Tag or Interest: skills

  1. 30/01/2019 - 13:00 Type of content: News
    NatWest has become the first UK bank to establish its own data academy, with plans to train up to 1,000 staff in its first year alone in how best to understand and harness data. Open to all of the bank's 70,000 employees, the NatWest Data Academy will offer a wide...
  2. 28/01/2019 - 13:30 Type of content: News
    The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is to invest £500,000 in four projects to improve cyber skills in less-represented groups and develop more diversity in the industry. As part of the Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF), the money...
  3. 09/01/2019 - 14:30 Type of content: News
    The digital skills gap appears to be narrowing, albeit slowly, according to a new report by Deloitte which shows that digital leaders' confidence in the skills of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the past six months. The latest Deloitte Digital Disruption...
  4. 08/01/2019 - 17:45 Type of content: Blog
    The BBC’s Shared Data Unit (SDU) is part of the Local News Partnerships programme in which the public corporation participates in collaborative journalism by working with regional news titles around the UK. With the SDU, the BBC is facilitating projects that create...
  5. 20/12/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: News
    Companies are being urged to step up the recruitment of women in artificial intelligence roles after a new report revealed that females make up just 22% of all professionals working in the sector. The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2018 - which...
  6. 13/12/2018 - 14:15 Type of content: News
    Workers in Scotland’s booming technology sector are commanding the biggest salary increases in the country, according to a new survey, with seven of the top rises in the last 12 months being in data and digital roles. Research by recruitment firm Hays shows salaries...
  7. 10/12/2018 - 19:30 Type of content: News
    The dominance of London and the South East in tech industry occupations threatens to further skew the growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries in the coming years. According to an analysis of projected jobs growth by...
  8. 29/11/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: News
    Marketers are facing huge challenges in ensuring that their skills stay relevant and up-to-date, according to the IDM's latest 'Professional Skills Census 2018', which highlights 13 key skills gaps which those in the industry believe need to be addressed. The survey...
  9. 23/11/2018 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The UK is on track to have one million women working in core STEM roles by 2020, according to new research by WISE - the campaign for gender balance - but the tech industry is being urged to do more to promote careers in the sector. The study shows that there are over...
  10. 26/11/2018 - 08:00 Type of content: Article
    “There is a massive war for talent because everyone wants the best.” So said Kevin Fletcher, head of data at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, acknowledging the heated competition among organisations that want to hire data professionals with the finest heads for...

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