New contracts secure future move for Chorley IT company

IT Services company, Secure Assure, is celebrating after delivering two major new contracts with Lancashire businesses ahead of its impending move to new offices in Buckshaw Village.

Ian Smallwood (Lignify), Sarah Rimmer (Secure Assure) and Greg Swarbrick (Whalley Swarbrick)

Sarah Rimmer, Director at Secure Assure says: “We are an expanding family business and with the local economy now improving, we are working with more and more clients based in Lancashire and the North West.

"We currently provide IT services to over 40 companies large and small in Lancashire and the North West.  We are excited that our move to Buckshaw Village will mean we can we continue our plans for growth in the next few years.”

Secure Assure’s latest contracts are with Lancashire-based accountancy, tax and business advisory firm, Whalley Swarbrick and bespoke furniture manufacturer, Lignify, based in Chorley.

Whalley Swarbrick has its headquarters in Longridge and is in the process of opening a second office in Buckshaw Village so it can serve clients in the Leyland and Chorley area.

Greg Swarbrick, Director of the company says, “When we needed an update to our IT infrastructure to facilitate a change of software, Secure Assure were the obvious choice of provider.

“The new equipment was specified and put in place quickly and efficiently and we are delighted with the results. We are now working more efficiently which is great for us and our clients."

Lignify, based in Chorley, specialise in bespoke furniture production for the health, education, retail and leisure market sectors. Lignify supply the trade nationally and are specialist manufacturers with 13 staff, operating from 19,000 sq. ft. workshop. 

Ian Smallwood, Managing Directorof Lignify says, “Secure Assure have played a major role in the hardware and software support of our networked IT infrastructure. This support gives Lignify a very safe platform upon which to work and ensures we have the resilience needed to be up and running quickly if anything happened to any of our IT kit.” “Having our PC's working is absolutely vital to our business - they are in constant use in a very harsh, dusty environment which Secure Assure have adapted their maintenance schedule to combat. "