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Meet the team - Tom Watkins (Fri, 23 Jul 2021)
Tom is our Lead Software Developer whose current assignments have him developing in Alpha Anywhere and Node.js. Not that he is limited to just these! Tom is our "go-to" person when it comes to anything new, acting as a source of knowledge for the team on new software development tools. Outside of work, Tom is keen on hiking, camping, working out and tabletop wargaming.
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Well done to Tom! (Tue, 20 Jul 2021)
Congratulations to Tom for winning our office Euro 2020 sweepstake. Here's Tom looking somewhat dubious about receiving his prize! Tom showing off his prize   
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IAP awarded Founding Member status of the UK Cyber Security Council (Thu, 08 Jul 2021)
The Institution of Analysts and Programmers - the UK's foremost professional body for software developers - has been awarded Founding Member status of the UK Cyber Security Council. The IAP now has a significant role with the UK Cyber Security Council Start Software director and Alpha Legal founder Robin Bennett is a Fellow of the IAP with a specialist interest in cybersecurity in software development.  This new link between the IAP and the UK Cyber Security Council will strengthen Start Software's ability to build secure software in the future. Want to read more about Alpha Legal's approach to security?  Click here.
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Windows 11 is nearly ready - we're busy testing our software now (Mon, 05 Jul 2021)
Microsoft is expecting Windows 11 to be ready for public release soon.   Windows 11 looks quite different to Windows 10! Windows 11 is a major update to Windows 10 and so we are testing all of our systems on pre-release copies of Windows 11 now to ensure that you can update your systems when you ready without disruption.
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We're supporting #ActionMeso - join us in the fight against Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases (Wed, 30 Jun 2021)
Help us to raise awareness and eradicate asbestos and asbestos-related diseases such as Mesothelioma.  Join #ActionMeso today! The Start Software team and their #ActionMeso selfies Alpha Tracker manages asbestos in more than 4 million buildings worldwide.  We have been producing quality asbestos software systems for two decades to help consultancies to find asbestos in buildings and make it safe.  Contact us here (UK or Aus/NZ) we can help your organisation manage asbestos, too.
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