The Youth Fed is a local young people’s charity which aims to make a positive difference to the communities in which it operates by engaging, empowering and enriching the lives of young people.
Operating predominantly in Cheshire, Halton, Warrington, and Wirral, Youth Fed has been working for 65 years to improve the lives of young people and support the voluntary youth leaders that inspire and motivate them.
In 2015 Youth Fed had an exciting rebrand and also saw the opportunity to update its internal systems. The centrepiece of all of their systems was their IT infrastructure, which had to be the most efficient and reliable system available in order to support their ever growing 50 strong staff team. Significantly, this included a number of remote workers whose needs would require mobile solutions.
Youth Fed was moving faster than their existing IT systems and chose B2 to meet the challenge, requesting a full consultancy service to identify areas for improvement and cost effective solutions for their IT challenges.
“B2’s IT team literally thought of everything and specifically chose the Windows 10 tablet due to its stringent security and ability for remote access, perfect in our situation where the tablets would quite literally be ‘on the move’. Their support was invaluable in the logistics of setting up and distributing 100 tablet devices, and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without them.” Laura Hickling (Operational support manager )
“B2’s solution was unprecedented in the industry and has since been adopted by other charities with similar requirements, to the highest recommendation.” concludes Laura.