Significant investment is being made in corporate expansion of Intact business in the UK and Ireland in the coming year, increasing headcount by over 180 over the next three years. The company currently employs 184 people. New recruitment will facilitate enhanced client service on the ground, locally, as well as European and global growth planning.
Intact this week officially opened its new UK headquarters in Hemel Hempstead, in the Greater London area. In December 2021, the company also opened a satellite office in Cork, with up to 20 Intact staff to be based there, supporting clients in the south west.
In 2016 the software company acquired Ramtac, one of its UK VAR partners, (value added resellers), which has facilitated expansion in the neighbouring market, alongside significant project growth on the island of Ireland.
Annual turnover, currently in the region of €17 million, has grown over 500% in the last ten years, with more than 60% growth anticipated in the coming year.
Intact is targeting around 5,000 new users annually in its target verticals of product-focused distribution and wholesale businesses.
Significant investment is being made in corporate expansion of the Irish business in the UK and Ireland in the coming year, increasing headcount by over 180 over the next three years. The company currently employs 184 people. New recruitment will facilitate enhanced client service on the ground, locally, as well as European and global growth planning.
A number of these roles each year will be via a new graduate recruitment programme, Intact Ignite, launched recently and operating in both territories.
CEO, Justin Lawless, says that dramatic consistent growth in the past ten years has established a firm base from which to roll-out the unique Intact ERP offering further, leveraging the company’s intellectual property in both domestic and global markets.
“Organic and acquisition growth is planned, and will be expedited with partnerships too, leveraging our IP globally. Complementary recruitment right across our locations will span roles from consultancy and software development to sales and marketing”.
Intact work largely with merchant, wholesale and distribution businesses, providing perfect-fit business software and technology solutions, known as ERP systems (enterprise resource planning), that enable businesses to optimally manage, automate and scale their operations.
Intact software is used across Ireland, the UK and parts of Europe, Australia and New Zealand by both large and small companies. While the business largely works directly with its customers, Intact also has a network of channel partners implementing software solutions, the largest of which is Micronet Systems, based in ANZ.
Investment specialist and growth strategist, Stephen McGivern of EIIS Management Limited recently joined the Board of Intact as a Non-Executive Director.