STEM

Diversity, the final frontier: space agency seeks disabled astronaut

The European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking new astronauts for the first time in a decade and D&I is among its major goals.

India deal could see more migrant workers enter UK

16 Feb 2021

New trade agreement with India could see more workers from India enter the UK once Covid recedes.

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AXA launches data analytics academy for apprentices

10 Feb 2021

Insurance company AXA UK to invest £800,000 in an academy to build skills in data analytics.

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Students opt for technology and business over arts subjects

4 Feb 2021

Computing, medicine and engineering subjects continue to gain popularity for students, university entry figures have revealed.

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The fourth industrial revolution is upon us: do we have the skills?

30 Dec 2020

Individuals' adaptability and employers' understanding of the ‘inventory of skills’ held by employees will be crucial if the economy is to thrive.

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Flexible resourcing: how to hire tactically in 2021

29 Dec 2020

Coronavirus has forced every organisation to work in a different way and revolutionised how we use technology. But faced with...

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Openreach to hire 5,300 in bid for higher broadband speeds

18 Dec 2020

About 2,500 of the new roles will be at Openreach and 2,800 will be created in the BT company's supply chain as it pushes to boost fast broadband coverage.

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UK scores highly among EU states for women’s IT skills

10 Dec 2020

UK joined Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands as the leading countries for women in IT.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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IBM to cut up to 10,000 jobs in Europe

26 Nov 2020

The UK and Germany will be most affected, with cuts also planned in Poland, Slovakia, Italy and Belgium, according to sources.

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Ballerina image in jobs campaign provokes Twitter storm

12 Oct 2020

Culture secretary calls viral, but old, careers advert 'crass'.

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Could Covid-19 be the catalyst to get more women into STEM?

30 Sep 2020

There's never been a better time to signpost potential career opportunities for women in science and technology.

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Majority of female STEM recruits expect to see gender pay gap report

26 Aug 2020

Almost two-thirds of female students in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) would expect to read a prospective employer’s...

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Girls’ STEM achievements overshadowed by A-level downgrades

13 Aug 2020

21.8% increase in the total number of girls taking computing at A-level among findings from today's results.

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‘Office for Talent’ to improve immigration experience

1 Jul 2020

The government has created a new ‘Office for Talent’ to make it easier for scientists, researchers and innovators to settle...

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