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Introducing Start Tech, – the newest advisory group member to join WMCRC

Updated: Jul 12, 2023

We’re thrilled to introduce Ian Groves, Managing Director of Start Tech as the newest member of our Advisory Group!

Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Start Tech was founded in 2000. They’re one of the leading Managed IT Service providers in the county, striving to build lasting business relationships. Start Tech have a passion for securing, supporting, and evolving their clients, with partnerships that are tailored to each individual business.

All of their services are delivered to Cyber Essentials standards, and they are a Cyber Essentials Plus certified business. They are also one of the first businesses in the county to qualify as an NCSC Assured Service Provider. This means you can be confident that you’re getting the best and most secure service possible.

Their team consists of qualified professionals with high levels of technical expertise and excellent customer service abilities. They go far beyond just solving any IT issues, instead they’re committed to ensuring that your business gets the maximum value out of the IT systems you have in place. This allows you to really focus on other areas of your business, without the worry that your systems aren’t as secure as they could be.

Start Tech work with a variety of businesses, both big and small. They boast an impressive portfolio of clients including, major manufacturers, schools and superstores with multiple locations.

We’re very excited to have Ian on board and know his knowledge and expertise will make him a brilliant addition to our advisory group.

Ian Groves, Managing Director of Start Tech says:

“Cyber threats are probably the biggest risk to businesses today, and I mean businesses of all sizes, not just the 'big' ones.

I'm delighted to be joining the WMCRC advisory group. I look forward to exchanging ideas with other members and to helping raise awareness of Cyber threats to businesses across the Midlands.”

If you’re looking to improve your business’s cyber security, sign up for our free core membership for regular tips and guidance.

Our free membership includes a 30-minute review, a bi-weekly update containing tips and tricks, a monthly newsletter, invites to all WMCRC webinars, roadshows, and conferences, ready-made checklists and easy-to-follow videos that will help you to identify the signs of phishing attacks.

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