Our Founder and CEO, Nick Cohen, is shortlisted for ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ in the Scottish SME Awards
It’s been a whirlwind 11 years for pcr, we’ve come a long way from our modest beginnings when Founder and CEO Nick took up fixing computers as a professional hobby. Having set up two shops, moved away from PC Repair to focus solely on business to business and now with a growing team taking up residence in Glasgow’s Speirs Wharf. The next stage in our journey looks at nationwide expansion as part of the Abica Telecoms Groups to offer a full service IT and Telecoms support and management.
Eiicon joins pcr with the transfer of clients and services, extending pcr’s reach into Ayrshire
We went live with our Microsoft Dynamics solution, reinventing the support helpdesk experience for our users, become Investors in Young People accredited and celebrated our 12th birthday!
pcr launches bizanywhere, the world’s first bundled IT subscription service – a simpler way to buy your devices, cloud services and IT support
The pcr team launch a new vision and beliefs, aiming to the Nation’s favourite IT provider
pcr celebrates its 11th birthday and becomes a Microsoft Silver Partner
As it enters its 11th year, PCR Business rebrands as pcr.
At the age of 25 Nick was a Finalist in the WeDO Scotland Young Entrepreneur Awards.
PCR Business sells a stake of the business to the Abica Business Telecoms Group and is now able to offer IT and Telecoms services.
Nick was shortlisted as a Finalist in the Inspiring City Awards in the Contribution by a Young Business Person category.
Nick had the honour of being a baton bearer in the Queen’s Baton Relay for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, he was nominated for the privilege by YoungScot.
Adam Reid was shortlisted as a finalist in Invest in Renfrewshire’s Awards for Most Promising Employee.
PCR Business expands and moves office to Speirs Wharf.
PCR Business celebrates a milestone of 10 years in business.
Nick was a Finalist in the Young Scot Awards for Enterprise 2013.
At the age of 22 Nick won the Young Business Person of the Year at the Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.
Nick won the Creative Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award and was Runner Up at the JCI Awards.
Nick was a Finalist in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the Scottish Business Awards.
PC Repair was sold to allow the company to focus solely on b2b services.
Siôn Griffith became Technical Director.
PCR Repair opened a second repair centre in Merchant City, High Street. Nick was only 22.
Nick was appointed as an ambassador to the Prince’s Trust, Youth Business Scotland.
Nick was the PSYBT Regional Award Winner and National Award Finalist 2011.
At the age of 22 Nick became the youngest Board Director of Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce.
PCR Computer Services became PCR Business to distinguish it as IT support for businesses.
PC Repair was shortlisted as a ROCCO Award (Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce) finalist for Most Promising New Business.
Nick became a Young Enterprise Business Advisor at his old High School, Mearns Castle High School. Nick visits regularly to give talks on his experience of opening a successful business at a very young age.
Nick was nominated for the ‘Young Scot Award for Enterprise’ after completing the Young Enterprise Scotland Company Programme.
PCR Computer Services was formed to break business services away from the repair business. It became a limited company later that year in June.
Nick formed a limited company and signed the lease of a two storey office premises at the age of 19. PC Repair opened its first repair centre in Busby, Glasgow. This was a drop in space for repair customers as well as the first office for PCR Computer Services.
PC Repair recruit their first employee.
Nick Cohen founded PC Repair in 2004 from the bottom of his bed and started running the business at the age of 13. It was his mother’s idea to start the business at a young age.