Routes to procurement
Procurement professionals in the UK public sector, including Health, Local Government, Devolved Administrations, Education and Not for Profit organisations can make substantial savings by using Crown Commercial Service (CCS) contracts as their procurement route.
CDS are the Best Large Digital Agency, 2017!
May 11th, 2017, very late into the eveningā¦. Thank you to our team, our customers, partners, and suppliers for the great stories, references and recommendations you have given us over the last 12 months to become this years’ āProlific North 2017 Digital Agency of the Yearā. We are delighted with the recognition achieved for the […]
Episerver is named a Challenger
Episerver have been named aĀ Challenger inĀ this year’sĀ Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce report. The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce report evaluates digital commerce platform vendors and provides an overview of market trends and maturity. Highlights: Episerver is now the highest placed Microsoft .NET-based solution in the MQ Episerver received the most positive upwards […]
New MD joins CDS to drive ambitious growth plans
Former VITAL Communications at Office Depot Director, Mark Gair has joined CDS as ourĀ new MD. The appointment marks the next step in ourĀ ambitious growth plans to double the size of the business again and achieve ourĀ Ā£50m turnover target by 2020. Gairās arrival will free up CDS Chief Executive, Fergus Bailie to focus on his role […]
Making the UK a safer place
When things go seriously wrong ā caused by natural hazards like the weather, major incidents, accidents or catalysts of havoc, such as individual/group acts aimed at maximising damage occur in the UK ā the emergency services need a secure way to plan and coordinate their response, often across geographical and organisational boundaries.
CDS buy three new defibrillators to help save lives
CDS is pleased to announce that we have recently purchased three new Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). We will have one each at our Aylesbury, Leeds and Cheltenham offices and we have registered them all with HeartSafe. Each year seven million people die worldwide by Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). With immediate treatment from a defibrillator machine […]
Choose your weapon (as long as its data)
Straw, Nail or Sword ā whatever the weapon or implement that finally puts a debate to bed, we saw them all at a Property Breakfast Briefing we held on Wednesday 5 April. CDS, together with Faithful+Gould and our joint client, Royal Mail Group, held a breakfast briefing to share a case study. The study showed […]
The inter-generational marketing challenge
We joined marketing leaders at the Financial Services Forum Conference to discuss the challenges of marketing to the ever more disparate generational groups. The panel of experts shared a wealth of insights from academic and front-line research. What were the key learnings, and how do they inform what we do at CDS do when delivering […]
Engaging Digital Comms Conference
Weāre especially looking forward to exhibiting at the Engaging Digital Comms Conference on 27 April 2017. Our customer, Martin Fewell, Director of Media and Communications at the Metropolitan Police Service is one of the speakers. Don’t miss his talk. It will be excellent. In all 29 charities, not-for-profits and public sector organisations will reveal fresh, […]
The influence of customer engagement
As midnight strikes on 1 April, there will be an estimated 1 million eligible customers who will be able to switch water suppliers, for the first time, to associate retailers and new niche entrants. Analysts are expecting this to create the biggest retail water market in the world with 25 retailers competing for market share. […]
At CDS we are very proud of our apprentices and the positive impact that they have had on our business. We believe there has never been a better time to employ an apprentice or a trainee. Hiring apprentices helps businesses to grow their own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. CDS apprentices […]