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Azzure IT secures €­200,000 Sheffield Regional Growth Fund Grant

September 4, 2014

Leading UK Microsoft Dynamics NAV software provider, Azzure IT has secured grant funding from the Regional Growth Fund to help support its aggressive growth strategy and increase staff count.  Over the last three years, Azzure has trebled its number of staff and its turnover to become one of the UK’s leading Dynamics NAV providers. The £3.2 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF) is a government initiative supporting investment in the private sector to safeguard existing jobs and create new ones. Azzure IT has been awarded €200,000 by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to part-fund additional staff recruitment and training.

LEP only awards grants to the most worthy projects and Azzure went through a rigorous multi-stage application process, including external audits. With aggressive bidding from other businesses, competition was tough, but Azzure’s proven track record, coupled with its continued ambition to grow, won the funding.

Craig Such, Managing Director for Azzure commented: “To be awarded this RGF grant is a tremendous recognition of our achievements to date, as well as our plans for the future. This grant will really help us fund the acquisition of new talent and support the investment we make in the rigorous training of those new members of the team.”

The funding has already helped Azzure employ eight new members of staff including project managers, developers, and sales and implementation consultants.

With a strong team behind it, Azzure is not only helping local businesses such as Universal Drilling, OSL Group, Moon Climbing and The Stitch Factory, but also organisations further afield, including the National Labour Party, and it is gaining industry recognition for its work as a result. Azzure was the fastest company to reach the prestigious status of Microsoft Gold ERP Partner, awarded to those who meet the stringent set of criteria - training and staff qualifications, customer satisfaction and overall business performance. About Azzure

Azzure IT is a specialist ERP solution provider with over 20 years’ experience delivering software solutions to small and medium sized businesses. Specialising in end-to-end Microsoft Dynamics-based IT solutions, Azzure IT helps businesses improve efficiency and productivity in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, process, service and professional services. With an extensive portfolio, Azzure is committed to finding the right, quality solution for its customers.


Azzure software solutions are all based on Microsoft technology and include both on-premise and managed cloud (Internet) based services. Azzure’s cloud based solutions are available as ‘Software as a Service’ (SaaS) which means you only pay for the software you use, when you need it. For companies looking for accounting or business software, including full enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM), Azzure provides market-leading Microsoft Dynamics NAV. All solutions are scalable to fit your business whatever the size or budget.

Total Support Service

Azzure also offers a Total Support Service for businesses looking for a partner to help manage their entire IT strategy and support. Azzure takes a partnership approach so you can get direct access to its skills and services. By providing totally cohesive support for all your IT systems, even working with companies’ existing suppliers, Azzure ensures you get the best service levels from a single contact point so you can concentrate on what you do best. Azzure IT Limited

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