New Office...more staff. CAS is growing!

CAS is delighted to welcome our two latest recruits to the Workpro Business Analyst team, Carol Flynn and Alexander (Sander) Bowie.  

In their roles as Workpro Implementation Specialists, Carol and Sander’s main priorities are tailoring our Read more »

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New Office...more staff. CAS is growing!

We have moved office!

CAS Ltd, developer of Workpro complaints and case management software, has moved office.

We are still based on the lovely Heriot-Watt University campus in Edinburgh, but please note that our new address from 10th October 2016…     Read more »

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We have moved office!

CAS celebrates Employee Ownership Day with silver Investors in People accreditation

Computer Application Services (CAS) is delighted to have achieved the Silver Investors in People award in recognition of our excellent team engagement and management practice.  The award’s handover date to the team is 1st July, coinciding with Employee Ownership Day (EO Day)…     Read more »

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CAS celebrates Employee Ownership Day with silver Investors in People accreditation

Caribbean style festivities planned to celebrate EO Day

The sounds and colours of the Caribbean will fill our office on 1st July as we celebrate UK Employee Ownership Day (EO Day).

The Caribbean theme has been chosen in honour of CAS’s two newest clients, both based on the beautiful Caribbean island of Bermuda, who have chosen to…     Read more »

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Caribbean style festivities planned to celebrate EO Day

CAS supports scheme aimed at encouraging women into STEM jobs

A student from Stirling University is joining Computer Application Services (CAS) on a summer placement as part of an innovative scheme to encourage women into STEM jobs.

Laura White, a computer science student, is spending four months at the CAS office in Edinburgh as part of the…     Read more »

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CAS supports scheme aimed at encouraging women into STEM jobs

Newest recruit brings wealth of experience to CAS team

The newest recruit at Computer Application Services brings a wealth of experience to help deliver our innovative products and support our growing customer base.

CAS is delighted to welcome Workpro Implementation Specialist, Rob Fisk, who joins the Business Analyst…     Read more »

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Newest recruit brings wealth of experience to CAS team

How even a small IT firm can be green minded

As a relatively small, specialised IT firm Computer Application Services (CAS) does not have a particularly large carbon footprint. But we are interested in ensuring we are being as environmentally conscientious as possible.

Unlike, for instance,…     Read more »

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How even a small IT firm can be green minded

Why even wealthy industries should sign up to the Living Wage Foundation

This year CAS became one of 500 Living Wage Employers in Scotland. This means we guarantee to pay staff an hourly rate set by the Living Wage Foundation – currently £8.25 per hour.

Now the cynical, or perhaps just the observant,…     Read more »

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Why even wealthy industries should sign up to the Living Wage Foundation

CAS awarded place on Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework

Computer Application Services (CAS) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a place on the new UK government Digital Outcomes & Specialists (DOS) Framework.

The DOS framework will be available through the Digital…     Read more »

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CAS awarded place on Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework

New analyst joins Workpro team from CodeClan digital skills academy

Computer Application Services (CAS) is delighted to welcome latest recruit Peter Hyder, who joins the team as a Workpro Analyst. 

Peter has just completed an intensive course with our partners CodeClan -…     Read more »

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New analyst joins Workpro team from CodeClan digital skills academy

Capital for Colleagues fuels growth in sales of CAS software

Computer Application Services Ltd is poised for further growth after receiving funding support from investment firm Capital for Colleagues.

Capital for Colleagues (C4C) will inject a mix of equity and a loan facility to a total of…     Read more »

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Capital for Colleagues fuels growth in sales of CAS software

CAS celebrates two years of employee ownership

Computer Application Services has celebrated its two year anniversary of becoming an employee-owned company.

In its second year of employee ownership CAS has gone from strength to strength, attracting new clients in new markets with its Workpro case…     Read more »

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CAS celebrates two years of employee ownership

CAS: focussed on business agenda, not gender

At a recent event in the Scottish Parliament I heard fun being poked, with the expression "male and stale” used to describe the men who had long-time run the show.

It was a tongue in cheek comment and clearly it is ridiculous to suggest that gender has any influence on…     Read more »

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CAS: focussed on business agenda, not gender

CAS staff praised by customers in satisfaction survey

The staff at Computer Application Services have received glowing praise in a customer satisfaction survey carried out about the company.

100% of customers who responded to the survey rated CAS staff as professional, with 88% describing them as friendly and…     Read more »

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CAS staff praised by customers in satisfaction survey

Appeal of Employee Ownership attracts quality new talent to CAS

When you run an IT business in a city in which there are 11,000 more vacancies than there are people to fill them, attracting new team members isn’t to be taken lightly.   CAS is delighted to welcome SQL Engineer, Andrew Miller, formerly a government employee within progressive IT…     Read more »

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Appeal of Employee Ownership attracts quality new talent to CAS

CAS becomes Living Wage Employer

Computer Application Services is pleased to announce that it is now an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Signing up to the voluntary scheme means that every member of staff at Computer Application Services (CAS) earns not just the Minimum Wage but…     Read more »

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CAS becomes Living Wage Employer

CAS Helps Nurture New Generation of Talent for Scotland’s Booming Tech Sector

Computer Application Services (CAS) has thrown its support behind a new coding academy aiming to train up Scotland’s next generation of world-class software developers.

There is a shortage of about 11,000 skilled digital professionals in Scotland and Edinburgh-based CodeClan…     Read more »

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CAS Helps Nurture New Generation of Talent for Scotland’s Booming Tech Sector

Top Tips for Career Success from our own Chief Technical Officer

The secret to success? Making the most of every opportunity to learn new things and meet new people.

This is according to our very own Chief Technical Officer Chris Ellis, who was asked by The University…     Read more »

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Top Tips for Career Success from our own Chief Technical Officer

Thumbs Up for CAS’s Information Security and Quality Management

Computer Application Services (CAS) has proved its commitment to information security and the quality of its products by retaining two important certifications for another year.

Following a formal audit process, CAS has renewed its International Standard Organisation (ISO) 27001…     Read more »

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Thumbs Up for CAS’s Information Security and Quality Management

CAS Shares Employee Ownership Experience

Our CEO Ken Naismith shared his views on the benefits of employee ownership with a packed audience of business people at an event in Edinburgh last week.

The employee ownership workshop organised by Co-operative Development…     Read more »

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CAS Shares Employee Ownership Experience

CAS Employee Ownership Event Edinburgh

Event date: 03 September 2015

Scottish Enterprise are hosting a free event at which Computer Application Services (CAS) will discuss our recent journey to employee ownership.

Founded in 1969, CAS was one of Scotland's first software companies. In 2014, an…     Read more »

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CAS Employee Ownership Event Edinburgh

Employee Ownership Day 2015 at CAS

Call us party poopers but the team at Computer Application Services (CAS) was flat out working on existing projects and new product development and really didn’t do justice to EO Day this year.  However we did acknowledge the…     Read more »

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Employee Ownership Day 2015 at CAS

Team CAS Congratulates Mark White, Arran Man

Last weekend, Mark White completed the "Arran Man" (Iron Man triathlon event on Scotland's beautiful island of Arran) 2.4 mile sea swim + 112 mile bike ride + a full marathon, 26.2 mile run to finish.   Answering the sponsorship call seemed fitting as Mark is an Artillery…     Read more »

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Team CAS Congratulates Mark White, Arran Man

Employee Ownership is better for many firms

Our CEO Ken Naismith was recently interviewed by The Scotsman’s  Kristy Dorsey on our company’s journey and move to Employee Ownership. 

With less than a month until the annual celebration of Read more »

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Employee Ownership is better for many firms

We are Recruiting: Graduate Software Engineer

Location: Edinburgh (Heriot Watt Research Park)
Salary: £23-£28,000

Summary

Computer Application Services (CAS) have a great opportunity for a computer science graduate looking to develop their career in a…     Read more »

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We are Recruiting: Graduate Software Engineer

Workpro complaints management software is on cloud nine (well, G Cloud 6)

CAS is pleased to announce that our core case management system Workpro has been awarded a place on the latest UK Government G-Cloud 6 framework agreement. Using the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Digital Marketplace , UK…     Read more »

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Workpro complaints management software is on cloud nine (well, G Cloud 6)

Software Engineering Student summer placement at CAS

CAS is pleased to once again support Equate Scotland’s Careerwise Placement Scheme, by offering a student placement for a software engineering student for the summer 2015. Read more »

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Software Engineering Student summer placement at CAS

Celebrating one year of Employee Ownership

CAS is celebrating our first year as an employee owned company. We made the move to employee ownership in January 2014 with the support of Co-operative Development Scotland, part of Scottish…     Read more »

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Celebrating one year of Employee Ownership

Equate Scotland Careerwise Placement

A recent article by Equate Scotland  about their Careerwise Placement Scheme features a work placement at CAS undertaken by Shamara Thomson this summer. Shamara is…     Read more »

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Equate Scotland Careerwise Placement

EOA- Annual Conference 2014

Our Business Analyst Team Manager, Simon Harbisher, attended the Employee Ownership Annual Conference in Nottingham this week. Simon is currently the elected Employee Benefit Trust Director for…     Read more »

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EOA- Annual Conference 2014