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Simon from the Like Tech team showing a piece of repair work at the recent company meeting.

Refurbish to Sustain

August 17, 2023

At Like Technologies we have two company meetings per year. It’s an opportunity for the team to come together, share knowledge and provide an update from each department. At the most recent one, held in May, one of our engineers Simon, updated us on an ongoing project that he would describe…

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Strides for Springfield

July 27, 2023

Our fundraising for Springfield has been kick started with Kate completing the virtual London Marathon and the Coniston2Barrow walk within two weeks of one another. During the outage at Heysham 2, the Like Tech team were also challenged to walk or run 100 miles in 30 days. Although they weren’t…

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Searching for the ‘doing’ words

July 13, 2023

We’ve spoken about our hardware and software engineers before and if you look at the case studies on our website, they’re likely to be about our workshop team. It can be trickier to tell you about the work our IS team get up to but that doesn’t mean it’s any…

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Investing in our people

Investing in our people

June 15, 2023

William, a Lancaster University graduate who joined Like Technologies after taking part in a Tech Lancaster BootCamp has further developed his skill set and is now a Certified IPC Specialist meaning he can now do assembly work here in our workshop, in addition to the support he provides within our IS…

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Just two, not fifty-two.

May 11, 2023

At Like Technologies, there’s not a lot we say no to. Often, an existing client will ask us to reproduce a product and our answer will be along the lines of, “let’s take a look first, but yes, I’m sure we’ll be able to help you.” In the most recent…

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Sustainability at Like Technologies

What does Sustainability mean to us?

April 19, 2023

Sustainability is frequently mentioned in mainstream media and businesses continue to be asked what it means for them. Questions are also asked in the supply chain, meaning it has rightly moved up the ladder of priorities. At a recent business event, whilst in conversation with another business owner they casually said; “…well that’s what you’ve always been…

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£5K Raised for North West Air Ambulance Charity!

April 7, 2023

Did we tell you that we raised £2322.35 from our quiz night at Lancaster Brewery in February this year? Each financial year Like Technologies chooses a charity partner and for 2022/23 it was North West Air Ambulance Charity. Over the past (financial) year we’ve taken part in the cross bay walk, ran a virtual marathon, hosted…

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Industrial Cyber Security

March 16, 2023

In the office, we’ve been talking about the ways we can promote the work of our IS team. They’re the people that focus on the software side of the business. Working on a variety of projects, many of which we can’t openly discuss, it reminded us of the importance of…

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Silicon as it appears in the periodic table on a yellow background.

Why is silicon one of the most useful elements?

February 9, 2023

A piece of high school Chemistry homework led to an in-depth exploration of the element silicon last month. Tasked with creating a leaflet about an element, Silicon was perhaps not the obvious choice but it was a learning experience for both the student, and the parent. Silicon was discovered by…

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