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Grand Coalition launched with backing from industry Giants

News   •   Mar 08, 2013 12:46 GMT

The Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs was formally launched on 4th March. European Commission President José Manuel Barroso called on Europe's digital businesses, governments, training and education sectors to address the issue of 900,000 job vacancies that are expected to be unfilled in the IT Sector by 2015.

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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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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.