Homebase, the UK's leading home enhancement retailer has appointed retail systems experts PMC as their EPOS systems testing partner.

The partnership follows a successful trial of PMC's testing services throughout 2012 and will allow Homebase to leverage PMC's testing capabilities to provide cost efficiency as well as maintain quality testing.

Darrol Radley, Homebase's Business Relationship Manager said: "PMC are well known for their first class retail knowledge and testing expertise. We were looking for a partner in testing services who understood our business and till testing. We chose PMC as our partner for both their experience in till testing and their ability to provide best in class thought leadership in this area. This partnership will help us to drive improvements not only in productivity but above all in quality."

The annuity service that PMC have provided Homebase delivers access to a pool of specialist testing resources that can be flexed at short notice to meet changing project demands.

Radley closes: "Together we have mapped out a roadmap of continuous improvements, e.g automated testing. By engaging a partner who is a leader in the field of testing, and has expert retail knowledge, the opportunities to improve our strategy going forward are significant. "