Hark Labs

RegTech: Tools, tactics and technology for tomorrow

When I was asked by Halston Marketing to speak at Regtech Talks, it was a no brainer. I’m a huge fan of tech, although I wouldn’t describe myself as a techie at all. What I am interested in is the outcome, the customer experience, specifically making things better: How can technology improve efficiency, reduce waste... Read More


Mike Jeffs
The Hark Hack Day – We Had a Blast!

On Monday 22nd of July 2019, we held our very first Hack Day! The event was run in partnership with Dell EMC and we challenged local devs to be as creative as possible with sensors, devices, and real-time data. The Set-Up Developers were welcomed in at 9.30am to Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds for bacon... Read More


Matthew Atkin
Jazzing Up Java With Jamie!

We’re going to need a bigger office sooner than we thought…..meet Jamie Vaughan, our newest Software Engineer! Jamie will be responsible for the maintenance, performance, research and development of The Hark Platform along with other tooling and projects. Harnessing 4 years of experience in professional development and a further 5 in ICT system administration, Jamie... Read More


Jordan Appleson
IoT – The Key to Smart Facilities Management

Facilities management (FM) companies are the backbone of property operations. The array of tasks under their umbrella welcome a hailstorm of problems that often have repetitive, expensive and time-consuming solutions. By utilising the Internet of Things (IoT), FM companies can simplify maintenance tasks, manage teams and work from afar. This beneficial and forward-thinking tech can... Read More


Mike Jeffs
IoT and Sustainability Awareness

Last week we attended Founders – Sustainability, hosted by Leeds Digital Drinks at the lovely Kirkstall Forge. The special event formed part of EU Sustainability Week and was an opportunity for Hark to sit down with other UK entrepreneurs, who are growing businesses with a positive impact on our ecosystem. We were asked to talk... Read More


Mike Jeffs
All Day Hey! 2019 Round-Up

At Hark, we are always looking to improve our ways of working and love to hear from industry leaders. When All Day Hey! – a conference for designers and front-end developers announced it was going to be held in Leeds, as part of the International Festival, we were very excited to attend! Andrew, Matt, Tom... Read More


Lucy Woodhead
Unleashing The Power Of Energy Innovation

We teamed up with Dell to bring the brightest minds in energy efficiency technology and utilities together to discuss the future of the sector at the first ever Energy Innovation Summit! As part of Leeds Digital Festival, the largest digital festival in the north, we hosted an engaging summit surrounding energy innovation, which featured a... Read More