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Could tech companies rip up the rule book on maternity leave?
posted on May 15, 2017

Romanie Thomas, founder and CEO of recruitment service Juggle.Jobs, explores the thorny issue of maternity leave.

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Why staff wellbeing should top your list of priorities
posted on May 9, 2017

Jonathan Richards is CEO at breatheHR and in this piece, co-authored by Donal Laverty, partner at Baker Tilly Mooney Moore, he explains why now, more than ever, staff wellbeing should be at the top of a company’s list of priorities.

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Could ‘Silver Coders’ solve the skills shortage in tech?
posted on May 7, 2017

Gareth Jones, The Chemistry Group’s CIO and head of labs, explores the effect of ageism in IT and the future for the ‘Silver Coder’ within the world of tech hiring.

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Here’s how we can solve tech’s diversity crisis
posted on February 15, 2017

The UK tech scene is known for its vibrance, its innovation and above all, its exciting and unconventional talent base. Yet for an industry so progressive, diversity remains a big issue.

“The future of work is freelance” and 10 other lessons from #TFOW2015
posted on August 27, 2015

“People are loyal to their art and their skill – not their employer,” said chair Jimmy Kyriacou on opening the very first Future of Work event, hosted by WeWork Moorgate. “The future of work is freelance,” agreed Shib Mathew, CEO of freelance platform YunoJuno. “This is a global transformation of the labour market. The industrial revolution…

CIPD offers free ‘people skills’ HR training to Hackney startups
posted on August 27, 2015

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is offering one year’s free HR training worth £800 to companies with 50 employees of fewer that are based in Hackney. The pilot scheme offers a combination of online resources, local events and one-to-one training services to SMEs that may be unable to pay for services to help staff…

MOVE Guides raises $8.2m to make moving talent easier
posted on October 9, 2014

Talent mobility platform MOVE Guides has raised $8.2m in Series A investment as it expands to Hong Kong and continues to take on the $15bn talent mobility industry. The London-based startup helps companies manage the movement of talent. The cloud platform streamlines the processes involved in moving staff, including managing payments, setting budgets and allowances,…

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Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017