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Best Global Tax Reclamation Company & Recognised Leaders in Class Actions Recovery

Best Estimation Software: EstimatorXpress

Company: Goal Group Ltd Email: Website: Telephone: +44 (0)20 8760 7130

Goal Group is the global leader in withholding tax reclamation and securities class actions recovery services. We invited Vicky Dean to tell us more. Goal Group is very pleased that our efforts to provide best-of-class technology solutions and services to the financial services industry have been recognised by the Technology Innovator Awards 2016. We aim to make it as easy as possible for the world’s largest financial institutions to maximise investor returns. Our market-leading proprietary software and systems offer an efficient, cost-effective and secure way to reclaim tax on cross-border dividend income and participate in securities class actions. The Accelerator system provides financial services institutions and the investment management community with an automated process for securities class actions recoveries. It processes client data that relates to global securities class actions and provides calculations on recognised losses where clients may have a claim. This allows institutional investors to meet their fiduciary duties and maximise returns for their clients with great ease. Global Tax Reclamation Solution (GTRS), our licensed software for cross-border withholding tax reclaims, is our flagship product and has underpinned the growth and continued success of the company. The modular system allows for the automation of as much of the tax reclamation process as required as well as including advanced reporting capabilities. In addition to that, Goal Group’s secure client web portals offer a powerful reporting function on both securities class actions recoveries and withholding tax reclaims. Starting with the launch of GTRS we have continually strived to enhance our existing products and services in line with client feedback and based on our own experience and knowledge. At the same time we have developed and launched complementary products to serve our existing client base as well as prospects around the globe. This has enabled us to firmly establish our niche market position. Against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised and interconnected financial economy driven by rapid advancements in processing and analysing huge amounts of data, we see ourselves at the forefront of technological progress. This is a position we aim to hold and expand. We will continue to provide highly integrated, powerful solutions to our clients. As a next step, for example, we aspire to enter the American Depositary Receipts (ADR) market in New York City commencing Q1 of 2017. Having been awarded the Technology Innovator Awards 2016 is no reason to rest on our laurels. For innovative technology companies this is a time of exciting opportunities and we strive to make the best of it. Our proprietary software continues to be at the core of our business and we go to great lengths to ensure that both our technology and our services continue to be ahead of the curve. This will allow us to continue to serve a large and continuously growing global client base from our headquarters in London and our offices in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Melbourne and Hong Kong.

Company: HBXL Ltd Name: Joanna Mulgrew Email: joanna.mulgrew@ Web Address: Address: 3 Portland Place, Pritchard Street, Bristol BS2 8RH Telephone: 0117 9167850

HBXL develops market leading building software for the construction industry. We invited Joanna Mulgrew to tell us more. HBXL provides products, including EstimatorXpress, PlansXpress, Health & Safety Xpert and ContractsXpert, all of which enable small to medium sized building firms to embrace time and cost saving benefits of IT to win more work and increase profitability through accurate and professional plans, estimates, quotes, method statements, risk assessments and building contracts. Joanna outlines the firm’s pride at having won this prestigious accolade, and explains that is the firm’s focus on supporting its clients that has led it to this success. “HBXL is absolutely delighted to have received this award. I believe that our success stems from our focus on our customers – our goal is for them to succeed in seeing our software transform the way they work. We endeavour to develop software that is as user-friendly as possible so that the builders who purchase our products can quickly see a return on their investment and reap the rewards of using technology in their own businesses. “Our customers regularly tell us that we stand out from the competition because we know our customers well and understand the challenges that they face. We know that not all our customers are IT savvy and encourage them to take advantage of our friendly and knowledgeable Technical Support team and to enrol on our free software skills course so that that they get up and running as soon as possible. Our latest survey indicate that 95% of our customers are extremely happy with the Technical Support they receive from HBXL.” Moving forward, Joanna adds that the firm has a number of exciting developments in the pipeline which will provide them with exciting opportunities for growth. “HBXL’s newest innovation is due for launch autumn 2016 and is the culmination of six years of R&D in conjunction with the Technology Strategy Board, University of West of England and Innovate UK. It is a low-cost multi-disciplinary toolset for SME builders to use for Building Information Modelling (BIM) covering the life-cycle of construction projects helping builders engage with the Government’s Soft Landings target. The prototype integrates HBXL’s BuildingWorks™ linking CAD, new-build and retrofit estimating, SAP calculating, Advanced Project Management, Health and Safety Design and Construction Phase and Contract Management. BuildingWorksTM is currently being beta tested by a panel of builders and has already received fantastic feedback.”

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