Tech sector

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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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Google to pay $3.8m for discriminating against thousands

2 Feb 2021

The US Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Google to resolve allegations of systemic gender and race discrimination.

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Salesforce voted Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021

13 Jan 2021

Glassdoor has announced its annual list of the best places to work in the UK for 2021 as top employers...

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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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Chinese IT specialists top visa approval ratios

7 Dec 2020

Higher proportion of Chinese IT experts given approval for UK visas than any other nation, despite government concerns over 'hostile state actors'.

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Private sector pay optimism grows for 2021

3 Dec 2020

Private sector workers are set to receive average pay rises of 2.4% in 2021, up from an average of 2.2%...

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Government to limit use of non-compete clauses

1 Dec 2020

The government is looking to limit the use of non-compete clauses in an effort to stimulate a more entrepreneurial culture,...

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Risk of foreign investors being deterred by new immigration rules

30 Nov 2020

Recent comments by Rishi Sunak about 'hostile state actors' coupled with complex visa and sponsor licence rules risks sending the wrong message, says immigration specialist.

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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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Amazon employees in line for $500m recognition bonus

27 Nov 2020

Amazon is to pay a special holiday recognition bonus to its front-line employees globally, in order to demonstrate its appreciation...

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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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The impact of Covid-19 on senior executives’ contracts

20 Oct 2020

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

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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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