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Quotations invited for office refurbishment

Quotations invited for office refurbishment

Filed as Company NewsPosted May 27, 2017

Tender Notice for Refurbishment of Office Space. Tenders are invited for the refurbishment of a proposed new office space for Enable International Ltd at Unit 8, The Courtyard, Timothy’s Bridge Road, Stratford upon Avon CV37 9NP.

Sales record for Enable — for 17th year in a row!

Sales record for Enable — for 17th year in a row!

Filed as Company NewsPosted February 1, 2017

Stratford-upon-Avon based software developer Enable has closed another record year in 2016 by sustaining double digit growth.

sales-i and Enable form strategic partnership

sales-i and Enable form strategic partnership

Filed as Company NewsPosted August 30, 2016

sales-i and Enable, two West Midlands based enterprises, have partnered to provide a suite of software to improve profit margin and increase sales across manufacturing, distribution and wholesale industries.

Our 16th year of growth

Our 16th year of growth

Filed as Company NewsPosted May 10, 2016

Stratford-based software development firm Enable has achieved a record 16th year of growth with sales of £2.65m last year, up more than 25% compared to 2014. During 2015, 12 new local jobs were created, taking the current headcount up to 42. The company builds software for some of the UK’s most recognised companies including BBC, BUPA Care Services, Mitsubishi Electric and Wolseley.

Support responsiveness reaches all time high

Support responsiveness reaches all time high

Filed as Company NewsPosted October 6, 2015

Enable provides clients with ongoing application management and support services for most of the software it develops. When combined with the ongoing management of application hosting it means that Enable is solely responsible for the efficient running and availability of software, making it easy for the client by ensuring they are not being passed back and forth between service providers.

Entrepreneurs supporting the next generation of business talent

Entrepreneurs supporting the next generation of business talent

Filed as Company NewsPosted February 26, 2015

The Maserati 100, a definitive list of Britain's most successful business leaders actively supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs, has been announced by Maserati and the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and published in the Sunday Times.

Ready for business on G-Cloud 6

Ready for business on G-Cloud 6

Filed as Company NewsPosted February 5, 2015

Enable has once again been confirmed as an approved Software as a Service (SaaS) and Specialist Cloud Services supplier as part of the UK Government's latest CloudStore catalogue — G Cloud 6. Enable continues to offer public sector organisations the opportunity to subscribe to and use services from G-Cloud, a straightforward and cost-effective way to access cloud-based services.

Enable achieves 14th consecutive year of growth

Enable achieves 14th consecutive year of growth

Filed as Company NewsPosted January 15, 2015

Enable is delighted to announced that revenue grew by 10% in 2014, making it the 14th consecutive year of growth. Headcount and profit are also up compared to the previous year.

New tech start-up for Denys C. Shortt OBE called Enable iD

New tech start-up for Denys C. Shortt OBE called Enable iD

Filed as Company NewsPosted November 28, 2014

Enable iD is a new joint venture between Stratford-upon-Avon based software development house, Enable International, Sunday Times TopTrack 250 chief exec., Denys C. Shortt OBE and marketing technology specialist, Chris Thompson.

Enable CEO achieves TopTrack 250 with DCS Group

Enable CEO achieves TopTrack 250 with DCS Group

Filed as Company NewsPosted October 15, 2014

Published this weekend, the 10th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain's leading private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales.

Enable achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

Enable achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

Filed as Company NewsPosted July 7, 2014

Enable is pleased to announce that we have been successful in achieving the internationally recognised ISO 9001 quality and ISO 27001 information security accreditations.

New Year brings double success for Enable

New Year brings double success for Enable

Filed as Company NewsPosted January 3, 2014

Enable, a Software company based in Stratford-upon-Avon, have double the reason to celebrate as we have been recommended for certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and the Information Security Standard ISO 27001.

Enable joins UK government G-Cloud Framework

Enable joins UK government G-Cloud Framework

Filed as Company NewsPosted May 25, 2013

Public sector organisations can now join their private sector counterparts in benefiting from bespoke software solutions from Enable after the company was accepted onto the government's G-Cloud iii Framework as a Specialist Cloud Services supplier.

Enable attains Microsoft application development competency

Enable attains Microsoft application development competency

Filed as Company NewsPosted March 3, 2013

Enable is delighted to have attained Microsoft's Silver Application Development competency. Enable has been a Microsoft Partner for many years and is exclusively focussed on developing custom business applications. Our goal is to develop the best cloud-delivered business applications using Microsoft technology.

Green shoots of growth in Stratford-upon-Avon

Green shoots of growth in Stratford-upon-Avon

Filed as Company NewsPosted February 1, 2013

Enable, the Stratford-upon-Avon based software development company, opened their new £1m offices today with Stratford-on-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi cutting the ribbon for the official opening.

Denys Shortt awarded OBE in New Year’s honours list

Denys Shortt awarded OBE in New Year’s honours list

Filed as Company NewsPosted January 1, 2013

Denys Shortt, entrepreneur and founder of Enable in Stratford-upon-Avon, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's honours list for services to the economy.

Silicon Valley comes to Stratford-upon-Avon

Silicon Valley comes to Stratford-upon-Avon

Filed as Company NewsPosted November 6, 2012

A recent visit to Silicon Valley in California by the Directors of Enable Software in Stratford-upon-Avon has inspired the firm to design their new headquarters along the lines of global giants Google and Intel.

We’ve moved!

We’ve moved!

Filed as Company NewsPosted November 1, 2012

Enable is very excited to be announcing details of its new offices. Please update your contact details. We will be contacting you soon to book a suitable date and time to show you around our new base. In the meantime feel free to drop us a line and let us know when would be convenient for you.

Introducing DealTrack

Introducing DealTrack

Filed as Company NewsPosted October 3, 2012

Stratford-upon-Avon based software company Enable has today launched a new subsidiary called “DealTrack Ltd”. The new company has been created by entrepreneurs Denys Shortt (who also owns DCS Europe) and Andrew Butt who have combined forces with fellow directors David Hunt, Andy James and Dan Wood.

Growth and jobs at Enable in Stratford-upon-Avon

Growth and jobs at Enable in Stratford-upon-Avon

Filed as Company NewsPosted August 15, 2012

Stratford-upon-Avon based software development company Enable has made a £1 million investment into 7,000 sq ft of new freehold offices in the Stratford-upon-Avon Enterprise Park.

Enable shortlisted for Touch FM Pride of Stratford Award

Enable shortlisted for Touch FM Pride of Stratford Award

Filed as Company NewsPosted January 19, 2012

Judges have praised the outstanding quality of entries received for the inaugural Touch FM Pride of Stratford Awards 2012 with DCS. After hours of deliberation, the judging panel confirmed the nominees who are in the final reckoning for an award. The ceremony, created and hosted by Touch FM (Stratford's local radio station), will be presented at a glittering event in Stratford upon Avon on 17th February 2012. The night will reflect and recognize the best that Stratford District has to offer.

New enterprise groups tackle host of issues, and all over breakfast

New enterprise groups tackle host of issues, and all over breakfast

Filed as Company NewsPosted January 9, 2012

Enable's CEO, Denys Shortt was featured in the Daily Mail this week, in an article about Denys's role as chairman of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP. The Mail's article is shown below. Denys is chairman of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP, one of the first such bodies to be approved by the Government.

Enable’s Denys Shortt wins national award

Enable’s Denys Shortt wins national award

Filed as Company NewsPosted November 16, 2011

On a star studded evening of entrepreneurs in London—including James Caan, Julie Meyer and Will King—the Growing Business Awards celebrated the best of British Business. A new award for ‘Local Hero of Enterprise’ was won by Denys Shortt, Enable's CEO and Chairman of the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

Barclays extends banking facilities of £19m to Enable's parent company

Barclays extends banking facilities of £19m to Enable's parent company

Filed as Company NewsPosted October 5, 2011

Barclays Corporate has extended banking facilities of £19m to DCS Europe — Enable's parent company. DCS Europe is the UK market leader of sales and distribution of health, beauty and household brands. As a result, the business has moved its' banking operations to Barclays Corporate in recognition of the bank's support for its ambitious growth plans.

Feedback is the breakfast of champions

Feedback is the breakfast of champions

Filed as Company NewsPosted August 26, 2010

So, feeling as hungry as ever and to mark our 10th anniversary we recently carried out a survey of our many clients, old and new, to gauge their thoughts on all aspects of our business.

Welcome to enable.com

Welcome to enable.com

Filed as Company NewsPosted July 6, 2007

Enable Software has acquired the prestigious enable.com domain name. All web based services and software will be migrated to this domain over the next 4 weeks.

Software team take on multinational giants

Software team take on multinational giants

Filed as Company NewsPosted June 1, 2007

A sporty team from Enable recently found themselves up against some of the toughest physical and mental challenges the corporate world could throw at them.

New premises, new opportunities

New premises, new opportunities

Filed as Company NewsPosted May 11, 2006

Keep 'em coming back for more. This philosophy of delivering more than clients expect has ensured that Enable has kept on growing year after year. Now, after six years of attracting clients as diverse as Sainsbury's, Mitsubishi and the NHS, we've expanded into new premises.

Shortt En-livened by work

Shortt En-livened by work

Filed as Company NewsPosted March 3, 2004

The clouds are low and a cold grey mist has enveloped the hills around Wellesbourne aerodrome. Damp tendrils work their way around trees as a thin splatter of rain marks the helicopter with tiny baubles. It is, says entrepreneur and sometime helicopter pilot, Denys Shortt, a bad, dangerous, day for flying.