Belfast software firm WorkPal to double staff after £1m investment

  • Local software development firm WorkPal is doubling its workforce over the next two years following a £1m investment.

    Mobile workforce management software company WorkPal has seen a significant increase in business since the pandemic began, as more businesses are now investing in robust remote workflows and systems to help their staff work from home. The firm is making a significant £1m investment in expanding following the increased demand for its services.

    WorkPal is headquartered in Belfast and develops software specifically for mobile workforce management, streamlining the way a company can keep track of its employees. The company plans to now double its workforce over the next two years, creating over 25 new roles acrosssoftware development, consultancy, and technical support disciplines.

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    The firm works with over 500 businesses currently, many of which are local, and it's now planning to expand rapidly into the national and international markets. The company has invested in a £250,000 marketing campaign to target new customers as part of its expansion efforts.

    Ian Megahey, Sales Director at WorkPal said: "As a result of this new demand, we attracted a huge boost in customers, from not just local nations but globally so we have invested £1m and embarked on a recruitment campaign to double our workforce in a programme that will allow that growth to continue at the speed and vigour it's at now."

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    Source: Written based on press release

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