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Introducing Melissa & Alister to our team

This year is proving to be another exciting and busy year for us. We’ve stopped to draw breath to let you know some great news. We’d like to introduce you to our newest team members. Melissa and Alister have joined our team as commercial director and marketing assistant, respectively. Melissa has joined our team as

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The PHPNW14 Conference is Live!

We are over the moon to be able to share the news that the PHPNW14 Conference has been announced for the 3rd – 5th October at the Manchester Conference Centre. The not-for-profit conference kick-starts on the Friday with an optional Tutorial Day and the Hackathon social will launch the conference weekend for all conference delegates. These are

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Magma flows in a new direction

Over the last few months Magma Digital has evolved quite considerably, both in size and structure. We have taken time to analyse our clients’ needs and our own development,  as we wanted to understand how best to ensure that we meet these requirements through the services we offer. The team at Magma has taken a

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We’re Downtown Lancashire’s ‘Employer of the Year’ 2013!

When we heard that we had been nominated in the Downtown Lancashire Business Awards 2013 for ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Digital Agency of the Year’, we were thrilled and hoped that those we knew would take the opportunity to vote for us. On Thursday 7th November, the team put on their glad rags and

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Why We Love our Communities and PHPNW13

Over the years, we have written blog posts describing our support for the communities with which we are involved. We want to make the web a better place and although we can’t do this by ourselves, we want to play our part by giving a helping hand. Last week was the 6th annual PHP North

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Our latest additions to the Magma family: Keith & Rick

For many of you who follow Magma Digital news, you may have realised that we are continuing to grow at a constant rate. Less than 6 months ago we shared the news of our newest members of the team and 6 months prior to that we introduced you to some more. Over the past two

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ZCE Success for Another Magma Web Developer

We are delighted to announce that Alan, one of our PHP Web Developers, has passed the Zend PHP 5.3 Certified Engineer exam and has received official recognition of his expertise in PHP technology. The Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE) certificate is the internationally acknowledged benchmark for PHP established by Zend Technologies Inc. This certification is highly

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The Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards 2013

Recently, we have begun to realise that what we do at Magma is something quite special. This came to light at the end of 2012 when we were nominated for Small Business of the Year at the Downtown Lancashire Business Awards and Jeremy won Social Media Guru of the Year. After these awards, we wanted to

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National Apprentice Week 2013: Apprenticeships Deliver

This week the United Kingdom has been celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2013. At Magma Digital we were eager to be involved in this week to demonstrate how, from our experience, Apprenticeships really can deliver! We hired Liam, our first Web Developer Apprentice in October 2012.The Web Industry currently has many difficulties hiring staff of the

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