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Congratulations to our client T L Dallas. They had the foresight to sponsor Bradford City A.F.C., whose fortunes have been illuminated by reaching the semi-final of the Carling Cup, after beating the mighty Arsenal in a penalty shoot-out last week. Great publicity, pity the final will be at Wembley! Click the following link to see some...
Keeping track of our business and maintaining best practice has increasingly become an essential element of our internal systems. As a consequence we are delighted to have Magda join us in an administration role. Magda is continuing her “in post” Business Administration course in conjunction with her initial role at PCM.
We are pleased to welcome back our Financial Controller, Ula, to the PCM fold after her maternity leave. Ula keeps the blokes on their toes in the office; furthermore, her husband Anrdzej now has an ally at home in young Oliver. With her Sage software expertise, multiple university qualifications (she has better English than the rest of us...
This has been "doing the rounds" recently. We normally work on the basis that a good password should be over 8 characters long and have a mix of upper and lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation. This level of complexity can be a problem when it comes to remembering the password - it seems this lady has worked out a solution! (Source:...
Our congratulations to everyone at Encon for an impressive first year since their management buy-out from Wolseley Group. 22.10.12 "We are delighted to have made this year’s Top Track 250, produced by the Oxford based research firm Fast Track in association with and published by the Sunday Times." The Top Track 250 league table ranks...

Taking the pixel 03 Sep 2012

Watching with one eye the Womens Olympic Triathlon which, after about two hours of competition, ends in a stunning finish. Spirig and Norden cross the line in a photo finish dead heat. Numerous replays are unsatisfactory. I wondered if there will be a backstop spare gold medal for such eventualities or perhaps the relevant committee...
An introduction to ‘Rapid Prototyping’ – over a decade ago Twelve years ago I was fortunate enough to have a tour of the Engineering Department at Nottingham University. By coincidence this was only days after a discussion with colleagues on the possibility of more products designed and manufactured to a highly customised specification....
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new mobile websites for Encon and Nevill Long. Since PCM initially developed the websites, the number of visitors using a mobile phone has increased rapidly. Working in partnership with the Encon Group, PCM have created a customised interface to allow mobile users to find key...
We're delighted to welcome Alessandro to our team. He is currently in his 1st year of study for a degree in Design & Technology Management at the University of Leeds. Alessandro bolsters our skill-set with his flair for design and his technical ability in all things web development related.  Alessandro is already hard at work working...

We’ve moved! 14 May 2012

Yes we’re afraid it’s true folks! We have gone up in the world; trading in our beloved Station Way premises for bigger and better pastures. Indeed it is an end of an era as PCM has been based at Station Way for over 15 years. The move marks the progression that the company has made over the past couple of years; having rebranded and added...