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Horsemeat Scandal Could Have Been Avoided

News   •   Feb 27, 2013 19:10 GMT

Experts at the University of Wolverhampton say that the recent horsemeat scandal could have been prevented if a system they had developed had been implemented.

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Europe Battling Digital Brain Drain

News   •   Feb 26, 2013 11:32 GMT

The EU Digital Sector is fighting to keep hold of its brightest young talents as the skills gap widens. The EU has many young people with the appropriate skills, but the inability to match the talent digital youths with the abundance of IT jobs is leading to more and more young IT professionals to look elsewhere for employment.

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Grand Coalition Launched to Fix IT Skills-Gap

News   •   Feb 25, 2013 16:20 GMT

• Industry Morally Obliged to Help Youths Find Work • Launch of Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and Training • Andrew Corbett, MD of the UK IT Association, Comments

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SME’s invest wisely in E-invoicing

News   •   Feb 21, 2013 13:40 GMT

• FPB survey highlights e-invoicing as key area for SME’s • 47% of members say they will be using e-invoicing within 12 months • Comment from Celeris Ltd, a UKITA member

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UK government projections fall short on 4G auction.

News   •   Feb 21, 2013 13:00 GMT

The UK Government have been left red faced as the 4G auction raised £1.2billion less than they had forecast in their Autumn Statement. The £2.3billion auction saw Vodafone spend the most, bidding £790million to secure blocks in both available wavelengths.

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Broadband networks plan in tatters due to EU budget – SMEs disappointed

News   •   Feb 20, 2013 15:50 GMT

The European Council reached agreement on EU expenditure for 2014-2020, and much of the cut in spending comes directly from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), a fund set up to increase technology take-up across the EU. Small and Medium Enterprises across Europe are alarmed that this could mean they fall behind competitors.

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BT Insist 2015 is Still Target for USC.

News   •   Feb 20, 2013 15:40 GMT

The House of Commons is still busy debating the effect of the EU Budget cuts to the Technology sector, but BT are unconcerned, saying it will not impact on the UK's ability to deliver on the Universal Service Commitment.

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Information economy strategy - BIS call for views from SMEs

News   •   Feb 14, 2013 12:36 GMT

UKITA has been approached by BIS to approach our members to ascertain their views on the Government's information economy strategy, which is being released this spring.

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Preventing fraud in mCommerce

News   •   Nov 22, 2012 10:03 GMT

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.5m to stimulate new solutions for mobile commerce (mCommerce) to counter the threat of theft and fraud.

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The invisible SME IT majority

News   •   Oct 11, 2012 10:59 BST

UKITA (UK IT Association) Director Andrew Corbett says that there is a glass ceiling between the IT businesses that are known to and have accessed help from RDA growth project funds and the huge number of IT businesses who are not on the radar of the policy makers and funders.

Maximise Your News Exposure on UKITA website for FREE

Maximise Your News Exposure on UKITA website for FREE

News   •   Jul 05, 2012 11:35 BST

Mynewsdesk helps UKITA and 25,000+ companies expose their news online. As a member of UKITA, you can use Mynewsdesk’s free account to publish and distribute all your news content directly to UKITA’s Member's News Feed and email contacts, in one click.

UKITA sponsors award at e-Commerce Awards

UKITA sponsors award at e-Commerce Awards

News   •   Oct 13, 2011 13:42 BST

The prestigious e-commerce Awards were held in London on Tuesday 10th October.

Skillfair hosts national conference to help transform business

Skillfair hosts national conference to help transform business

News   •   Oct 06, 2011 12:04 BST

The UK's annual national conference for consultants has been launched with an impressive line-up of speakers aiming to help transform businesses. The Skillfair Conference, the only event of its kind in the UK will be held on November 8 2011. It will bring together business leaders and consultants from a variety of sectors from IT to professional development and technology to SME support.

Lively and enjoyable UKITA AGM

Lively and enjoyable UKITA AGM

News   •   Oct 04, 2011 10:51 BST

Here is a report of the UK IT Association's annual AGM for 2011. Members had travelled from as far away as Truro to attend and 45 minutes of lively networking started the event off. There was a review of achievements over the last 3 years andd roadmap of new development for the next 12 months.

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FAST GROWTH KILLS BUSINESSES

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:59 BST

Less than half of the companies featured in a high profile list of the UK's fastest growing enterprises over the last decade remain in business today, new research reveals.

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MAKING OPEN DATA REAL:A PUBLIC CONSULTATION

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:55 BST

The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services.

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:46 BST

UKITA Director Helen Brewster and UKITA member company ACUTEC have had a good write up on the Midlands Business News website. Helen and Chris Roche, the MD of Acutec are featured in a write up on Helen joining the Acutec team