Tag Archives: Training

How to bridge the IT skills gap

August 8th, 2016

The IT skills gap is becoming a very real problem, one that needs addressing before it drains even more money out of the UK’s already fragile economy.  With the digital revolution in full swing, companies are striving to utilise available technology to prevent themselves from falling by the wayside. The need for skills that complement […]

Brexit: the decision to leave

June 24th, 2016

The outcome of the EU referendum has been decided and the UK has chosen to leave the EU.  This will have a profound effect on the UK and the businesses operating within it.  There is no question that the impact of the Brexit will be sizable and long term. The skills gap, for one, is […]

The digital transformation and London’s new mayor

May 18th, 2016

The UK’s digital revolution is happening now, with London at its epicenter. As mayor, one of Sadiq Khan’s top priorities will be ensuring London’s workforce can meet this immediate demand, or risk seeing money for digital skills drain out of the economy. While the UK’s digital tech industries are growing significantly faster than the rest […]

UK Budget: Government ignores value of on-the-job digital training

March 16th, 2016

The Chancellor announced the UK Budget today and, while there was reference to the digital economy, this was largely in regards to the communications infrastructure and formal degree-type qualifications. The Government plans to support adults wishing to retrain and up-skill with loans, as well as providing better information on the financial support available and graduate […]