Diversity

Harvey Nash Group launches Inclusion Passport to further support its 2,500 employees

Emily Schilling News

As part of its drive to create an environment where diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of its culture, Harvey Nash Group has launched its Inclusion Passport to provide further support to its 2,500 employees. The Inclusion Passport is designed for employees who may need reasonable adjustments in the workplace due to a health condition, disability or another …

QA Tech Skills Bootcamp

Crimson announces partnership with tech training provider QA

Holly Burnett News

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 …

Crimson celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Emily Schilling News

This Spring, Crimson is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Crimson was originally established under the name of Software Academy Limited in late 2000 but became Crimson Limited in early 2001. While the company began in Rob Mallaband’s garage (Crimson’s co-founder and Managing Director), Crimson relocated to its current office at Birmingham Business Park in 2015.   Crimson was acquired by Harvey Nash Group PLC, which allowed Crimson to maintain its identity but …

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

Holly Burnett News

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 …

7 reasons why we love apprenticeships

Emily Schilling News

Crimson Academy, our award-winning apprenticeship scheme, continues to grow year-on-year. With 22 apprentices in total, the Academy now makes up over 20% of Crimson employees. Crimson Academy was introduced to aid Crimson’s strategic growth plan and has been incredibly successful over the past three years.   For National Apprenticeships Week 2021, we have decided to put together our top seven reasons why we love having …

Crimson named Medium Employer of the Year at the BirminghamLive Apprenticeship Awards 2020

Emily Schilling News

Crimson’s apprenticeship scheme, Crimson Academy, has won it’s second regional award of the year at the BirminghamLive Apprenticeship Awards on the 27th November. This was just two days after achieving a Highly Commended at the National Apprenticeship Awards in the SME Employer of the Year category, which Crimson was eligible for after winning the West Midlands SME title. Crimson Academy …

Crimson Academy: Our 2020 cohort share their experience so far

Emily Schilling News

November has been a highly successful month for Crimson Academy. Featuring in an article in The Guardian and attending virtual award ceremonies are some key highlights. Crimson was named West Midlands SME Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards at the beginning of November – with the National Awards taking place at the end of the month. The …

Crimson named West Midlands SME Employer of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020

Emily Schilling News

Crimson won the West Midlands SME Employer of the Year category at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020. The award is sponsored by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT in association with RITTECH. As regional winners for the West Midlands, Crimson will automatically be entered into the National awards in the SME Employer category. 2020 is the second year the Crimson …