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Press Releases from FDM Group (70 total)

FDM Group shortlisted for two gongs at the Women in IT Awards 2015

Britain’s largest listed IT services provider, FDM Group, has been shortlisted for two categories at the inaugural 2015 Women in IT Awards in partnership with Salesforce. The firm will be competing for the top prize in both the Advocate of the Year and the Editor’s Choice categories. Judged by a 15-strong panel of well-known figures in the industry, the 2015 Women in IT Awards aim to recognise the outstanding innovation of

FDM supports Royal British Legion’s London Poppy Day

Leading IT employer and Armed Forces friendly organisation, FDM Group supported Royal British Legion’s London Poppy Day (LPD) on Thursday 30th October with its own Corporate Office Collection Team. The team, which consisted of six uniformed military personnel, representatives from the British Legion and Barclaycard as well as FDM Ex-Forces Consultants and employees, conducted a tour of the FDM office to sell poppies and collect donations before joining collection teams

FDM Group shortlisted as Company of the Year for commitment to equality in Europ …

Leading IT employer, FDM Group, has been shortlisted as Company of the Year in the European Diversity Awards 2014. FDM has been shortlisted alongside prestigious organisations including, Royal Air Force, Phillips and Volvo Group. Widely known as the "Oscars of Diversity", the European Diversity Awards received hundreds of nominations from countries across Europe. Now in its fourth year, the European Diversity Awards recognise companies with a long-term commitment to equality and

FDM Honours First FDM MSc Programme Graduate

The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has honoured its first graduate from the FDM MSc Programme at the Brighton Dome. The graduation ceremony, held on 28th July, saw FDM Trainer Kevin Wright accept his Master’s in Applied Computer Science from University of Brighton. FDM fully-funded the course, which he studied via distance learning alongside his day job with the company. Developed in partnership with University of Brighton,

FDM Group awarded special honour for its support of Britain’s Reservists

Leading IT employer, FDM Group, has been awarded a Certificate of Support for its commitment in employing Britain’s Reservists. Hosted by South East Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, and the Ministry of Defence Campaign Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers (SaBRE), the event invited companies in the South East for a presentation of honours to those who have recognised the value Reservists can bring to their workforce. The Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire Dame

FDM Group shines as a top graduate employer

The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has ranked in the annual league table for the fourth year running; The JobCrowd’s Top 100 Companies For Graduates To Work For 2014/15. FDM has been placed above a number of large corporations including Accenture, Siemens and Arcadia Group overall. In the dedicated IT Services and IT Consulting category, FDM was placed second for the third consecutive year. Described as the ‘TripAdvisor for

FDM Group’s COO featured in ‘100 Women to Watch’ list 2014

Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell of international IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed as one of the top ‘100 Women to Watch 2014’ in the Female FTSE Report by the Cranfield School of Management. The “100 Women to Watch” list was first introduced in the 2009 Female FTSE report and aims to encourage a sustained board, media and government focus on accelerating the representation of women in executive

FDM Group encourages 1500 Manchester school children to study IT

The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group provided over 1,500 school pupils from across Manchester with the opportunity to learn how to write computer code and create applications in a bid to inspire and encourage school children to studying IT. The Careers Aspiration Event was held at Manchester Central on Tuesday 21st January, FDM Group along with forty other employers and training providers delivered specific skill set ‘Have a

FDM Group’s COO places in TechCityInsider’s Top 100

FDM Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell, has been featured in TechCityInsider’s prestigious TCi 100, listing the top 100 remarkable people that are helping to make digital London tick. Flavell, who spearheads the international IT services provider’s global expansion and global Women in IT campaign said, “I am honoured to be recognised as one of the most influential people on London’s tech scene. TechCityInsider is a fantastic publication dedicated to

Entries open for the 2014 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards Seeking the UK’s …

The UK’s flagship initiative for raising awareness of the women leading the way in technology is inviting entries to its 2014 Awards. The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, in association with Intellect, were launched in 2011 to celebrate those that are spearheading technology in business, whether as founders of start-ups, leaders within global corporate organisations, or young high-fliers who are the IT stars of the future. The Awards are once

FDM Group continues to champion women worldwide

Top Ten IT Employer for Women, FDM Group, has today revealed a further increase to its growing female workforce. The IT services provider, whose wider industry has a mere 17% average of females in the sector, has risen above the statistic announcing that 24% of its global workforce are women. Of this achievement, FDM’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell, said, “I am delighted that we have reached such a landmark

FDM Group recognized as a 2013 Most Valuable Employers for Military® finalist b …

FDM Group – International IT services provider FDM Group has been named a finalist by CivilianJobs.com for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military 2013 for the first time. The MVE list, now in its fifth year of publication, recognizes the top employers for military-experienced job seekers and veterans to target for civilian career opportunities. FDM’s Brandt Rousseaux commented, “As the VP of FDM North America and a retired US

Veterans graduate from FDM Group’s New York Academy

FEBRUARY 6 2013 FDM GROUP, NEW YORK – International IT services provider and winner of the Be a Hero-Hire a Hero Courage Award, FDM Group, graduated its first full class of military veterans today from its New York Academy, based at 14 Wall Street in the famous JP Morgan penthouse. Affectionately known as the “Vet Squad”, FDM’s class of IT Consultants completed their three-month IT training finalizing their transition from national service

FDM Group and Gresham Computing announce CTC delivery partnership

Gresham Computing plc, a leading provider of transaction control solutions to international financial institutions, today announced a partnership with FDM Group, a leading IT services provider with over 200 clients globally and offices across the world’s major financial centres. Gresham has appointed FDM as a strategic implementation partner for its Clareti Transaction Control (CTC) software. FDM’s Global Sales Director, Andy Brown said, “Partnering with Gresham is a great opportunity for

FDM Group co-sponsors the finale of Wall Street Rocks Battle of the Bands

FDM GROUP – International IT services provider, FDM Group, was a sponsor of last night’s Wall Street Rocks Battle of the Bands 2012 finale. The event was held to raise vital funds for both Hurricane Sandy victims and our nation’s veterans. The charity event, which was held at Irving Plaza, saw hundreds of bankers and wealth managers enjoy performances from the Spin Doctors in addition to Morgan Stanley’s James Macedonio and

FDM Group supports Movember for another year

International IT services provider, FDM Group, is once again taking part in the biggest charity drive for men in the country, Movember. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Last year, over £75 million

FDM Group partners with the everywoman in Technology Leadership Academy

International IT services provider, FDM Group, sponsored everywoman’s first Leadership Academy this week, which focuses on the need to develop the leadership skills of women in the technology sector and builds on the profile of the everywoman in Technology Awards. The theme of the day was ‘Navigating Your Path to Success’ and included keynotes and panel discussions with inspirational businesswomen, interactive Masterclasses and a motivational session on corporate networking. everywoman co-founders

FDM ist auf Platz 4 der Top Companies For Graduates To Work For (UK)

Frankfurt, Oktober 2012 Die FDM Group, der in England größte Arbeitgeber für junge IT-Professionals, wurde auf Platz 4 der ‚Top Companies For Graduates To Work For‘ 2012/13 gewählt. Damit hat FDM besser abgeschnitten als viele international anerkannten IT-Unternehmen wie beispielsweise Atos, IBM oder Intel. Das ist das zweite Jahr in Folge, dass FDM auf der ‚Top Companies For Graduates To Work For‘ Liste aufgeführt wurde, was allein dem Feedback und der

FDM Group hosts women in IT event in honour of Ada Lovelace

International IT services provider, FDM Group, hosted another successful women in IT event at its flagship London office in honour of Ada Lovelace Day, a day that is recognised worldwide to celebrate the role of women in technology and encourages the sharing of stories about inspirational women. FDM’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell opened the evening by telling attendees how she came to working in IT,“I started my career in the

FDM Group North America hosts Women in Technology event in collaboration with NY …

International IT services provider, FDM Group, last week held its first Women in Technology gathering in collaboration with NYTechWomen at its 14 Wall Street office in an effort to support and encourage women in technology throughout the New York community. The event was a part of the company’s initiative dedicated to championing women in IT. FDM boasts a female majority across its management team and is openly dedicated to

FDM Group announced as the fourth top company for graduates to work for

The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has ranked fourth in The JobCrowd’s ‘Top Companies For Graduates To Work For’ 2012/13. FDM has been placed above many internationally recognised companies Atos, IBM and Intel. For the first time ever, The JobCrowd has categorised each industry and FDM is delighted to announce it was placed second only to Microsoft in the IT and Telecoms category. This is the second consecutive year that

Calling the UK’s leading women in technology

Applications are being welcomed for the UK’s leading Awards scheme recognising the achievements of women working in IT. The 2013 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards were launched by the UK’s largest female business community, everywoman, in association with womenintechnology.co.uk to recognise the achievements of women working in the sector and to encourage a pipeline of new talent who will become future industry leaders. FDM Group is partnering with everywoman for

FDM Group Awarded at the ‘Be a Hero, Hire a Hero’ Veteran’s Expo Breakfast

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has won the ‘Courage Award’ at the ‘Be a Hero - Hire a Hero’ Veteran’s Career Expo VIP Breakfast, held at the Hilton Newark Penn Station Hotel in Newark, NJ on Monday 23rd April. Several notable guests attended the event, including U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey, and Harold J. Wirths, Commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce

Students choose FDM Group as one of the UK’s most popular graduate employers

The international IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed in the prestigious Guardian UK 300 for the first time. Compiled by Trendence, one of Europe’s leading recruitment research consultancies, with the assistance of university Careers Services nationwide, The Guardian UK 300 is the biggest and most comprehensive student survey conducted in the UK with over 16,000 students taking part. The survey is a mass student vote on the

FDM Group proves it has the IT factor at The Sunday Times Buyout Track 100 Award …

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed as the top performing IT services company in Britain according to the recently released Sunday Times Buyout track 100. Compiled by Fast Track, the Oxford-based networking events and research company, the league table ranks the UK’s top one hundred mid-market private equity backed companies with the fastest growing profits over the past two years. FDM is featured in the list for the third

FDM Group Celebrates International Women’s Day at the University of Nottingham

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has been invited to the University of Nottingham as a panel member in order to raise the profile of successful women in the corporate world in honour of International Women’s Day. FDM is openly dedicated to encouraging more women to pursue a career in IT, as reflected through their Women in IT and Female Champion campaigns. The company boasts a female majority across their

FDM Group Provides Hope to IT Graduates in the North-West

FDM Group, the UK’s largest IT graduate employer, is defying the economic gloom and offering graduates in the North-West the opportunity to work as professional IT Consultants representing FDM on prestigious clients’ sites in the region. According to the latest UK unemployment figures published by the Office of National Statistics, the unemployment rate in the North-West of England for 16-64 year olds was 9.4%, compared with the national unemployment rate of

FDM Group’s COO Sheila Flavell is a Finalist in the Everywoman in Technology A …

FDM Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell, has been announced as a finalist in the Leader of the Year category of the Everywoman in Technology Awards. Launched in 2011, the awards recognise inspirational women in the technology industry who demonstrate that women can enjoy highly successful, satisfying careers in what is typically a male dominated industry. Upon hearing the news, Sheila Flavell said, “It is an honour to be a finalist for

FDM Group Named Top Performing IT Services Company In The 2012 Buyout Track 100

FDM Group is the top performing private equity backed IT services company in Britain according to the recently released Sunday Times’ Buyout Track 100 list. The league table ranks the UK’s one hundred mid-market private equity backed companies with the fastest growing profits over the past two years. FDM’s ranking of 18 highlights the exponential growth of the company in recent years and CEO, Rod Flavell, said, “We are delighted to be

FDM Group Supports A Government Revamp Of The IT Curriculum In Schools

International IT graduate recruiter FDM Group has spoken out in support of the government’s overhaul of ICT teaching in schools. The recently announced revamp of ICT teaching in schools involves a move away from traditional methods of teaching to a more technical stance that aims to include the teaching of computer coding and programming languages, as well as creating a more flexible curriculum. FDM Chief Operating Officer, Sheila Flavell, said, “With

FDM Group receives outstanding reviews from employees

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has once again received excellent reviews from its employees, proving that it truly is one of the best companies to work for. The UK’s largest IT graduate employer recently ranked in 9th position of TheJobCrowd’s 2011 Top Companies For Graduates To Work For. The IT services provider, renowned for its unique graduate programme, ranked above internationally recognised companies such as Unilever, L’Oreal and IBM in

FDM Academy receives outstanding reviews from graduates

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has ranked in 9th position of TheJobCrowd’s 2011 Top Companies For Graduates To Work For. The IT services provider, renowned for its unique graduate programme, ranked above internationally recognised companies such as Unilever, L’Oreal and IBM in the table of 50 employers. FDM Group CEO, Rod Flavell, said, “One of the main reasons for our phenomenal expansion and success over the last twenty

FDM Group shortlisted in two categories of BCS & Computing IT Industry Awards

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has received recognition for its phenomenal achievements once again by being shortlisted for the BCS & Computing Magazine UK IT Industry Awards. The annual Awards are the benchmark for excellence throughout the IT industry and FDM is thrilled to have been chosen as a finalist in the categories of IT Employer of the Year and IT Supplier of the Year. FDM Group CEO, Rod Flavell,

FDM Group Triumphs at BVCA Awards 2011 for International Expansion

FDM Group picked up the award for ‘International Impact Management Team of the Year’ in the South East region at the British Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVCA) Portfolio Company Awards ceremony last night. The event is an annual celebration of the industry and its star performers and is designed to recognise the positive impact of private equity and venture capital-backed companies. The awards aim to recognise the achievements of

FDM Group Appoints New Global Services Director

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer welcomes Paul Jobbins on board Paul Jobbins started his career in Aircraft Simulation for Sussex based firm Singer Link Miles, specializing in flight and driver evaluation software. Throughout the nine years of his employment at the company, Paul spent a significant amount of time on international assignments. After succeeding in the role of Principle Development Engineer at Singer Link Miles, Paul found employment with another Sussex

FDM Group Offers Graduates a Taste of the Industry

As the UK’s largest IT graduate recruiter, FDM Group, is offering those with an interest in the IT industry the chance to benefit from a series of free taster sessions. FDM aids graduates in overcoming the Catch-22 hurdle of qualifications without experience by providing the valuable combination of industry centred training and real commercial experience. The rapidly expanding company has launched over 2,500 graduate careers to date and aims to recruit

FDM Group Celebrates World Environment Day By Donating Computers to Africa

To honour World Environment Day on 5th June, the UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has donated a collection of PCs to the inspiring charity Computers 4 Africa. Since its establishment over 20 years ago, FDM has expanded considerably and was recently awarded the title of the 11th fastest growing company in Europe. FDM is committed to bridging the gap between University and employment for graduates seeking to work

The 11th Fastest Growing Company in Europe Calls Northwest Grads

As the IT job market continues to boom FDM calls for 100 new candidates for its graduate training and recruitment programme in the North West. According to student and graduate recruitment research company High Fliers’ investigations into graduate opportunities in 2011, the most common graduate vacancies will be for IT and Finance roles. More than half of UK employers currently offer graduate IT roles, irrespective of the company’s field, as the

FDM Opens Up Thriving IT Job Market to Graduates in Manchester

As the IT job market continues to boom FDM Group calls for 100 new candidates to join its graduate training programme in Manchester. According to student and graduate recruitment research company High Fliers’ investigations into graduate opportunities in 2011, the most common graduate vacancies will be for IT and Finance roles. But why is the UK’s largest IT graduate recruiter calling for more graduates to train and often work in and

FDM Triumphs at BVCA Awards 2011 for International Expansion

FDM has received the award for ‘International Impact Management Team of the Year’ in the South East region by the British Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVCA). BVCA’s Portfolio Company Awards are an annual celebration of the industry and its star performers. They are designed to recognise the positive impact of private equity and venture capital-backed companies and celebrate the achievements of the management teams that create, nurture and

FDM Group Continues to Battle Catch-22 Culture

Following Nick Clegg’s criticism of unpaid internships and their impact on social mobility, a national debate on what is often the only option for graduates has ensued. According to a YouGov survey carried out on behalf of Internocracy, 17% of businesses confessed to using interns as a form of cheap labour throughout the recession, despite the fact that 95% of the UK managers who responded agreed that interns were "useful

FDM Group Marks its Place in History with a Grand Opening at 14 Wall St

International IT services provider, FDM Group, celebrates the launch of their new residence on the 31st floor of the original Bankers Trust Building, formerly J.P. Morgan’s penthouse suite in the financial hub of New York. FDM held an exclusive event on the 19th April 2011, welcoming circa seventy VIPs to join them in celebrating the grand opening of their prestigious office and Academy training center in New York. The

FDM Group Granted Supplier Excellence Award

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has been granted a Supplier Excellence Award at the 2011 LeasePlan UK Supplier Conference this year. FDM has been servicing LeasePlan for over two years and has built a close working relationship around LeasePlan's Testing environments. This award recognises FDM's flexible test delivery on a significant new LeasePlan end client offering called SalaryPlan - a Salary Sacrifice Company Car scheme for clients employees. FDM

Leading IT Firm Honoured 11th Place in Europe’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has been honoured as number 11 in the top 500 fastest growing companies in Europe, announced by leading organisation ‘Europe’s 500’ this month. FDM’s Chief Executive Officer, Rod Flavell, received the presitigous award at the annual European Growth Summit, which formally recognises outstanding achievements in generating sustainable growth and jobs. This is the first time FDM is listed in the prestigious league tables as a

Leading IT Firm Honoured as Top Growth Company

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has been honoured as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, according to Europe’s 500. Each year Europe’s 500 publishes the list of top growth companies in Europe and organises its annual conference ‘The European Growth Summit’ for the European growth entrepreneurs. This is the first time FDM will be listed in the prestigious league tables as a British business outperforming companies across Europe.

FDM Offer Solution to Advent Training Closure

Trainees impacted by the sudden closure of training company Advent in 2010 are being offered new hope from leading IT graduate employer FDM Group. Awarded ‘Best Technical Graduate Recruiter’ at the 2010 National Graduate Recruitment Awards, FDM Group is encouraging disgruntled Advent trainees to continue to pursue a career in IT. This comes as FDM announce plans to double its graduate intake in 2011, creating 1000 new IT jobs as the

FDM Group Help Sussex Students Succeed at Learning to Lead

Award-winning IT services provider and Brighton-based company, FDM Group, will be helping students from Sussex University ‘Learn to Lead’ by taking part in an intensive personal development programme this month. FDM’s CEO and former ‘Sussex Business Person of the Year’, Rod Flavell, will be offering his expertise and knowledge as the founder of FDM Group during a competitive five-day leader training programme hosted by industry innovators. The programme is aimed at providing

FDM Launch Fully Funded Masters Degree for Graduates

High-flying graduates are being offered the opportunity to undertake a fully funded Masters Degree, thanks to award-winning IT graduate employer FDM Group. Recently voted ‘Best Technical Graduate Recruiter’ at the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010, FDM Group launches a new MSc in Applied Computer Science, which will help students looking for fast-track career progression as IT professionals. Graduates can begin applying now and the Group aim to recruit 1000 in 2011

Top IT Graduate Employer, FDM Group, Create 1000 New Jobs

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, plan to double its recruitment drive in 2011 and create 1000 new jobs in order to help tackle IT graduate unemployment. As ‘Best Technical Graduate Recruiter’ according to the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010, FDM will double its intake in 2011, enabling the company create 1000 more opportunities for individuals struggling to find employment in the IT industry. The Group has more than

FDM Group Expand Its Frankfurt Office In Launch Of Its German Graduate Academy

Award-winning international IT services provider, FDM Group, has expanded its Frankfurt office to accommodate the imminent launch of its German graduate Academy in 2011. As a key geographical position in Germany, FDM opens its newly expanded office in the central financial district of Frankfurt, allowing the company to continue cross selling with its European and US clients in Germany. As demand increases, FDM is expecting to employ, train and place graduates

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