Tech sector

The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.

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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Cross-party MPs add to pressure on Sunak to extend furlough

11 Sep 2020

MPs on the Treasury Select Committee call on the government for targeted support for specific sectors after 31 October.

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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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‘Old boys’ network’: Sales exec wins sexism case against tech firm Splunk

12 Aug 2020

A sales executive who earned more than £700,000 per year has won her claim for sex discrimination at an employment...

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Delivery firm DPD and B&Q owner to hire thousands of new staff

18 Jun 2020

Demand at DIY stores and for online shopping drives surge in demand for staff but doubts persist over the sustainability of the trends.

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Steep rise in tech roles at banks

26 May 2020

Conventional banks are looking to expand tech teams all over the UK - not only in London.

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Tech giants Uber and Airbnb make sweeping job cuts

7 May 2020

Pandemic forces global tech giants to reshape workforces, but country-by-country breakdown of job losses unknown.

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How banks can balance stability and innovation

11 Mar 2020

As coronavirus affects stock markets and the Bank of England cuts interest rates, Dr Simon Hayward looks at the challenges...

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IR35: Surely blanket bans are not the answer?

3 Mar 2020

Rather than run the risk of being caught out by the extension of off-payroll working rules to the private sector,...

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Lords launches IR35 inquiry as freelancer confidence ‘plummets’

6 Feb 2020

A House of Lords select committee is to scrutinise the extension of IR35 rules to the private sector, just two...

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Netherlands top in Europe for automation readiness

17 Jan 2020

UK is fourth but workers are battling slow tech that is eroding productivity.

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IT workers

Artificial intelligence roles head up list of UK emerging jobs

13 Dec 2019

Artificial intelligence and tech roles fill the top ranks of the UK's fastest emerging jobs according to new data revealed by LinkedIn.

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Tech companies dominate Glassdoor employer rankings

11 Dec 2019

Six of the top 10 employers in the UK are technology companies, according to employer review site Glassdoor.

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