Loughborough-based Vacancy Filler and its parent company Accrosoft yesterday welcomed Nicky Morgan to their offices to see how this software company in her constituency has grown from 20 to 60 people in just three years and to meet staff, management and local business leaders. The award-winning company, based in Jubilee Drive, develops recruitment and employee engagement software and has already received UK and worldwide accolades from consultants Deloitte for two years running.
Nicky Morgan toured the premises and saw at first hand Accrosoft’s latest product Connect, which allows organisations to circulate a variety of company news, bulletins and digital content and at the same time, allows their employees to interact directly with the organisation all from a single application on their mobile phone or PC. She commented on how technology companies such as Accrosoft are helping the East Midlands community by providing direct employment as well as benefiting the local economy.
Nicky commented, “The East Midlands hi-tech community is flourishing. It was fascinating to hear about the company’s plans and success, and how Accrosoft software is helping companies worldwide to recruit efficiently as well as how it’s new employee communications product, launched today, is already helping local cinema chain, Reel Cinema, to engage with its staff more effectively. “
Vacancy Filler and Accrosoft attribute much of their success to their ability to hire talented staff, the proximity of world leading education establishments and convenient access to excellent rail and road connections as well as the nearby East Midlands airport.
Jay Staniforth, Marketing Director, Accrosoft, said, “Most of our staff come from the local area, with some joining the company after graduating from Loughborough University. The development of the Loughborough Technology Centre and the Loughborough Innovation Centre has created opportunities for both spin out companies from the University as well as others to grow, and these are likely to increase dramatically, as the Loughborough University Science Park is built. Nicky is keen to support local employers in any way she can. We are delighted to have the support of our local MP.”
In December 2016 Deloitte placed Vacancy Filler in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA list, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Vacancy Filler was ranked 164th this year - up from 183rd last year and was also placed 27th in the Deloitte ranking of the top 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. The company has also ranked very highly in the Glassdoor ranking of companies from its employees.