The Tech Talent Charter (TTC) was founded by a number of organisations across the recruitment, tech and social enterprise fields and was supported in the government’s policy paper on the UK Digital Strategy in March 2017.
The initiative was established to encourage organisations to deliver greater parity amongst their technical staff. The TTC is for organisations of all sizes, from start-ups to large multinationals, spanning all industry sectors from entertainment to banking.
Bibblio, with Media Voices, What’s New In Publishing and Sovrn Holdings put on ‘The Present & Future of Publishing’, an event exploring key industry developments in 2018, and a look forward to what will be making headlines in 2019.
It’s widely believed that the most successful entrepreneurs are young. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg were in their early twenties when they launched what would become world-changing companies.
GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, has published its latest market report on the Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) space, examining the public company landscape, M&A, private placement and IPO trends in Q2 of 2018.
A new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) using data from recruiting site Glassdoor has for the first time revealed a strong link between a satisfied workforce – in the form of higher Glassdoor company ratings – and the financial performance of UK companies.
GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, has published its latest market report on the Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) space, examining the public company landscape, M&A, private placement and IPO trends in the first half year of 2017.
The world of retail is undergoing an unprecedented wave of innovation. Technology is not the only force at work; new business models are appearing that will have a profound influence across the eCommerce and wider retail value chain. At the same time, consumer behaviours and expectations are evolving.
A report released by Coutts and the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) provides an overview of the depth and extent of serial entrepreneurship in the UK. The report entitled ‘Beyond the first business: the myths, risks and rewards of being a serial entrepreneur’ combines insights from some of the UK’s leading serial entrepreneurs along with case studies and analysis.
Bitcoin and Blockchain markets have fundamentally diverged over the past 12 months.
As Bitcoin and Blockchain investment fast approaches $1bn, Magister Advisors have spent the last three months speaking with over 30 of the leading Bitcoin and Blockchain companies globally (with c. $500m of total investment), plus industry groups, financial institutions and investors, to gain detailed insight and understanding of the development of the market and the direction these fascinating technologies will take in 2016.
Growth. Volatility. Disruption. Uncertainty. When it comes to doing business, CEOs globally are being challenged to navigate the path to success within an environment of constant change.
In particular, the report highlights that 74% of CEOs are concerned about the threat of new entrants disrupting their business model and 72% see keeping current with new technologies as a key challenge.
Juniper Research recently released their rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space. The rankings are based on their assessment of key criteria including vision, innovation and personal capital.
Deloitte’s newly published The Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report highlights 10 trends that are reshaping the nature of work and the ways organizations approach talent management. The survey examines the key talent, leadership and HR challenges of 3,300 HR and business leaders in 106 countries.
The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has declared Jeff Bezos, of Amazon.com, as the world’s best performing CEO.
In drawing up its 2014 list of the world’s best performing chief executives, Harvard Business Review examined such metrics as industry-adjusted shareholder returns, country-adjusted shareholder returns, and increase in market capitalization over a chief executive’s tenure.
techUK have recently launched Securing our Digital Future: the techUK manifesto for growth and jobs 2015-2020 which urges politicians and policy-makers to recognise the critical significance of the global digital revolution.
Globalization and technology’s impact on the work environment have forced executives to find a way to integrate their work and personal responsibilities, which brought about the trend of work-life integration over the last decade.
The 2014 BlueSteps Work-Life Balance survey found that senior-level executives place highest value on flexible work schedules as they adjust to the 24/7 work week.