Award-winning IT company offers government grants to small businesses needing better broadband

By Anita Jaynes on 29 May, 2015

One of the south west’s leading IT companies has been approved to offer grants of up to £3,000 to small businesses in need of faster broadband.

Systemagic, based in Bath and Wiltshire but operating nationwide, has been approved as a supplier of the government’s Connection Voucher scheme designed to help SMEs perform better on and offline.

The scheme, introduced by the Department For Culture, Media & Sport, runs until March 31 2016 and businesses can claim up to £3,000 in grant funding to contribute towards the cost of upgrading their existing broadband.

James Eades, managing director of Systemagic, said: “We’re thrilled to be able to help clients access this funding and improve their overall business performance. Being more effective online can streamline a business, save time and money by storing data online and, most importantly, help any company improve the experience of their customers.”

Businesses are eligible to apply for a voucher if their premises are within the geographical area of the 50 cities and towns across the UK taking part in the scheme. The installation costs of improving broadband at a business premises must come to more than £100 and the company must be willing to sign up to a contract of at least six months. For more details about eligibility click here.

Since 1998, Systemagic has provided IT support services, business connectivity and cloud services to businesses in the south west and now nationwide. The team prides itself on its quality support and its focus on customer service. In 2014, the company won the Micro Employer of the Year title in the Bristol and Bath Apprentice Awards.

For further details about the Connection Voucher scheme contact or call 01225 426800.

Pictured above: James Eades of Systemagic