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Helping UK businesses by training more digitally skilled people

The digital skills shortage; we keep talking about it, but the problem’s just not being addressed; just this morning a report by Fujitsu said that 42% of UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years because of a lack of skilled resource to...

It’s not just the digital skills gap we need to worry about

It’s been a long time since I was at college, but I couldn’t help notice this year’s results over the summer, especially with the announcement that just 9.8% of students on A Level computing courses were girls. That’s a shockingly low number and reinforces again the...

Deciphering the findings of the Taylor Review

The Taylor Review into the changing world of work has just been published, making fascinating reading for anyone in business - not just talent managers and freelancers, but anyone with their finger on the pulse of how our attitudes to work are evolving. Some news...

The role of CIOs in a data-driven era

The recent Raconteur report on the ‘Future CIO’ made great reading. “Bricks and mortar are being replaced by pixelated inventories. Paper trails are being replaced by email audits” it says - an all too true summary of modern businesses which resonated with me. Across...

Consistency in Government for the sake of our skills

Last week, the Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election; that’s all well and good, but what does it mean for UK businesses who are facing a massive skills shortage in the coming years? In February, the Government announced its Government Transformation...

New recruits and 9 promotions for ReThink Recruitment

ReThink Recruitment has kicked off 2017 with the appointment of five new recruits as well as announcing a raft of internal promotions. The changes are across each of ReThink’s UK offices and signal the recruiter’s rampant approach to bolstering its...

What IR35 means for contractors

Our commercial director Tim Jacobs was interviewed by Contractor Magazine to discuss exactly what IR35 means for contractors from April. How has your agency’s end-user clients responded to the incoming framework? And what effect has this had on PSCs -- have they...

Digital Gurus North, the first three months

Back in September, Digital Gurus expanded to Manchester. The aim was simple; to help brands across the northern region address their digital skills battles by bringing in awesome candidates and advising them on investing in existing talent. “The first three months...

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