Dean Marshall Consultancy are Joomla integrators (website designers, developers and site builders) working with clients to build new websites and support existing websites. We provide website design, support and maintenance services to a wide number of organisations.
We typically undertake full website projects in the £10,000 to £20,000 range but obviously we undertake work outside this range - both higher value and smaller project work.
We provide the full range of services - design, development, site speed, server configuration and security, web hosting, search engine optimisation.
We work with some fairly big names - some of whom we are prevented from mentioning due to confidentially agreements. Details of some organisations we have worked with recently that we can tell you about are included in our client portfolio below.
If you would like to know more about us, our clients or our services please look around the rest of the website. Feel free to give us a call - we are always happy to talk Joomla.
Big news - in the next few weeks we are launching a new client site - for a United Nations international body.
The Baptist Union of Great Britain and more recently The Baptist Times
Representing the community of Baptist Churches and congregations throughout the UK.
The BUGB have built their own website – frequently calling upon the support of Dean Marshall Consultancy for technical guidance and hands on assistance. The website, running to many thousands of pages features: you-tube integration, video downloads, flicker image gallery integration, Access Control limiting access to certain management roles. Currently we are helping with the roll-out of an e-commerce store.
The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) is an association with members looking for coffee excellence. With members in more than 70 countries (not just Europe), with national chapters in a growing number of these countries, on the ground locally to meet the needs of members, working within their own national coffee traditions.
SCAE is a recognised force with governments and international organisations on a global level, lobbying strongly for the cause of quality coffee. Together with the Speciality Coffee Association of America, they represent the speciality sector on the United Nations International Coffee Organization's (ICO) Private Sector Consultative Board. SCAE spearheaded the drive, now taken up by the ICO, to develop alternative uses for poor quality coffee and to remove it from the world market.
Dean Marshall Consultancy act as web host and technical consultants supporting SCAE's internal teams in their day-to-day use of their Joomla CMS powered website. We also developed a number of searchable databases of members, trainers and certified baristas. We take care of all of the organisations website maintenance, security and back-up requirements.
Leading jewellers Butler and Wilson - who advertise on the QVC TV channel. Butler & Wilson (established 1969) began selling antique jewellery from a stand in the Antiquarius Market in the Kings Road, Chelsea. Butler & Wilson, have now been storming the fashion world for over 40 years with a host of show-stopping pieces, becoming one of the most glamorous brands and a favourite among the stars. As well as operating a concession in Harrods, opened a shop on Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, and opened a store in Prince’s Square Glasgow, Butler & Wilson have partnered with QVC since 1994.
Dean Marshall Consultancy have provided server security audits, server speed optimisations and Joomla website speed optimisation services to Butler and Wilson.
Highly regarded travel company Bridge and Wickers
Bridge & Wickers offer a unique approach to travel, arranging luxury holidays in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Canada, Asia and Africa. Passionate about travel and pleased to share our expertise they deliver a highly personalised service.
Jerry Bridge created the successful travel company Bridge The World - specialising in 'round the world' air tickets. David Wickers was former Chief Travel Correspondent on The Sunday Times and three times winner of ‘Travel Writer of the Year’.
Dean Marshall Consultancy are providing a wide range of support services to Bridge and Wickers. In particular we have been working hard to speed up the website, resolving a number of technical issues revolving around server load and page size. We are also providing 'on-demand' support for the team with an array of issues that arise during the normal operation of large sites under heavy load.
- Various London Borough Councils (Barnet, Lewisham and others)
Loomis are a UK's leading cash management specialist – providing services to organisations that handle large volumes of money. They provide secure transport, fraud prevention and can even analyse and provide understanding on how the cash flows within your business.
Loomis came to Dean Marshall Consultancy Ltd for a complete template overhaul which they could then 'push-out' across their whole Internet presence. We designed and developed a template that would meet their requirements and that could be incorporated throughout their websites.
Computer Services Group
CSG is an established single source provider of information and communication technology (ICT) services to businesses and organisations throughout Wales, South West England, the Midlands and beyond. They supply, install and maintain market-leading software, telephony and IT systems. CSG have more than 25 years experience supplying, installing and maintaining market-leading software, telephony and IT systems.
Dean Marshall Consultancy built the new CSG website from the ground up, from building a spec in conjunction with CSG's management team - through designing site architecture, template design and modifications, to full implementation including customisation of many core CMS features. We also delivered on site CMS training to CSG's marketing team.
Great Bear Healthcare
Great Bear Healthcare - Urology and Incontinence Specialists and a UK manufacturer of urology products. Specialists in incontinence products and Urology healthcare products - buy incontinence products online such as leg bags and straps, continence bags, catheters, Libra continence products range.
DMC's role: We were brought on board to perform a major overhaul of the website, developing a whole new template to reflect corporate branding present in new corporate brochures.
Joomla Web Design Portfolio - Previous Clients
OKI Printing Solutions - UK Corporate Intranet
OKI Printing Solutions - the multinational electronics manufacturer - approached us to help them develop a UK wide corporate intranet - after a more expensive proprietary system failed to produce the desired results.
Our role was in providing a rapid proof of concept to show that Joomla could meet their needs, lots of consultation and reassurance was required because of previous experiences. We provided training to management who then cascaded that training to end users.
NHS National Workforce Projects
Over a number of years we worked with Europe's largest employer, the NHS, to help improve a number of aspects of the NHS National Workforce Projects website. Areas we reviewed included Search Engine Optimisation, improving search results within the Joomla powered site, and reviewing the components used on the site.
A Medium Sized US Publisher of Niche Magazines
We were contacted after the client saw our 'Hacker Beware!' Joomla security add-on. They reported that their server seemed to be hacked 'at will' and that no matter what steps they took to clean the server, which hosted twelve websites of magazines well known in their niche industry, the hackers returned within hours to deface the site.
We took a copy of five of the sites, and built 'mirrors' of these locally to perform analysis. We analysed log files and devised a strategy of scanning for known file names and for files with known hacking commands within them. We then analysed these files and built a list of other terms to search for and repeated the process. Once we removed these 'dropped' back doors we upgraded the sites to the latest versions of Joomla and Mambo as necessary. We then placed these files on a new server which we bolted down as securely as possible.
Following later security lapses elsewhere within this media groups operations a security review was carried out by prestigious security firm Praetorian Security - our work was singled out for praise due to its thoroughness.