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Colt DCS expands hyperscale services with new West London site
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Colt DCS is set to expand its hyperscale services with the acquisition of land in Hayes, West London, to extend its existing facility, boosting the IT capacity.
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Flexible work practices boost diversity in tech roles
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Flexible working practices have fuelled a significant rise in diverse job applicants within the tech sector, suggests a report from Wiley Edge.
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New CIC Tech Channel Ambassadors targets IT skills gap
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Tech Channel Ambassadors strives to boost the UK IT industry's profile and inclusivity, targeting recruitment of 100,000 diverse individuals.
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Futureful revamps recruitment with values-focused approach
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Futureful disrupts traditional recruitment with a platform centred on shared values and skills, not CVs, promising better job satisfaction and retention.
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Digital Poverty Alliance warns of rising UK digital divide
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DPA warns incoming UK government of escalating digital poverty, with an estimated 19 million, including one in seven adults and one in five children, suffering from the issue.
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Tech sector faces wage drop & stalled employee growth
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Tech employees reel as Australia's labour market faces a wage drop and stagnant employee growth, according to Employment Hero's recent SME Index.
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Bank of England increases IT spending amid criticism
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The Bank of England's IT spending has surged by 12% to £98.8m, eliciting criticism amid rising expenses on tech salaries and bonus payouts.
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Blame culture jeopardising essential business operations
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Unhealthy blame culture between IT teams and third-party providers is putting essential business services at risk, reveals Dynatrace.
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Deputy & Express Employment partnership systemise shift work
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Deputy and Express Employment Professionals forge a strategic partnership, forecasted to improve work experiences for shift workers worldwide.
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Australian finance salaries to rise, hints Robert Half
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Australian finance and accounting professionals' salaries set for a rise following a significant 6.5% sector growth.
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Half of firms struggling to hire cybersecurity experts
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Nearly half of global companies take over six months to employ a qualified cybersecurity professional, a Kaspersky study reveals.
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Service Leadership unveils key IT provider pay report findings
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Service Leadership reveals key insight into IT solution provider pay, showcasing data from top performers and predicting future compensation trends.
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IWD 2024: Businesses urged to retain women in leadership roles
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Businesses urged to implement key practices to bolster and retain women in leadership roles amid persistent gender barriers.
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Back-to-office trend spurs increased in-store shopping
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Australian workers are leading a global trend of returning to the office, contributing significantly to increased in-store shopping.
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IWD 2024: Pay & promotion perceptions differ across workplaces
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New research reveals significant discrepancy in perception of equality in UK workplaces, with 79% of men believing pay and promotion is equal.
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Aussie firms prioritise talent development amid AI revolution
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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AI is revolutionising the global job market, sparking a 21-fold surge in related listings and prompting 90% of Australian firms to focus on skill development.
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Thriving side hustle culture boosting Australian economy, GoDaddy reveals
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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GoDaddy's Venture Forward initiative reveals a thriving 'side hustle culture' in Australia due to online tools, with 61% of entrepreneurs reportedly running a lucrative microbusiness alongside full-time work.
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Workers feel undervalued, spurring job change considerations
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Major perception gap unveiled in Australian workplaces, as 65% of employees don't feel appreciated by their managers.
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Flexible work & menopause leave top female worker's demands
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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Flexible hours, anti-harassment measures, pay openness and menopause leave emerge as top priorities for retaining female staffers.
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UK pay rises to slow amid economic uncertainty, warns CIPD
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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Amid economic jitters, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) forecasts a noteworthy fall in UK salary increments from 5% to 4% this year, despite reviving business confidence.
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Rise in job satisfaction signals 'The Big Stay' among tech youth
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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Surge in job satisfaction among young Australian tech professionals signals a shift from 'Great Resignation' to 'The Big Stay'.
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Workers & employers differ in 2024 business growth optimism
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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UK workers' confidence in business growth dampened by cost of living pressures, with 72% optimistic for 2024, compared to 89% of employers.
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UK tech SMEs investing in young talent despite tough economy
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Despite financial challenges, 69% of UK tech SMEs invest in young talent via low-cost recruitment, showing optimism and resilience.
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Bank of England Governor refutes AI job loss fears
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Bank of England Governor, Andrew Bailey, defies cynicism surrounding AI, predicting AI's potential for job creation and efficiency over elimination in the UK economy.