Why you should use an independent IT consultant

We provide expert, impartial advice that will help you maximise the potential of your investment in IT.

Are you getting value for money from your hardware, services and your support provider? Is your system secure, backed up and compliant with current legislation? Every IT company seems to have a page on their website offering consultancy, most likely including your current support provider. But are you only being advised ad-hoc and without a clear strategy? More importantly, are you receiving independent advice or just what is easiest and most profitable for your provider in the short term? Call us on 01293 387578 and find out how we can help your business.

Are you aware of the EU General Data Protection Regulation?

GDPR affects every business and organisation, and became law on 25th of May 2018

We are GDPR Practitioners with ISO 17024 accredited certifications and are fully qualified to help businesses, schools and organisations achieve GDPR compliance

Our Services

We advise on many different areas of business information technology. Here are some examples:


New data protection regulations come in to law on 25th May 2018. We are qualified GDPR Practitioners and can help you ensure that your business complies with the new laws.

IT Review

We can perform a comprehensive review of your IT, followed up with recommendations to make your business more efficient, safe and secure.

Cloud Migration

There any many benefits to using cloud based services, such as reduced capital expenditure, but there can be pitfalls. We can advise you on the best plan for your business.

Disaster Planning

Every business should have a disaster recovery plan. What would you do if you had an extended power or network outage, or ransomware infection?

Security & Backup

Up-to-date security software and multiple off-site backups are essential to protect from the latest threats. Staff awareness of social engineering methods is also vital to IT security.

IT Planning

Your business might be struggling with an aging network infrastructure or server, but spending money on new equipment is just a quick fix unless you have a clear strategy.

Project Management

We provide project management services to help make your IT project meet its timescale, budget and quality targets.


If you are having communication problems with your IT support provider or are in dispute, we can mediate or provide confidential advice.


Whether you are upsizing, downsizing, merging or or relocating, we can help you maintain a reliable IT infrastructure.


The latest news from Boxall Hurst Consulting

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About Us

Matt Boxall and Richard Hurst met while working for the same IT company in Uxbridge in the late 90's, and over the past 20 years have worked together on a wide variety of IT projects for customers including Crossrail, multinational pharmaceuticals, local authorities and airline companies. They have both held director level IT roles and owned IT companies that are still going concerns, and have 50 years of experience in information technology between them. They hold qualifications in IT management, networking, cloud computing, data cabling, fibre optics and more. When they are not working Richard is likely to be on the golf course while Matt is probably at the local climbing wall.

Matt Boxall

Matt Boxall

Richard Hurst

Richard Hurst


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How we have helped some of our clients
Middlesex Pharmaceutical Company

Middlesex Pharmaceutical Company

"Richard helped ensure a smooth integration when we recently acquired another pharma company. The role involved visiting our new satellite offices across Western Europe and assisting with the merging of their networks with that of our India head office."

A Surrey Town Council

A Surrey Town Council

"We regularly call on Matt to advise us on IT matters. Being a local council we must make sure our use of information technology is within budget, efficient and secure. Matt helps us stay accountable to our councillors and to the public."

European Telecommunications Company

European Telecommunications Company

"Matt Boxall has helped us with many projects over the past 10 years plus, including making sure our UK IT is compatible and works well with our Norwegian affilliate's offices. He's also helped us liaise with some of our high profile clients on IT matters."

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