Monday 10th February, 2020: NETConnection Systems (NETConnection), now part of theCharterhouse Voice & Data group (Charterhouse) are delighted to announce the addition of Lloyds Business Communications to the group.

A Unified Communications and IT business based in Lancashire, established in 1997 and with over 45 members of staff, Lloyds are a highly skilled technical organisation with strong Microsoft capabilities. These skills will further bolster our strong team and enable us to now provide the full Microsoft suite as part of our portfolio. It will also allow us to secure total geographic coverage across the country and further support our customers.

Charterhouse, founded in 1993, has seen its proposition develop to provide complex and customer-focussed solutions, whilst simultaneously building long-lasting trusted relationships with our customers. These solutions are underpinned by the pillars of connectivity, collaboration and security enabling businesses to operate more efficiently.

Charterhouse CEO, Mark Brooks-Wadham commented “we’re thrilled to have found Lloyds and to add their team and expertise to our portfolio. We’ve known Lloyds for a long time now and are excited about them becoming part of the larger Charterhouse group allowing us to offer a more extensive offering to our customers across the whole country. “

Through this transaction, The Charterhouse group will become a significant provider of managed IT and business communication in the UK. The combination of Charterhouse, NETconnection and Lloyds will create an organisation of increased breadth and scale, underpinning future business performance and growth and offering an attractive proposition for customers, partners and employees of all three organisations.

Lloyds CEO Ian Allmark added “we’re excited to be able to offer our customers an increased portfolio with additional skills, a wider geographic coverage and a larger team of people supporting them.  We wanted to find an organisation that we could be part of which would allow us to offer what our customers required, provide greater scale, whilst also supporting Lloyds’ core expertise and capability. We’ve definitely found that in Charterhouse.”

NETconnection CEO Tony Brar added “Adding LloydsIP to the Charterhouse Group is fantastic news. Their proven capability and northern location allows us to better service our UK wide customers. Additionally, their strong Microsoft capability further enhances our solution portfolio. The group now represents an exceptionally strong proposition for both public and private enterprises – providing ‘end to end’ capability, financial strength and stability, while still providing a bespoke and intimate level of customer care”