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.
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.
Over a third of UK teaches have spent £40 each on education technology supplies due to cuts, according to new research.
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.
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.
The UK government has been forced to apologise over a ‘crass’ advertising campaign which suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving into cyber security.
80% of decision makers prefer remote sales reps or digital self-serve transactions. The switch from in-person sales began as a crisis response and is now the new norm. 60% would make purchases of $50K, signalling how buyers and sellers will do remote business in the future on big budget items as well as small.
A new monthly jobs indicator released today by Internet Association shows an increase in the number of full and part time job postings online after a slump during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ecommerce and digital fashion skills have topped the list of small business requirements in the UK in the past 6 months, as well as wider interest in business expansion and survival on a global level.
One in six organisations (16%) today lack any formal sales and marketing alignment, despite seeing it as their biggest priority, according to a study.
Technology ranks as the overall top industry accounting for the fastest-growing companies in the list, followed by support services, construction and retail, according to new research.
The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across industries, resulting in both winners and losers in the freelance economy, according to new research.
Many parents struggle with various aspects of technology and are turn to their children for help, saving money on IT costs, according to new research.
Uncertainty is crippling parts of the UK digital sector, with 1 in 5 agencies having experienced a “catastrophic collapse in work”, and almost 50% of their clients expecting to announce redundancies, according to a new study.
Only 19 percent of UK students were able to switch to remote learning without friction, according to new research.
Zoom saw revenues skyrocket as businesses pivoted to remote workshops and live online learning as well remote meetings. These will continue post-covid as companies settle into a new way of working.