IT services group CMG has plans to recruit an additional 100 staff by early 1999. The company has set up two new divisions in Salford. The Institute of Enterprise has launched a website to help small and medium sized business locate advice and skills through a register of business consultants. The address is

Cap Gemini has been selected by fast food chain McDonald’s as its European software development partner. The agreement will cover McDonald’s back office operations in restaurants spread across 40 European hcountries.

DA Consulting Group has completed a project worth #1.2m to provide training and electronic performance support for 750 staff at BASF during its SAP R/3 implementation.

Unisys has signed a contract with Imperial College, London to implement a system for finance, payroll, human resources and research.

Data and telecommunications consultancy Improcom has worked with Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine to install a voice and data networking infrastructure at the college’s Sir Alexander Fleming Building.

KPMG has launched a new contingency strategy service to tackle the millennium bug problem. Details of the service can be found on its website,, or by calling 0171 311 8975.

Supply chain consultancy Manugistics has won a contract with Black & Decker to supply its demand and supply planning software.

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