nov 2016)
Alpha Software (creators of the awesome Alpha Anywhere software development platform) are running a series of webinars throughout the autumn and Start Software's director Robin Bennett is presenting on 30 November. With a title like that, if you have trouble sleeping it may be the webinar for you...!
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Annual customer survey 2016 & financial results 2014-15 (Fri, 26 Feb 2016)
It's that's time of year again!  We're asking all customers to give us their feedback. Have you got 2 minutes to complete this questionnaire please? Click Start Software customer survey or the screenshot below:  Start Software customer survey We've also just had our accounts finalised for our financial year ending 30 September 2015. The highlights are: turnover up 16% profit up 70% which makes it our best year ever.  Thank you so much for trusting us to be your software partners and a special thanks to our asbestos consultancy customers who have continued to support our Tracker and Alpha Tracker asbestos software systems making them the most widely used packages in the asbestos industry.
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BBC News - Technology

EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones (Thu, 23 Sep 2021)
Manufacturers could be forced to change devices to a uniform charging system.
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AI cannot be the inventor of a patent, appeals court rules (Thu, 23 Sep 2021)
"Only a person can have rights. A machine cannot," one of the judges wrote.
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Apple threatened Facebook ban over slavery posts on Instagram (Thu, 23 Sep 2021)
The media giant warned it would take Facebook products out of its App Store.
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