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

Holly Burnett News

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

Holly Burnett News

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 …

Crimson’s 2021 Academy cohort reflect on the first two months of their apprenticeship

Mark Britton News

In September we welcomed our third cohort of apprentices to Crimson Academy. The scheme, which makes up over 25% of the company, continues to grow in popularity, and so hundreds of applicants were narrowed down to ten successful candidates. September witnessed another big change to the Academy, as the Academy was joined by Jo Griffiths, Crimson’s new People Development Manager. …

Crimson Academy’s 2020 cohort reflect on the first year of their apprenticeship

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With September fast approaching, Crimson is preparing to welcome the next Crimson Academy cohort. But September doesn’t just mark the start of a new cohort, it also marks one year since our previous set of apprentices joined us. Our 2020 apprentices had all the usual challenges of starting a new job (new colleagues, change of routine, training), however, they faced …


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

Mark Britton 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

Mark Britton 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 …