Being a data science intern

Fiona Christie joined us here at FreeAgent on a 3-month internship with our Data Science team this summer after completing an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow. She impressed us so much that we offered her a full-time role and we even managed to persuade her to write this post about her experience as an intern. (read more)

Engineering Desks

It’s become somewhat of a custom around the internet to post pictures of your desks, especially when you’re not all sat in the same office. I know I certainly enjoy looking at other people’s desks & environments, so without further ado, here’s our desks & views from around FreeAgent. (read more)

System hardening leads to CVE-2015-3341 and fun with DTrace

Here at FreeAgent, security is a never-ending project. We are never finished, and we are always looking for ways to harden our platform, ensuring data is kept safe. Security should not be taken for granted – it is not just about technical mitigations or fancy enterprise firewalls, equally important is developing the right set of processes and... (read more)

React Europe 2015

We love React here at FreeAgent. Our team has been using it heavily to build the mobile app, with very few issues. Because it’s so easy to use and helps with maintenance of complex UIs, we’ve also started migrating parts of the desktop app to it, such as inline bank explanations.

At the be... (read more)