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We are looking for a head of Technical Pre Sales – gimme a call

Timico is looking for a head of Technical Pre-Sales. This is a great opportunity to join a business that is showing great organic growth despite the fact that the country has been going through economic woes. We need serious Cisco Network Architecture/Design background and sound experience of leading and managing teams. Timico delivers large-scale networks (500+ […]

What’s in an award? Timico is 3x finalist in ISPAs

Earlier this year I spent an appreciable chunk of my life filling out awards entries. Three of them were for the ISPAs. Google it. These awards entries have pretty strict entry criteria and very fixed number of words that you are allowed to use. Not nearly enough space to adequately cover how great you are […]

Timico has made it to the finals of the ITSPAs again yay

Timico is ITSPAs  finalist in Best Business ITSP (Corporate) category. I am of course uber excited. This is the Award we won at last year’s ITSPAs. I recall our product manager Gemma being worried that having been given the expensive piece of crystal to look after for the evening  she might lose it in the mist […]

Land ho – overseas customers spotted

What do the following countries have in common? France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Poland, USA, Mexico, Hungary, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Liverpool. They are all places where we have customers. During our monthly Exec meeting yesterday a Singapore customer was discussed which made me think of totting up all the other places we […]

Importance of staying in touch – with your customer

One of the things I like about working at Timico is the opportunity to meet and chat with customers. If you don’t talk to your customers you never find out how you are doing. Also if a business is going to stay current it needs feedback on what interests its customer base in the new […]

Timico is the most innovative business yay

On Friday night we won the award for “Excellence in Innovation” presented by the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Chambers of Commerce. Yay. A good night was had by all. The photos tell it all. Click on the header pic to see more of what me, Kirsty, Kate and Faye are up to. The bloke behind Neil […]

Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce Best Business Innovation Awards Finalist

Life is great. This morning my in-tray told me we have been selected as finalists in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce Best Business Awards  Innovation category. I don’t have to tell you, astute reader, this is an exceptional achievement with the added benefit of if we win we go through to the “Nationals” in London […]

We got quality

Check this out. We just got awarded our ISO9001 certification. Hooray. This year we will also be adding to the existing ISO27001 certification in the Timico Technology Group. This game is a continuous process of improvement and as the company gets bigger the importance of sticking to quality processes and procedures becomes ever more important. […]

Advertorial for Timico Managed Service Provider Partner Programme

I realise that most of you reading this blog think that life at an ISP is exciting. We seem to only do fun things you say? Pigeon versus broadband racing, major industry parties at the London Transport Museum to celebrate the end of the IPv4 address space, Charity world record attempts, 4G testing on double […]

staff wanted

Get on board – we are looking for staff for our Newark based Network Operations Centre. Vacancies include a 24×7 NOC position, 1st and 2nd line engineers and a “Helpdesk to Helpdesk” person to interface with IT Staff of our larger customers. We are also after a senior network engineer Cisco, Juniper, MPLS, BGP,VPLS, TCP/IP […]

The 2011 Timico Network Operations Awards – what a great team

How do you thank a great team that has bust a gut for you all year to make your operation a success? You have pizza and champagne for lunch at the Annual Timico Network Operations Awards. This has been a special year because the team has had the new data centre project to contend with […]

If you know anyone that might fit the bill please put them in touch #telesales #jobs in Newark please retweet

If you live within striking distance of Newark – Lincoln, Nottingham, Mansfield Grantham etc and are looking for a job in telesales then I have the job for you! We are hiring. This is a new team.  In fact this is the first of many teams in a growing area of the business and so […]

Timico named by Telegraph as one of Britain’s Brightest Businesses

Timico, as the post title says, has been named by The Telegraph as one of Britain’s Brightest Businesses. That is good to hear. The research was compiled with the help of NESTA and Dunn & Bradstreet together with inputs from more than a dozen membership organisations and is intended to highlight medium sized companies that […]

All those who want a job get in line #Timico

I note that we have a lot of job vacancies at the moment –  Sales Director (Partners),  eBusiness Manager, Biz Dev Manager – mobile services, Telephone Sales Manager – SME Telesales and finally 3rd Line Technical Operations – IP Telephony. Its a very exciting time to be around this industry and certainly a great time to be joining […]

exciting dynamic fast moving bright creative imaginative video production company wanted

I’m looking for an exciting dynamic fast moving bright creative imaginative video production company. If anyone knows one can they please get them to contact me. I want to make a video.

Product Manager #vacancy #jobs #marketing #B2B #IPv6

I’m looking for a product manager to join the Timico Marketing team.  Marketing speak => ” This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s fastest growing and happenin’ ISPs.  If you want to work in an action packed environment that is going to take your career places over the next few years […]

New kids on the block

You may or may not spot Timico in the press this week with the announcement of two new senior appointments.  These are Fraser Anderson as Group Sales Director (below left) and Neil Armstrong as Marketing Director (below right). These are exciting times to be around and these appointments represent two more signs of a business […]

New Job Post – Timico Marketing Director

I missed a trick here. We are looking for a Marketing Director. This is a new post. If you are interested check it out here. This might not be of particular interest to the normal readership of this blog (though I don’t really know their actual demographics – other than by the fact that people […]

Sunday Times/Microsoft Techtrack awards – Timico

On Tuesday night I attended the 10th Annual Sunday Times/Microsoft Techtrack Awards at Vinopolis on the South Bank. This is the fourth year running that Timico has appeared in these rankings – no mean feat as they are based on a 5 year compound annual growth rate. We hit the heady heights of fourth place […]

Evolved format for trefor.net

Regular readers will have noticed a new look trefor.net this morning. This represents an evolution rather than a revolution on the blog. The categories are going to be easier to track so that people looking for specific types of post can get to them more quickly. The pages are being turned into areas where more […]

Sunday Times Techtrack 100 features Timico for 4th year running

The 2010 Sunday Times Techtrack 100 came out yesterday featuring Timico for the fourth year running. The Techtrack is really the domain of young small companies that can easily demonstrate high compound annual growth. Six years into the game Timico is really no longer a startup and each year it is going to become harder to maintain the rates of growth. […]

developer wanted Linux Perl Bash Ruby Python PHP5 SVN symfony Doctrine OOP

developer wanted Linux Perl Bash Ruby Python PHP5 SVN symfony Doctrine OOP. Junior position with great career potential in fast growing market leader. Suit someone with a couple of years experience or a grad with nouse. Must be a geek. More on website here, give me a call, send email or leave comment on this post […]

Los Trios Timicos featuring CMC Partnership

Had a visit from CMC Partnership today.  They are a fast growing provider of project management and consultancy services based in South Wales.  They are also a customer – it is great to meet customers and in particular as they work in such a diverse range of industries – one of the nice things about being a Communications […]

Timico hits the headlines at FCS Awards

I’m pleased to announce (somewhat belatedly but I was mega busy last week) that Timico was runner up in the Federation of Communication Services Communications Provider of the Year 2010 Award. I did think about this before writing this post. Runner up doesn’t sound as good as Winner. Having thought about it though the FCS […]

Cisco Sales Expert Gemma Barsby

One of the nice things about my job is the fact that I am surrounded by talented people. The photo below is of me presenting Timico sales executive Gemma Barsby with a bottle of bubbly for passing her Cisco Sales Expert examination. She’ll be the one buying the champagne in future with all the commission I […]


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