ACE and the Vivace Community

Surevine is proud to be a member of the Vivace community and has been since the beginning. What is Vivace? Vivace was created to provide innovative, agile and flexible solutions to problems in the communications data space for the UK’sl aw enforcement agencies. The community is built up of the best and brightest in the … Continued

The virus knows no borders

“The virus knows no borders” said the UK Prime Minister when asked about the threat of EU export restrictions on COVID vaccines. There was an immediate echo of an often repeated mantra in cyber security, that “Cyber is borderless”. Even cyber criminals use the existence of borders to their advantage, to hide their activities or to launch them from … Continued

Remote working in the pandemic

I know, another blog post about how someone is newly remote working because everyone is scared of other humans. But wait! I was at home already. Surevine is and always has been a Remote First company. There is no office, no building or door with our logo on it (which is frankly a shame, because … Continued

Remote working and how to make it work

Remote working; we all know how to do it now, right? To be clear, the forced, suddenly thrust upon us “working-at-home” experience of the last year is not to be confused with how companies have been successfully working remotely for years. Working remotely means someone has thought about it, planned it, designed and nurtured a … Continued

Surevine’s top blogs of 2020

2020 sure didn’t turn out like we expected it to. It’s interesting to take a step back and look at just how much has changed in the space of 1 year. That’s why we’re going through Surevine’s top 5 blogs of 2020, and what we can take from each of them: Surevine wins Cyber Innovation … Continued

From automation to learning and back again!

In May 2019, I was sat filling in a timesheet on Tempo, wondering yet again if I’d actually done the correct number of hours. Surevine allow flexible working, where you don’t have fixed working patterns or need to stick to a fixed number of hours per day. Just so long as it remains compatible with … Continued

Goodbye to TechHub

There are people, customers and businesses that make up such an important part of Surevine’s history that we cannot unpick ourselves from them no matter how much time has passed. And so, hearing that TechHub London went into administration a couple of months ago really hit home. Surevine’s TechHub journey Rewind the clock back to … Continued

View from the team: How work experience helped Surevine

In late July a message dropped into our company-wide chat: “I’m in touch with someone who is about to start studying Computer Science at A-level and would benefit from real-life experience. Anyone got anything appropriate for them to focus on?” We had often expressed a desire to support young people in our industry by offering … Continued

My work experience at Surevine

By Ben Girvan My GCSE year was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of the usual 6 weeks summer holiday to fill, I found myself having to fill close to 6 months of holiday whilst also being kept away from my friends. I had put a huge amount of effort into my GCSE revision … Continued