COVID-19 – Stepping up to the challenge


We would like to take this opportunity to thank our management teams for their resilience, adaptability and the commitment they have shown to their employees during these unprecedented times. Follow the link to see some examples of how our portfolio companies are contributing to the fight against Covid-19.

TTC – With their team currently working remotely, TTC Group have donated their unused computer capacity to assist vaccine researchers in the fight against Covid-19.

“Our IT team have done a great job in moving quickly to set this up and for us to be part of this critical Coronavirus research programme.” Jim Kirkwood, CEO TTC Group

Cyberfort – With a 50% rise in cybercrime since the Covid-19 outbreak, the need for advice around protection has been imperative. Cyberfort are helping people adapt to the challenges posed by remote working with a series of blogs and webinars providing practical tips to keep us protected and safe in these unprecedented times.

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e-days – Throughout the outbreak e-days have been producing interesting and helpful content around employee wellbeing. E-days explores these topics in their latest whitepaper.

Request your copy here

Character World – Character World have donated duvets to Love Of Scrubs Stockport & Cheshire, who have been using the material to make scrubs, scrub bags, scrub caps and masks for local GP’s and care staff.

Donate here

ZyroFisher – ZyroFisher are helping to keep NHS workers safe and mobile during these difficult times by donating cycling clothing and accessories to the County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.

Palatine Private Equity – The Palatine team supported The Big NHS Lunch Box by donating £3000 and personally delivering sandwiches to the front line heroes at the MRI in Wilmslow.

Rob Garbut, Co-Founder of The Big NHS Lunch box said: “We set it up because the doctors and nurses on the front line were doing back to back shifts and we thought let’s give them a bit of a treat. Please keep sponsoring us, it’s been an amazing journey and we want to keep going as long as we can.”

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The past seven weeks has had a profound impact on everyone, both personally and professionally. I would like to thank our team at Palatine and every director and employee across for portfolio companies for their resilience, hard work and compassion.

Gary Tipper

Managing Partner, Palatine Private Equity