Category: Opportunities

Grow your tech business in Sheffield and change the world

New impact driven accelerator aims to create impact driven global start ups

Sheffield is officially the best city, outside London, in the UK to start a business, according to Startups Cities Index 2022. The Annual Index is based on research into over 40 crucial factors that influence startup success and states, “Sheffield has been revealed as our ultimate winner, thanks to the city’s strong performance across many

Important updates to the R&D Tax Relief Scheme

Provided by our partners at Shorts, here are some important things that you need to know if your company is submitting a claim. These follow changes announced by HMRC as part of new tax legislation that takes effect from April 2023.

Shorts Chartered Accountants have highlighted the main changes coming to the rules of the scheme: The scope of qualifying expenditure is to be extended to include costs for purchasing datasets, as well as cloud computing. This will benefit many companies and particularly those in the tech sector. It doesn’t appear that any of these costs

Developing mid-level talent for tech

The Developer Academy are expanding their offer to help address the lack of mid-level talent in our region.

The Developer Academy is a Sheffield based development training company supporting people to upskill and retrain through software development and data science bootcamps. They are expanding their offer from developing junior developers to helping address the need for mid-level talent in tech. We spoke to Ben Atha Founder of the Developer Academy to find out

Inspiring people through coding

Make a difference by sharing your skills.

Now we are seeing the re-emergence of clubs and local networks to inspire and support people, it’s a good time to kick off conversations about coding clubs in Sheffield again. It would be great to re-establish a city-wide network of clubs to help people stay connected through coding. Matilda Hind, a dedicated social prescribing worker,