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How to get a job in cyber security

In this article, cyber security expert Damon Culbert outlines the current state of the industry and explains how you can get a job in cyber security.
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Creative Sector and UK government: A question of mutual support?

In this article, Erica Wolfe-Murray discusses the underexplored relationship between the Creative Sector and the UK government, urging the UK to focus on an often-ignored, increasingly powerful industry.
SME manufacturers, Brexit, EU to UK

SME manufacturers moving supplier base from EU to UK

From investment to turnover, recruitment to profits, forecasts are down for UK SME manufacturers as they divert valuable resources to manage Brexit uncertainty, says the national Manufacturing Barometer.
importance of smarter working

The importance of smarter working versus working hard

BakkerElkhuizen explains the importance of smarter working in contrast to the notion of working hard.
procurement frameworks, public sector in energy

Procurement frameworks: The role of the public sector in energy demand

Adam Garbutt, CCS Category Lead for Utilities & Fuels (Strategic) at Crown Commercial Service – HELGA explains the role of the public sector when it comes to tackling the so-called ‘energy trilemma’ in terms of procurement frameworks.
trade and investment, Industrial trade

Industrial, trade and investment cooperation: A new era for the EU and Japan

Masanori Osumi, Japan-side General Manager and Philippe de Taxis du Poët, EU-side General Manager of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, explain why a new era begins now when it comes to promoting industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan.
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Brexit: Ditch the fear, embrace innovation

The UK is open for business – and it is time to step outside this vicious circle that is driving confidence down to an all-time low and embrace innovation.
Procurement conundrum, G-Cloud

Solving the procurement conundrum

In recent years, it’s fair to say that the UK Government has been working harder to do more business with SMEs to level the playing field in the procurement conundrum.
carbon footprint

Sustainability begins in the workplace: How businesses can help reduce their carbon footprint

Wulfric Blackwell, Habitats Project Manager at Thomson environmental consultants argues that sustainability begins in the workplace and reveals how businesses can help reduce their carbon footprint.
SME owners

SME owners still in the dark about GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was brought into force in May 2018 to safeguard the rights of consumers online, it was widely publicised at the time but recent research reveals SME owners are still unaware of regulations.
UK tech sector

‘No Deal’ Brexit will disrupt UK tech sector

The risks to the UK tech sector from a disorderly ‘No Deal’ Brexit include a hit on funding for innovative start-ups and an inability to service IT contracts.
digital skills

Predictions for the digital skills gap in 2019

New innovations are being developed at lightning speeds to drive faster growth and efficiency for businesses and society but there is a lack of digital skills.
SME owners

Third of SME owners are working 50+ hours a week

According to a recent survey by Airtasker, it's been revealed over a third of SME owners admit they are working more than 50 hours a week
UK SMEs

UK SMEs targeting international markets for growth post-Brexit

UK SMEs are geared up to take advantage of global business opportunities following the UK’s departure from the European Union, according to research published by Key Cities ahead of a significant industry conference on Brexit
cybersecurity breach

Three in five SMEs have experienced a cybersecurity breach

A Government survey conducted last year, as part of the National Cyber Security Programme, revealed 46% of UK businesses experienced at least one cybersecurity breach or attack in 2017

Small businesses receive boost from Budget plans

ECA and BESA’s call to protect SMEs from employment red tape and to increase support for engineering skills are reflected in the Budget plans announcement made by Chancellor Philip Hammond on Monday 29 October
Horizon 2020 funding

246 SMEs selected for Horizon 2020 funding to bring their innovations faster to market

A total of 246 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for the EU's Horizon 2020 funding
SMEs

Is social media an effective recruitment tool for SMEs?

John Williams, Head of Marketing & Research at Instant Offices, has provided insightful ways on how SMEs can use social media as an effective recruitment tool
utility companies

Why utility companies need to look at agile mobile applications in order to increase...

The public utility space is a competitive one, and as this competition continues to increase, Power and Utilities providers are increasingly investing sizeable amounts in infrastructure projects designed to expand their offering
government digital spending

Almost half of government digital spending now goes to SMEs

The latest figures from Digital Marketplace show that almost half of all government digital spending went directly to small and medium-sized enterprises 

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