Partners and Associations

Our partners and our membership of industry bodies are really important to us;  they help us deliver the best service to our customers, to reach more customers and to bring the very best in product to the market.  If you are interested in partnering with us and have a proposition or service that is complimentary to ours, we'd love to hear from you!


UK Finance represents nearly 300 of the leading firms providing finance, banking, markets and payments-related services in or from the UK. UK Finance has been created by combining most of the activities of the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers' Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.

The Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association (PIMFA) is the trade association for firms that provide investment management and financial advice to help individuals and families plan for their financial life journeys.

Enterprise Learning specialises in Regulated Business Transformation. It blends regulatory, financial services, sales and process improvement expertise with training and development to provide a 360° service to help you change and improve your regulated business.

The Credit Services Association is the only national association in the UK for companies active in the debt collection and purchase industry. They have a history dating back to 1906 and have in excess of 300 members who represent 90% of the industry and employ 1100 people.

The Finance & Leasing Association was formed in 1992 when the Equipment Leasing Association and the Finance Houses Association merged - making it the leading trade body for the asset, consumer and motor finance sectors in the UK and the largest organisation of its kind in Europe.

The Investment Association is the trade body that represents UK investment managers by promoting and supporting members. By spearheading initiatives to ensure best practice in the industry, the IA helps to shape the investment landscape to ensure that members are able to deliver the best outcomes for their clients. 

Worksmart supports the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, an employer-led charity working with the UK Financial Services Industry. The mission of the Skills Academy is:

1. To help people, particularly from disadvantaged communities, to secure employment in the financial services sector.

2. To contribute to the improvement of the diversity of the workforce in the financial services sector.

3. To support skills development in the financial services sector.

4. To improve the financial capapbility of the wider UK population.

About NCC Group

NCC Group is a global information assurance specialist providing organisations worldwide with expert escrow, verification, security consulting, website performance, software testing and domain services.

Through an unrivalled range of services, we give organisations across the world freedom from doubt that their most important assets are protected and operating as they should be at all times.

With our knowledge, experience and global footprint we are committed to ensuring that organisations have access to a total information assurance solution that works for them.

We are passionate about changing the shape of the Internet and making it safer.

About Escrow & Verification

With over 30 years’ experience we are one of the world’s leading software escrow providers protecting business critical software, data and information through escrow, verification testing and SaaS continuity services. Our services are provided to over 15,000 organisations worldwide and our clients benefit from our ability to offer our services under a variety of international laws and the assurance that comes from our global network of secure storage vaults across the UK, North America and Europe. Our expertise, offering and global scale are backed up by in-house technical and legal teams, guaranteeing an independent and quality service.

The principle behind our escrow offering is clear – to protect all parties involved in the development, supply and use of business critical software applications, information and technology.


HOST-IT has been developing and hosting web sites and operating our own data centres since 1995. We have grown each year enabling us to remain profitable and financially stable whilst expanding the services and facilities we can offer.

We are an ISO 27001 certified company with many years experience of both hosting and connectivity solutions.

In June 2003 we acquired Computalynx a world renowned developer of email server and proxy server software and also much like Host-it™ an ISP/hosting company. Computalynx was originally established in 1995, developing software and hosting/ISP solutions right from the very early days of the internet's commercial history and supplying solutions for household names such as NASA, Kennedy Space Centre, P&O, Walmart to name but a few. Host-it™ and Computalynx were merged and structured under nuco technologies ltd.