Implementing a new HR system

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It’s vaguely ironic that, despite having a company in the group that sells management information systems for schools and hence aware of the benefits of a central database, we were, until very recently, still managing all of our HR activity … Read More

Space Virgin takes flight

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has fled the nest of its twin fuselage WhiteKnightTwo mothership Eve and landed on its own for the first time at Mojave Air and Space Port in California, USA.

VSS Enterprise is designed to carry six passengers and fly at up to Mach 3.5 at 68 miles altitude, just under a third of the way up to the International Space Station. The first test release was at 45,000ft; just 5000ft lower than the planned release altitude for space flight.

Hebron becomes Double First

Busy few days moving the whole company from its previous brand identity of 21 years, Hebron UK Ltd, to Double First Ltd.

Intensive sales efforts in the Middle East over the past few weeks are adding to the list of schools that are using our management information system Engage. But sharing our company identity with the name of the largest city in the West Bank has created some concerns that we might be misunderstood in some way, a reaction that was never foreseen when Hebron was founded.

So we’re moving the corporate brand to Double First, a name that originally featured on a successful suite of software written by the company a decade or more back.