The Co-operative Group invests in new IT systems from Tikit
Wed, 21 Mar 2012
London, March 2012, Tikit is delighted to announce that The Co-operative Group, the UK’s largest mutual business, owned by over six million members, has made a substantial investment in Tikit’s award winning practice management system Partner for Windows. As part of this investment The Co-operative will bring together The Co-operative Banking Group (CBG) Legal Services and The Co-operative Group Legal Department teams
Partner for Windows is a comprehensive practice and case management system including accounting, case and document management, time recording and billing which together form a complete system to meet the back and front office requirements of a modern legal services organisation. In addition The Co-operative has purchased added functionality through Tikit’s PDF Manager for efficient exchange of secure electronic documents; Partner Productivity Suite for email file management as well as tight integration with Bighand’s digital dictation and Workshare’s document comparison products.
Steve Howley,IT Project Manager for The Co-operative Group Legal department, commented “The use of Partner for Windows forms a major part of this exciting new venture for The Co-operative. By combining our two legal services teams into one we feel we can enhance the delivery of internal legal services. Partner for Windows will be fundamental to supporting the smooth consolidation of our systems and achieving our key strategic objectives. It will also help us reach our goal of becoming a paperless organisation in 2012!”
“We are delighted that The Co-operative Group has chosen Partner for Windows as part of this majoroverall re-structure,” commented Simon Hill, Tikit’s Professional Services Director “This partnership enables The Co-operative Group to use Tikit’s leading technology platform to deliver the highest quality legal services.”
About the Co-operative Group
The Co-operative Group is the UK’s largest mutual business owned by over six million members. It is the UK’s fifth biggest food retailer, the leading convenience store operator and a major financial services provider, operating The Co-operative Bank, Britannia and The Co-operative Insurance. Among its other businesses are the number one funeral services provider and Britain’s largest farming operation.
The Group operates 4,800 retail trading outlets, employs more than 110,000 people and has an annual turnover of more than £13bn.
Established in 1994, Tikit is one of the largest independent suppliers of technology solutions and services to legal and accountancy firms. Tikit's client list totals more than 1,300 firms in the UK, EMEA and North America. These include more than 90 of the UK's top 100 law firms, 300 US law firms, 12 of the European top 20 law firms and 18 of the UK's top 50 accountancy firms.
Tikit combines an unmatched understanding of the technology needs of legal and accountancy firms with a broad portfolio of solutions and services, allowing clients to drive real business value and advantage. These solutions include IT Outsourcing, Financial and Practice Management, Time Capture, Document Management, Document Production, Workflow, Client Relationship Management and Infrastructure Services. Headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM:TIK), Tikit is positioned as a successful focused business to serve the IT and service needs of legal and accountancy firms.
For more information: Shelley Quinn – Marketing and Communications
Tel: 020 7400 3737 Email: Shelley.Quinn@tikit.com
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