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Apex Hotels HotelsUpgrading Microsoft Exchange and Office to Microsoft Sharepoint
BrightHouse embraces a more flexible future with Office 365
CNA Hardy HardyCore worked with CNA Hardy to standardise processes and increase cohesion between departments.
Carte Blanche BlancheEfficient document management and workflow through SharePoint
Chester Zoo ZooThe UK’s number one wildlife attraction adopts digital workflows through a fully customised Intranet
DIT migrate to cloud embracing secure mobile working
Diabetes UK UKMigration from SharePoint 2007 straight to SharePoint 2013 to improve communications.
EMAS utilisation of Office 365 to accelerate service transformation
EOECPH to the cloud for an easier IT management
Fresh Tracks TracksDynamics CRM for complete pipeline management
HomeAway move over 1200 users to Office 365
Investors In People UK In People UKSharePoint helps streamline the process of content creation and publishing
L.E.K. Consulting ConsultingGlobal strategy consultancy harnesses the power of SharePoint to preserve and share invaluable IP
NAS National Autistic Society replaces their ad-hoc system with a more efficient SharePoint server
PJ Valves ValvesComplete customisation and integration of CRM
PRP Architects ArchitectsSharePoint connects 250 employees in four offices across the country
Phonak education supports deployment of Microsoft SharePoint
Poundland​Complete control of a growing IT environment with reduced budgets, time and headcount
Press Association AssociationNational news agency for the UK and Ireland upgrade to Microsoft Office 365
Pure Leisure Group Leisure GroupCRM deployment increased sales enquiries by 59%

Office 365 E5 Webinar 365 E5 Webinar<p style="text-align:left;">Core ran a webinar last week on Office 365 E5. There are several different levels of Office 365 that businesses can subscribe to, and Office 365 is the most comprehensive package, providing all the functionality of the other subscription levels plus some additional capabilities. </p><p style="text-align:left;"><br></p><p style="text-align:left;">In the webinar, Core and Microsoft provide an introduction to Office 365 E5 and the additional capabilities that it provides, over and above what the other levels of subscription provide. These capabilities include:</p><ul style="text-align:left;"><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Enhanced security functionality <br></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Skype for Business Voice services (PBX & PSTN connectivity)<br></span></li><li><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-2-0">Power BI analytics and reporting </span></li></ul><div><br></div><div><font color="#444444">View the webinar here:</font></div><div><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 5874219e-c5f4-4f7d-a60a-59637c3c75e7" id="div_5874219e-c5f4-4f7d-a60a-59637c3c75e7" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_5874219e-c5f4-4f7d-a60a-59637c3c75e7" unselectable="on" style="display:none;"></div></div><font color="#444444"> <br>​​​</font></div>2017-03-13T00:00:00Z
Core’s Membership seminar, what you missed’s Membership seminar, what you missed<p>On Friday March 3rd we had the pleasure of gathering some of the most relevant membership professionals within the sector to introduce the new features of Dynamics 365 and highlight the benefits of Core's Membership solution. As part of the seminar, Core were delighted to welcome NetXtra and ARCA – The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association to speak and share their insights.</p><p> </p><p></p><h3>What was covered?</h3><p>Core opened the seminar by inviting all attendees to discuss what challenges they are currently facing, giving our team a better understanding of their needs so we could address them throughout the session.</p><p>We demonstrated Core's membership platform utilising Dynamics 365 and how it can be used to answer many of the membership challenges faced by the attendees.</p><p> </p><h3>What did attendees learn?</h3><ul><li><p>How to grow your database by turning inbound emails into new leads/members and tracking emails in order to register all activity related to your leads/members.</p></li><li><p>How you can manage member events</p></li><li><p>Hidden and very useful benefits that Dynamics 365 offers to speed up the data searching process across the CRM system.</p></li><li><p>How to integrate social media analytics into your CRM dashboard so you get a complete overview of how and what your members are saying on all social media platforms.</p></li><li><p>How ARCA counted on Core to improve their CRM system in order to sync the different systems and data to better manage their membership platform.</p></li><li><p>How NetXtra showed the benefits of website integration for member engagement.</p></li></ul><p>"NetXtra's presentation showed how much useful information can now be gained from user interaction within the website, adding another level of insight to the integration between CRM and your website"  David Jennaway, MVP and Head CRM Architect at Core.</p><p>Steve Sadley, CEO at ARCA, explained the challenges they faced and how the solved these by implementing Core's CRM solution. Four of the key reasons for his choice were: </p><ul><li><p>Better synchronisation between different systems to avoid and overlap in data.<br></p></li><li><p>The new system was a powerful way to analyse data using filtered views to slice data.<br></p></li><li><p>Unbeatable price.<br></p></li><li><p>Very competent training provided by the Core's team.<br></p></li></ul><p>David Jennaway added "It was great to have a past customer describe their CRM solution and its benefits from their perspective, and to hear Steve describe the same key aspects of a successful CRM implementation.' <br></p><div><div><p>One of the features that membership bodies were most interested in was Core's modules which personalise the CRM platform giving the user a more exclusive navigation experience. With one of the key take ways that having a future-proof system is vital. One of the additional highlights of the seminar was the knowledge delivered of our MVP, David Jennaway, who answered questions throughout the day around the best way to maximise the potential of Dynamics 365.</p><p>The seminar allows a high level of interaction and having our team of experts onsite to answer any of your questions is a bonus, so why not take advantage and sign up to <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=9cbd0688-a4de-4b48-b58d-3e6a010e5301">our next event. </a></p><p>For further information please <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=da231919-d10c-4205-b9d1-39e760c0b4c5">contact our team. </a>​</p></div></div>2017-03-10T00:00:00Z
Core have London Living Wage accreditation renewed for second year have London Living Wage accreditation renewed for second year<h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3B">​​​Core are delighted to announce that we have had our Living wage accreditation renewed for this year. ​</h3><p></p><p>The real Living Wage is independently-calculated each year based on what employees and their families need to live on. </p><p>By paying the London Living Wage, Core are ensuring that all permanent employees and third-party contractors are paid a wage that meets the cost of living. </p><p>The basic fairness is at the heart if this campaign and that is why Core support the London Living Wage.</p><p>We have also shown our support for this campaign by taking part in the London Living Wage week annual celebration in 2016 and will do so again this year.</p><p><em>"We are very happy to be recognised as a London Living Wage employer for the second year running. It shows that Core are fully dedicated and supportive of all our staff."</em></p><p>- Elaine Callanan</p><p>​ </p>2017-02-17T00:00:00Z

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