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The Floow announces partnership with Affecto Recruitment
Sheffield-based tech recruitment firm to help Telematics Company double its workforce following £13m investment.Read More
Millennials: the career hunt is on
In traditional terms, a millennial is defined as anybody born between 1980 and 2000 and are the children of ‘baby boomers’. However, in an ever-evolving technologically driven world the millennials we refer to today are largely those under the age of 25.Read More
Free Digital skills workshops launch in Sheffield
Last week, Google launched one of their highly anticipated and incredibly successful Digital Garage sites in the heart of Sheffield City Centre – to provide local people and businesses with free digital workshops to bolster their skillsets.Read More
The rise in STEM apprenticeships
In recent years there has been a spike in the number of young people choosing to pursue apprenticeships as an alternative to the more ‘traditional’ routes of getting their foot on the career ladder, so to speak.
Cyber breaches hit 50% of UK businesses in 2016
New figures released by the government have revealed that almost half of UK businesses have suffered a cyber breach in the last 12 months; with seven out of ten large scale companies reporting they had been hit by a breach or attack.Read More
Employee increase for Sheffield IT firm
This week, Sheffield-based IT software firm Azzure IT announced that it has grown its workforce by 17% following a period of growth.Read More
£3.5m investment for planned digital hub in Sheffield
Castle House in Sheffield city centre is set to become an ‘incubator’ for digital business in the city after several years of consultations.Read More
Brexit: A recruitment slowdown or a sector boost?
Towards the back end of last month – the best part of nine months on from the official EU referendum - Prime Minister Theresa May FINALLY triggered Article 50; formally starting proceedings that will, in time, lead to the removal of the UK from the European Union.
And whilst much of the focus has been on the potential trade deals in the pipeline to date, many individuals and businesses alike have been preoccupied with the question that remains on everyone’s lips… ‘What does Brexit mean for me?’. And who can blame them?Read More
Royal welcome for £42m “Factory of the Future”
This week, Prince Andrew officially opened the £42m Factory2050 – a research building for Sheffield University which is set to bring yet more jobs, investment and interest to the city.Read More
Crowdfunding success for Sheffield edtech startup
Sheffield-based Tutora UK – a tuition marketplace startup – has secured £700k from over 500 investors through crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.Read More