How to reverse falling GCSE IT numbers
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Careers & training

How to reverse falling GCSE IT numbers

With GCSE IT participation rapidly decreasing, business and technology leaders suggest ways the issue can be tackled
7 May 2021
UK gov secures vendors for £1.5bn software services deal
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UK gov secures vendors for £1.5bn software services deal

Crown Commercial Service establishes a framework for the design and implementation of software for central gov and public bodies
8 Apr 2021
LinkedIn tackles UK’s soaring unemployment with a suite of new features
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Careers & training

LinkedIn tackles UK’s soaring unemployment with a suite of new features

New tools include a Career Coach that helps applicants better understand their goals and skills
1 Apr 2021
UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020
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Careers & training

UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020

The number of openings on LinkedIn declined by 57% despite strong demand for cloud computing skills
22 Mar 2021
75% of jobs will require advanced digital skills by 2030
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Careers & training

75% of jobs will require advanced digital skills by 2030

Research claims recruiters will be more inclined to employ Gen Z candidates due to their tech know-how
10 Mar 2021
Microsoft's Apprenticeship Connector will help SMBs find digital apprentices
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Careers & training

Microsoft's Apprenticeship Connector will help SMBs find digital apprentices

The partnership with GetMyFirstJob aims to stem a widening crisis, with new apprenticeship starts collapsing between 2019 and 2020
8 Mar 2021
Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour
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Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour

Designing effective security awareness and training programmes
15 Jan 2021
Is the UK government's plan for digital upskilling on track?
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Careers & training

Is the UK government's plan for digital upskilling on track?

Eighteen months after plans to build a "world leading digital economy" were announced, is enough being done to achieve it?
15 Dec 2020
Upskilling a remote workforce
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training

Upskilling a remote workforce

With the distributed office here to stay, organisations need to think how they can deliver effective training in this new environment
15 Dec 2020
Majority of Brits received no digital training during the pandemic
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Careers & training

Majority of Brits received no digital training during the pandemic

This is despite the fact that 89% agree that digital skills will be important to the UK’s long-term economic prosperity
30 Nov 2020
IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles
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IBM’s expanded IBM Z skills initiative will help clients hire and train apprentices for key roles

The no-charge apprenticeship program includes a collaboration with Franklin Apprenticeships and the Urban Institute
19 Nov 2020
Cambridge tech salaries ‘highest in the UK’
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Careers & training

Cambridge tech salaries ‘highest in the UK’

With plenty of vacancies and strong investment, the city is becoming one of the country’s most up and coming tech hubs
3 Nov 2020
London crowned best city to study tech outside the US
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Careers & training

London crowned best city to study tech outside the US

The capital now offers the highest number of universities with courses in tech and engineering
22 Oct 2020
Four tips for implementing effective cyber security awareness training
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Security

Four tips for implementing effective cyber security awareness training

Employees can be your strongest line of defence, but only if you take the time to build the right culture
13 Oct 2020
Best practices for implementing security awareness training
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Best practices for implementing security awareness training

How to develop a security awareness programme that will actually change behaviour
6 Jan 2020
Should you recruit externally when introducing new tech?
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Should you recruit externally when introducing new tech?

Retrain your current staff or hire fresh talent? Making the wrong decision could be an expensive mistake
2 Nov 2019