A third (36%) of full-time workers feel their professional development has regressed; 28% were due a promotion that has now been put on hold; and just under half (46%) have received no training from their employer during the pandemic, according to new research.
Despite being arguably one of the UK’s youngest tech sectors, Gaming has risen in prominence in the past 5 years – employing a combined 47,000 professionals directly and indirectly across related industries (such as merchandising or eSports).
BIMA, the UK’s digital & tech trade body, has announced the launch of BIMA Digital Day 2020, an initiative that brings digital careers to life for 11-16-year olds.
Consumers are becoming more receptive to digital-first brand engagement, while also looking for compassion from brands during the pandemic, according to new research.
AI for customers in Financial Services sector boosting profits (but not meeting customer expectations)
While COVID-19 has catalysed financial services organizations to harness Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve customer experience (CX), challenges in integration and customer perceptions are undermining its potential, according to new research.
L’Oréal Paris has launched a digital make-up line that works on live video using augmented reality technology.
Facebook is offering brands more premium tools to reach WhatsApp users who engage with businesses, such as in-chat shopping and tiered business services.
The UK tech skills gap is set to narrow, as leading UK tech job board, with over half (55%) of non-tech workers contemplating a career change have considered or begun the process of moving into a tech or IT based role, since the pandemic, according to new data.
Vodafone and technology firm HORIBA MIRA have announced a partnership to bring 5G to its Midlands headquarters.
Ad tech firm Ogury has launched Thumbnail Ad, a non-fullscreen format built specifically for mobile.
Parties and trick or treating may be on hiatus this Halloween due to Covid, but that hasn’t stopped brands coming up with inventive marketing campaigns. We look at the top 10 contact-free ads for Halloween 2020 from around the world.
Over a third of UK teaches have spent £40 each on education technology supplies due to cuts, according to new research.
With businesses navigating a landscape none imagined a year before, customers expect about two thirds of their interactions with companies to only be online.
AliExpress has unveiled a real time livestreaming translation feature to let merchants and live streamers to achieve international success in the 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.
UK ad spend has fallen sharply for the third quarter in a row as marketers grapple with Covid-19 restrictions, Brexit and economic uncertainty, according to new data.
Mathematics learning platform Knowledgehook has raised £13.5m Series A equity funding, led by a UK-based EdTech investment fund with participation from Mesoamerica’s Alexandria Corp., Nelson Education, Ideal Ventures, and Nicoya Ventures.
The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in the world’s workforce since the industrial revolution. In fact, research suggests that over 30% of jobs in Britain are under threat from breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. A new report looks into which sectors are most at risk.
Snap has reported third-quarter results late Tuesday that beat revenue estimates and earnings, driven by a big jump in users and similarly large jump in the number of messages sent.
Senior marketers feel “let down by their agencies” at a time when they need them the most. New research reveals two-fifths believe agencies don’t act in the organisation’s best interests, and a quarter think agencies don’t understand their objectives.
Measurement firm Kantar has launched Kantar Reputation in the UK, its new single global platform for managing, monitoring and analysing earned media activity.