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TDM Wyre Academy to offer Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships

TDM Wyre Academy to offer Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships

Press Releases   •   Jun 24, 2014 16:56 BST

TDM Wyre Academy is delighted to announce that it will be licensed to offer Tech Industry Gold apprenticeships, the employer-designed apprenticeship programmes that equip young people with the skills for a career in technology.

Stone’s Throw Media Nominated for Enterprise and Leadership Award

Stone’s Throw Media Nominated for Enterprise and Leadership Award

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2013 14:14 BST

Two members of the UK IT Association (UKITA) had different roles in a recent award ceremony which was seeking to recognise business achievements and innovation. The Business Achievements Awards were hosted by UKITA member the University of Wolverhampton on June 12th this year as part of their 21st birthday celebrations and another UKITA member was among those nominated for an award.

Purple Frog Systems make Front Cover of Computer Weekly

Purple Frog Systems make Front Cover of Computer Weekly

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2013 16:34 BST

Another member of the UK IT Association has been recognised by Computer Weekly after Purple Frog Systems appeared on the front cover of the publication. The article involved was a joint case-study of the benefits that Purple Frog Systems had derived from achieving the gold standard certification in information security from fellow UKITA member, IASME.

Are the Big Six doubling their profit margins?

Are the Big Six doubling their profit margins?

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2013 12:04 BST

The reputation of the energy industry is under fire once again, with the Big Six being accused of ‘cold blooded profiteering’; after official OFGEM figures showed that they had more than doubled their profit margins in the last 18 months.

IASME Win Prestigious Information Security Award.

IASME Win Prestigious Information Security Award.

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2013 06:30 BST

IASME is proud to have won the "Private Sector" category of these prestigious awards which aim to recognise innovation in information security and IT risk management.

This year's global OpenStreetMap convention will be in Birmingham, UK

This year's global OpenStreetMap convention will be in Birmingham, UK

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2013 14:36 BST

OpenStreetMap's annual international conference is returning to the UK, the first time it has come to the UK since the very first State of the Map in 2007.

UKITA Member IASME praised by Chloe Smith, MP.

UKITA Member IASME praised by Chloe Smith, MP.

Press Releases   •   Apr 29, 2013 16:37 BST

A UK IT Association member was praised by a prominent member of parliament in her keynote speech at this years Infosec conference. Chloe Smith, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, praised the work done by IASME in creating a cyber-security standard that is specifically aimed at the SME market and for forming a partnership with a local insurance firm to help market the product

Tech Start-Ups Faced With Rising Cost of IT Skills

Tech Start-Ups Faced With Rising Cost of IT Skills

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2013 15:26 BST

Tech starts up are facing an additional challenge on top of the usual tasks of building a client base, a reputation and paying the bills that most new companies have to contend. It was revealed that the average wage for technology professionals nationally has reached £38,185 per year.

IT Skills in UK Facing Crisis

IT Skills in UK Facing Crisis

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2013 09:10 BST

According to a survey commissioned by E-skills 2012 saw an average of 173,000 IT vacancies for each fiscal quarter, a figure which represents an amazing fifty two percent increase since 2009. The projections are for the increase in demand for IT professionals to increase by at least double the UK average until 2020.

Mark Pawsey MP discovers local efficiencies through cost-effective bespoke software

Mark Pawsey MP discovers local efficiencies through cost-effective bespoke software

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2013 08:00 GMT

15th March 2013 - Rugby - Meeting with Wayne Russell, Karus Systems´ managing director and the driving force behindRentUrApp™. Mark Pawsey, Member of Parliament for Rugby, discovered how companies can improve their efficiency through a cost-effective, bespoke software solution.