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CRB Solutions and Cunningham Cash Registers Join Forces!

Jonas Software has acquired Cunningham Cash Registers, Ltd. (Cunninghams), a leading technology solutions provider to the primary and secondary education markets.

Cunninghams is the largest UK distributor of Cashless Catering products developed by CRB Solutions, also owned by Jonas Software. CRB's and Cunninghams' education divisions combined to form 'CRB Cunninghams Education Solutions''.

The close working relationship between the organisations has existed for more than 20 years. Providing robust systems with great value for money and excellent sales, training, and client service will continue to be the priority.

CRB Cunninghams Education Solutions has become the largest cashless catering provider in the UK. The group will design, build, and maintain industry-leading, reliable, functional cashless catering and payment systems. A key focus will be on providing full-service consultancy, installation, training, exceptional after-sales support and onsite hardware maintenance services.

The group will be the only provider to deliver these products and services under one roof in the UK Education market. "We are incredibly excited to be a part of the Jonas Software group of companies.

Their expertise in the vertical software industry, specifically in the education market, is a welcome addition to our business. Our clients will continue to see further benefits with investments in the newest technologies. With a tighter operational integration with CRB, we will only get stronger", says Albert Czaja, Co-Managing Director of Cunninghams.

CRB solutions are delighted with this announcement and look forward to offering our clients extended and enhanced support through our new support bases located across the UK.

New website launch!

The CRB Cunninghams team is delighted to announce our new website's launch, keeping our customers updated with the latest news and product releases.

BETT Show 2015: the leading learning technology event

BETT is the world's leading learning technology event and has brought innovation and inspiration to the education sector for over 30 years. Join us, along with over 35,000 of your peers, at ExCeL London in January.

CRB Cunninghams are looking forward to the event and are delighted to exhibit again!

Visit us at Excel, London on the 21st 24th January 2015 for the BETT Show. We will be exhibiting on stand D90.

Welcome to our new schools

CRB Cunninghams would like to offer a big welcome to all of our new friends in the following schools:

  • St Wilfrids RC College
  • Danderhall Primary
  • East Durham College
  • Stepps Primary
  • Luncarty Primary
  • Kensington Aldridge
  • Oakbank Secondary Free School
  • Harbourne Academy
  • Queens School
  • Langdon Park School
  • Hamstead Hall
  • Media City UTC
  • Ysgol y Moelwyn
  • ARK John Keats
  • Wootton Upper School
  • Ridgeway School
  • Barclay primary school
  • Davidsons school
  • St Clement's High School

Latest developments

Introducing: iDStore!
Our education solutions improve the efficiency of laborious processes required in today's schools - freeing up skilled staff and valuable time.

iDStore, the identity management hub that sits at the heart of our solution, provides an automated and efficient way of maintaining a single database for managing user recognition for all applications commonly used in schools today.

Within any application field, you choose the solution that suits you best. We can directly provide you with market-leading solutions in many areas, notably cashless catering, electronic registration, online payment and access control. If you'd prefer a 3rd party solution, we can help there.

iDStore integrates with leading providers across a whole range of applications, and we are happy to combine with any new partners you can find. Just let us know your circumstances and preferences, and we'll come up with a proposal to meet your needs.

Whatever solutions you adopt, iDStore can handle it. Each user is account bound, meaning that pupils and teachers alike can access their account via the preferred means of recognition for any particular application. iDStore works with biometrics, barcodes, swipecards, smartcards and PINs.

Examples of compatible applications

    • Print and Copy  - iDStore can manage user recognition on a whole host of applications

News Flash

CRB Cunninghams are pleased to announce that iPayimpact is available on the online payment section of the Scotland Excel framework, making it easier for the public sector to find suppliers across Scotland.

The Improvement Service was set up in 2005 to help improve the efficiency, quality and accountability of local public services in Scotland by providing advice, consultancy and programme support to councils and their partners.

Scotland Excel is the Centre of Procurement Expertise for the local government sector in Scotland, established in 2008. They work collaboratively with members and suppliers to raise procurement standards, secure the best value for customers, and improve Scotland's public sector procurement efficiency and effectiveness.

Parents and pupils are already benefiting fromiPayimpact. The convenience of paying online for all school funds and setting up recurring payments for Cashless Catering is proving to be a great success!

Please get in touch with to find out how your schools could benefit from using iPayimpact.


Clive Quinn, Managing Director at Cunningham Cash Registers, has recently retired after an enjoyable and successful 32 years of service. He is looking forward to spending some time with his family and pottering around the garden. We wish him all the best in pastures new.

We're looking forward to catching up with you all in the new year!