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UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

News   •   Jul 24, 2014 15:13 BST

On 27th May 2014, it was announced Software Testing Consultancy nFocus had been selected by Microsoft as their Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year for 2014. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise partners who have developed and delivered exceptional solutions during the past year.

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

News   •   Jul 21, 2014 16:59 BST

Small and medium-sized IT businesses tell us that the current IT apprenticeships available do not suit them very well. The reasons they give include: - Lack of flexibility in what the apprentices are learning outside the workplace - Low people skills, problem-solving communication ability and timekeeping amongst the candidates - Apprentices aren’t becoming productive quickly enough

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CREATING SUCCESS 2014 - Thursday 12th June - Where creative businesses meet, learn and collaborate.

News   •   May 29, 2014 16:48 BST

Creative and digital businesses in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are invited to a special event on Thursday 12th June. ‘Creating Success’ aims to increase the strength of the creative and digital sector in the county by encouraging them to work more closely together and to raise awareness of the business skills they need to operate effectively.

Technical Baccalaureate Announced

Technical Baccalaureate Announced

News   •   Apr 23, 2013 11:52 BST

Education Secretary Michael Gove and Skills Minister Matthew Hancock have announced the launch of a new Technical Baccalaureate which is aimed at closing the gap in the IT skills market by providing a vocational qualification that employers will value.

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Croydon Offer Alternative to Londons’ Tech City

News   •   Mar 14, 2013 11:25 GMT

It was no surprise to discover over the weekend that SMEs and start-ups are turning their backs on the Tech City circus because the bidding process is too complicated and too expensive. So we are more than pleased to recognise the work of a local businessman in Croydon who has started a grass roots campaign to get help and support to SMEs and start-ups.

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See how easily you can make a difference – the benefits of Open Data

News   •   Mar 13, 2013 15:05 GMT

At UKITA we always support research into Information and Communications Technology, and we think this project by Mr Reitano has much merit for our members and the wider IT community, as such we would urge as many of our members and followers as possible to complete the survey. And please feel free to pass this on to anybody else you feel would be interested.

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BIS call for interest: IASME

News   •   Mar 11, 2013 10:54 GMT

With March seeing the beginning of a consultancy period for the Governments Cyber Security Organisational Standards, and given the recent events at Evernote we understand that is will be an area of concern for our members and their customers- read more on why we support the IASME standard.

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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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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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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.

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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