We need to keep up the charge on women in tech

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Bev White, CEO, Harvey Nash Group As we mark International Women’s Day and recognise the hugely important role women play across business, I am encouraged by signs that the gender disparity in tech is starting to be rebalanced. Our own global research in the Harvey Nash Group Digital Leadership Report, based on feedback from 87 countries, finds that the proportion …

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Growth in UK tech threatened as skills crisis reaches all-time high, finds world’s largest digital leadership survey

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Crisis worsens as workers re-assess their priorities or leave for more money Shortage in cyber security professionals highest ever – jumping by more than a third this year Number of women working in tech continues to rise at a snail’s pace 6 in 10 digital leaders report a decrease in the mental wellbeing of their tech teams Climate Change – …


Crimson launches boutique CIO Search practice

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Crimson is an IT recruitment and technology solutions consultancy, a Microsoft Gold Partner, and forms part of the Harvey Nash Group. Last year Crimson reached the milestone of 100 employees, and earlier this year, Crimson celebrated its 20th anniversary. As this year draws to a close, Crimson has one more exciting announcement, the official launch of its CIO Search practice. Crimson …

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Crimson announces partnership with tech training provider QA

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Crimson is excited to announce a partnership with QA. QA help businesses and individuals power their potential with career-transforming tech apprenticeships, training courses, higher education and learning solutions. From agile and cyber security to devOps; they deliver 70 percent of the UK’s cloud training and are a Microsoft Gold delivery partner. Starting with July 2021, QA is offering tech professionals …

Rising workloads weigh heavily on tech workers – as mental health concerns jump 75% during pandemic

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Over half of all tech workers report that workloads are up during Covid-19 75% more tech workers are presently concerned about the state of their mental health compared to before the pandemic Companies rise to the mental health challenge – with more support offered The tech roles most likely to receive pay rises – Development Management/Team Leadership, Architecture and Software …

WMCA funds apprenticeship training to help Birmingham tech company hire new staff

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Local people are benefiting from new jobs and free apprenticeship training at a Birmingham technology company, thanks to a scheme set up by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). The Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund, which was set up by the WMCA, covers the costs of training apprentices at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through larger organisations donating their unspent levy. …

IT shows Coronavirus resilience despite paused projects

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Coronavirus is triggering a seismic shift in business technology requirements with almost a third of technology professionals pausing planned software implementations and hardware refreshes in the months since March 2020. Respondents to a recent survey from Microsoft specialist Crimson have reported project pauses occurring based on priority, level of risk and the ability to facilitate upgrades remotely. The signs point …