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04/06/2017 - Datamatters' Annual BBQ
On Sunday 4th June, Datamatters held their annual BBQ at Bowley International Scout Campsite & Activity Centre. The group participated in fun activities such as archery, rifle shooting and tomahawk throwing, along with our traditional game of rounders! There was also a treasure hunt which was organised by Nigel Heyes. It was an all round fun day for the staff and families yet again, and we are all looking forward to next years already!
02/12/2016 - Chairman's Charity Fancy Dress
On Friday 2nd December, Datamatters held a 'Chairman's Charity Fancy Dress Day'! There were some very wonderful and strong efforts made by the team. We also did a Football Namecard, which Andrew Gunby won. He was very generous and donated his winnings into the fund which means we managed to raise £90 in total for the Chairman's Charities.
21/11/2016 - The Chairman's Charities: To Hull And Back…
Coversure auctioned off the service of the Operations Board Directors. Andy Price, the Franchise Holder of Coversure Hull, was the winning bidder on Steve Parker, John Barringer and Datamatters' own Jenny Taylor. Andy chose a Charity Carwash in which the three board members would offer a charity carwash service to the cars and vans of Hull! This resulted in a a total of £1019 raised for the Chairman's Charities, well done Steve, John and Jenny!
01/05/2015 - Datamatters Bridge Team win the Higson Cup
Datamatters sponsored bridge team “The Curry Eaters” won the Manchester Knockout teams competition in a year long competition that ended in a final victory at Manchester Bridge Club on April 26th.
15/12/2014 - Christmas Jumper Day
On Friday 12th December Datamatters staff took part in ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ in aid of save the children. Staff members donated and wore Christmas jumpers (or fined for not being Christmassy!).
A total of £280 will be going to the charity. Pictured are our staff members sporting their Christmas jumpers at our annual Christmas Lunch at the Crimble.
19/08/2014 - Coversure Sponsor Local Team
Datamatters and our Coversure Insurance Hyde office are proud to sponsor local football team Home Guard FC.
Home Guard will play in the Hyde & District Sunday League where we wish them the best of luck for the coming season.
13/07/2014 - Tatton Park Day Trip
As summer was commencing Datamatters decided to go on a day trip to Tatton Park. Staff and their families met together at Tatton Park for a fun day where they took part in fun activities such as rounders and enjoyed a BBQ together.
29/04/2014 - Datamatters Bridge Team
Congratulations to Datamatters’ sponsored bridge team, “The Curry Eaters”, who won the Manchester Bridge League this year. A tremendous achievement in one of the strongest leagues in the country where several of the teams have international and top national players.
12/03/2014 - Graphical User Interface Development
Datamatters graphical user interface developments for the Coversure system advanced by a significant step this month with the release of a quotation package for caterer’s insurance. This brings the total of GUI quotation applications to five, with several more planned for release during 2014.
24/06/2012 - Torch in Heywood
The Olympic torch was exchanged outside the Datamatters’ offices on Saturday on its way from Burnley to Manchester.
30/04/2012 - Datamatters Bridge Team
The Datamatters sponsored bridge team, aka “The Curry Eaters”, finished second in the Manchester Bridge league having performed well throughout the 2011-2012 season. They were also runners-up in the associated knockout cup competition, the Higson cup.
17/04/2012 - Alison Runs Marathon
On 29th April, Datamatters’ product liason manager will be running her first (and possibly last) marathon, (She’s not such a ‘spring chicken’ these days!!) She is running for the charity SANDS which is close to her and her family.
Please visit www.justgiving.com/alison-roberts-sands for information on SANDS and to donate to this worthy cause.
30/07/2011 - Chess King Bill Takes Glory on Board
DataMatters sponsered an event where some of Britain’s best chess players visited Heywood Civic Centre to pit their wits against each other.
You can read the Heywood Advertister's article on the event here.
05/11/2010 - Hunts Post Award
The Coversure Huntingdon web pages developed by Datamatters won the Website of the Year section of Hunts Post Huntingdonshire Business Awards 2010. The site can be seen here.
14/05/2010 - British Insurance Awards
The truck insurance distribution system written by Datamatters for Policyfast has been nominated as a finalist in the Ebusiness category for the British Insurance Awards.
13/04/2010 - Online Minibus Insurance
A quote and buy online system for Coversure Insurance Services was launched this month. The system allows members of the public to purchase insurance for minibuses used for private or public hire, educational use or charities.
03/02/2010 - Datamatters Highly Commended
Datamatters was highly commended for the Policyfast site in the recent Tiger Logic competition for the best use of D3 in websites.
18/06/2009 - Property Owners Quote & Buy
Property Owners can now obtain instant insurance cover and compare quotations from various insurers using Coversure's quote and buy program which was developed by Datamatters' programmers and launched today.
15/10/2008 - Online Quote System
Datamatters today delivered an on-line quote and buy system on coversure.co.uk whereby clients can obtain instant fulfilment of their needs for caravan insurance.
05/05/2008 - Household EDI
Datamatters has launched its first full cycle household EDI products using the industry standard quotation engine, Polaris. The first products are from Norwich Union and several insurers are positioned for release soon.
12/04/2008 - Imarket
Datamatters has achieved accreditation to integrate its applications to the insurance industry initiative, Imarket. Imarket is a gateway for commercial insurance products offered through brokers.
10/03/2008 - Technologies for Web Development Conference
Datamatters’ leading Flex developer, Borek Bernard, will be giving a presentation on “Technologies for Web Development” at a conference in Prague on the 27th March.
17/01/2008 - Flex/D3 Sample Application
A sample Flex/D3 application has been added to the site. Click here for more details.
The second stage of the Policyfast project was delivered. The B2B operation can now provide on line insurance facilities for minibuses and property owners, including owners of multiple properties.
03/03/2007 - Martin Taylor’s 50th Birthday Party
Martin had a 50th birthday party at the Imperial War Museum North. Almost £4000 was raised for the Pelican Cancer Foundation. A thank you letter from the Pelican can be found here.
Older news - Datamatters announces the launch of www.policyfast.co.uk
Datamatters delivered the first part of the Policyfast website today.
Policyfast is a B2B operation providing insurance policies to "buy-to-let" property owners through high street insurance brokers.
The web site is a Adobe Flash/Flex front end to a D3 database, quotation and accounting system.