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Deliveroo Riders Are Self-Employed, Rules UK High Court
Phil Oakley  
12/6/2018   Post a comment
In what will be seen as a blow to the gig economy, a UK high court judge has ruled that Deliveroo riders are self-employed, meaning they do not have the right to collectively bargain.
Startups Are More Likely to Be Successful With Older Founders – Report
Phil Oakley  
12/4/2018   Post a comment
Startups with older founders were more likely to achieve growth, investment, and have success, MIT research has found.
What Does It Mean to Be 'Agile'?
Phil Oakley  
11/26/2018   Post a comment
'Agile' is a word which is bandied around the tech community a lot these days, but what does it actually mean?
In the UK's Top Tech Companies, Just 4 Board Members Are From Ethnic Minorities
Phil Oakley  
11/21/2018   Post a comment
Of those four board members across 16 top UK tech companies, just one is a woman.
Hackajob Raises £5M to Turn Tech Talent Recruitment Upside Down
Phil Oakley  
10/29/2018   Post a comment
Instead of candidates applying to companies, Hackajob allows companies apply to the candidates.
Oxford & Cambridge Top Prestigious Global University Computer Science Ranking
Phil Oakley  
10/1/2018   Post a comment
According to the Times Higher Education 2019 rankings, Oxford and Cambridge lead the way in computer science research, ahead of big-name US institutions.
Third of Digital Transformation Projects Canceled in Last 2 Years – Report
Phil Oakley  
9/20/2018   2 comments
A new report finds that 46% of digital transformation projects produce proven results with 58% of organizations reporting that customers are driving their digital strategy.
The Next Generation: Kainos Announces Winners of Its AI Training Camp
Phil Oakley  
9/18/2018   Post a comment
The three students impressed the judges with their application of AI for image translation.
Tech Diversity Efforts to Be Bolstered by £1M UK Government Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/29/2018   Post a comment
The Digital Skills Innovation Fund will help women, the disabled and minority groups develop the skills they need to get a job in tech.
UK Businesses Struggling to Retain Talent – Gartner
Phil Oakley  
7/3/2018   Post a comment
Only a quarter of UK employees are committed to staying with their current companies, Gartner found in a Global Talent survey.
UK Looks to Lure Entrepreneurs to UK With 'Startup Visa'
Phil Oakley  
7/2/2018   1 comment
The UK Home Secretary has announced the creation of a 'startup visa' to enable foreign entrepreneurs to enter the UK and found businesses.
The Future of Work Is About Enhancing Humanity, Not Replacing It
Niall Hunt  
6/14/2018   1 comment
As we edge forwards into an automated future, leaders at the Future of Work summit say AI and robotics won't replace us, but allow us to achieve even more.
London Is AI Capital of Europe – Report
Ray Le Maistre  
6/11/2018   1 comment
UK capital is home to double the number of AI companies than closest rivals Paris and Berlin combined, according to AI industry advice platform CognitionX.
Why Tech Needs to Wake Up to Women
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6/6/2018   1 comment
If the tech industry is to attract and retain the best talent, it needs to find ways to be more inclusive in its hiring and retention.
How Tech Is Shaping Our Working Lives: 2018 and Beyond
Sponsored Blogs  
6/6/2018   1 comment
How is tech changing our every day lives?
From Italy to Peterborough… Alberto Lazzarin Tells Us Why He Chose the UK and BGL
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6/6/2018   Post a comment
Alberto Lazzarin recounts the story of how he came to be a Java Developer and BgL group.
Bridging the Developer-Management Divide – GitLab Global Developer Report
Maria McSorley  
5/25/2018   Post a comment
Developers and management are often at loggerheads with each other. This report may help explain why.
Every Company Is a Software Company: Tech Agility at Big Companies
Gabriella Jeakins  
5/1/2018   1 comment
The old adage of 'every company is a software company' is no more true than in the retail sector, where traditional brick-and-mortar businesses are very quickly transitioning to an online existence.
Automation Will Change Leadership, Says Taylor Vinters Employment Head
Gabriella Jeakins  
4/24/2018   1 comment
Future leaders need to recognize the potential automation has to change how we go about supporting and managing others, says Taylor Vinters employment head Dominic Holmes.
HR Giant Adecco Acquires Training Company General Assembly for $413M
Phil Oakley  
4/16/2018   Post a comment
General Assembly will give Adecco Group access to a growing 'upskilling' market in both the public and enterprise domains.
Vodafone Aims to Put 10 Million Millennials in Digital Jobs
Phil Oakley  
3/20/2018   1 comment
Vodafone's new jobs program aims to get 10 million, 18- to 24-year-olds in digital roles across industry, while also directly employing 100,000 young people across the company.
Learn With Google AI Opens to the Public
Phil Oakley  
3/2/2018   Post a comment
Google opens some of its internal AI and machine learning teaching resources to the public.
London Has Over 250K Developers, Beats European Cities to Tech Talent
Phil Oakley  
2/19/2018   1 comment
London topped the list of destinations for tech-based migrant workers within the EU in 2017, beating Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam – and it has more than 250,000 developers, almost 100,000 more than any other European city.
Employees Want Wearables to Track Personal Productivity Only – Report
Phil Oakley  
2/15/2018   Post a comment
Most employees want to use wearables to track personal workplace productivity. However, employers should not have access to this data, says a new TalkTalk Business report.
The Up-And-Coming Change Makers of Tech
Nicholas Fearn  
1/16/2018   1 comment
These six people are using tech to make real changes to our world.
Facebook Brings Xmas Cheer to London with 800 New Jobs & Startup Incubator
Ray Le Maistre  
12/4/2017   1 comment
As it celebrates 10 years in the UK, the social media giant opens a new office in central London, unveils a startup incubator and announces 800 new UK jobs, shrugging off Brexit concerns.
Banking, Telecom 'Most Advanced' in Digital Transformation – Ovum
Ray Le Maistre  
11/30/2017   1 comment
The telecoms and banking sectors are most mature in the drive for digital transformation, according to the results of an extensive survey of ICT executives conducted by research house Ovum.
UK Government Pledges £61M to Tech Industry, Doubles Talent Visas
Phil Oakley  
11/16/2017   Post a comment
The UK government is supporting the tech industry with £61 million, which will see Tech City UK become Tech Nation, plus the doubling of talent visas to 2,000.
Non-UK Nationals in Tech Better Educated Than UK Counterparts – Report
Phil Oakley  
10/16/2017   Post a comment
Tech City UK has published the first in a series of four reports focused on talent in the UK tech industry.
At Last! London Gets Its Chief Digital Officer -- Theo Blackwell
Phil Oakley  
8/25/2017   1 comment
Theo Blackwell, cabinet member for finance, technology and growth at Camden Council, and Policy Fellow at, is London's first ever Chief Digital Officer.
Digital Transformation: What It Means for the Workplace
Phil Oakley  
8/15/2017   Post a comment
UK recruitment firm Robert Half has published a report on how the executive suite and workforce in general is changing with the addition of automation, big data and analytics.
2017 Insights Into the London Tech Scene
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6/22/2017   Post a comment
Insights into technology recruitment trends from the team.
London's Mayor Unveils Clean Tech Incubator
Ray Le Maistre  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
As part of London Tech Week, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces the formation of, and funding for, a Clean Tech Incubator called Better Futures.
London Tech Week Is Alive & Kicking
Ray Le Maistre  
6/12/2017   Post a comment
London Tech Week 2017 has officially launched with an official event featuring senior business leaders and the Mayor of London.
Amazon Announces 400 New R&D Jobs in Cambridge
Phil Oakley  
5/5/2017   Post a comment
Amazon will employ 400 scientists and engineers to work on the Alexa voice assistant, Fire TV stick, Echo and other products.
Wanted! Chief Digital Officer for London
Phil Oakley  
5/3/2017   2 comments
Who fancies a salary of £107k a year?
TechTV: Live Video from London Tech Week / TechXLR8
5/1/2017   1 comment
This is Tech TV, showcasing all the latest news on technology innovation from London Tech Week. Don't miss all the live action from the week's flagship event, TechXLR8, featuring eight different tracks covering VR, AR, AI, 5G, IoT, advanced robotics, connected cars and more, as well as highlights from the 200-plus London Tech Week events happening across the capital, including the UK's first Drone Racing League competition. Stay tuned to Tech TV!
Will Oracle Be a Magnet for AI, VR Innovators?
Ray Le Maistre  
4/25/2017   Post a comment
IT giant Oracle is seeking to attract innovative developers to work at an internal startup focused on cloud, analytics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and more… but who will sign up?
Let's Not Tag AI as a Jobs Killer
Ray Le Maistre  
3/27/2017   Post a comment
A recent PwC report was the catalyst for somewhat predictable headlines.

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