A GLOBAL data company for the software and insurance industry has announced it will be pitching up in Bracknell.

Audatex and Autodata, part of Solera Holdings has invested in office space in Western Road bringing more than 240 employees into the town.

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The company will be looking to fill a number of jobs with local talent from Bracknell and the surrounding areas.

David Shepherd, regional managing director of Solera Audatex EMEA 1, said: “We are thrilled to be moving to Bracknell with this significant investment in an outstanding work environment.

"Solera is proud of its reputation as one of the most attractive places to work in the region and intends to build on this in the coming years."

Autodata and Audatex provides customers with 'sophisticated systems' in the automotive and insurance industry, bringing the highest standard of data privacy and security.

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Rod Williams, managing director of Autodata, said: “This move will help us to foster an even more innovative, collaborative and productive work environment for our employees.

"We look forward to working with more talented people from the Bracknell area, and to working even more closely with our extended team members.”