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More than nine in ten mid-market IT leaders say their workforce not ready for digital transformation

An alarming 92% of UK mid-market IT leaders don’t believe that their workforce is ready to embrace digital transformation, according to a new ‘Mid-market IT priorities 2018’ report published today by Cloud, Data Centre and Communications solutions provider, Node4. The research also finds that budgets, recruitment, and middle management challenges are affecting organisations, resulting in them having to re-evaluate […]

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Less than one in ten youngsters interested in following a career in cyber security

New research has revealed that just one in ten millennials are interested in cyber security careers, even though a vast majority of them are looking at computer-related careers such as in video game development, engineering, computer sciences/software development, and scientific research. Last year, research by Cybersecurity Ventures revealed that the total number of vacant cyber […]

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Most sought after job in the country pays much less than £20,000 a year

A new comprehensive report from leading UK based jobs search engine Adzuna reveals that the most sought-after job in the UK is an Emergency Ambulance Driver offering only £16,634 a year. This insight comes from research analysing Adzuna’s 1.2 million open job adverts from June – December 2017 by looking into the job titles that […]

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If music be the food of comms…

Chair report from the Employee Engagement Summit by Kate Jones… It’s rare that I don’t have music playing – in the car, at home, through my headphones if I need to focus at work. All my favourite films are musicals, and I’ll tell anyone the woes of life as a tenor in a choir (read […]

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Firms who exploit their people facing bigger penalties and risks of prosecution

Firms which exploit staff could face higher financial penalties and increased risk of prosecution under recommendations to the government. A report by a government-backed body has made 37 recommendations including that big companies should put more pressure on their suppliers. The report is by Labour Market Enforcement (LME), set up last year to oversee a […]