Chamber Picks PKF

Bondholder PKF Cooper Parry has won the contract to be East Midlands Chamber’s new outsourced IT services provider.

PKF Cooper Parry’s specialist IT Solutions team will provide support for more than 140 people across fellow Bondholder's offices in Chesterfield, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester,as well as providing strategic advice to help shape the Chamber’s future IT strategy to create productivity and efficiency gains.

Scott Knowles, chief executive of East Midlands Chamber, said: “IT plays a significant role in any modern business and it’s important that the Chamber continues to invest in technology as a solution to continue to evolve its services and meet the demands of its members in the 21st century.

“As the it continues to embrace cloud-based technology, outsourcing the Chamber’s ICT support services was the next logical step in its digital transformation. I’m delighted to be working with PKF Cooper Parry in this new partnership.”

Brett Critchley, partner and head of IT Solutions at PKF Cooper Parry, said: “The partnership with East Midlands Chamber is a major coup for the business.

“One of the key factors in winning the contract was around becoming part of their business and being heavily involved in the strategy and planning around IT. We have been providing strategic IT advice to businesses for more than 25 years and this breadth of knowledge also had an important part to play.”