Loughborough software firm is first to monitor iPad use in schools
27th October 2014
A software firm which protects children from online bullying and sexual content claims to be the first in the UK to monitor iPad use in schools. Impero Software, of Loughborough, has created the new technology in response to the increased use of tablet computers in the classroom.
tablet computers: a hard truth to swallow
9th September 2014
The tablet computer has revolutionised personal computing and the way in which we consume media in our leisure time. Its impact is also being felt in the workplace, as adoption of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and flexible working schemes increases, and in schools across the country where it’s making learning more interactive.
e-safety: From IHML (I hate my life) to Mos (mum over shoulder): why this guide to cyber-bullying slang may save your child's life
29th June 2014
This weekend The Daily Mail highlighted how our e-safety keyword libraries can help to save children’s lives. As young people use an increasingly varied vocabulary of acronyms, abbreviations and slang terms to communicate with each other online, adults could be overlooking e-safety and missing out on vital warning signs and potential risk. Over 1,500 schools
debt and equity package sees Impero close MBO
28th May 2014
An investment firm has chosen to invest in Impero to help accelerate our expansion into the US market. The support from Connection Capital has helped our original founder to become the majority shareholder of Impero and will serve to propel us into the US market.
e-safety anti-bullying firm celebrates success
7th February 2014
Impero’s current success was recently documented in the Loughborough Echo following the expansion of the company, increasing our headcount from 35 to 78, including 11 new apprentices.
schools using 'slang dictionary' to keep tabs on pupils
24th January 2014
Impero has worked closely with UK schools to develop an extensive list of key words, acronyms and abbreviations, commonly used by young people online, in order to recognise bullying and racist behaviour and potential risk.