Tag Archive: Companies House

Oct 19 2010

Pessimistic Unit4’s revenues down, but profits up

Unit4 Collaboration Software (until February 2010 known as Business Collaborator – post), the UK-based provider of construction collaboration technologies (and other applications) recently filed its annual report and accounts for the year to 31 December 2009 at Companies House. This time last year (post), the company’s directors were not optimistic about their ability to deliver …

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Jun 10 2010

Asite reports 18 months to June 2009

Late last month I downloaded the latest annual report and audited accounts filed at Companies House by UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor Asite. Regular readers may recall that Asite reported some unaudited figures in January (see Asite reaches profitability), covering the year to 31 December 2009. This latest Companies House filing, signed off on 16 …

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Jan 11 2010

“BIW on the back foot?”

Nathan Doughty yesterday interrupted a long silence on his Free Collaboration blog to post some details of the latest filings to the UK’s Companies House by [my former employer*] BIW Technologies. In BIW on the back foot?, he references this blog and makes a few statements that I would like to comment upon…. I was …

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Jan 11 2010

BIW – Battered in Woking

I see (thanks to a post by Nathan Doughty – to which I will respond in a separate post) that the latest annual reports and accounts have been filed at Companies House by Woking, Surrey-based BIW Technologies Ltd [my former employer*] and its newly-formed parent company, BIW Technologies Group Ltd. Both underline what I have …

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Dec 09 2009

4Projects and profitability

“We’re not always given credit for the consistent profitability we’ve achieved for a business that received no early start-up funding.” I recently met Steve Nelson, finance director of UK construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects, to learn more about the history of the company, its funding and the 2007 management buy-out (MBO) – the meeting took …

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Nov 17 2009

“A tough year for BIW”

Duncan Mactear of 4Projects has forwarded me an article about [my former employer] BIW Technologies, published recently to subscribers to Megabuyte.com (an “invaluable source of market intelligence for IT companies, their advisers and investors providing in-depth coverage of the corporate and financial affairs of all of the UK’s leading listed and privately owned software & …

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Nov 06 2009

Business Collaborator growth slows

Business Collaborator, the Reading, Berkshire-based provider of construction collaboration technologies (and other applications including an ethical supplier database, SEDEX) has just reported its financial results for the year to 31 December 2008 at Companies House. At the time of its 2007 figures (published very promptly in April 2008 – post), directors of the Unit 4 …

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Sep 03 2009

BuildOnline’s UK downward drift

Partly out of historical interest, I continue to monitor the company reporting of BuildOnline, a construction collaboration technology vendor which is now part of the French-owned Sword Group, today trading as Sword CTSpace and offering a portfolio of products from former offerings BuildOnline, Citadon and, more recently, Cimage. BuildOnline (UK) Ltd’s Annual Report and Accounts …

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Sep 03 2009

Good numbers from 4Projects

Latest results, for the 12 months up to 31 March 2009, show that UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects enjoyed its most successful year to date. According to the latest returns submitted to Companies House, revenues grew 24% to £5.502m (up from £4.420m in 2008 – see 4projects turnover up a third), while pre-tax profits …

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Jan 13 2009

Give us the figures, Cadweb!

UK construction collaboration technology vendor Cadweb has published a website news release about its financial performance in 2008 that tries to give a positive outlook without any figures to flesh out the claims. Cadweb says it had “very strong growth in turnover and profits” last year. Turnover was apparently up 21% from 2007, while profitability …

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