We are a software
development partner.

Our customers are thriving in their industries. We help them reach the next stage.

By providing a highly experienced on-demand agile development team we help companies bring their ideas to market. Use our expertise how you want.

We can provide a fully self-sufficient team to startups who don't have in-house expertise. We can supplement an existing tech department with specialist skills.

We can build new or additional applications that the existing team doesn't have the capacity for such as mobile apps or proof of concepts.

Advantage of hiring an external team?

We focus on the technical challenges so that our clients can concentrate on evolving their businesses.

We run the projects from concept to delivery, including supporting it in operation and evolving it through DevOps. At any point that you want to take the project in-house, we support this transition too.

You only need to provide us with a scope and a budget. We do all the hard work of managing and delivering.

The team.

Founded in 2006 by Natalie Wilson and Phil Haigh the team has grown to a core team of 12 and continues to grow to meet client demand.

The team at Mercury1 has extensive previous experience in the software industry, working in major companies in the UK and Europe:


We're good at complex backend integrations. Here are some examples of what we've worked with.

We are experienced in writing software solutions to improve the efficiency of different industries.

Solutions include:

  • Recruitment & Employee Payment (Payroll, PAYE, Self Bill, CIS)
  • Booking Management (Travel sector)
  • Itinerary Management (Travel sector)
  • Customer and Event Management (Online tutoring)
  • Logistics (Transport)
  • Directory, Membership databases (Health, Finance)
  • Materials Management (Manufacturing)
  • Order Management (Product sales online, Financial transactions)
  • Team and Task Management (Recruitment, Outsourced HR)
  • CMS - Content Management Systems (various)
  • CRM - Customer Relationship Management (various)
  • E-commerce Online (various)
  • Payment solutions, Account Tracking, Reporting (various)
Robert Grabiner – Founder at MyTutor They transformed my online tutoring concept into a reality. Their proactive, agile and interactive style was a refreshing change from my previous city experience of IT projects. They are not only a great development team but are our trusted IT advisers… an IT Partner not just supplier.
Simon Albert – Founder and MD at Charity Challenge They have taken considerable time and effort to get to know our business processes, and have not only carried out the tasks required efficiently, but they have added so much value with their own input in to how it should work. Mercury1 have impressed us from day one, and exceeded our expectations with every stage of development.
Dr Kartik Modha – GP, Co-Founder and CEO at They have been extremely well organised, transparent about costs, over-delivered technically and have been excellent communicators throughout. Willing to go the extra mile to ensure the best outcome for our product (which they treated very much as their own).

If it's technically possible, we can develop it for you!

  • Building custom and complex system integrations.
  • Specialists in developing new services from initial concepts.
  • Utilising cloud services such as SAAS and PAAS from AWA, Google and Azure.
  • Leveraging new technologies.
  • Using the best of Open Source and extending where needed.